is a fake search engine, which has also been called a “browser hijacker”. The programs of such category are developed to make people visit predetermined websites against their will. In other words, such programs compromise your browser, adding its malicious extension and start redirecting you to the sites you have never intended to visit. This browser attacker is very tricky because it is easy to confuse it with the legitimate searches like Google, Yahoo and Bing. Usually, this gets into your computer by means of some unverified freeware, hacked sites, junk email attachments etc.

MaxWebSearch hijack changes the homepage or default search engine at once upon penetration. It appears every time you open a new tab within your favorite browser. Besides, it’s annoying occurrence, instead of your normal start page, it tries to spy your on-line activities. It learns the sites you have recently visited, what stuff you are interested and may sell this information to the hackers for marketing purposes. It causes redirects to the dubious sites which may be filled with the serious computer infections. So do not hurry to click anything on such sites in order not to have your PC infected. Additionally, it may steal your sensitive details such as: entered search queries, URL’s visited, MAC/IP addresses and other similar info. It is really dangerous isn’t it?

Thus, the malicious search engine and everything related to it must be removed from the computer without lingering. The tutorial below will tell you how to do it. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our security experts. Our support service is available for you 24/7.

MaxWebSearch hijack automatic remover:

Loaris Trojan Remover aids in the removal of Malware – Trojan Horses, Worms, Adware, Spyware – when standard anti-virus software either fails to detect them or fails to effectively eliminate them. Standard antivirus programs are good at detecting this Malware, but not always good at effectively removing it…

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Removal steps:

  • Scan your PC with Loaris and remove all detected infections.
  • Shut down your infected browser.
  • In Loaris click “Tools” and “Reset browser settings“.
  • Restart your PC.
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