About this threat in short

Search.searchmood.com is classified as a hijacker, a rather minor threat that should not do direct damage to your computer. Installation is commonly accidental and the majority of users are uncertain about how it occurred. Browser hijackers travel via freeware, and this is referred to as packaging. A browser intruder is not thought to be dangerous and thus should not harm. You will, however, experience constant redirects to advertisement websites, because that is why they even exist. Redirect viruses don’t make sure the pages are not dangerous so you can be led to one that would authorize malware to infect your system. It is not really beneficial to you, so keeping it is somewhat pointless. You must remove Search.searchmood.com if you want to safeguard your device. Search.searchmood_.com-_6.jpg
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How are reroute viruses usually set up

Not many people are aware of the fact that extra offers oftentimes set up with freeware. Advertisement-supported programs, browser intruders and other probably unwanted tools may come as those added offers. Those extra offers could only be found in Advanced or Custom settings so choosing those settings will help to prevent redirect virus and other unnecessary utility installations. Make sure you untick everything that appears in Advanced mode. They will install automatically if you use Default settings as they fail to make you aware of anything added, which permits those items to install. If it infected your operating system, terminate Search.searchmood.com.

Why must I uninstall Search.searchmood.com?

Don’t be surprised to see your browser’s settings changed the moment it manages to arrives in your computer. The hijacker’s promoted site will be set as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. It does not really matter which browser you use, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, because they will all have that site loading. Reversing the alterations may not be doable without you making sure to uninstall Search.searchmood.com first. A search engine will appear on your new homepage but we don’t suggest using it because sponsored results will be implanted into results, in order to reroute you. The browser hijacker is aiming to generate as much income as possible, which is why those redirects would occur. You will be redirected to all kinds of weird sites, which makes reroute viruses highly annoying  deal with. It must be mentioned that the reroutes won’t only be aggravating but also somewhat harmful. You may be led to some damaging page, where malicious software might be hiding, by those reroutes. If you want to keep your computer secured, remove Search.searchmood.com as soon as possible.

Search.searchmood.com removal

It should be easiest if you acquired spyware removal applications and had it delete Search.searchmood.com for you. If you opt for by hand Search.searchmood.com removal, you will have to identify all related applications yourself. If you scroll down, you will discover a guide we made to help you erase Search.searchmood.com.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.searchmood.com

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Learn how to remove Search.searchmood.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.searchmood.com

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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

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.searchmood.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search.searchmood.com from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete Search.searchmood.com 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.searchmood.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Delete Search.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search.searchmood.com from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu Delete Search.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  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.searchmood.com
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset Delete Search.searchmood.com

Step 5. Remove Search.searchmood.com from Mozilla Firefox

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

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

Step 6. Remove Search.searchmood.com from Safari (Mac)

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

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