Virus Name: SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM

Categories: Browser Redirect, Browser Hijacker, Adware

SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM is the not a normal page and it shows as a url. Instead, this is a redirect virus. And the webpages which SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM redirected to are always malicious. Some are scam pop-up page, other is fake ads. And it will always lead users the phishing website claims that your java, adobe flash player, media player, web browser or other software need to be updated, and it recommends you updating the software through the update link or button it provides. However, after the tests on our security lab, the researcher found that it is a spam related website that disguises as a genuine update installer. SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM will not do anything to help you update your software, instead, it damage many of your programs by installing adware and malware from remote server. Your pc can be invaded by SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM if you do not read each step to cancel unwanted changes will be made or unwanted programs will be installed while installing unknown free software.

SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM could hijacker browsers, such as Microsoft edge, google chrome, internet explorer, Mozilla Firefox and even safari. So when it shows on the computer, you will find that the web browsers are hijacked and you are redirected to spam popup pages which ask you to download some update or free apps. The webpage looks like a software updater for your mostly used software such as web browser or media player, but in fact it is just an Rogueware install distributor. Moreover, SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM can also hijacker the web browser. For instance, when you search on Google, the search results are redirected. And users will visit many redundant and dangerous websites when they are surfing the web.

More Problems Caused by SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM

1-SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM strikingly slows down your system speed;

2-SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM adds, changes or replaces Keys and Values on your Registry, triggering various system errors;

3-SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM harasses you with annoying ads and displays page you haven’t requested;

4-SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM installs malicious programs without your permission.
 

Guides to Detect SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM


Index

(First, Choose your system; Second, For Computer Expert, choose Manual Removal Guide; for other users, try Auti-malware tools;)

  • Windows–Part One

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

  • Mac OS–Part Two

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

(Attentions!!! Manual removal of SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM is only for computer experts! If you are a ordinary user, you may make severe mistakes in the manual removal process and then more system problems and risks may occur. )



Part One Guides to Detect SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM from Windows PC

No.1 Easy Guide

(Easy way for all users)

Best Combination: SpyHunter Anti-Malware+PC Cure+

⇒ Scan SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM with SpyHunter Anti-Malware

1-Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware safely and check EULA and Privacy Policy

(Warning!ONLY scan is free. If these anti-malware tools detect virus on your computer, you need to purchase full-version. Here we just provide you best recommendation but we are not the maker of this app. If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-After downloading, double-click SpyHunter-Installer and start the installation.

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3-After installing SpyHunter, click on Start Scan Now to check the presence of rootkit and virus.

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4-When the scan is completed, click View Scan Results to display all the threats and all the dangerous results.

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⇒Keep protecting computer with WiperSoft

1-Click this link: Download WiperSoft or the button below to download WiperSoft safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-Start the installation, and click “Scan now” to detect files related to SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM:

3-Check if the computer is cleanup:

(WiperSoft will help fix all the registry error and system bugs. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here.)


No.2 Scan SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Remove SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM from Chrome/Firefox/IE/Edge

Google Chrome ⇓

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”More tools “→”Extensions

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1.2 click the “trash can icon”

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Mozilla Firefox

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”Add-ons“→”Add-ons Manager

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1.2 click the “Disable” or “Remove”

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Internet Explorer

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Setting” button→”Manage add-ons

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1.2 Choose “Toolbars and Extentions” and click the “Disable”

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Microsoft Edge

  • Edge browser doesn’t support “extensions” now. As a Microsoft Edge users, you can skip this step and turn to step-2 directly .

2-Delete SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM related application or software

(for all-version Windows OS)

2.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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2.2 Put in appwiz.cpl and press ENTER key to view the programs list in Control Panel;

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2.3 Select all suspicious software you want to remove and click Uninstall.

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3-Remove dangerous registry entries added by SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM

3.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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3.2 Put in “Regedit ” and press “Enter”;

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3.3 Press “CTRL + F” keys and put in the name of virus or malware to locate and delete its malicious files.

If you cannot find out the files through this way, please manually locate these entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Random



Part Two Guides to Remove SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM from Mac OS

No.1 Easy way

(Easy way for all users)

(Combo Cleaner is the good option. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. )

1-Download Combo Cleaner or the button below to download and install Combo Cleaner safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

 

2-When Combo Cleaner is installed, it will be run automatically, choose “Dashboard” tab<< click SCAN to detect files of SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM

3-choose Antivirus <<click Remove all Threats to solve the problems happened on the computer system

4-Choose “Dask Cleaner ” << choose the files you want to clean up <<Click Remove to clean deeply to free up hard drive space

5-Choose “Big Files” << choose the application and click Remove selected files to wide out the files consuming lots of disk space (free)

6-Choose “Duplicates” << click Remove selected files to file multiple copies of the same files (free):

Besides, Combo Cleaner will also help you to keep track of your Mac usually, wipe out these caches and free up more space, optimize your startup items, and so on. So it is also recommended to keep MacBooster 6 on the Mac even after you have removed malicious files related to SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM.


No.2 Scan SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Press “Command+Option+ESC” together to open Force Quit Ap-plication Window.

2-choose Terminal and click Force Quit

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3-Remove Apps related to SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM from Mac OS. (you need to identify all related apps and remove them or SPORTSEARCHNOW.COM will be installed again with this apps.)

4- Open Finder, and then find Applications Tab in the left column. Choose the malicious Apps and select “move to Trash

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5-Reset Your Safari Web browsers. Open the safari and choose the menu. Click the “Reset Safari ” +”Reset

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6- Press “Command + Shift + G” and type ” ~/Library ” to remove all malcious files from Library.

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Congratulation! Your computer is clean Now.

If you want to keep your computer clean, please keep in mind that you should keep away from the spam email, illegal website, and unlicensed software, or anything of unreliable source.

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