Default-search.net is a sneaky search engine, which can show up on your computer without downloading it there. No matter that it doesn’t belong to viruses, it can lead your computer to the infiltration of one of them because it returns altered search results, causes browser’s redirections and similar problems. According to its victims, it can affect all web browsers that can be found on computer, so you may notice that you can’t avoid Default-search.net, no matter which browser, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, you decide to use. Remember, no matter how trustworthy Default-search.net looks for you, it returns altered search results and seeks to make people visit specific websites. That’s why we recommend avoiding this search engine. Users label default-search.net as a virus.
Default-search.net is spread using an unfair distribution method, which is known as ‘bundling’. However, it is not difficult to avoid this unfair search engine. You just need to pay more attention to freeware’s installation and find the list of additional downloads or free additions. So, choose Custom or Advanced program's installation method and, if you see the check mark under the sentence ‘I agree to make Default-search.net my default search engine’, uncheck it. If you missed this check mark, you should waste no time and follow a guide below. Basically, this is the only way to get rid of Default-search.net.
If you were tricked into installing Default-search.net, you can remove it by following these simple steps:
You can remove Default-search.net automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall Default-search.net and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Default-search.net or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Default-search.net from Windows shortcuts
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
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Information added: 08/25/14 02:50;
information updated: 08/25/14 02:50