How Can I Remove Search.yoursocialconnections.com Browser Hijacker from My Google and Firefox?

Is it your Google infected a redirect virus called Search.yoursocialconnections.com? It is a dubious website and it is suggested that you should remove it.

Strictly speaking, Search.yoursocialconnections.com is a browser hijacker which modifies browsers settings. Firstly, it changes the homepage of your Google or Firefox to the website as Search.yoursocialconnections.com its domain. Secondly, when you visit a new website, it is usually jumping into an unknown and dubious one. What’s more, because your http information has been changed, its ads plugins then send ads pup-ups, fake links and makes web text generate hyperlinks on your websites.

The Damages of Search.yoursocialconnections.com

Search.yoursocialconnections.com executes its program when opening computer:
  • It revises start page and search engine of your browsers.
  • It installs other malware without asking your permission.
  • It eats up background space and slows down running speed.
  • It sometimes ejects some pornographic sites to disturb your work.
  • It activates bad extensions in the browser. 

How to Avoid?

The Search.yoursocialconnections.com is introduced in computer basically via free downloads. Pay more attention to their license agreement. If you still persist to have this free software, remember to select Advanced or Customer rather than Quick or Typical installation.

Manual Methods to Remove Search.yoursocialconnections.com

Step 1 End the Processes from Task Manager

1. Press “Ctrl+Alt+Delete” (for Window 7) or “Ctrl+Shift+Esc” (for Window 8) together to start Task Manager. (alternatively you right click the taskbar and choose Start Task Manager.
 2. Click End Process to stop all malicious processes.

  task manager

Step 2 Remove Relative Programs from Control Panel

Win8 icon For Window 8 Users
  1. Click Start on lower left corner.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find dubious programs from the list and then click uninstall.
Win 7 iconFor Window 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP Users.
  1. Click start on the lower left corner.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. When the window pup ups, look though all and click Programs and Features.
  4. Find programs about Search.yoursocialconnections.com. Right click on it and choose uninstall.

Step 3 Remove Useless Extensions from Web Browers

Google Chrome 1. Open Google Chrome Browser. Click the chrome menu button on the right upper corner. In the list of menu button choose More Tools and then choose Extensions.

Google more tools

 2. In the Extension tab, remove useless extensions by clicking the trash can icon.

  trash icon

  Mozilla Firefox

 1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Click on Firefox tool button and click Add-ons.

Firefox add-ons

2. In the page of Add-ons Manager, select the Extensions or Add-ons tab. 

3. Select the dubious add-ons you want to remove. Click the Remove.

  Internet Explorer

 1. Open Internet Explorer. Click on IE setting button and choose Manage add-ons.

  IE manage add-ons

 2. In the page of Manage add-ons, select the dubious add-ons and the programs you want to delete. Click Disable to remove them.

  IE disable

Automatic Methods to Remove Search.yoursocialconnections.com

SpyHunter is a powerful virus detection and removal tool that can provide the latest updates for virus database. When you meet some illegal website or plug-in occasionally, you will be immediately notified and SpyHunter also helps you remove them. 

Step 1 Dowload and Install SpyHunter

1. Download SpyHunter by clicking the below link.

  Download SpyHunter Now

 2. Run the file.exe by clicking Run.

  Spy run this file

 3. After it is done, double click SpyHunter icon. In the interface of SpyHunter click the Scan Computer Now! 

start new scan

 4. The results of scanning come out. You will see the computer threats list. Tick Select All and then click Fix Threats.

fix threats

Step 2 Clean Computer with RegCure

In addition to SpyHunter, there is RegCure Pro. You can use it to remove registry entries or cookies hijacked by Search.yoursocialconnections.com.

 1. Click the link below to download RegCure.

  Download RegCure Pro

 2. Click Save File to save the file.exe.

  save file

 3. Run the file.exe by clicking the Run button. If the Windows asks you whether to allow or not, please choose allow.


 4. After the installation is successful, double click the shortcut icon to open RegCure, which will automatically turn to the interface of System Scan and start to scan.

  alt=Regcure Install

 5. When the scanning is finished, you will see all the threats. Now, don't hestate to click Fix All to solve all issues in your computer.

  regcure fix all

There is a video which provides similar methods to remove browser hijacker. You can have a look!

In the End:

Generally, after trying the above methods, it can completely solve the problems of changing homepage. But for some special problems (different computers have different situations), SpyHunter can help you with custom service.

Download SpyHunter to eliminate Search.yoursocialconnections.com completely.
Download RegCure Pro to improve computer running speed efficiently.

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