Manual removal instructions:

The file SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS is malware related. You must delete the file SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS immediately!

Use this guide to remove SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS manually:

STEP 1: Uninstall SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS using Windows uninstallation applet (use Add/Remove Programs or Uninstall Program or Apps & features).

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STEP 2: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS virus from running processes Remove SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS virus from running processes.

STEP 3: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

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Disable the services with random names or contains SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS in it's name or description.

STEP 4: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.

Remove SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 5: Clear the Windows registry from SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS virus.

Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

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Find and delete all keys/values contains SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS.

STEP 6: Check your shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start menu for SEARCHPROTOCOLHOSTST.VBS presence.

Fix infected shortcuts.

STEP 7: Remove a virus from Google Chrome.

STEP 8: Remove a virus from Internet Explorer.

STEP 9: Remove a virus from Mozilla Firefox.

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.



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