Search.searchtmpn4.com is a search engine that takes over Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome to make you use its service. The search engine is likely to be set as the homepage of the web browsers after installing freeware downloaded from untrustworthy websites, such as malavida.es, descargar.es, and many others. The settings can be made either surreptitiously or after displaying a request for permission which is most likely disregarded by most users. The search engine Search.searchtmpn4.com is considered a browser hijacker, and security experts recommend removing it from browsers.
The reasons why you should seriously consider the removal of Search.searchtmpn4.com are discussed further in the text, but if you are eager to remove Search.searchtmpn4.com right now, scroll down to the end of the text to find a removal guide.
Search.searchtmpn4.com is one of the many search engines distributed by so-called browser hijackers. For example, Search.searchtmpn4.com is similar, or almost identical to Search.yourpackagesnow.com, Search.yourclassifiedscenter.com, Search.yourmapscenter.com, and some other supposedly useful search engines.
After having the search engine Search.searchtmpn4.com set as the homepage of the browser, your every browsing session starts with its questionable startup page. The search engine offers you a toolbar with its search box and links to social media websites, such as Facebook and YouTube. Additionally, the toolbar enables you to have the latest news and weather forecasts at you fingertips. Next to the search box, you can find buttons named Local Weather and News. Even though these links may come in handy, do not put your trust in those sources. The two websites available through the toolbar of Search.searchtmpn4.com are powered by Revcontent to display third-party advertisements, some of which might be displayed with the intention of taking advantage of you. For example, upon clicking on an advertisement or an eye-catching link, you may land on an infectious websites. Online schemers use various social engineering techniques to obtain your identifiable information, banking credentials or access to the PC, so do not engage with websites that arouse even the slightest suspicion.
The search engine itself is also worth some critique because of it shameless practices. Unlike reputable search engines that use their unique algorithms to generate results corresponding to the user’s search term, the Search.searchtmpn4.com search engine uses the Yahoo search engine. The results retrieved to your screen may contain some purposely inserted links to malicious websites, so we encourage you to remove Search.searchtmpn4.com so that your search terms are not redirected to any other server. If you prefer Yahoo as a search provider, set it as your homepage and default search provider after having removed the Search.searchtmpn4.com browser hijacker.
Additionally, every first result page of Search.searchtmpn4.com displays some separately outlined advertisements that are marked as such with the heading Ads. Some of those ads will probably have nothing in common with your search term. Over time it has been observed that other search engines similar to Search.searchtmpn4.com also function in the same way and offer unreliable links. For instance, you may find links to search engines and social media websites even though the search query has nothing in common with those paid links in front of you.
The browser hijacker may also be monitoring your browsing behavior, which is another reason why you should not wait to remove Search.searchtmpn4.com. Data gathering is a typical feature of search engines, because the data is usually used for improving the quality of the service. However, not all search engines are equally interested in the same purpose of providing better quality services. The data may be collected for other purposes and when shared with questionable third parties. In order to prevent unwanted consequences such as targeted advertising or spam, remove Search.searchtmpn4.com from your browser.
Below you will find a removal guide but our advice is to implement a reputable security program so that you can have the browser hijacker and other malicious files that might be present on the PC removed. Without a doubt, you would be shielded from other undesirable computer threats, such as trojans, adware, ransomware, etc, so do not keep yourself at risk but make sure that you can browse the Internet safely.