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Danger level 8
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Slow internet connection
  • Slow Computer

It is definitely very disturbing to see the likes of set as your default homepage when you open your browser. This violation occurs when you get infected with a browser hijacker. Now you may have not noticed how slithered into your computer, but at least now you have the chance to remove it. Please take note that removing and similar browser hijackers might be tricky, especially if you are not an experienced computer user. Therefore, it is strongly recommended that you acquire a legitimate antimalware tool that will do the job for you automatically. You have to do everything in your power to protect your system from harm.

Browser hijackers are not to be taken lightly. might look like your average search engine, but if you let it be, it will spam you with unreliable commercial content that can eventually result in a malware infection. There is a good chance that you will click the search results provided by because the hijacker collects information on your web browsing habits and so it knows what kind of content you would find interesting. If you do not remove immediately, the risk of malware infection will continue to grow.

Naturally, does not really download and install malware onto your computer itself. You can think of this infection as a tool. This tool can be used by malevolent third parties to spam you with unreliable links, and some of those links might as well redirect you to malware-related websites. In other words, if you keep on using this search engine without any second thoughts, it is only a matter of time until your web browsing history gets leaked to cyber criminals. Eventually, you could even fall for a financial scam, and that is definitely something everyone wants to avoid.

The good thing is that we know where to start with removal because we know where this browser hijacker comes from. If you take a closer look at its interface, you will see that the site’s layout is identical to and These browser hijackers have come from the Qone8 Virus family, which includes a variety of browser hijackers that are highly intrusive and difficult to remove. They modify your browser settings without your permission and then slow down your browser as they track your web browsing and redirect you to unfamiliar websites.

There is something you need to take into consideration when it comes to It is true that this browser hijacker is a computer infection, but this dangerous program would not have entered your PC if you have not been downloading freeware on a regular basis. Any website that has a lot of pop-ups, download buttons and what have cannot be trusted, so if you have recently downloaded some freeware app from such a website, it is very likely that came along with it.

You have to solve this problem at once before it evolves into something worse. Check out our removal instructions below this description. It should be enough to remove the main hijacker’s symptoms. However, there might be other infection files that cannot be deleted just like that, and that is why it is always a good idea to rely on a legitimate antispyware scanner. If you think that removing on your own is too much of a task for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.

How to Delete

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Drag the mouse cursor to the bottom right of your screen.
  2. When the Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Open Uninstall a program and remove Mysearch123.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Mysearch123.

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start menu button and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall Mysearch123.

Restore Your Browser Settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  3. Select Delete personal settings and press Reset.
  4. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and go to Troubleshooting information.
  2. Click Refresh Firefox on the new tab.
  3. Press Refresh Firefox again and click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Scroll down and select Show advanced settings.
  3. Scroll down once more and click Reset settings.
  4. Press Reset.
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