How to remove "search123.com"

My Chrome browser seems to have been hijacked by "search123.com". I understand that is not healthy for my PC (not this one I am now on for this query).
What is the best way to remove the infection. Goodness knows how it got there. It just appeared this morning.
There seem to some manual ways to remove the problem. But there is also some software that may be downloaded and run. I am uncertain how to do the process manually. What software is best?
Thanks for any help and guidance.

geek_grayemo, Jun 13, 2:43 pm

Oh, and there is MSE (Microsoft Security Essentials) on the PC. Nothing came "up" via that tool and nothing came up via a scan with MSE.
Should I dispose of that and get another - what do you recommend - piece of protection?

geek_grayemo, Jun 13, 2:51 pm

geek_rz_zone, Jun 13, 2:52 pm

Thanks "J".
So, you suggest downloading both the above?
Should I uninstall MSE first of all?
Will the two above tools serve to replace MSE?

geek_grayemo, Jun 13, 3:39 pm

Fixed now - via Malwarebytes and Adwcleaner. Thanks "J". Bit of a mission but got there in the end.
Intruder was just a nuisance really!

geek_mariner26, Aug 21, 9:25 pm

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