Monday, August 4, 2014

Uninstall Astromenda Search Tab from Homepage - Browser Hijacker Removal

What is Astromenda Search?

Astromenda Search ( is a type of browser hijacker that can be added to browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. It has been sent in a form of search engine. However, it is a potentially unwanted application. People may install this malware by accident. Astromenda Search is very different from Google, Yahoo or Bing search. It keeps giving unrelated search results and rerouting your homepage to advertising websites. No doubt that Astromenda Search has been used to support the third party. It can track on your search histories and browsing habits. You may not notice but it exploits your money secretly. Remember that Astromenda Search is a misleading browser application. Don’t use it.

Astromenda Search ( Virus Screen shortcut 


By degrading computer performance quality, Astromenda Search can trigger cyber criminal easier. Once inside, the virus changes host files and adds malicious codes without letting you know. You may see it mainly work on your browsers. To begin with, it opens itself with a new tab each time you log in windows. When surfing on the internet, the original internet requirements would be modified. You are refused when trying to access certain webpage. Astromenda Search page is definitely a phishing attack. Please uninstall it.

Disadvantages of having Astromenda Search ( Virus Inside 

  1. Astromenda Search adware adds junks files from corrupted networks to eat up system resources 
  2. Astromenda Search takes over browsing activities by changing computer default setting 
  3. Astromenda Search definitely slows down internet performance and make CUP usage reach high
  4. Astromenda Search pop-up displays unstoppable advertisements on your screen, you cannot get it off. 
  5. Astromenda Search may install unwanted applications from suspicious domains, which may bring other type of threats

Don’t know how to get rid of Astromenda Search virus? Need help now? Contact MiTechMate PC Support Center 24/7 Online – Fix it in 20 Minutes.

Step 1 End Astromenda Search process from Task Manager

Step 2 Manually delete all associated files
%ProgramFiles%\Protected Search\System.Data.SQLite.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Protected Search\TaskScheduler.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Protected Search\unins000.dat

Step 3 Delete all values relevant to Astromenda Search malware
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)

Step 4 Eliminate from control panel
Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove Astromenda Search related programs.

Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find Astromenda Search related programs, and hit Remove.

Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find Astromenda Search related programs, and click on Uninstall.

Step 5 Disable all add-ons added by Astromenda Search from infected browser 
Launch IE and tap Alt+T.
Once you see Tools menu, go to Manage Add-ons ->Toolbars and Extensions.
Now select the add-on you want to remove and select Disable.

Mozilla Firefox:
Launch Mozilla and tap Ctrl+Shift+A at the same time. You should see Add-ons Manager there.
Go to Extensions, look for the related items and remove them.

Google Chrome:
Launch Google Chrome and tap Alt+F
Once you start seeing the menu, select Tools -> Extensions.
Choose the add-on you want to delete and click on the trash icon.

NOTE:Astromenda Search ( is stubborn, it is bounded with malicious  codes, we need to locate the virus processes, files and registry entries so that it can be gone permanently. If you have any problem with this manual removal, Get in touch with MiTechMate PC Lab. 


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