Tuesday, August 5, 2014

How to Remove CustomSearchPlus.com

Redirected to CustomSearchPlus.com?

CustomSearchPlus.com is one of the most stubborn browser redirect viruses that is widely spread in the world. Like other virus Astromenda.com virus and istart123.com virus, this CustomSearchPlus.com also attacks millions of. It mainly targets user’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox. When a browser is infected with CustomSearchPlus.com, its homepage will be replaced by CustomSearchPlus.com and default engine will be changed, too. Whatever you do to remove CustomSearchPlus.com, it always ends up with no luck. When you search something, you will never get a satisfactory result. Instead, you will get those results that are full of ads or links.

CustomSearchPlus.com can be distributed by spam E-mails. It can contaminate other computers when users click attachments from spam E-mails out of curiosity. When someone is browsing insecure websites, CustomSearchPlus.com can also slip into the computer when that person randomly clicks those pop-ups, links or ads. Besides, free downloads such as programs, songs, and PDFs, could be bundled with CustomSearchPlus.com.

All browser hijackers can redirect users to their sites, so does CustomSearchPlus.com. By redirecting users to the sites that are loaded with ads, hackers can gain certain amount of money from this. When you search something, CustomSearchPlus.com can collect your keywords in the background. So next time when you open the browser, or go to other sites, a lot of ads related to your search queries will appear in the screen. Without your permission, CustomSearchPlus.com can also download other malicious components from a remote server. Those tools can be considered as malicious programs which can facilitate hackers’ attack on your computer. When loading a page, a compromised browser usually become slower than before as CustomSearchPlus.com takes up a large amount of broadband to load ads and pop-ups. The computer would also run slower due to its infection. What’s more, you registry is also modified. That could explain why it keeps showing up even though you change your browser settings.

Therefore, if you notice CustomSearchPlus.com on your computer, please follow the removal steps below to get rid of it off your system.

CustomSearchPlus.com Screenshot

Dangers of CustomSearchPlus.com
1. It changes default browser settings without letting you know.
2. It replaces your homepage and search providers automatically.
3. It redirects your search results to unwanted commercial websites.
4. It displays countless pop-up ads on your computer screen.
5. It records your internet activities traces for future marketing.
6. It can't be removed successfully by antivirus programs. 

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CustomSearchPlus.com Removal Tip

Before the removal, please first back up your system! You should be extremely careful when deleting any file, because any mistake may lead to system crashes and other severe consequence.

METHOD 1. Manual Removal

Step One:

Click "Start" to open "Control Panel", then click "Uninstall a program". Then uninstall CustomSearchPlus.com programs and other unknown programs.

Step Two: 

Remove Add-ons from browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome).

1. Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" and then click "Manage add-ons". Find CustomSearchPlus.com related extensions and other unknown add-ons in "Toolbars and Extensions" and "Disabled" them.

2. Firefox:
Click "Firefox(Tools)" and then click "Add-ons". Find CustomSearchPlus.com related extensions and other unknown extensions and "Disable" or "Remove" them.

3. Chrome:
Click "Menu" to open "Tools" and then click "Extensions". Find CustomSearchPlus.com related extensions and other unknown extensions and "Disable" them.

Step Three:

Click “Start” button and open the “Control Panel”, then double-click “Folder Options”. When the Folder Options window shows up, please click on the “View” tab, tick “Show hidden files and folders” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)” and then press OK.
Step Four:

Open Start menu and click on the “Search programs and files” box. Then delete CustomSearchPlus.com files: 


Step Five:

Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys, type in regedit and click “OK” to launch the Windows Registry. Then delete all CustomSearchPlus.com registry entries and keys. 

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Start Page”

METHOD 2. Automatic Removal

To completely delete CustomSearchPlus.com, you need to know that the manual removal above may not be able to remove virus  completely, because the creators of virus are always updating the virus version.Besides,any tiny mistake during the manual removal process may lead to severe consequences. Therefore,to ensure a complete and safe virus removal, it’s recommended that you get rid of virus with Automatic CustomSearchPlus.com Removal Tool. 
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