How to remove Go.Next-Search.net Browser Hijacker

How to remove Go.Next-Search.net Browser Hijacker

How to remove Go.Next-Search.net browser hijacker

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What is Go.Next-Search.net:

Threat Classification: Browser Hijacker

Go.Next-Search.net is a vicious browser hijacker, which could get on your computer without asking for permission. Once installed it could corrupt browsers settings and may stuck as a home page/default search engine. The victim’s browser will start showing tons of unwanted ads and altered search results – loaded with spam and third-party advertising.

Usually, Go.Next-Search.net comes packed with some other free software and is being installed by default when the user accepts the EULA while performing an express/recommended installation. The possible distribution of the Go.Next-Search.net hijacker varies but is not limited to – installing third-party toolbars, free software products, downloading e-mail attachments, clicking on ads or banners etc.

Go.Next-Search.net would fill up your screen with questionable and unwanted ads, that could lead to other malware infections. The browser hijacker would monitor your online activity by search for private data, such as browsing history, session ids, tracking cookies, account information and even usernames and password information. The collected private data will later be used by some third-party companies for marketing purposes. That’s why this malware infection should not be left unattended, and it needs to be terminated immediately, as it is a serious threat to your online identity.

!!! Please note that these infections could potentially bring up other malware to your computer and even cause a loss of data. Please do not underestimate such threats.

Removal Process:

There are two ways to remove this infection. It is totally up to you to decide which way you want to go:

1. Automatic Removal Method (recommended for ALL users) using the SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.

2. Manual Removal Method (recommended ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts).

Automatic Go.Next-Search.net Hijacker Removal:

We recommend using SpyHunter Malware Security Suite.

You can download and install SpyHunter to detect Go.Next-Search.net and remove it, by clicking the button below. Once installed, SpyHunter will automatically initiate a scan and detect all threats present on your system, but in order to use it as a removal tool, you need to purchase a subscription.

SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect all threats present on your system.

Learn more about SpyHunter (EULA). You can find SpyHunter Installation Instructions here: (LINK) SpyHunter`s free diagnosis offers unlimited free scans and detection. You can remove the detected files, processes and registry entries manually, by yourself, or purchase a subscription, which would allow you to perform an automatic removal and to receive free professional help with any malware related issue by an expert technician.

Watch how SpyHunter removes Go.Next-Search.net:

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Manual Go.Next-Search.net Hijacker Removal:

!!! Please note: You can remove Go.Next-Search.net hijacker manually. However, you should proceed at your own risk. Any of the interventions mentioned below might render your system inoperable. Therefore the manual removal method is recommended ONLY for PC Experts or Enthusiasts. For regular users, MalwareKillers.com recommends automatic removal using SpyHunter.

1. Remove Go.Next-Search.net Uninstall Entry:

First, you can try to go to Control panel and click on Programs and Features (Windows Vista/7/8/10) or Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) and check the Uninstall Programs` List for all entries related to Go.Next-Search.net, Cinema-Plus 1.1, iLivid, Torch, Go.Next-Search.net for Internet Explorer, Go.Next-Search.net for Firefox, Go.Next-Search.net for Chrome, BrowserProtect, Search-Results Toolbar, Youtube Downloader HD or any third-party add-ons, extensions and toolbars. If you find such, double-click on it and try to remove it. Although, please mind that this is an actual infection and you might not be able to remove it directly from the list.

*(Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features or Add/Remove Programs) or “Win + R” keys to open “Run” and type in “control“, then hit Enter.

2. Remove Go.Next-Search.net from your browser:

Internet Explorer:

Go to Tools -> Internet options -> Advanced Tab and click the Reset button (make sure to select the Delete Personal Settings checkbox).

*please note that in order to save your favorites, you need to export them before resetting the browser as you will lose all personal settings.

After Internet Explorer completes the operation, click the close button and then close it in order for the changes to take effect.

Google Chrome:

Go to the following path (you can copy-paste it) and delete the entire folder “Chrome” with all the folders and files that are in it.

For Windows XP: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\

For Windows Vista/7/8/10: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\

Alternatively, you can navigate to these folders by following these steps:

For Windows XP:

1. Click on “Start” in the bottom-left part of the screen.

2. Choose “Run“.

3. Type %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\   and hit Enter.

For Windows Vista/7/8/10:

1. Click on the Windows logo in the bottom-left part of the screen.

2. Type %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Google\   and hit Enter.

Mozilla Firefox:

1. At the top of the Firefox window (top-right corner), click the Firefox Menu button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.

2. Click the Refresh / Reset Firefox button in the top-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

3. To continue, click Refresh / Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.

4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will reopen.

3. Check for arguments added by Go.Next-Search.net in any Browser shortcuts or links to web pages:

Go.Next-Search.net might also hijack your web browser shortcuts to force-load its home page. This causes the Go.Next-Search.net`s web page to open up when you launch a hijacked shortcut.

The argument that Go.Next-Search.net uses to hijack shortcuts looks like or is similar to the one below:

http://Go.Next-Search.net/?qry=malwarekillers.com

You can remove it manually by editing the shortcut`s target line.

4. Delete any folders related to Go.Next-Search.net by checking the following locations:

Look for a folder named Go.Next-Search.net in:

%ProgramFiles%

%AppData%

%ProgramData%

%LocalAppData%

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