If your web browser starts the homepage with searchnu.com/406 rather that Google, Bing or other search engines, your web browser must be hijacked. You may not know when was your default search engine changed, but absolutely it's changed without your permission or knowledge. It looks like Google search engine, and all the search results in it will be redirected to search.result.com. Let have a look at the screenshot of it.
It spreads by installing with some popular and famous freeware. Ilivid is one of the program that promotes installationg of searchnu.com, and also includes some mp3, mp4 converter programs. When you install a program, in most cases, you may not care about what bundles with the program. During the setup progress of ilivid, we could know that the searchnu.com will be set as homepage, and searchqu toolbar will also be installed. The software such as ilivid is widespread, and many users download and install it everyday. Before installing it, many users are not fully reading the license agreements, and then they might be in danger of installing potentially dangerous software on their PCs. Below is an example of how does this happen.
To avoid homepage changing or unwanted toolbar installation is not difficult, you could just select the "Custom Installation" mode. If your homepage was changed, and unwanted searchqu toolbar was installed on your web browser, you can't restore to previous status by uninstalling ilivid. (We just assume that you got them with the ilivid program, but it may be any other software.) If you are a Firefox user, you may find that it's difficult to remove because it changes keyword.URL preference that can't be changed directly from Firefor settings menu. So many users may called it as a browser hijacker or even a virus. Nevertheless it's not a virus or hijacker, but it's potentially a dangerous program.
How to Remove Searchnu.com/406
Searchnu.com is not a virus, so it can not be get rid of by taking anti-virus program, if you are unluckily infected this malicious program on your browser, you need to uninstall it manually and please refer to following steps:
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Please note: Yontoo is adware that installs a web browser extension to display advertisements and special offers while surfing the Web. Sometime, it appears with different name or different ad-supported program.
Remove Searchnu.com in Google Chrome:
1) Click on Customize and control Google Chrome icon and select Settings,
2) Choose Basic Options. Change Google Chrome homepage to google.com or any other and click the Manage search engines… button,
3) Select Google from the list and make it your default search engine;
4) Select Search Results from the list remove it by clicking the “X” mark to delete the searchnu as displayed in the screenshot.
Remove Searchnu.com in Firefox:
1) Open Mozilla Firefox. Click on the magnifying glass search icon and select Manage Search Engines…
2) Choose Search Results from the list and click Remove to remove it. Click OK to save changes.
3) Go to Tools → Options. Under the General tab reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com, etc.
4) In the URL address bar, type about:config and hit Enter.
In the filter at the top, type: keyword.URL, Double click keyword.URL. Delete search-results.com and replace it with http://www.google.com/search?ie=UTF-8&oe=utf-8&q=
Remove Searchnu.com in Internet Explorer:
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