EasyDialSearch(.)com is the main webpage of a browser hijacker. To remove the unwanted application and everything related to it, you should read this article carefully.
The hijacker can change browser settings, such as the search engine, homepage, and new tab. You can be redirected to predefined pages and see misleading results. Also, keep in mind that a browser extension called Easy Dial in the Google Web Store seems to be associated with the hijacker.
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||Your browsers can have a new homepage, search engine and a modified new tab setting.|
|Symptoms||Sets its own browser homepage, new tab, and search engine. You can get redirected and see sponsored results or ads in the search results.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installers, Bundle Packages|
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|User Experience||Join our forum to discuss EasyDialSearch(.)com(.)com.|
EasyDialSearch(.)com – Distribution Ways
One of the common ways of distribution used by EasyDialSearch(.)com is via third-party installation setups. The hijacker can get inside your computer without you noticing because it hides in freeware installations and bundle packages. In the packages, there are additional components selected for installation by default. These components aren’t disclosed properly, and you can install EasyDialSearch(.)com along with other software related to it. To avoid that, you should check for a Custom or an Advanced setting in the installation setup.
As shown above, there is a program associated to the hijacker on the Google Web Store. The hijacker can be distributed via advertisements, like banners and pop-ups or by visiting untrusted websites. Such sites are probably affiliated with the hijacker’s site. The most frequently affected browsers are Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Safari.
EasyDialSearch(.)com – Information
EasyDialSearch(.)com is the domain of a typical browser hijacker. If you have it on your computer, it will customize the settings of all of your browsers. It will change a browser’s homepage, new tab setting, and its search engine. A program on the Google Web Store is associated to the hijacker – Easy Dial. If you try to install it, an automatic download will start of a file package with a .crx extension which is more than 15 MB. This is unusual, and that file can contain anything from this particular unwanted application to malware.
The browser extension may come in other ways to your browsers, but it is mainly bundled with the software installed on your computer. It can redirect you to the EasyDialSearch(.)com domain and other ones as well. This same extension, Easy Dial, can do the following:
- Read and change all your data on the websites you visit
- Read and change your browsing history
- Read and change your bookmarks
- Manage your apps, add-ons, extensions and themes
Each of your search queries will pass through the EasyDialSearch(.)com/search? address, which will filter them. You could see misleading results or link redirects when you try to do a search. You can see such in the picture below:
The redirects can lead to pages located on the same domain of the hijacker’s search engine, namely EasyDialSearch(.)com/search. Sometimes those redirects can lead to empty pages or ones with errors:
That might be done with the aim of getting more clicks on that domain, so the site gains more revenue on a pay-per-click basis. In the future, those pages could turn active and redirect to other ones or spread unwanted programs and even malicious code.
Advertisements can show on webpages and results too, in various forms, like pop-ups, pop-unders, in-text-links, banners, etc.
It is clear from the policy that by using any services and software of Easy Dial you give your consent automatically for your information to be collected. You must be cautious when doing searches and what information you type in. Additionally, the policy can change at any moment without your knowledge.
Remove EasyDialSearch(.)com Completely
To remove EasyDialSearch(.)com manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided below. If the manual removal does not get rid of this browser hijacker and its modifications completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware tool. Such software will keep your system safe in the future.
Manually delete EasyDialSearch(.)com from Windows and your browser
Note! Substantial notification about the EasyDialSearch(.)com threat: Manual removal of EasyDialSearch(.)com requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.
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Video Removal Guide for EasyDialSearch(.)com
See a detailed video guide on how to remove everything related to EasyDialSearch down here:
- Guide 1: How to Remove EasyDialSearch(.)com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of EasyDialSearch(.)com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove EasyDialSearch(.)com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase EasyDialSearch(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall EasyDialSearch(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove EasyDialSearch(.)com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate EasyDialSearch(.)com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove EasyDialSearch(.)com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove EasyDialSearch(.)com
Step 2: Uninstall EasyDialSearch(.)com and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by EasyDialSearch(.)com on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by EasyDialSearch(.)com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of EasyDialSearch(.)com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall EasyDialSearch(.)com and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove EasyDialSearch(.)com via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove EasyDialSearch(.)com files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as EasyDialSearch(.)com, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove EasyDialSearch(.)com from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase EasyDialSearch(.)com from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall EasyDialSearch(.)com from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove EasyDialSearch(.)com from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the EasyDialSearch(.)com will be removed.
Eliminate EasyDialSearch(.)com from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.