How to Get Rid of Searchgol.com Redirect Virus Manually

What is Searchgol.com Redirect Virus

Type: Redirect virus/Browser hijacker
Sub Type: Adware
Alert level: Severe
Targeted Browsers:Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and so on.
Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8.

Searchgol.com redirect virus is a tricky and stubborn browser hijacker that interrupts users’ normal work with computer severely. It always comes with free downloads, and users will find that there are many additional options during the installation procedure if they have a good browsing habit. Hence, this kinds of browser hijackers, redirect viruses, adwares have few chance to computer those guys’ PC. But if you used to install programs automatically, it is not strange that a bunch of malware have installed in your PC for a long time without your knowledge until you feel PC work weirdly. If you click the ad displaying in the Searchgol.com, it will redirect to some promoted products pages.

Once Searchgol.com redirect virus infected all browsers, the homepage and default search engine will be replaced by Searchgol.com. Annoying ads pop up randomly, it will be very easy to click the ads links by mistake. Meanwhile, you may find that Searchgol.com cannot provide useful search results except ads and sponsored links. What’s more, Searchgol.com is able to collect your browsing activities and profitable information stored in the computer that will involve your privacy. Other PC threats can come to the compromised computer easily with the help of Searchgol.com. Users are strongly recommended to remove Searchgol.com redirect virus as soon as possible. If you meet difficulties, welcome to Tee Support 24/7 Online Experts for help.

Searchgol.com Redirect Virus is a Big Threat to Your System

1. Slow Computer Performance
2. Annoying Pop-Ups
3. Taskbar Warnings
4. Blue screen and system crash frequently
5. Strange new icons and desktop backgrounds
6. Internet Browsing Re-directs and Hijacks

Easy Way to Remove Searchgol.com Manually

Step1: Go to remove Searchgol.com, any related unwanted program installed recently.

Step2:  Disable add-ons from all browsers.
Internet Explorer:
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.

Google Chrome
1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under ‘General tab;

Step3:  Remove these files created by Searchgol.com:
%AppData%\ Searchgol\[program name].lnk
%AppData%\ Searchgol\[random].ini

Step4: Delete all registry values related to Searchgol.com.


Video Removal Guide for Searchgol.com Virus

Note: Do not try to uninstall Internet Explorer to get rid of Searchgol.com virus, otherwise you will break your system. If you want to remove Searchgol.com virus completely and quickly, welcome to contact Tee Support 24/7 Online Experts for remote assistance.

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