The Search.searchjmt.com is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) from the category of browser hijackers. It affects web browsers and alters its settings like newtab page, search engine and start page. It’s currently very active spreading on the Internet. Many users have problems with cleaning a personal computer from Search.searchjmt.com search and restoring the Internet Explorer, Firefox, MS Edge and Google Chrome settings.
The browser hijacker, which set the Search.searchjmt.com as your home page may also set this undesired site as your search provider. You will encounter the fact that the search in the internet browser has become uncomfortable to use, because the search results will consist of lots of ads, links to ad and undesired web-sites and a small amount of regular links, which are obtained from a search in the major search engines. Therefore, look for something using Search.searchjmt.com web page would be a waste of time or worse, it can lead to even more infected PC.
As well as unwanted web browser redirections to Search.searchjmt.com, the browser hijacker infection can collect your Internet browsing activity by recording URLs visited, IP addresses, browser version and type, cookie information, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and web sites visited. Such kind of behavior can lead to serious security problems or personal data theft. This is another reason why the hijacker infection that redirects the web-browser to Search.searchjmt.com, is classified as potentially unwanted application (PUA).
It is important, don’t use Search.searchjmt.com web-page and do not click on advertisements placed on it, as they can lead you to a more malicious or misleading web-pages. The best option is to use the few simple steps posted below to free your computer of hijacker infection, delete the Search.searchjmt.com homepage, and thereby return your previous start page and search provider.
Without a doubt, the browser hijacker is harmful to your computer. So you need to quickly and completely delete this malware. To delete this hijacker, you can use the manual removal guidance which are given below or free malware removal utility such as Zemana Free, MalwareBytes Anti-Malware or Hitman Pro (all are free). We recommend you use automatic removal solution which will allow you to remove Search.searchjmt.com homepage easily and safely. Manual removal is best used only if you are well versed in PC or in the case where browser hijacker is not uninstalled automatically. Some of the steps below will require you to shut down this site. So, please read the step by step instructions carefully, after that bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Search.searchjmt.com, execute the following steps:
- Manual Search.searchjmt.com redirect removal
- Use free malware removal tools to completely get rid of Search.searchjmt.com home page
- Stop Search.searchjmt.com redirect and other unwanted web-pages
- How can you prevent your PC system from the attack of Search.searchjmt.com browser hijacker infection
- To sum up
Manual Search.searchjmt.com redirect removal
If you perform exactly the few simple steps below you should be able to remove the Search.searchjmt.com from the Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox internet browsers.
Removing the Search.searchjmt.com, check the list of installed apps first
The best way to begin the system cleanup is to delete unknown and suspicious apps. Using the Microsoft Windows Control Panel you can do this quickly and easily. This step, in spite of its simplicity, should not be ignored, because the removing of unneeded software can clean up the Google Chrome, Edge, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox from pop-up advertisements hijackers and so on.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the image below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as displayed in the figure below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of programs installed on your system. Most likely, one of them is the browser hijacker that made to reroute your web-browser to the Search.searchjmt.com web site. If you’ve many apps installed, you can help simplify the search of malicious applications by sort the list by date of installation. Once you’ve found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
When the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ like below.
You will see a list of software installed on your computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the apps that were installed last. Most likely, it is the browser hijacker that developed to redirect your internet browser to the Search.searchjmt.com web-site. If you’re in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program which you need to delete is found, simply click on its name, and then click ‘Uninstall’ as displayed on the image below.
Get rid of Search.searchjmt.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
In order to recover all internet browser home page, search provider and newtab you need to reset the Internet Explorer to the state, that was when the MS Windows was installed on your personal computer.
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, press ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as displayed in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The Internet Explorer will display the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your system for the changes to take effect. It will remove hijacker responsible for redirections to Search.searchjmt.com, disable malicious and ad-supported internet browser’s extensions and restore the Microsoft Internet Explorer’s settings such as newtab, startpage and search engine to default state.
Get rid of Search.searchjmt.com search from Google Chrome
Reset Google Chrome settings is a easy way to delete the hijacker, malicious and adware extensions, as well as to restore the internet browser’s new tab page, search provider and start page that have been changed by browser hijacker infection.
- First start the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three dots).
- It will display the Chrome main menu. Select More Tools, then press Extensions.
- You will see the list of installed plugins. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
- Now open the Chrome menu once again, click the “Settings” menu.
- You will see the Google Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and click “Advanced” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset” button.
- The Google Chrome will display the reset profile settings page as shown on the screen above.
- Next press the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is finished, your web browser’s default search engine, start page and newtab will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the post How to reset Chrome settings to default.
Delete Search.searchjmt.com from Firefox by resetting browser settings
If your Mozilla Firefox browser homepage has modified to Search.searchjmt.com without your permission or an unknown search provider opens results for your search, then it may be time to perform the web browser reset.
Run the FF and press the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the web browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will open the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you are unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as displayed below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the browser hijacker that reroutes your internet browser to unwanted Search.searchjmt.com web-page. When, it’s finished, click the “Finish” button.
Use free malware removal tools to completely get rid of Search.searchjmt.com home page
Manual removal guidance does not always help to completely get rid of the browser hijacker, as it is not easy to identify and get rid of components of browser hijacker and all malicious files from hard disk. Therefore, it is recommended that you use malicious software removal tool to completely remove Search.searchjmt.com off your computer. Several free malware removal tools are currently available that can be used against the hijacker. The optimum way would be to run Zemana AntiMalware, MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) and HitmanPro.
Delete Search.searchjmt.com homepage with Zemana
We suggest you to run the Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) which are completely clean your PC system. Moreover, the tool will allow you to remove potentially unwanted programs, malware, toolbars and adware that your personal computer may be infected too.
Download Zemana AntiMalware on your PC from the following link.
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Update: April 20, 2017
When downloading is finished, close all windows on your computer. Further, start the install file named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” that will allow you install Zemana on the machine. Follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, Zemana will automatically start and you can see its main window as displayed on the image below.
Next, click the “Scan” button . Zemana Anti-Malware program will scan through the whole machine for the browser hijacker that responsible for browser reroute to the annoying Search.searchjmt.com site. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the count of files on your computer and the speed of your PC. When a malicious software, adware or PUPs are found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is finished.
After Zemana has finished scanning, the results are displayed in the scan report. When you’re ready, press “Next” button.
The Zemana will begin to get rid of browser hijacker infection that developed to redirect your browser to the Search.searchjmt.com page. After that process is finished, you can be prompted to restart your computer.
Get rid of Search.searchjmt.com browser hijacker and malicious extensions with Hitman Pro
Hitman Pro is a portable program that requires no hard installation to identify and remove hijacker which cause a redirect to Search.searchjmt.com web site. The program itself is small in size (only a few Mb). HitmanPro does not need any drivers and special dlls. It’s probably easier to use than any alternative malicious software removal tools you have ever tried. Hitman Pro works on 64 and 32-bit versions of Windows 10, 8, 7 and XP. It proves that removal tool can be just as useful as the widely known antivirus programs.
- Download Hitman Pro from the following link. Save it on your Desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
- After downloading is done, double click the HitmanPro icon. Once this utility is opened, click “Next” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the Search.searchjmt.com browser hijacker and other internet browser’s malicious addons. Depending on your personal computer, the scan can take anywhere from a few minutes to close to an hour. While the HitmanPro tool is checking, you can see number of objects it has identified as being affected by malicious software.
- When the checking is done, Hitman Pro will display a screen which contains a list of malware that has been found. Review the report and then click “Next” button. Now click the “Activate free license” button to begin the free 30 days trial to remove all malware found.
Run Malwarebytes to delete hijacker infection
Manual Search.searchjmt.com homepage removal requires some computer skills. Some files and registry entries that created by the hijacker may be not completely removed. We suggest that use the Malwarebytes Free that are completely free your computer of browser hijacker. Moreover, the free application will allow you to get rid of malicious software, PUPs, adware and toolbars that your PC can be infected too.
- Please go to the link below to download MalwareBytes Anti Malware. Save it on your Desktop.
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Update: November 9, 2017
- Once downloading is complete, close all applications and windows on your machine. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named mb3-setup.
- Further, click Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once installation is finished, click the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your system for the browser hijacker which made to reroute your browser to the Search.searchjmt.com web site. A scan can take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your PC and the speed of your system. While the tool is checking, you can see number of objects and files has already scanned.
- Once the scan get finished, MalwareBytes Free will show a scan report. Next, you need to click “Quarantine Selected”. Once disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to restart your machine.
The following video offers a instructions on how to delete browser hijacker infections, adware and other malware with MalwareBytes Free.
Stop Search.searchjmt.com redirect and other unwanted web-pages
It is important to use ad blocking apps such as AdGuard to protect your PC from harmful web-sites. Most security experts says that it is okay to block ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard may to block Search.searchjmt.com and other intrusive web sites.
Download AdGuard by clicking on the following link. Save it directly to your Windows Desktop.
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Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
When the downloading process is finished, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown on the screen below.
Follow the prompts. When the setup is done, you will see a window as shown in the following example.
You can press “Skip” to close the setup program and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you launch your machine, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop up ads, web-sites like Search.searchjmt.com, as well as other harmful or misleading pages. For an overview of all the features of the program, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that may be found on your desktop.
How can you prevent your PC system from the attack of Search.searchjmt.com browser hijacker infection
To sum up
Now your system should be clean of the Search.searchjmt.com hijacker and other internet browser’s malicious extensions. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted pop ups and intrusive malicious pages) and Zemana Anti Malware (to periodically scan your machine for new malicious software, browser hijackers and ‘ad supported’ software). Make sure that you have all the Critical Updates recommended for Microsoft Windows OS. Without regular updates you WILL NOT be protected when new hijackers, harmful apps and adware are released.
If you are still having problems while trying to get rid of Search.searchjmt.com search from your web-browser, then ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.