Danger level 7
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Cant change my homepage
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Slow Computer
  • Slow internet connection


Mysearchresults.com is a search engines which can be set as your home page and search provider due to the presence of some unwanted application. It can hijack your browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, with the result that you are provided with advertisements or links to advertising websites.

Mysearchresults.com may get to the PC alongside DefaultTab which enables the user to browse the Internet from any website. It is so because of the search box which is installed next to the tab of a browser. The application is produced by Search Results, which claims that DefaultTab brings you convenience regarding your browser sessions.

Is DefaultTab and mysearchresults.com so useful? When the plug-in is on your browser, instead of relevant search results you will be provided with the websites which are not related to you search keywords. Moreover, you may be provided with pop-up ads. For instance, the home page may contain an advertisement offering you to scan your computer online in order to speed up your PC. Ignore such offers because your computer may get infected, especially if that scanner is used to spread malware.

If you do not want to be provided with irrelevant hints and be monitored by DefaultTab Browser Helper which is installed on Internet Explorer, remove mysearchresults.com. This so-called browser hijacker can be deleted from the system with the help of our instructions provided below. It has been observed that it may not be necessary to implement manual changes to the browser when, for example, DefaultTab is uninstall through Control Panel. However, depending on how you have acquired mysearchresults.com, the guidelines on how to alter the settings of the browsers are presented below.

How to remove mysearchresults.com

Windows Vista/7

  1. Open the Start menu and click on Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program under Programs.
  3. Double-click on Default Tab, Browser Protect or any the applications related to mysearchresults.com.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu - > Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or Remove programs.
  3. On the applications list, mark Default Tab or other application to which mysearchresults.com was bundled.
  4. Click on the Remove button to uninstall it.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse over the bottom left corner of the screen.
  2. When the window of your Metro UI or desktop pops-up right-click it.
  3. Select Control Panel.
  4. Click on Uninstall a program.
  5. Right-click on the unwanted application and select Uninstall.

How to remove mysearchresults.com from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold the Alt key and then press the T key.
  3. Select Internet Options.
  4. Under the Advanced tab, click on Reset.
  5. Again click on Reset and then OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold the Alt key and then press the H key.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information.
  4. Click on Reset Firefox - > Reset Firefox - > Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Press and hold the Alt key and then press F.
  3. Select Tools - > Extensions.
  4. Remove Default Tab.
  5. In the On startup section, mark the last option and click on Set pages.
  6. Remove mysearchresults.com and set a new startup page.
  7. In the Search section, click on Manage search engine.
  8. If necessary, remove the unwanted search engine and set a new one by clicking on Make Default.

Once you complete the removal of the application which has caused you problems, click on the download button and install our free scanner which will scan the PC for malware. Keep in mind that the computer might have been surreptitiously affected by some unwanted computer infections which access the PC while you are browsing insecure web pages.

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