I will tell you in this post how to fix the issue manually and how to clean it automatically using a special powerful removal tool. You can download the removal program for free here:

Manual removal instructions:


Are you constantly seeing your browser redirecting each page to SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM?
If that’s the case, you have the SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM malware on your computer, and you need to remove it as fast as you can.

It’s hard to identify what malware is installed or where it comes from.
That’s why you have to be very careful when it comes to installing new software.
You never know where the issue can come from, and you thus need to remove this thing as fast as possible.

Which are the common symptoms for the SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM?

Your browser will automatically redirect to SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM.
Not only that, but a random web page text is shifted into hyperlinks.

You will also notice that there are browser popups that show fake updates and stuff that does not exist, all of that is created just to make you click and infect the computer even more.

Is the SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus dangerous?

There’s no real knowledge in regards to how problematic this virus can be. That being said, you never know what can come from this type of malware, how fast it can expand and so on. Plus, you should never leave malware on your system no matter what happens.

In the end, protecting your computer is a priority and using these ideas can be handy in this regard.

You have 2 ways to remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM:

You have 2 ways

Remove it automatically1. Remove Automatically.
Remove it manually2. Remove Manually.

Why I recommend you to use an automatic way?

  1. You know only one virus name: "SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM", but usually you have infected by a bunch of viruses.
    The UnHackMe program detects this threat and all others.
  2. UnHackMe is quite fast! You need only 5 minutes to check your PC.
  3. UnHackMe uses the special features to remove hard in removal viruses. If you remove a virus manually, it can prevent deleting using a self-protecting module. If you even delete the virus, it may recreate himself by a stealthy module.
  4. UnHackMe is small and compatible with any antivirus.
  5. UnHackMe is fully free for 30-days!

Here’s how to remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus automatically:

STEP 1: Install UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 2: Scan for malware using UnHackMe (1 minute)

STEP 3: Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus (3 minutes)

So it was much easier to fix such problem automatically, wasn't it?
That is why I strongly advise you to use UnHackMe for remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM redirect or other unwanted software.

How to remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.


You can see SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM or another web site at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus from running processes

Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus from running processes

STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus from Windows services

Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus from Windows services

Disable the services with random names or contains SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus from Windows registry

Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM virus from Windows registry

Find and delete all keys/values contains SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM.

STEP 7: Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM from Google Chrome.
Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM Virus from Chrome Extensions

STEP 8: Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM from Internet Explorer.

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

STEP 9: Remove SEARCH.HTVFANSONLINE.COM from Mozilla Firefox.

Change Firefox Home Page

Change Firefox Home Page

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.