What is SKEARCHL.RU?
SKEARCHL.RU is a browser hijacker!
SKEARCHL.RU is appeared on your PC after installing free software, bundled with adware downloader program.
Adware program changes the homepage and search engine for your web browser to SKEARCHL.RU.
In addition, it changed Windows shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start Menu.
The link to SKEARCHL.RU site is added into the command line.
Each time when you click on shortcut you will start displaying of SKEARCHL.RU site.
How to remove SKEARCHL.RU redirect from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox manually?
STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.
You can see SKEARCHL.RU at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.
In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.
STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.
STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to SKEARCHL.RU in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.
STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.
Disable the services with random names or contains SKEARCHL.RU in it's name or description.
STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Delete any task related to SKEARCHL.RU. Disable unknown tasks with random names.
STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from SKEARCHL.RU virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.
Find and delete all keys/values contains SKEARCHL.RU.
STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.
But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.
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