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|Owned By:||SearchGol Toolbars|
|Type of Search Engine:||Browser Hijacker|
Searchgol.com is a search engine hijacker that uses Blackhat SEO techniques to gain revenue from the site. It went unnoticed due to its similar appearance to the classic Google layout. Since the change, however, Searchgol.com has been discovered more often.
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Searchgol.com resembles the old Google layout, so it commonly goes unnoticed. Searchgol can arrive on a computer without the owner knowing when or how. Searchgol.com can also download malware onto the infected computer. Removal of Searchgol is not easy, as the victim must first preform a browser restore before the user can remove programs related to, or downloaded by, Searchgol.com
Steps to Remove Searchgol.com
Windows XP and higher
- Go to Control Panel > Programs > Uninstall a program
- Remove anything named Delta Toolbar, Delta Chrome Toolbar or BitGuard. Remove any other Delta-related threats also.
- Click here to find out how to remove the Searchgol.com extension from your internet browser.