- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
Even though Cooliosearch.com looks like a decent search engine, it is known to be a browser hijacker. Hijackers usually slither onto computers unnoticed and make changes without permission. It has been observed that they modify the settings of all the browsers too. Cooliosearch.com is no exception; it enters the system without permission and changes homepages on all the browsers (except EDGE). If this has already happened to you too, you should hurry to get rid of Cooliosearch.com. We do not recommend using it to search for the information because we know that it might easily infect your system with malicious software. It will not download them on your system, but it might still cause harm indirectly. If you want to find out why you should delete Cooliosearch.com, you should read through this article. We will not only explain you why it is dangerous to keep Cooliosearch.com, but will also provide you with the manual removal instructions.
If you wonder why we suggest erasing Cooliosearch.com from the system, you should know that this search engine is capable of providing third-party links and sponsored advertisements. In other words, it will show you modified search results. Among those results, various untrustworthy third-party links and ads can be placed. This means that you might be redirected to the website that contains malicious software. It is basically impossible to say that the website is dangerous by simply looking at it, so you might not understand that you have been taken to a dangerous place. Even scrolling on such a website might be harmful because you might click on some kind of link accidentally and thus download a package of unreliable software. Cooliosearch.com itself might be interested in information about you. In other words, it might collect all kinds of data. Some specialists say that it is interested in personal information too. Even though Cooliosearch.com denies that, nobody knows whether it will not violate your privacy.
Cooliosearch.com does not have an official website, so we do not think that you can download and install it on your system alone. Researchers at pcthreat.com say that, most probably, Cooliosearch.com often comes bundled with other programs. In other words, it uses the method known by everybody – it is called bundling. It simply means that Cooliosearch.com travels with all kinds of other programs and they all entered your system. It is a must to detect them all and then erase them. If you feel that you will not be able to detect and erase all the infections, you should use an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter.
Specialists say that the easiest way to get rid of Cooliosearch.com is to reset browsers or scan the system with an automatic malware remover. Both of these methods are reliable, so it is up to you which one to use to delete Cooliosearch.com browser hijacker. In our opinion, it is better to scan the system with an automatic scanner because you have to erase other existing infections from the system. These infections might hide on your system and you might not even know about them.