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Remove YourSearchResults.biz Ultimately

“Yoursearchresults.biz” is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that after being installed on a computer will attach itself to a browser, change the homepage, the new tab page and the search engine. The user may be redirected to websites with potentially malicious content and may be shown various sponsored results.

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NameYoursearchresults.biz
TypeBrowser Hijacker, PUP
Short DescriptionThe homepage of a browser may look like a legitimate search engine, and there can be page redirects from the search results.
SymptomsThe user may have installed the application without his agreement. Sets a custom homepage, search engine and may also change the new tab setting.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installers, Bundling
Detection ToolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by Yoursearchresults.biz
User ExperienceJoin our forum to discuss about Yoursearchresults.biz.

Yoursearchresults.biz – How Did I Get It?

The “Yoursearchresults.biz” PUP usually gets into your computer through third-party installers. It can sneak into your computer without your consent, by hiding itself in freeware installations and bundled packages. In these packages, additional components for installation are usually not disclosed in a proper way and people get tricked into installing potentially undesirable programs such as “Yoursearchresults.biz”. Sometimes that can be avoided by clicking on the “Advanced” or “Custom” setting in an installation setup to see what may be installed.

Other ways of getting infected are by opening spam emails and downloading e-mail attachments, or by clicking on different advertisements and banners containing potentially malicious content which may also add a browser extension. The domain name is the same: “Yoursearchresults.biz”.

Yoursearchresults.biz – More About It

Yoursearchresults.biz” is classified as a browser hijacker. When it is installed on your computer, it may change DNS settings, different browser settings, such as the homepage, new tab and search engine, and may also install a browser extension. All these settings are to make “Yoursearchresults.biz” a default search engine and for you to use the “Yoursearchresults.biz” domain whenever you try making a search query. It can affect any browser, especially the most popular ones like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari.

When searching for something in any browser, the hijacker can display incorrect or no results and sponsored links. You may also be shown advertisements in the form of pop-ups or banners. The sites which you may be redirected to, generate profit when on a pay-per-click basis and they could contain potentially malicious code to further infect your PC.

There are no Terms and Conditions, nor a Privacy Policy (EULA) of “Yoursearchresults.biz” that you can view. The hijacker may potentially collect different information about your internet activity and usage, such as your search queries, the sites you visited, your IP address, what you clicked on, what devices and software you own, your social networks interactions and other similar data.

Remove Yoursearchresults.biz Completely

To remove “Yoursearchresults.biz” manually from your system, be sure to follow the step-by-step removal instructions provided down below. In case the manual removal does not get rid of this browser hijacker completely, you should search for and remove any leftover files with an advanced anti-malware program. Installing such software will also make sure that your system is safe from other threats that you run into in the future.

Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Yoursearchresults.biz in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 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 get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
  • uninstall-virus-fig1

  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
  • uninstall-virus-fig2

  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
  • uninstall-virus-fig3

    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Yoursearchresults.biz.

    Step 2: Remove Yoursearchresults.biz from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

    uninstall-fig4

    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

    uninstall-fig5

    Select Yoursearchresults.biz and click “Remove

    uninstall-fig6

    After Yoursearchresults.biz is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

    uninstall-fig7

  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
  • uninstall-fig8

  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Yoursearchresults.biz and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
  • uninstall-fig9

  • After Yoursearchresults.biz is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
  • uninstall-fig10

  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
  • uninstall-fig11

    Select Yoursearchresults.biz to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

    uninstall-fig12

    After Yoursearchresults.biz has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
    uninstall-fig13

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Yoursearchresults.biz
    Click ‘Uninstall’

    uninstall-fig14

    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Yoursearchresults.biz. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Yoursearchresults.biz will be removed.

    Step 3: Remove Yoursearchresults.biz automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.

    1. Remove Yoursearchresults.biz with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
    2. Remove Yoursearchresults.biz with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
    3. Remove Yoursearchresults.biz with STOPZilla AntiMalware
    4. Back up your data to secure it against attacks related to Yoursearchresults.biz in the future
    NOTE! Substantial notification about the Yoursearchresults.biz threat: Manual removal of Yoursearchresults.biz 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.

    Berta Bilbao

    Berta is the Editor-in-Chief of SensorsTechForum. She is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space.

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