- Annoying Pop-up's
- Shows commercial adverts
- Connects to the internet without permission
Fetchsearch.com is a search engine that acts very similarly to gotsearch.co.uk and asiasearch.co. In other words, it replaces users’ homepages and default search engines without permission. Because of this, Fetchsearch.com is usually put into the category of browser hijackers. Unfortunately, Fetchsearch.com browser hijacker is compatible with all the major browsers, except EDGE. It means that you will see its presence no matter which browser you use. In addition, it means that it will not be so easy to get rid of it. If you have never tried to erase a browser hijacker, you should read through this article. We will explain you what you have to do in this article. In addition, we will provide more information about the Fetchsearch.com itself and why it is necessary to erase it.
We understand that Fetchsearch.com might seem to be a perfectly decent search engine because it allows users to search for images, videos, and news. In addition, it might help to find where you can buy a particular item. Even though it will really provide you with search results, there is a very huge possibility that various untrustworthy links and ads will be incorporated among them and you might click on them easily. According to the re\searchers working at pcthreat.com, it might be really dangerous to click on such links and ads because you might end up on a corrupted website and do not even know that. Malicious software might enter systems very quickly, so it is really dangerous to click on those modified search results. What is more, we want to add that Fetchsearch.com might collect information about your Internet browsing activities. We have managed to find that this search engine is going to record your IP address, the websites you visit, and some technical details about your computer. In addition, it might access your bookmarks and tabs. You can put an end to this by eliminating Fetchsearch.com.
Fetchsearch.com is spread through bundled malicious installers in most cases. In other words, it travels bundled with other undesirable programs. These programs are usually known to be freeware or shareware, so it is not surprising at all if you have noticed the presence of Fetchsearch.com after you have installed some kind of PDF converter or another free program. It is advisable to scan the system with an automatic tool in order to find out whether dangerous programs have not been installed on your system. Delete them all if you detect them on your PC.
We do not think that you will be able to delete Fetchsearch.com browser hijacker via Control Panel; however, it will be enough to change the homepage in order not to see it anymore. You will find the instructions that will help you to do that below this article. Of course, we do not say that you cannot to eliminate Fetchsearch.com automatically as well. In fact, the latter method is definitely easier because an automatic tool does all the work for you. Remember, an automatic tool has to be 100% trustworthy if you want it to erase all the infections for you and protect your system from future threats.
How to delete Fetchsearch.com browser hijacker