What is mysupersearch.net?
Mysupersearch.net is a browser hijacker that comes with free software that you get from the Internet. It comes with other software that you can get from the Internet. When this virus is installed, it will change your web browser’s home page and search engine to https://mysupersearch.net.
Mysupersearch.net is often found with other free programs that you can download from the Internet.
You may not be aware that other software will also be installed when you download a free app. You could end up with Mysupersearch.net on your computer.
How mysupersearch.net search entered into my computer?
The “MySuperSearch.net” is a web-based contact hijacker that is typically installed on your computer when you download third-party software without paying attention to the installation process.
It primarily targets those who want to search for specific keywords and those who are looking for free games. It was first detected in 2003 and has been active ever since. The hijacker can penetrate any PC as it has been designed as an adware and employs malicious tactics such as compromising the machine’s security, displaying unwanted advertisements, extorting money from users, etc., in order to generate revenue by streaming videos or showing pop-ups with other online marketing offers.
How to Remove mysupersearch.net from Windows
To get rid of Mysupersearch.net, Google Chrome has an option that will make it go back to how it was before.
Do this if applications or extensions you installed didn’t change your settings the way you thought they would.
Your bookmarks and passwords won’t be erased or changed, and they will stay the same.
- On your computer, go to Google Chrome and click on the search bar at the top.
- You can find “More” (three dots) at the top right of the screen. Then click “Settings.”
- Settings is the button in Google Chrome that lets you change the settings.
- Click “Show advanced settings” at the bottom of the page. Google Chrome has a lot of advanced settings.
- “Reset settings” is the part of the page where you can click “Reset Settings.” To reset Google Chrome, click the Reset button on the upper right.
- Click on reset again.
- Apply the same process with your all the installed browsers.
Remove mysupersearch.net Search from Mac
To remove mysupersearch.net search from Mac, you can use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Rename the plist file in Finder to “mysearch.plist”
Method 2: Open up Terminal and type in “defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles TRUE” then type in “killall Finder” and remove it.
Get rid of mysupersearch.net from Android
Recently, I noticed that mysupersearch.net was showing up as the default search engine on my Android device. I tried to change it by going to Settings > Apps > All > Google App > Permissions and then giving it the permissions to use my location and other data. However, even after doing this, it still showed up as the default search engine (I had deleted Google Search altogether).
Here’s what I did to remove this pesky search app: Go to Settings -> Apps -> All -> Google App -> Permissions -> Clear Data or Clear Cache.