Is redirect notice a virus?

There is no single ‘Browser Redirect Virus’ though. Rather, the term covers myriad software that hijacks and redirects your web browser to a page other that the one you were trying to reach. You might call it a virus, but others might call it unwanted software or a browser hijacker.

Why does my Google search redirect me to another site?

Website redirects are most commonly caused by adware and other types of malware present on your computer. The aim of these unwanted programs is to point you towards certain types of advertising or dangerous code that could further damage your system.

Why is redirecting me to an unwanted website?

As mentioned above, the browser hijacker changed the default search engine on the unwanted web-site too, so all your search queries will be redirected to AVG Secure Search site. Thus the authors of the browser hijacker may collect the search terms of your queries, and redirect you to various websites.

What does do in chrome?

It changes browser’s settings such as a home page to, and default search engine to AVG Secure Search. More over, it will also add the AVG Toolbar. So, every time you start Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer (Edge) you will see this page.

How to remove AVG Secure Search ( virus removal guide )?

How to remove AVG Secure Search redirect (Removal Guide) STEP 1 : Uninstall malicious programs from Windows STEP 2: Scan your computer with Zemana AntiMalware Free STEP 3: Scan your computer with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware STEP 4: Scan your computer with HitmanPro (Optional) STEP 5: Reset your browser to the default settings

How to remove from Mozilla Firefox?

The following instructions is a full step-by-step guide, which will help you to remove hijacker from Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Moreover, the steps below will help you to uninstall potentially unwanted software such as adware and toolbars that your computer may be infected.