Do you know what Searchvaults.com is?
Searchvaults.com is a suspicious search engine you should be careful with. Its creators claim it to be “your best search engine,” but we doubt it. As you see, the application gathers search results with google.com, although there is a chance it can still modify these results, which is why we believe it would be safer to browse with the original Google search engine. According to our computer security specialists, the difference is Searchvaults.com may show untrustworthy advertisements from the third party next to the results it might collect with google.com. Third-party links, pop-ups, and other ads could promote unreliable programs, web pages, and so on. Thus, in order not to encounter such content we would advise users to erase this doubtful tool immediately. To help with this task, our computer security specialists have prepared a removal guide you can follow if you slide a bit below the main text.
Our computer security specialists are saying the application could be bundled with various other tools, for example, browser extensions, toolbars, etc. The software Searchvaults.com might be bundled with might be considered as adware, potentially unwanted programs, browser hijackers, and so on. Therefore, the chances are users could download it from unreliable file-sharing web pages, while clicking untrustworthy pop-up ads or links, etc. If you believe you received this tool through similar channels, we advise you to be more cautious the next time if you want to keep your system safe. In general, researchers recommend against visiting file-sharing sites, downloading applications there is not much information about, etc. However, if you do download a program from the suspicious website, we advise picking advanced or custom installation settings so you could uncheck bundled software.Searchvaults.com screenshot
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It looks like it should be enough to reset the affected browser and Searchvaults.com should disappear. The removal guide explaining how to do this should be available just a bit below the text. If you find it a bit too complicated or prefer using automatic features instead you could download a reputable antimalware tool and let it deal with this unreliable search engine for you.
- Press Alt+X.
- Pick Internet Options.
- Open the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset and mark Delete personal settings.
- Press Reset again and click Close.
- Press the Help icon.
- Select Troubleshooting information.
- Click on Refresh Firefox.
- Press Refresh Firefox again and click Finish.
- Press Alt+F.
- Select Settings and slide down.
- Click on Advanced.
- Scroll down again and select Reset.
- Press the Reset button.
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