BrowserSeek virus Removal Guide

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BrowserSeek virus, or simply browserseek.com, is a browser hijacker which you should remove from the PC as soon as you can. The threat gets to the computer via various channels, including bundled downloads. Moreover, the home page and search provider can be changed once you install a free program that spreads BrowserSeek Virus.

As soon as the so-called browser hijacker alters the settings of the system, the search results on Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be redirected to browserseek.com or other malicious websites. It is done in order to help some websites earn revenue. However, it is important to keep in mind that some of them may have some malign intentions such as to exploit various system vulnerabilities in order to infect computer and take control over them.

It is highly advisable to remove BrowserSeek Virus as it does nothing but hampers the browsing session by displaying links to sponsored websites. Moreover, even if you use the suggested keywords, there also is a risk that you will be driven to the domains which cannot offer you what you are interested in.

Another strong reason why you should not delay the removal of BrowserSeek virus is that it installs inex.com which can steal passwords and send the information to remote attackers. You may find suspicious pop-up messages, errors and other contents but may not notice how it uses hidden browser windows to access some websites without your permission.

The files which are installed by the threat are known to be located in a subfolder of the %PROGRAMFILES% directory. The files that are dropped there are browserseek.exe and browserseek.dll.

As to the removal of the threat, it is necessary to delete every single file that is associated with it, not to mention that is necessary to kill the malicious processes. Our experts suggest using SpyHunter as this application can do every for you automatically. Moreover, it will safeguard the system so that your browsers do not get hijacked by unwanted applications. If you want to try removing BrowserSeek virus manually, try uninstalling it through the Control Panel utility; note that there are some cases when BrowserSeek is not present on the Add or Remove Programs list.

How to remove BrowserSeek virus

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Uninstall a program.
  3. Double-click the entry of the program that you want to remove.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse over the lower left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click.
  3. Select Control Panel - > Uninstall a program.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel - > Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Mark the unwanted program and click the Remove button.

Alter the settings of the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Internet Options.
  3. Open the General tab and change the home page.
  4. Click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+T.
  2. Click Options.
  3. Under the General tab, change the home page and click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. In the On startup section, click Set pages and change the URL.

Now you should remove the rest of the components ascribed to BrowserSeek virus, which you can do using SpyHunter. In case you still want to remove them manually, you can use its free scanner to find out the locations of the malicious files.

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*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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