Is Porn taking Over your Internet Search Results? Fix it

 

The internet is a very useful to everyone around the world. Some of the things that can happen is your search engine results can be populated with pornography. Sometimes, if you don't know what you're dealing with, then you can mistake these search results for a virus infection. The truth is, there is no virus infection that's causing this. This is a problem that can be easily fixed and you don't have to be a tech pro to get this done. It's a relief to be able to do some computer things yourself. 

Why is there Porn in my Internet Search Anyway?

Most systems that experience this issue can link those unwanted search engine results to a virus or malware. The truth is the cause of all these results are related to a toolbar or add-on that has been hijacked. This is not a virus attack that you are experiencing. You have a problem with adware. It can be fixed, though. You shouldn't be alarmed. You have to reset your computer browser back to default and erase a few files to restore your search engine results. 

Delete Add-Ons, Toolbar and Reset Your Web Browser Right for IE Users

Please note that although this is for Internet Explorer users the process is essentially the same for other web browsers. Use this article to learn how to do this for yourself. Here are the necessary steps

Reverse the Process

1. Start at the Tools option the Manage Add-ons selection. Now, Tool board and Extensions. From here the add-ons should be visible to you. Look through all the add-ons on your computer system and delete the ones you don't want and the ones that you don't know where they come from.  Now do the same for the search providers. Look at the entire list of them and then delete the ones you don't want and the unfamiliar ones. 

2. A good precautionary step to take is to remove the Google search provider. Don't worry it's just temporary. After you are done with this process, you can reinstall a clean version of the Google Search provider. This will ensure it is a clean version and won't cause your computer any issues. 

3.  Go to the Tool option then the Internet Option over to the Advanced Tab.

4. Now you can reset your web browser. Internet Explorer will be reset back to the original default settings. After the Internet Explorer web browser is reset the toolbar will be deleted from the system. Try and do a search to verify the search results have returned to their normal ways.

Computer System Scan for Viruses

The final step is all this is to verify that there are no real viruses and malware on the computer that you do not know about. All you have to do is use a program to search your computer system thoroughly to make sure you're system is clean. Look here for the tool to use. There are free versions as well.