Search.filecompressorpro.com is a browser hijacker brought by adware or other malware. And it is bring by many means, such as pore websites, spam email, freeware installer and fake software update links. And you can avoid none of them since even all your behaviors can bring in Search.filecompressorpro.com. We don’t advise you to keep it and it is able to damage you in the end.
What is the ill influence exerted by Search.filecompressorpro.com? First of all, it will do its job as a hijacker to your browsers. And it will force your browser settings being altered in order to make ways for more harm and waken your firewall. Secondly, Search.filecompressorpro.com will replace your appointed homepage and search engine with its domain. And each time you turn on your browsers, it will pop up and force you to use it. Thirdly, Search.filecompressorpro.com will fake as a search engine which use your searching results to provide numerous links misleading you to the suspicious sites and later, it will destroy your whole system. Finally, Search.filecompressorpro.com can also enable ads on your screen. Whatever you do, it will take the chances to release tens of thousands of ads. These ads are fake and dangerous, and it will speed up your PC damaging.
In order to protect your computer, it seems the best way to save your PC is to eliminate Search.filecompressorpro.com, and please consult the removal guides here.
Remove Search.filecompressorpro.com from Mac (Steps)
Step 1.Uninstall suspicious programs which may be related with Search.filecompressorpro.com from Mac.
Open the Finder >> Go to the Applications folder >> Find suspicious apps and Click Move to Trash >> Enter your password if requested.
If you cannot find malicious programs, you can just continue the steps below.
Step 2. Delete suspicious extensions which may be associated with Search.filecompressorpro.com From Safari / Chrome / Firefox.
Open Safari >> Click Safari menu button and choose Preferences >> Select the Extensions tab >> Select the suspicious extension and click Uninstall.
Open Firefox >> Click the menu button >> select Add-ons >> Determine the suspicious or unwanted extension, click the Disable or Remove button.
Run Chrome >> Click the three-dot menu button in the upper-right corner >> Select the More Tools >> Click Extensions >> Determine the suspicious or unwanted extension, click on the Trash icon >> Click Remove
In case the above steps fail to remove Search.filecompressorpro.com or uninstall related extension, search engine or application, it might be triggered by Adware, Hijacker or malicious program. We recommend downloading Combo Cleaner Antivirus to scan entire Mac and see whether it will find potential threats:
(The below link will open the app’s official website to download Combo Cleaner. Please come back to this page after you download it)
(Note – If you fail to access the download page, it might by blocked by your running antimalware tool due to Software Conflicts. Once that happens, PLEASE Turn Off the anti-malware tool Running on your computer, and then come back to this page to click the above DOWNLOAD link again.
1. Once Combo Cleaner Antivirus is installed, you can try the Uninstaller tool and see if it will uninstall the stubborn unwanted Apps:
2. You can run Antivirus app of Combo Cleaner to see if it will detect files of potential threats. If you want Combo Cleaner to solve the detected issues, you will need to purchase its full version.
Tips – How to Prevent Virus
To avoid the threat coming back and prevent attacks from other infections, follow these basic rules while using your computer:
– You should always choose Custom Installation no matter what software you are going to install;
– Uncheck hidden options which attempt to install additional programs you never need;
– Scan all downloaded attachments of email before you open them;
– Never open any attachments of unknown or spam emails;
– Do not visit adult / porn websites;
– Do not update any app from nonofficial websites.