- Installs itself without permissions
- Hijacks homepage
There are no doubts that a browser hijacker has entered your system if Start.mysearchs.com has replaced your homepage and search provider. These changes might affect your Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome; thus, if this threat slithers onto your computer, you will definitely notice its presence if you use any of the aforementioned browsers. As the research has shown, mysearchs.exe process will appear in your Task Manager, which means that you can check whether you have encountered this particular browser hijacker anytime. If you have already spotted it, you should know that it is obligatory to get rid of Start.mysearchs.com in order to restore the changes and be able to use your homepage and search provider again.
Start.mysearchs.com is not a trustworthy search provider. Even though it looks like a decent search engine, the truth is that it might still route you to unreliable websites that contain malware. This might happen if you click on the Top sites icon. The majority of websites that are put on this list are reliable (e.g. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc.); however, the possibility that unreliable ones are advertised there is still rather high. Furthermore, the specialists of pcthreat.com do not recommend clicking on those ads that will appear to you every time you open your browser. Nobody knows whether third-party links embedded in them are trustworthy, which means that you mind end up on unreliable websites. Keep in mind that it is rather difficult to erase malware, which is why we recommend that you take care of your system’s security before it is too late.
There is a possibility that Start.mysearchs.com also collect some information about user’s online activities in order to display ads. In addition, the research has shown that Start.mysearchs.com browser hijacker might slither onto your computer together with pay-by-ads software. It is classified as adware helper; however, its main function is still unknown. You should not keep suspicious applications on your system because they might do various undesirable activities behind your back. Therefore, we believe that it would be very clever to get rid of Start.mysearchs.com as soon as possible.
In order to get rid of Start.mysearchs.com and set your preferred homepage, it is necessary to delete the threat via Control Panel. The quicker variant is to scan the system with an automatic malware remover, for instance, SpyHunter. You will be protected from future threats, if you install an antimalware tool. On top of that, you will be able to eliminate existing infections in a blink of an eye.
Windows 7 and Vista