What is an ad-supported software

EngageSearch redirects are occurring because of an adware on your PC. The reason behind this adware contamination was you not paying attention to how you were setting up a freeware. As adware infect silently and may be working in the background, some users can not even notice the contamination. Adware don’t don’t have the intention to directly jeopardize your OS, it merely aims to flood your screen with adverts. Adware can, however, lead to a much more serious contamination by redirecting you to a malicious page. You need to delete EngageSearch because advertising-supported applications will do nothing helpful.

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What affect does the advertising-supported application have on the device

freeware is usually used for advertising-supported programs to spread. If you frequently download freeware then you ought to know that that it can come along with undesirable items. Those items include advertising-supported software, browser hijackers and other probably unwanted programs (PUPs). Default settings are not what you ought to use during setup, since those settings don’t notify you about attached items, which allows them to install. Selecting Advanced (Custom) mode would be better instead. You will have the option of checking for and unmarking all added items in those settings. You may never know what could be attached to free software so always use those settings.

Because of all the never ending adverts, the infection will be spotted pretty quickly. Most of the popular browsers will be affected, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. So no matter which browser you use, you will happen upon advertisements everywhere, they will be gone only if you eliminate EngageSearch. Since ads are how adware make money, expect to see a lot of them.Adware might sometimes offer suspicious downloads, and you should never proceed with them.Every user should understand that they should only download software or updates from legitimate websites and not random pop-ups. The downloads could contain severe infections so you are recommended to dodge them. The ad-supported application will also cause your browser to crash and your device to run much more sluggish. Adware set up on your machine will only endanger it, so delete EngageSearch.

How to terminate EngageSearch

You could uninstall EngageSearch in a couple of ways, depending on your understanding with PCs. If you have or are willing to obtain anti-spyware software, we advise automatic EngageSearch elimination. It’s also possible to remove EngageSearch manually but it might be more complex since you’d need to identify where the adware is hiding.


Learn how to remove EngageSearch from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall EngageSearch

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start EngageSearch - How to remove
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program EngageSearch - How to remove

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 EngageSearch - How to remove
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel EngageSearch - How to remove
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program EngageSearch - How to remove
 

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 EngageSearch - How to remove
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove EngageSearch from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove EngageSearch from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions EngageSearch - How to remove
  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 EngageSearch - How to remove

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove EngageSearch from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu EngageSearch - How to remove
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions EngageSearch - How to remove
  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 EngageSearch - How to remove
  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 EngageSearch - How to remove

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 EngageSearch - How to remove
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset EngageSearch - How to remove

Step 6. Remove EngageSearch from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu EngageSearch - How to remove
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions EngageSearch - How to remove
  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 EngageSearch - How to remove
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history EngageSearch - How to remove
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history EngageSearch - How to remove
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu EngageSearch - How to remove
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced EngageSearch - How to remove
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu EngageSearch - How to remove
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 EngageSearch removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware:
  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install EngageSearch - How to remove
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan EngageSearch - How to remove
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove EngageSearch and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results EngageSearch - How to remove