The search.BrotherSoft.com is a malicious application that is categorized as the browser hijacker. This virus installed on the windows based computers secretly through any infected media file, and hide itself in a way that the normal antivirus software is unable to detect it. Once it installed on any computer, the user will experience several abnormal activities on their computer. This malicious application has the ability to change all the internet settings of the infected computer including the home page, and default search engine. Besides that, the search.BrotherSoft.com has the ability to change the privacy settings of the machine due to which the security of the system will be compromised, and other similar viruses can attack. After installing itself on any computer, the search.BrotherSoft.com performs fake scans and show fake results of these scans to threaten the user. You have to remove this tricky browser hijacker once it is detected on your computer.
Manual Removal Method of search.BrotherSoft.com
The manual removal of this browser hijacker is possible but complicated. You have to follow the below mentioned instructions as described here in order to remove this malware completely from your windows based computer. Following are the instructions of manual removal process:-
Uninstall the Program
You have to uninstall the program by using the start menu, and navigate towards the control panel where you can see various options. You have to select the Add/Remove Programs option, and click on the uninstall Program button to remove this from your hard disk.
Remove search.BrotherSoft.com Homepage
In Mozilla Firefox: – Start Firefox, and click on the Firefox button available top left of the window. When you click on the Option you can see various tabs out of which you have to click on the General tab where you should remove search.BrotherSoft.com from the home page box, and write your preferred home page.
In Google Chrome: - Open the Google Chrome, and click on the wrench icon, navigate towards settings, click on the “Set pages” option which is available in the On Startup option. Remove the search.BrotherSoft.com, and write your preferred homepage address in the box.
In Internet Explorer: – Simply start the Internet Explorer, navigate to the tools, and then the Internet option to remove the search.BrotherSoft.com from the list.
Remove search.BrotherSoft.com Search Engine
In Mozilla Firefox: – Start the Firefox, and then click on the small magnifying glass sign visible near the search box. Here you have to click the “Manage Search Engines” option, and remove the search.BrotherSoft.com from the list of search engines.
In Google Chrome: - Open the Google Chrome, and click on the wrench icon, navigate towards settings, click on the “Manage Search Engines” You have to click the “x” sign available next to the search.BrotherSoft.com to remove it from the list of search engines.
In Internet Explorer: – Simply start the Internet Explorer, navigate to the tools, and then Manage Add Ons. Here is another option “Search Providers” and when you click on that you can see the list of search engines. Rem