How to Remove MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com from IE/Firefox/Chrome?

A MySearchDial toolbar appears at the top of page out of sudden? Homepage and default search engine are totally changed? Want to find the chief culprit? This article helps you change the default settings back, keep reading.
 
I What is MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com?
II Impacts of MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com infection
III Ways of infection with MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com
IV How to remove MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com from browser?
V Tips for blocking malicious websites and malware
 

I What is MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com?
 
MySearchDial Toolbar promises to improve web surfing experience of users through providing shortcut buttons of links such as facebook, twitter and so on. In the reality, MySearchDial Toolbar is classified as browser hijacker, which is compatible with popular browser including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
 
MySearchDial changes the homepage to Start.MySearchDial.com and replaces search engine with a strange search engine. No matter how it looks like legit, you should keep away from it. MySearchDial search engine accumulates the terms of search queries and then show advertisements and commercial links in the search results based on the collected terms. Consequently, the infected computer screen is flooded with unstoppable pop up ads which disturb your surfing and make you annoyed.
 


 
II Impacts of MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com infection
 
Unstoppable advertisements: As an adverting platform, MySearchDial profits from advertisements so as to display constant advertisements on the computer screen. But the useless advertisements eat up system resources and drag the computer speed. As a result, victims have to take more time to load a page. However, MySearchDial even causes browser crash. The longer the MySearchDial stays in the computer, the more accumulated advertisements are there in the computer.
 
Rootkits or Trojans: The thing worse than unstoppable advertisements is rootkits or Trojans infection. The MySearchDial search engine may redirect your searching to malicious links which are possible to download Trojans or rootkits automatically. Once Trojans or rootkits are dropped on your computer, you are at a high risk of privacy invasion. Cyber criminals can easily steal the sensitive information through the MySearchDial.
 
Therefore, MySearchDial is unsafe to use. You are recommended to remove it before it causes more computer troubles.
 


 
III Ways of infection with MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com
 
Computer users report that MySearchDial toolbar installs on the computer without permission and knowledge. It seems to be installed out of sudden. In the reality, there are many ways MySearchDial toolbar could sneaks into computer.
 
1>Free downloads: Most likely, MySearchDial toolbar comes bundled with some free programs required by users, especially video players or video converters.
2>Attachments: Sometimes, MySearchDial toolbar can be distributed as a malicious attachment in a spam mail from unknown people.
3>Malicious links: On another occasion, MySearchDial toolbar can be downloaded automatically while users click some malicious links or visit unknown websites.
 
All in all, to avoid this kind of adware, you should pay more attention when installing required free programs or opening emails from unknown people.
 

IV How to remove MySearchDial Toolbar and Start.MySearchDial.com from browser?
 
Step 1 Remove MySearchDial Toolbar from control panel
Step 2 Remove MySearchDial Toolbar related malicious items and repair browser
Step 3 Scan malware infecting computer system using Anvi Smart Defender
 

step 1

Remove MySearchDial Toolbar from control panel

 
Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove MySearchDial Toolbar related programs.
 
Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find MySearchDial Toolbar related programs, and hit Remove.
 
Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find MySearchDial Toolbar related programs, and click on Uninstall.
 

 

step 2

MySearchDial Toolbar related malicious items and repair browser using Anvi Slim Toolbar

 
Anvi Slim Toolbar is designed to protect and repair browsers including IE, Firefox and Chrome from malicious toolbars. Users are easily captured by useless or even malicious toolbars and add-ons while installing freeware or shareware. This nice program can keep your internet browsers safe and healthy and help you conveniently and quickly remove unwanted add-on/toolbar/extension/plugin installed on. In addition, it also can repair the changed homepages and search engines of browsers including IE, Firefox and Chrome back to their default homepages and search engines. Anvi Slim Toolbar deserves your own.
 
1 Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar.
 
download
 
2 Launch the Anvi Slim Toolbar and click on the second Manage tab to scan the extensions and toolbars on the browsers.
 
3 Select MySearchDial Toolbar related extensions on the browsers including IE, Firefox and Chrome and hit Remove.
 

 
4 Repair browser using Anvi Slim Toolbar
 
4.1 After removing the MySearchDial Toolbar related extensions, click on Back, and go to Browser Repair.
 
4.2 Choose the browser which you want to repair. Under Homepage Settings, check Customize Homage, type the URL you want such as http://www.google.com into the box, under the Search Engine Settings, choose one search engine listed in pull-down menu, and finally click Repair.
 

 
Optional troubleshot-remove MySearchDial Toolbar related add-ons and repair modified browser manually
 
First of all, choose the browser you want to repair.
 
Google Chrome
 
1. Chrome  menu>Tools>Extensions.
 
Disable any file associate with malware.
 

 
2 Chrome menu > tools>Settings>On startup>Set pages
 
Remove search.conduit.com by clicking X symbol to remove it and adding your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.
 

 
3 Settings>Appearance>Change
 
Remove search.conduit.com from Startup pages by clicking the X symbol, you can also choose to add a new page by entering its URL and hit OK to complete the modification.
 

 
4 Chrome menu> Settings>Search>Manage search engines…
 
Choose to set another preferred one as the default search engine by clicking Make default&gt and remove search.conduit.com from the list.
 

 
Mozilla Firefox
 
1. Reset homepage
 
Firefox (tools)>Options>Options>General>Remove search.conduit.com>OK.
 

 
2 Firefox (tools)>add-ons>Extensions
Disable MySearchDial Toolbar related extensions.
 

 
3 Firefox (tools)>add-ons>plugins
Find and remove MySearchDial Toolbar related add-ons.
 
Internet Explorer
 
1. Reset homepage
 
Tools (gear icon for Windows XP users)>Internet Options>Internet Options>General>Remove search.conduit.com>OK.
 

 
2. Tools (gear icon for Windows XP users)> Manage add-ons>Toolbars and Extensions
Disable the MySearchDial Toolbar related extensions and any other unknown add-ons.
 

 
3 Tools (gear icon for Windows XP users)> Manage add-ons>Search Providers
Remove MySearchDial Search.
 

 

step 3

Scan malware infecting computer system using Anvi Smart Defender

 
Anvi Smart Defender is a powerful antivirus tool, which can help users prevent malicious software such as virus, Trojan, adware, spyware and so on. The light and smart swordfish scan engine will not consume extra resources to influence the operation of the computer. And here we recommend you the Anvi Smart Defender antimalware and use it for demonstration.
 
1 Install the Anvi Smart Defender Anti-Malware software
 
download
 
2 Launch the program
 
Note:
Free version users: please update the database following the prompt.
Existing version users: please update the software by navigating to Settings > Update tab.
 
3 Perform full scan and remove threats once and for all
 
Click on the second tab labeled Scan, find full scan option and hit Scan button to perform a full system scan.
 

 
After full scan, the scan results are displayed. Click on View Details to see detailed results and click on Remove button to completely remove the malicious files from your system.
 

V Tips for blocking malicious websites and malware
 
Anvi AD Blocker is included in Anvi Smart Defender installer. If you have installed it together with Anvi AD Blocker, please start it. Click MORE on top right of its main screen and then select Settings->Select Black List->click Add URL and type www.SimplyFwd.com into the input window->Click OK to save the change.
 

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