What is eSpeedMusic Search?

eSpeedMusic Search Removal Options

eSpeedMusic Search (also searched for as eSpeedMusic Search virus) utilizes deceptive marketing tactics, hijacks existing internet browser settings, and is advertised alongside potentially unwanted programs and malware. This is why the internet security community recognizes the eSpeedMusic Search extension as adware and a potentially unwanted program.

Once eSpeedMusic Search is installed it will take control of your internet browser settings. It will replace your homepage, default search engine, and new tab with musix.searchalgo.com and other webpages. This will cause affected web browsers to start-up on musix.searchalgo.com and redirect to musix.searchalgo.com when you open a new browser tab or search the web via the address bar.

eSpeedMusic Search extension

The eSpeedMusic Search extension for Google Chrome has a few public permissions. The permissions allow it to read and change all your data on the websites you visit and change your search setting to musix.searchalgo.com.

Threat Details

Names eSpeedMusic Search, eSpeedMusic Search virus *This infection is not technically defined as a computer virus
Detection Categories Adware, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Publisher Description Watch movies and tv shows easily from legit streaming websites.Override the newtab and default search with medianewtabsearch.com
Symptoms Advertisements and sponsored search results in the web browser
Browser redirects to musix.searchalgo.com and sponsored webpages
Decreased internet speed and performance
Decreased computer functionality and performance
Bundles with malware and other potentially unwanted programs
Common Path(s) C:\Program Files (x86)
C:\Users\{USER}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\
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eSpeedMusic Search Removal Options

Manual Removal Guide

This eSpeedMusic Search removal guide contains steps to help you completely remove eSpeedMusic Search extensions and other threats from your computer. In order to eradicate this threat please follow each step in order.

eSpeedMusic Search Removal Steps

1. The first step to remove eSpeedMusic Search is to uninstall the program from Windows Control Panel if there is a usable uninstall entry. To uninstall eSpeedMusic Search go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program (or Add and Remove Programs) and search for eSpeedMusic Search and other suspicious programs in the list. Once you have found eSpeedMusic Search, double click it to begin the uninstall process. Repeat this step for any other suspicious programs you may have found.

eSpeedMusic Search extension google chrome

2. The second step to remove eSpeedMusic Search is to remove any unwanted browser add-ons and extensions that may have installed from each web browser on your computer.

Google Chrome Go to Customize and control Google Chrome > More Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox Go to Menu > Add-ons
Microsoft Internet Explorer Go to Tools > Manage add-ons
Apple Safari Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions

3. The third step to remove eSpeedMusic Search is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

4. Download and Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. Open Malwarebytes and click the large blue Scan Now button to begin a scan.

6. Once the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and Finish button afterwards. If Malwarebytes suggests that you restart your computer please do so.

7. The fourth step to remove eSpeedMusic Search is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using HitmanPro; a reputable second-opinion scan and removal tool.

8. Download and Install HitmanPro by Surfright.

9. Open HitmanPro and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

10. When the HitmanPro scan is complete click the Next button and then click the Reboot button. *To activate the free version of HitmanPro: enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

11. The fifth step to remove eSpeedMusic Search is to clean-up and repair settings with CCleaner.

12. Download and Install CCleaner by Piriform.

13. Open CCleaner and go to the main Cleaner screen. Click the Analyze button. When the process is complete, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

14. Go to Tools > Startup and search for suspicious entries in each tab starting from Windows all the way to Content Menu. If you find anything suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

15. Go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.

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