Researchers have reported that Mys.yoursearch.me has a search engine that tries to copy Google. However, it will not deliver safe results. The harmful domain is associated with FVD Speed Dial browser extensions that could be downloaded from the Chrome Web Store or may enter the system through a bundled download. Mys.yoursearch.me is close to a browser hijacker that may have entered the computer disguised as a search assistant.
Considering the damages Mys.yoursearch.me may bring upon the user, its instant removal is recommended.
Why Do I Have Mys.yoursearch.me as My Homepage?
The most probable thing to have happened prior to the installation of Mys.yoursearch.me is the user’s intention to download a free software product. The browser hijacker may have been included in the download package of the initial product. The method is known as bundling and is employed to cover financial losses or to monetize various platforms.
However, bundling could be avoided if the user opts out of the automatic installer and chooses the advanced one. Under the ‘advanced’ option, he can uncheck third party software.
Furthermore, Mys.yoursearch.me may have been available for download from the Chrome Web Store.
Is Mys.yoursearch.me Dangerous?
Developers create browser hijackers to obtain traffic to certain, predefined pages. Those pages may be loaded with malware or could be exploited by phishing attacks.
Once installed, Mys.yoursearch.me may change the home page and search provider. Browser hijackers are also known to change the tabs or add new ones without the user’s knowledge or consent. As a result of the silent installation of Mys.yoursearch.me, the user may be redirected to attack’s pages, on one hand. On the other, a key could be added to the Windows registry to prevent the user from changing his online settings.
Should I Remove Mys.yoursearch.me?
To regain his online safety, the user may want to run a full system scan. A trustworthy anti-malware solution will detect and delete all threats.
From now on, always opt for the advanced software installer to avoid unwanted and potentially dangerous downloads.
Spy Hunter scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the anti-malware tool.Find Out More About SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool / How to Uninstall SpyHunter
- Guide 1: How to Remove Mys.yoursearch.me from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Mys.yoursearch.me from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Mys.yoursearch.me from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Mys.yoursearch.me from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Mys.yoursearch.me from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Mys.yoursearch.me from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Mys.yoursearch.me from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Mys.yoursearch.me from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Mys.yoursearch.me
Step 2: Uninstall Mys.yoursearch.me 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 Mys.yoursearch.me 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 Mys.yoursearch.me there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Mys.yoursearch.me from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Mys.yoursearch.me 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 Mys.yoursearch.me 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 malware from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Mys.yoursearch.me 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 Mys.yoursearch.me 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 Mys.yoursearch.me 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 Mys.yoursearch.me 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 Mys.yoursearch.me will be removed.
Eliminate Mys.yoursearch.me 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.