ISoft Online Search

What is ISoft Online Search?

ISoft Online Search is a computer infection categorized as browser hijacker. It changes home page settings to and it happens behind your back. There is no plugin that you can download at the website, so it allows one to presuppose that ISoft Online Search is a dangerous browser hijacker that infects your system and forcefully redirects you to its website. Truth to be told, makes use of Google, Bing, Yahoo! and other search engines so it provides legitimate search results, yet the website comes with a number of commercial advertisements that obviously redirect users to corrupted website that intend to increase web traffic for financial purposes, or even worse - infect you with malware.

How does ISoft Online Search work?

Since there is no download file on the website itself, it is very likely that the installer for this browser hijacker gets downloaded onto target computer together with freeware. Since these programs are distributed for free, users are very eager to install them. Unfortunately, when they come with ISoft Online Search, the browser hijacker is installed on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome as browser extension. Also, since there is no installation prompt, your home page is changed immediately to

Needless to say, that with ISoft Online Search looking over your search, parts of your personal data (mostly related to your computer system and web browsing habits) get collect by this browser hijacker as well. Later on, the data can be used for marketing purposes. ISoft Online Search obviously breaches your privacy so you need to terminate as soon as possible.

How to remove ISoft Online Search?

You can remove ISoft Online Search manually, because this browser hijacker has a Control Panel entry. For manual removal, follow the instructions below:

Remove ISoft Online Search from PC

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen.
  2. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove isoft Online.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and go to Control Panel.
  2. Select Uninstall a program and remove isoft Online.

Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Add or Remove programs and uninstall isoft Online.

Restore default browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and click Manage add-ons. Select Search Providers on the left.
  2. Set a new default search engine and remove anything related to ISoft Online Search.
  3. Press Alt+X again and click Internet Options.
  4. Change your home page at General tab and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and select Help.
  2. Click Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Reset Firefox on a new tab.
  4. Click Reset Firefox again and click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Under Users click Delete this user button.

After manual removal run a full PC scan with SpyHunter scanner to make sure that ISoft Online Search has been fully removed. If not, invest in a legitimate computer security tool and terminate ISoft Online Search for good.

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