Topsecuritytabsearch.com Removal Guide

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If the Topsecuritytabsearch.com browser hijacker ever sneaks onto your computer, do not be surprised to see the changes applied. This browser hijacker will apply changes to Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, so if you have these browsers installed on your computer, you will quickly find out that you have encountered the Topsecuritytabsearch.com browser hijacker. At first glance, Topsecuritytabsearch.com does not seem to be an untrustworthy search tool; however, if you look at it closer, you will notice that it is not that reliable. Of course, it might be hard for you to see its drawbacks if you are an ordinary user. Do not worry; we have tested Topsecuritytabsearch.com for you and will tell you more about this browser hijacker in this article. If you decide to get rid of it after reading through this article, use the manual removal guide specialists working at 411-spyware.com have prepared for you.

Before you take any action, you need to know why you have to remove Topsecuritytabsearch.com from your browsers. First of all, this search tool cannot be trusted because it shows the modified search results. Researchers have noticed that quickly because Topsecuritytabsearch.com redirects all the search queries to the extsearch.maxwebsearch.com server first before displaying the Yahoo! search results. These modified search results contain ads that promote third-party websites and are not associated with the search query in any way. As these ads advertise third-party web pages, you will be redirected straight to another website after clicking on these ads. Reliable search results also redirect users to other websites; however, unlike those ads, they lead to websites containing the information based on the entered search query.

Another drawback of Topsecuritytabsearch.com exists too. It has been found that this search tool will start collecting information about you immediately after it enters the computer. If you read the Privacy Policy document attentively, you will find out quickly that this browser hijacker is going to collect and use data stored in log files. For example, this search tool will gather such details as your IP address, the type of browser you use, and the time you use the service. Unfortunately, there is also a line in the document saying that “we may collect personal information at various times when you use our website or plugin”, which means that information about you will be known for the developer of Topsecuritytabsearch.com. Unfortunately, this also means that it might be shared with third parties and even end up in cyber criminals’ hands.

You should remove Topsecuritytabsearch.com no matter if you have downloaded the TopSecurityTab extension willingly from your computer and now see the presence of this questionable search engine, or if the browser hijacker has entered your computer without permission. As our experience has shown, these infections are usually spread in malicious software installers; however, the settings of your browsers might have also been changed if you have clicked on a pop-up advertisement shown by malware. If you remember clicking on some kind of ad promoting useful service recently, it means that you have undesirable software on your PC and need to take care of it too. What is more, you need to know that there is a bunch of other search engines that are based on the same template, for example Search.mycouponsxp.com, Search.myinterestsxp.com, and Search.myemailxp.com, which means that you might notice these search engines set on your browsers one day too if you are not careful. It is, of course, possible to prevent undesirable software from entering the computer; however, it might be hard for you to do that if you are an inexperienced user. If you really consider yourself inexperienced, install security tool on your computer too. It will protect the system for you.

You might need to delete the TopSecurityTab extension from browsers to remove Topsecuritytabsearch.com. Then, you will have to set another homepage and search engine. If you do not want to do this by hand, you can scan your computer with an automatic malware remover, e.g. SpyHunter to delete all the threats from your system. Users who are not going to use automatic tools should, at least, employ the easier method – reset browsers one by one. The manual removal guide provided below will help you to do that.

How to remove Topsecuritytabsearch.com

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Click Internet Options.
  4. Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  5. Mark the Delete personal settings box.
  6. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser and tap Alt+H.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox.
  4. Click on this button once again when it appears in the dialog box.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Click Reset settings.
  5. Click on the Reset button.
Download Remover for Topsecuritytabsearch.com *
*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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