Adware.SearchAwesome is Malwarebytes’ detection name for an adwarethat targets Windows systems.
Type and source of infection
Adware.SearchAwesome adds advertisements to popular sites when an affected machine visits them. It uses a certificate to see SSL traffic, which adds a vulnerability to the system. Adware.SearchAwesome is usually installed by bundlers.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.SearchAwesome without further user interaction.
- Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
- Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
- When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
- Click on the Get started button.
- Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
- Click Quarantineto remove the found threats.
- Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.