Why on my browsers default page is Lavasoft Search ?

Are you annoyed of ads and unwanted internet pages ? You seems to have installed Lavasoft Search on your computer .You shouldn’t be scared this is not harmful software,it will redirect you to other pages or will display different sort of ads. You may have installed Lavasoft Search with other application without your knowing . It happens all the time . You download some anti-virus or other protection programs from unknown sites, and when you have done the installation – you have a set of few unwanted applications. You truly will understand about it when your browsers default page is not your default page. These type of programs are called Browser Modifiers ,as you can see why they are called that way. If you see pop-ups or ads from sites , don’t click on them , cause in most cases it will download toolbar for your browsers or other malicious software , so aware of these things.

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How to remove Lavasoft Search ?

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall Lavasoft.
  3. Remove Lavasoft folder from program files and start menu.
  4. Remove Lavasoft from your browser extensions.
  5. Clear your browser cookies.
  6. Reset your browser settings.
  7. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  8. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing Lavasoft Search manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

To remove Lavasoft from your computer,  follow the removal steps below. NOTE: you may be infected with more than one malware and after following the steps ads may still pop-up.

Step by step how to remove Lavasoft Search from Chrome, Firefox and Internet explorer:

NOTE: If ads still pop-up you may be infected with more add-ons witch you have to remove from your PC.

Manual steps to remove ransomware or malware. How to prevent ransomware or malware.

For now, removing ransomware or malware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don't know one don't worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Spyhunter to remove the virus. The Spyhunter anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers. You can also use full anti-malware program in this case which is the better option because it also offers protection.

How to remove "ransomware or malware"

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.
  1. Download Spyhunter anti-malware.
  1. 2.  After program has been downloaded, double-click to open it. User will have to install the program. Click on Spyhunter.exe to start the process.
User Account Control dialog may appear, asking you to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click "Yes" or "Run" to proceed with the installation. User can also choose variety of languages. Click Ok and the installation will begin with a welcome massage for Spyhunter. Click Next to continue to the next step. User will also have to accept Spyhunter license agreement by clicking on "I accept the agreement" and click Next. Spyhunter will ask user to read important information provided before continuing. Once done click on next to go to the next step. User can choose where to install the program. By default - C:Program FilesEnigma Software GroupSpyHunter. The process will continue and then Spyhunter will install. The installation process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance. Once the installation is done, click Finish.
  1. 3. Update the software before scanning. Once program has been updated go to scan. You can choose from a free trial version or activate license. It is recommended to buy full version as the trial will not protect computer system.
  1. 4. The scan process will begin. The scan process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance.
  1. 5. Once the scan is complete you can choose between delete or quarantine the viruses. The quarantine option is recommended and since the malware is active a reboot will be required to finish process.

Click here for guide of how to uninstall spyhunter.

Decrypt ransomware files.

Good news is that we can now use decryption programs. A lot of security companies like Kasperky lab, bitdefender and more has developed a program that is fully capable of decryption key for ransomware malware. You can find this programs anywhere on the internet but it is strongly suggested to download this programs from official websites. NOTE: It may take a long time for your files to be decrypted depending on your PC performance.