About this browser hijacker

Search.hidesearch.bid is yet another hijacker that may infiltrate a computer without the explicit consent of the user. It is capable of doing that by attaching itself to freeware so that when users are installing that free software, they do not even realize how the hijacker sets up as well. Hijackers are not thought to be malevolent threats so no need to worry about it directly endangering your operating system. Despite that, it ought to go. Unwanted changes will be made to your browser and you will be redirected to advertisement site. It might also lead you to a site that is not safe. Uninstall Search.hidesearch.bid as it presents nothing handy and puts your machine in unnecessary risk.

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Redirect virus spread methods

You most probable acquired the infection through free programs, as they are added as optional items. It ought to be said that those offers are not compulsory but most users end up with them anyway and it’s generally because Default settings are implemented when installing freeware. Everything is hiding in Advanced or Custom mode so if you wish to avoid unneeded items, make sure you choose those settings. You’ll be taken aback by how many items are bundled with free programs, so be careful. Those offers may not be malicious, but it’s better to be safe than sorry. If you notice it installed remove Search.hidesearch.bid.

Why eliminate Search.hidesearch.bid

As soon as it manages to invade your machine, your browser will be taken over and modifications to settings will be carried out. Whenever your net browser is opened, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, it will present the hijacker’s sponsored page instead of your typical homepage. You might also notice is that you cannot modify the settings back without first having to uninstall Search.hidesearch.bid. The set homepage is rather plain, it will display a search box and possibly advertisements. You should realize that the provided search tool can add advertisement websites into the search results. Know that you could end up downloading some type of malware if you get directed to possibly harmful sites by the search tool. If you want to prevent this from occurring, abolish Search.hidesearch.bid from your computer.

Search.hidesearch.bid removal

By hand Search.hidesearch.bid termination is doable so you can try that, just keep in mind that you will need to locate the hijacker by yourself. You may also employ anti-spyware to uninstall Search.hidesearch.bid and it ought to be the easiest way as it will do everything for you. Whichever way you pick, ensure that you eliminate the browser intruder entirely.

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Learn how to remove Search.hidesearch.bid from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.hidesearch.bid

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
 

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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search.hidesearch.bid from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete Search.hidesearch.bid 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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search.hidesearch.bid from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Delete Search.hidesearch.bid

Step 5. Remove Search.hidesearch.bid from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid

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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Delete Search.hidesearch.bid

Step 6. Remove Search.hidesearch.bid from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  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 Search.hidesearch.bid
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Delete Search.hidesearch.bid
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.

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