What is Musixhub.searchalgo.com?

Musixhub.searchalgo.com is a web search engine which is categorized as a browser hijacker considering it’s behavior. Once Musixhub.searchalgo.com is installed on a computer system, it changes the browsers’ default search engine, default Home page, a multiple pop up ads banners appear, while users browse the web, and, what is more important, a fake notifications on outdated software and antivirus programs appear. A computer poor performance is also a symptom of Musixhub.searchalgo.com browser hijack. All the above is designed to trick users into downloading malware programs in order to Musixhub.searchalgo.com could take control of victims’ computer and steal their personal information.

Musixhub.searchalgo.com

How Musixhub.searchalgo.com gets on your PC?

First scenario. Some users are being tricked and instal musixhub.searchalgo.com as a reliable and powerful search engine. Second and the most widely spread scenario is installation of musixhub.searchalgo.com via so called “bundling”, in this method a program is installed on to a computer bundled with another freeware or shareware program. Usually it happens, when users don’t pay much attention on, the source of a download and an installation process itself. To avoid that, experts on cyber security strongly recommend to stay cautious browsing online and watch your downloads and installations.

How to remove Musixhub.searchalgo.com from your computer?

To uninstall Musixhub.searchalgo.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Musixhub.searchalgo.com

Or uninstall Musixhub.searchalgo.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Musixhub.searchalgo.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Musixhub.searchalgo.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Musixhub.searchalgo.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Musixhub.searchalgo.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Musixhub.searchalgo.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Musixhub.searchalgo.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Musixhub.searchalgo.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Musixhub.searchalgo.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Musixhub.searchalgo.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Musixhub.searchalgo.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:
  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:
  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Musixhub.searchalgo.com:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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