http://isearch.fantastigames.com/440 is a browser redirect virus which infiltrates browser settings and drives users to websites that are irrelevant to your searches. This is the virus related to isearch.fantastigames.com. There are few more viruses like 439,465,463 and more. These redirect viruses target online searches of the victim.
As soon as it enters the computer, it modifies all your browser settings, homepages, startup pages and new tab pages. When you search for something in isearch.fantastigames.com/440, the derived search results may drive the user to unfamiliar websites. It is an attempt to display advertisements while users are visiting pages from isearch.fantastigames.com/440. The displayed ads contain links to malicious websites, and when clicked on, only cause your PC to be more infected.
As like other browser hijackers, it enters into the PC through spam email attachments, free downloads, torrents and more. When you download unauthenticated toolbars and extensions into your browser unknowingly, these redirect viruses get a chance to enter the computer.
We cannot use any anti-malware tools to remove browser hijackers manually. We need to remove them manually with the following steps.
isearch.fantastigames.com/440 removal steps:
- Open your browser and change your browser settings manually.
- Open Mozilla Firefox. Navigate to Tools>Options.
- Under General section, change your homepage to your favorite.
- In the Address bar type about:config and press Enter.
- Search for startup.homepage_welcome_url and startup.homepage_override_url.
- Double click on them and delete the redirected URL and press Enter.
- Open IE and navigate to Tools>Internet Options.
- Under General section, delete isearch.fantastigames.com/440 and type your favorite web address.
- Open Google Chrome and click on the Wrench button on the top right of the browser. Click on Settings.
- Under Search section, click on manage search engines.
- Delete isearch.fantastigames.com/440 virus and set your favorite search engine to default.
- Under Startup section, click on set pages and delete isearch.fantsigames.com/440 virus page and press OK.
- Under the Appearance tab click on Change and delete the existing virus page and type a webpage that you would like as a homepage.
- Open Windows Task Manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL. Under Processes tab, find and kill those processes which related to isearch.fantastigames.com/440 virus by pressing End Process button.
- Open Registry Editor and delete the registry entries created by isearch.fantastigames.com/440 virus.
- Open Windows Explorer and navigate through the below path and delete the files associated with isearch.fantastigames.com/440.
By following the above steps, you will be able to completely remove http://isearch.fantastigames.com/440 Redirect Virus from your computer. If you still experience issues, contact online Virus Removal services like Jupiter Support, who will guide you through the removal of the virus at a low cost of only $29.