- Will change your homepage
- Shows commercial adverts
- Cant change my homepage
- Annoying Pop-up's
If your default home page is changed to Pageset.com, then you are infected with a browser hijacker. After taking a closer look at the website itself, we can see that it does not host the hijacker installation file, so it is possible to assume that the installation file for Pageset.com arrives with freeware applications that users download from unreliable third party websites. Although the website itself does not pose a great threat, you have to restore your browser settings to default and remove Pageset.com from your PC, because constant browser redirections may result in a serious malware infection.
It goes without saying that Pageset.com tries its best to present itself as an absolutely safe search engine. It even provides shortcuts to such popular domains as Facebook, YouTube, Hotmail, Yahoo!, Amazon and so on. Nevertheless, once you try using the search function provided by Pageset.com, you will see that a number of search results lead to sponsored websites that may not be related to your search at all. Pageset.com mostly promotes commercial websites, but it is also possible for this search engine to be exploited by malevolent third party.
In case of a malicious exploitation, Pageset.com can start displaying links to corrupted websites and commercial ads that also contain outgoing links to unreliable web pages. Should you click on any of these links, there is a high chance that you would get infected with a Trojan, worm or any other type of malware. Not to mention that Pageset.com collects information on your web browsing, and if this information gets leaked, it may put even your personal data in danger of being exploited for cyber crime operations.
In order to prevent personal information leak and malware infection you need to remove Pageset.com from your PC right now. Follow the instructions below to reset your browser settings and then run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner, to check for any other possible infections. Invest in a powerful antimalware tool if necessary. Do not hesitate to do all it takes to protect your system from outside threats.
How to reset browser settings
If you have any questions about Pageset.com removal, leave a comment below.