PortaldoSites.com is a search engine, which is closely related to a browser hijacker. This virus is mostly used to increase the number of website's visitors, so it starts acting up and initiates some secret modifications once it gets inside its target PC. As a rule, first things that are alteredt by this virus are homepage and default search engine. Instead of victim's favorite ones, it leaves portaldosites.com or search.portaldosites.com. We do NOT recommend using this site for your search sessions because it shows forged search results, promotes insecure websites and may also track your browsing habits. Even the License Areement of PortaldoSites.com notifies about that:
This Web site may contain links to other Web sites which are independent of this Web site. We make no representation or warranty as to the accuracy, value, integrity, completeness or authenticity of the information (...).
Furthermore, these links may lead to sites or links that contain offensive and objectionable content or which may contain dangerous computer viruses. You assume, and we hereby disclaim, all responsibility for any of the content on these sites or for any damage sustained by users of these sites.
As you can see, you should avoid PortaldoSites.com because you can't be sure that you won't be forced to visit malicious site. If you see this page instead of google.com or other search engine, you should check your computer for a browser hijacker virus and remove it from the system. Remember, using Portaldosites.com may cause serious problems for you and your computer!
Redirections to Portaldosites.com or similar sites start when computer gets infected with the browser hijacker. This virus is spread via illegal sites, spam, malicious pop-up advertisements and similar ways of distribution. Besides, there are some freeware applications that have also been noticed for spreading browser hijackers, adware and unwanted toolbars. In order to avoid that, pay attention to every installation window of the software and unclick unfamiliar entries. As soon as it gets inside its target PC, this redirect virus changes the homepage to portaldosites.com and makes this or search.portaldosites.com a default search engine. Please, do not ignore these changes and improve your browsing activities by eliminating PortaldoSites redirect virus from the system.
You can remove PortaldoSites.com 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 PortaldoSites.com 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 PortaldoSites.com or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove PortaldoSites.com 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.
Remove PortaldoSites.com from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
Information added: 08/28/14 06:55;
information updated: 08/28/14 06:55