What is Search.sosodesktop.com?
Search.sosodesktop.com is a questionable search engine that might replace the default homepage on the Google Chrome browser. Theoretically, versions for other browsers might exist as well; however, we have not come across them yet. It does not matter which browsers Search.sosodesktop.com affects because you need to remove this search engine from all of them. Even though the developer of this suspicious search engine is located in Phoenix, Arizona, it does not mean that it is aimed at users living in the USA only, which means that everyone can encounter it despite their places of residence. If this has already happened, get rid of this page and set another homepage. Further in this article we will explain you how to do that in greater detail.
What does Search.sosodesktop.com do?
We may automatically log information about you and your computer. For example, when you visit our Site, we may log your device operating system type, browser type, browser language, pages you viewed, how long you spent on a page, access times, and information about your use of and actions on our Site
Unfortunately, nobody can guarantee that this search engine will not touch personal information. If you want to be safe, you should definitely remove Search.sosodesktop.com from browsers and then set another search engine instead of it.
Where does Search.sosodesktop.com come from?
Specialists have revealed that Search.sosodesktop.com is usually spread together with the SOSODESK software. To be honest, people are forced to agree with the installation of the extension promoting this search engine: “Please check the box in order to keep the software free.” It has also been observed that this software might be spread in malicious software installers together with additional software, which explains why a number of people cannot even explain how and when Search.sosodesktop.com was set. Believe us; there are hundreds of different unreliable search engines that seek to replace your default search engine, so you have to be very careful on the web. The best way to ensure the system’s safety is to install a security tool on the system. Security specialists working at anti-spyware-101.com also recommend that you stay away from various third-party websites because all kinds of threats might be hidden on them.
How to delete Search.sosodesktop.com
Luckily, Search.sosodesktop.com will disappear from Google Chrome if you remove the extension called SoSoDesk Search. We suspect that this will be enough to do that also if this search engine replaces your default search engine on other browsers. If you are an inexperienced user, you can also use an automatic malware remover, e.g. SpyHunter for this matter. You will just have to scan your system and all the threats will be gone.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Manage Add-ons.
- Click Toolbars and Extensions.
- Find the untrustworthy extension and delete it.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select More Tools.
- Open Extensions.
- Find and select the extension you wish to erase.
- Click on the recycle bin button.
- Click Remove.
- Open your browser.
- Tap Ctrl+Shift+A simultaneously.
- Select Extensions.
- Click on the untrustworthy extension.
- Click Remove.
If you want to be sure that there are no other malicious applications installed, you should scan your system with an automatic scanner after the manual Search.sosodesktop.com removal.
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