What is Music Search?
Music Search claims itself a search service that allows users to listen to music for free and browse albums by their favorite musicians. It seems like a useful program. Actually, Music Search is an unwanted adware which embedded with freeware setup files. That is to say when you download some freeware or shareware, it can be bundled with the installation. If you choose the default installation and accept the defaults installation recommends it can infiltrate into your computer without your consciousness.
Working as a browser extension, it is compatible with many browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Once it is installed on your computer, on the one hand, it may serve for various pop-ups with different contents such as linked products and discount deals. Soon a great amount of third-party ads would be showed on every webpages you visit. Before long, your computer may experience great disaster like slow behavior in a system or crashing down, because your computer has piled up with system junk and system resource has been greatly consume by Music Search. On the other hand, it might change your default search aggregator, new tab, and homepage settings. Besides, it is able to trace your browsing activities record your performed searches, and read your sensitive information stored on the computer. Worse still, it may put the backdoor for other malicious freeware.
Warm tips for you to prevent Music Search
a) Install reputable real-time antivirus program, and scan your computer regularly.
b) Pay attention to what you are downloading, especially freeware or shareware, figure out each installation step.
c) Stay away from intrusive websites.
d) Do not click dubious links or pop-ups.
e) Avoid opening spam e-mails or suspected attachments.
How to remove Music Search ?
Music Search may not be so evil, but it still makes chaos on your computer. Therefore, if your computer has been infected with this unwanted program, you are recommended to remove it immediately. In the following we will show you how to remove it manually and automatically, if you are not good at computer knowledge, you had better use the automatic removal tool in case any mistake you may cause.
Method 1: Manually Remove Musix Search
Step 1. Open Windows Task Manager and close all suspicious running processes.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)
Step 2. Uninstall Musix Search from computer.
1. Click on “Start” button placed at the bottom left corner.
2. Click “Control Panel” option in the Start menu
3. Locate “Uninstall a program”/”Programs and Features” option in the Control Panel menu
Step 3. Remove Musix Search add-on on browsers.
- Open Internet Explorer > Tools > Manager Add-on
- Tools and Extensions> search for Musix Search Ads > click Disable
- Clear the browser history and restart IE to take effect.
- Go to Internet Option from the top right menu > Advanced > Reset > check Delete Personal Settings > Reset > ok
- Launch up Google Chrome> click Tools on top right menu> click Extension> search for Musix Search Ads > click trash bin
- Clear the history and cookies of Google Chrome and then restart the browser to take effect
- On step 1, select History > Clear browser data
- Open Firefox, navigate to browser menu in the top right, and select Add-ons.
- Find Musix Search Ads add-on and remove it.
- On Firefox, tab Alt and H altogether, select Troubleshooting Information > Reset > Reset Firefox
Method 2: Automatically Remove Music Search
SpyHunter is a legitimate, real-time anti-spyware application designed to assist the average computer user in protecting their PC from malicious threats. Here shows how it works.
Step 1. Click the below icon download button belowSpyHunter.
Step 2. After finishing downloading, click Run to install SpyHunter step by step.
Step 3. After finishing installing, SpyHunter will scan and diagnose your entire system automatically.
Step 4. As the scanning is complete, all detected threats will be listed out. Then, you can click on “Fix Threats” to remove all of the threats found in your system.
Another security software: Professional optimizer RegCure Pro
RegCure Pro is packed with the tools you need to boost your PC’s speed and performance. If you want a dual protection for your PC, you can download and install it to have a quick and thorough scan. You are welcomed to follow the guide below.
Step 1. Click the icon to download RegCure Pro.
Step 2. Click “Run” to run the profile.
Step 3. After installation, you can scan your computer for errors by making a system scan.
Step 4. After scanning, choose the items you want to clean and fix.
Music Search is just one of the unwanted programs on our computer, every now and then there are new malicious program showing up, so if you want to protect your computer from other hostile attack, the most effective way is to install a reputable security software and do regularly scan.