How To Remove Aartemis Search

Aartemis Search Removal Guide

It is highly advisable to Remove Aartemis Search from your computer. Classified a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program), Aartemis is a malware potent of harming your system in various ways. Besides hijacking all your internet browsers, the fact that it was installed in your computer without your consent and knowledge is a threat enough. It changes all your default settings in each of your browsers and makes browsing the internet a pain by bombarding you with un wanted and untimely advertisements.
It also gathers private and personal information, search history and specific browsing data, and makes it available for use by various advertisers and cyber criminals. Additional malware, adware and spyware can also be installed in your system by this program, without your consent. Since you are unaware of this background activity, all of these potentially malicious software can remain undetected for a long time, enough to cause major damage to your computer’s system and increase data vulnerability.

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The most evident sign of Aartemis infection in your system is the presence of an extra toolbar or additional banner in all of our browsers, the change of your default search engine to, unless Yahoo! Was already your default search engine and being your homepage.
Aartemis hooks on to your computer’s operating system with its rootkit abilities, interfering with the overall user interface in the long run. It adds unwanted extensions on your browser shortcuts, corrupting each of them. Aartemis is an adware. That means that its operation is supported by advertisements and various advertisers. The user is hence bombarded with a blizzard of pop-up and pop-under ads, while installing other malware in the background.
A lock file is also fixed by Aartemis on each of the browsers to prevent you from changing its settings, and reverting to your preferred settings, such as removing the unwanted toolbar, setting the default search engine and homepage of choice.

Aartemis Search Removal Instructions

The simplest method to remove Aartemis search from your system is to removing the program from the Control Panel settings. The malware will be lodged as in your system. Select the program from the list of all programs listed in the Programs and Features tab. Since it in downloaded through bundled malware in a 3rd party freeware, check for other suspicious looking programs. They could also be potent malware, installed in the same bundle or later, by Aartemis. Simply click on the Aartemis and click on Uninstall. The program will be removed from your system.
You will then have to manually remove Aartemis search from all your browsers. Open each of your browsers and reset the settings, removing the Aartemis search option completely. Disable the Aartemis search toolbar, thus removing the additional advert banners from the browser.
You may also need to reset the browser properties and remove the Aartemis extension, removing the malware completely from your system. Clear all your cache, cookies and browsing history, any temporary files in the temporary internet files folder in your system.
Installing an anti-virus software and keeping it active and up-to-date will ensure prevention of future malware infections. Illustrative step by step guide is available in the article Remove Aartemis Search Browser Hijacker.


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