- Changes default search engine
- Hijacks homepage
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Shows commercial adverts
Lab.search.conduit.com is a search engine that replaces your default homepage after the installation of any kind of Conduit product. The search engine does not differ from other search providers at first; however, if you look closer at it, you will definitely notice that it displays ads on its start page. They will keep bothering you if you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. As you can see, the only reliable way to stop those ads and be able to set your preferred homepage again is to get rid of Lab.search.conduit.com entirely. In order to do that, you might have to delete Conduit software as well.
On the top of various advertisements, it is very probable that Lab.search.conduit.com will add sponsored links among normal search results; thus, you will not be able to browse for the information effectively. In addition to this, there is still a possibility to infect the system with different kinds of malicious software because these links might route you to unreliable websites. Thus, even though Lab.search.conduit.com itself is not a serious infection, you should better ignore all those ads that it displays if you do not want to experience any security-related problems.
It is very probable that you were allowed to choose whether to use Lab.search.conduit.com as your search engine during the installation of Conduit software; however, many computer users do not notice such information because they hurry to finish the installation process by clicking the Next button. Keep in mind that it is very important to complete the installation of new programs carefully in order to prevent similar unpleasantness. Do you want to avoid various unfamiliar programs as well? If so, it is also important to select Advanced installation option during the installation of new software.
If you want to get rid of Lab.search.conduit.com and be able to set your preferred search engine again, you should remove the Conduit software first and then restart your browsers. You can do that by using the instructions provided below the article. Keep in mind that it is also possible to get rid of Lab.search.conduit.com in a quicker way by scanning the system with an antimalware tool, for example, SpyHunter. The best thing is that it will protect your PC from different kinds of future infections as well.
How to remove Conduit software
Windows 7 and Vista
How to reset your browser settings