About this infection

Chrome Search Redirect Virus can be advertised as a handy site but it is seen as a really suspicious intruder. These infections need your authorization to invade your operating system and you grant it without even noticing. They are added to free programs as additional offers and can install alongside if you don’t deselect them. The hijacker will not damage your computer directly, but it will modify your browser’s settings and try to reroute you to sponsored websites. It will redirect you so that it may make pay-per-click profit for those pages. Even if the contamination isn’t very serious and won’t do direct harm, you may easily be led to bad websites, and if you aren’t attentive, you may end up with malware. You ought to proceed with Chrome Search Redirect Virus eradication. chrome_search_virus8.jpg

Why is Chrome Search Redirect Virus elimination essential

Your device has the contamination because you didn’t unmark it when you installed freeware. Choosing Default settings would be a mistake as it basically grants everything added the authorization to install. Added items will only become noticeable in Advanced (Custom) settings of the setup process. Every single item should be deselected. If you don’t take our warnings seriously, you will end up with the added offers installed and will have to delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus and all others infections.

A lot of the browser intruders are alike and act in a similar way. After the contamination, you will run into a nasty surprise in the form of altered browser’s settings, which are irreversible. The only way to revoke the setting modifications would be to erase Chrome Search Redirect Virus from your computer first. A search engine will be placed on the page and if you you would be exposed to advertisement results if you made the decision of using it. The browser intruder doesn’t care whether you find what you are searching for, it only wants to make traffic and in turn profit. You need to also know that you could be led to malevolent websites where a malicious program is waiting for you. We would encourage you to remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus before it can put your PC in danger.

How to  eradicate Chrome Search Redirect Virus

It can be tough to identify the redirect virus by yourself so manual Chrome Search Redirect Virus termination may be difficult to carry out. You will be able to remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus quicker if you used credible anti-spyware program. In order for the browser intruder not to be able to restore itself, make sure you eradicate it completely.

Learn how to remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Chrome Search Redirect Virus

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus

Step 5. Remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus

Step 6. Remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for Chrome Search Redirect Virus removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove Chrome Search Redirect Virus and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results Delete Chrome Search Redirect Virus

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