Search.searchemonl.com Removal Guide

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Category: Browser Hijackers

Search.searchemonl.com could be distributed with unreliable browser extensions, so users have to be careful while accepting new add-ons. We advise you to be extra cautious with this search engine as well since it falls under the category of browser hijackers. It means the application might change your default search engine or replace current homepage and new tab page. What’s more, our specialists also notices that Search.searchemonl.com may show users modified Yahoo search results. Apparently, the injected additional content could be dangerous too, so it might be risky to browse with this search engine. To secure the system it might be best to remove the application and if you choose to do so, we can offer you the deletion instructions located at the end of the article.

Since Search.searchemonl.com is most likely a clone of other identical browser hijackers that we have tested before, it could also be distributed just the same way by bundling the search engine with suspicious browser extensions, although it might be bundled with other software as well. Thus, if you received it accidentally, it may have happened because you decided to install a doubtful program. Moreover, the software could have been distributed through untrustworthy file-sharing web pages or malicious pop-up ads. In any case, for users who do not want to encounter such applications the next time, it would be advisable to get a reliable antimalware tool and try to install only reputable programs from reliable sources.

At the moment, the Search.searchemonl.com is compatible with Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. It might affect these browsers by modifying specific browser preferences like homepage, new tab page, and so on. Even though the search engine could look like a harmless tool, we would advise you to invest some of your time and replace it with a more reliable alternative. That is because the browser hijacker might use a modified Yahoo search engine. It means the results should be gathered through yahoo.com, but before displaying them to the user, the application could inject them with advertisements from the third party.

Unfortunately, most of the ads should be clickable, and they might come from various sources. Therefore, it is possible that some part of the displayed pop-ups, banners, sponsored links or other advertising content could have links to doubtful web pages. Entering such sites could be dangerous as they might contain malware or offer you to install adware, potentially unwanted applications, other browser hijackers, and lots of other threats you may want to avoid. Not to mentioned that third-party web pages might also gather your personal data. If you do not think you want to risk the computer’s safety for a browser hijacker, we advise you to erase it with no hesitation.

Deleting Search.searchemonl.com manually might be not the easiest task, but if you think you are experienced enough, we encourage you to have a look at the instructions placed below. They will show users how to remove the hijacker step by step, but if they still seem to be too difficult to follow, it would be best to use a legitimate antimalware tool instead. Launch the tool and scan your system with its particular feature. Wait till it finished identifying threats on the computer and click the deletion button to erase all detections at the same time.

Eliminate Search.searchemonl.com

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Windows key+R.
  2. Insert Regedit and tap Enter.
  3. Navigate to the same location: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
  4. Right-click a Value Name named as Start Page.
  5. Select Modify.
  6. Instead of http://Search.searchemonl.com place another link and click OK.
  7. Go to this exact path: HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{0633EE93-D776-472f-A0FF-E1416B8B2E3A}
  8. Look for Value Names titled as:
    FaviconURL
    FaviconURLFallback
    TopResultURL
    URL
  9. Right-click the listed Value Names separately and press Delete.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Windows key+E.
  2. Search for the specific directory:
    C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{Unique Mozilla user ID}
  3. Right-click a file titled as Prefs.js and open it with Notepad.
  4. Find the same line user_pref(“browser.startup.homepage”, “http://Search.searchemonl.com”) and instead of http://Search.searchemonl.com place another link.
  5. Save the file and close it.

Google Chrome

  1. Tap Windows key+E.
  2. Search for this particular location: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default.
  3. Find files named as Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data.
  4. Right-click them separately and select Delete.
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