Nation Zoom is an ad-supported search engine, which is often called a 'potentially unwanted program' ('PUP') or 'adware'. While technically it's not a virus, it includes various features that can hardly be considered as legitimate. People who have this program on their computers report about annoying Nation Zoom redirect, banner ads and sponsored links in their search results and similar issues. Besides, after testing it on our computers, we noticed that this program can also be used to collect search terms from people's search queries and gather other personal information. Interested why Nation Zoom virus initiates all these activities? The answer is very simple - it seeks to generate web traffic to dubious sites and collect sales. If you see this search engine on your computer, we recommend you to scan your PC with updated anti-spyware. Don't forget to remove Nation Zoom from each of your browsers manually if you want to get rid of this program completely..
Nation Zoom can be downloaded from the Internet just like any other search engine. However, there are many people on the web who claim that it infiltrated their machines as virus. In reality, they downloaded this program in a bundle with VPlay or other free application. In order to avoid such unexpected downloads, you must remember that choosing CUSTOM or ADVANCED installation method of the freeware can save you from them. In addition, you should uncheck all check marks that agree to install this and other adware on the system. If this program enters computer, it enters it as a browser plugin. After that, Nation Zoom hijacks the homepage and default search engine, and may initiate plenty of other activities that are used for the only thing - to increase advertising revenue.
If you noticed nationzoom.com instead of your start page and search.yahoo.com instead of your default search engine, it's a sign that your PC was affected by Nation Zoom virus. In this case, you should follow these removal steps:
You can remove Nation Zoom 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 Nation Zoom 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 Nation Zoom or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Nation Zoom 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: 01/15/15 01:14;
information updated: 01/15/15 01:14