A computer user: “I found my Chrome and Firefox hijacked. Every time I open a website, it is redirected to another website which displays computer guarder software, back-up tool and so on. It also has ads under which are put some sign of Search123now.net or Search 123 Now. I tried myself but failed. Please help! How to remove Search123now.net from Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox? ”
Description: Search123now.net is produced by Search 123 Now browser hijacker to acquire business profit. It is hard to uninstall or the above victim would has removed it soon, because it is theoretically not a virus so that detection tool cannot find it. However, it leads to internet traffic jam by displaying a lot of fake websites, pup-ups and ads. It is necessary to remove it as soon as possible.
Reasons: you don’t know when it is in your computer. The reasons for it are the bundling program which is put in the free software and downloading free torrents. The free software defaults quick installation and you exactly overlook the option for custom installation. Thus, the potentially unwanted programs come into your computer.
How to Avoid Search123now.net Interfering Your browser?
- Don’t randomly visit bad websites.
- Don’t randomly install shared software and pirated software.
- It is suggested to use browsers with high security performance. You can adjust the security settings of browsers according to your need.
Search123now.net Removal Guide
The removal guide will provide manual method and removal tool download. It is highly recommend to use removal tool SpyHunter and optimizer tool RegCure. According to the real-time detection, SpyHunter can surely remove the browser hijacker of Search123now.net. RegCure help fix browser problems with function of rsystem repair.
Solution 1: Remove Search123now.net manually
Remove Search123now.net programs
1) Click on Start button and open Control Panel.
2) Click Programs and Features in all Control Panel items.
3) Find out the programs relative to Search123now.net and right click on it and then Uninstall.
End All Processes Relative to Search123now.net
1) Press “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” (for Window 7) or “Ctrl+Shift+Esc” (for Window 8) together to start Task Manager. (alnatively you right click the taskbar and choose Start Task Manager.
2) Click End Process to stop all processes of Search123now.net.
Remove Search123now.net archives (only used for Windows 7)
1) Click Start and then click Computer.
2) Click Organize. there is a list. Choose Folder and search options.
3) Click View tab.
4) Look at the Advanced settings. Choose Show hidden files, folders and drives, and then click OK.
5) Find an archive relative to Search123now which is hidden in system32 folder. Press “Ctrl + F” and type Search123now, Search now or relative names in the search box.
6) Remove the relative programs.
Set Homepage of Google Chrome
1). Open Goolge Chrome.
2). Click on the settings icon on the upper right corner of web page.
3). Open settings page by clicking Settings.
4）Click Settings again in the new page.
5） Select Open a specific page or set of pages.
6）Here are a button of Set pages. Click it.
7）Type the website in the filed of Add a new Page, and then click Use current pages.
Set Homepage Mozilla Firefox
1） Open Mozilla Firefox.
2）Click on the tool icon on the upper right corner of web page.
3）Open options page by clicking Options icon.
4）Select General and loot at the Startup tab.
5）If the homepage is relative to Search123now.net, delete the website and type a safe website in the Home Page filed.
Solution 2: Remove Search123now.net with SpyHunter and RegCure
Download and Install SpyHunter
1) Click the link below to download SpyHunter.
2) Click Run run the file.exe.
3) After it is done, double click SpyHunter icon. In the interface of SpyHunter click the Scan Computer Now!
4) The results of scanning come out. You will see the Adware.MyWebSearch in the threats list. Now, don’t hesitate to click Fix Threats before ticking Select All.
Note: The SpyHunter is free for virus scan. If you want to remove the threats, you need to purchase SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.
Download and Install RegCure
1) Click the link below to download RegCure.
2) Click Save File to save the file.exe.
3) Run the file.exe by clicking the Run button. If the Windows asks you whether to allow or not, please choose allow.
4) After the installation is successful, double click the shortcut icon to open RegCure, which will automatically turn to the interface of System Scan and start to scan.
5) When the scanning is finished, you will see all the threats. Now, don’t hestate to click Fix All to solve all issues in your computer.
Note: The RegCure is free for issues scan. If you want to fix these issues, you need to purchase RegCure Pro Registry Cleaner by registering.
If you meet any difficulties in the process of installation, please must give me a reply and I will help you.