Search.openmediasoft.com is a cyber infection that becomes unwanted as soon as it gets inside the system. Basically, this virus belongs to the category of the browser hijackers. These viruses get inside the system without any permission asked and additionally make users use unwanted search engines they are connected to. For that, they tend to redirect people to those sites after hijakcing their typical browsers, such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer without asking. So, when having Search.openmediasoft.com on board, you will have to be very patient because you won't be capable to use your browser normally. As you can see, this virus must be removed from the system. Please, run a full system scan and remove Search.openmediasoft.com ASAP.
HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Search.openmediasoft.com virus?
Search.openmediasoft.com redirect virus gets inside the PC together with free programs, that are always filled with such components. Besides, suspiciously-looking websites, spam emails or fake nasty applications can also give you this infection. Once it gets inside the system, it alters computer's settings and starts redirections. Besides, you may also find your homepage/startpage replaced to Search.openmediasoft.com domain, which looks similarly to Google. However, if you try to use it for your search sessions, you will frequently be redirected. It's almost 100% guarantee that this search page gives paid results and help for websites' owners to get the money through pay-per-click method. If you have also been infected by Search.openmediasoft.com virus, you must remove this infection without any delay.
HOW TO REMOVE Search.openmediasoft.com virus?
We highly recommend scanning your computer with reputable anti-malware programs if you are continuously redirected to Search.openmediasoft.com domain. Try running a full system scan with Plumbytes Anti-MalwareWebroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus or Reimage. Besides, you should also reset your homepage. For that, follow these steps:
On Internet Explorer:
Open IE -> go 'Tools' -> 'Internet Option' -> 'General'. Now set your homepage as a blank page or as a certain website and click OK to save the changes.
On Mozilla Firefox:
Open 'Mozilla Firefox' -> Go 'Tools' -> 'Options' -> 'General' -> 'Startup'. Now type in a certain website into the address box and click OK to save the changes.
On Google Chrome:
Open 'Google Chrome'-> choose 'Wrench Icon' -> 'Options' -> 'Basics'. On Startup area, select 'Open the home page'. Then go to the Home page area, type in a certain website into the address box and click OK to save the changes.