Universalsearch.co

Universalsearch.co : What is it?

Universalsearch.co AKA UniversalSearches is presented itself as a search service which is associated with a browser extension named 'Health New Tab'. It appears to be trademarks of Facty Network that governs Direct.health.facty.com. It offers a limited number of articles dedicated to health problems and customized search which is powered by Google. Computer users that installed the 'Health New Tab' extension may notice that their new tab and start page load Universalsearch.co by default. It has been discovered on 13th March 2017. After get inside the PC, it will firstly victimize your web browser and make unwanted changes to your browser settings. It is capable to work with all famous web browsers such as Opera, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge browser and Internet Explorer.

It alters Windows shortcuts and registry or install helper objects that help to remain on the PC. This domain is also used by an adware program that deliver third party ads and promotions in various forms and methods. The hijacker might initiate unwanted redirects to the promotional websites. It monitor or gather your browsing history and habits. These information is used to build user's profiles to deliver targeted ads. However, in some cases gather information also shared with advertising networks. As a result, your browser and inbox both are filled with shopping deals, newsletters, commercial offers and other annoying stuff.

Technical Information About Universalsearch.co

Threat Name

Universalsearch.co

Category

BH

Risk Level

Medium

Discovered

13 March 2017

Updated

13 March 2017

Distribution Channels

Freeware application, infected media device, pirated software

symptoms

Offers to limited number of articles dedicated to health problems

Affected Browsers

All types of browsers.

How Universalsearch.co Proliferates The PC?

  • While you installing any cost free application from Unofficial sites.
  • If user open any infected email attachments which is sent by unknown source or person.
  • Without scanning insert any infected media device into the PC.
  • Playing online games from unauthorized sites.
  • Using pirated software and torrent file sharing networks.

Troubles Made By Universalsearch.co

  • PC performance become very slow as well as Internet speed.
  • It can block your anti-virus and Firewall program to make its self safe in to your machine for longer time.
  • It can also infect your working web browser and causes unwanted web redirection
  • Always display several types of annoying ads on every corner of PC.

Therefore, if you want to protect your PC from such type of infection then, you should eliminate Universalsearch.co from the browsers immediately.

Scan PC to Remove Universalsearch.co

How to Uninstall Universalsearch.co from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option

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  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents

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  • Click on System option

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  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option

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  • Now Click on Universalsearch.co to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate Universalsearch.co from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Universalsearch.co related processes and then click to “End Task”

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Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Universalsearch.co infection.

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Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.

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After that, click Add/Remove Program

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Uninstall Universalsearch.co associated programs from Windows 8/8.1

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Uninstall Universalsearch.co From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode

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Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”

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First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

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Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Universalsearch.co one by one then click on End Task.

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Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.

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The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.

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Now select Universalsearch.co within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate Universalsearch.co from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Universalsearch.co associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.

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Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Universalsearch.co.

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Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Universalsearch.co related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.

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How to Uninstall Universalsearch.co From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove Universalsearch.co From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Universalsearch.co

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar

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Click and select on View advanced settings option

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In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”

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Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Universalsearch.co

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as

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B. How to Delete Universalsearch.co from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions

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Select all the malicious extensions including Universalsearch.co and then select trash icon

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Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section

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In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser

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C. How to Uninstall Universalsearch.co From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.

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A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.

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In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.

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Find Universalsearch.co add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.

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Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.

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D. How to Remove Universalsearch.co From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.

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Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

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A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Universalsearch.co and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE

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