About this infection

Search.searchtheuniverses.com is a redirect virus that you can suddenly run into in your OS. Many users might be lost when they bump into the browser hijacker installed, as they do not realize they installed it by chance themselves. The most frequent way browser hijackers travel is using freeware packages. A reroute virus is not classified as malevolent and thus shouldn’t do any direct damage. You will, however, experience regular reroutes to promoted sites, as that is the main reason behind their existence. Redirect viruses don’t check the sites so you might be rerouted to one that would lead to a malicious software contamination. You will gain nothing by keeping the redirect virus. You should terminate Search.searchtheuniverses.com if you want to safeguard your device. Search.searchtheuniverses_.com-_6.jpg
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How did the browser hijacker infect your computer

Not a lot of users are aware of the fact that added items frequently come together with free applications. It might have adware, redirect viruses and various unwanted tools attached to it. You can only inspect for additional offers in Advanced (Custom) settings so if you don’t opt for those settings, you will set up all types of unwanted junk. If you note something adjoined, simply uncheck the boxes. If you pick Default mode, you give those items permission to install automatically. Now that it is clear how it managed to invade your operating system, terminate Search.searchtheuniverses.com.

Why should I abolish Search.searchtheuniverses.com?

The minute the browser hijacker enters your computer, your browser’s settings will be adjusted. You will see that your homepage, new tabs and search engine have been set to show the site the redirect virus’s advertised site. All main browsers, like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will be affected. Undoing the changes might not be doable unless you make sure to abolish Search.searchtheuniverses.com first. Your new home web page will be promoting a search engine, which we don’t encourage using as it will inject sponsored links into the legitimate search results, so as to reroute you. This would be occurring since redirect viruses aim to to get revenue from increased traffic. Redirects will occur to all types of odd web pages, which makes reroute viruses deeply bothersome  deal with. While the redirect virus isn’t damaging itself, it can still bring about serious outcomes. The reroutes could lead you to harmful pages, and some damaging program could enter your system. If you wish to keep your operating system protected, abolish Search.searchtheuniverses.com as soon as possible.

Search.searchtheuniverses.com termination

It ought to be much easier if you downloaded anti-spyware programs and used it eliminate Search.searchtheuniverses.com for you. Manual Search.searchtheuniverses.com termination means you will have to find the reroute virus yourself, which could might be more time-consuming since you will have to identify the reroute virus yourself. Guidelines to help you uninstall Search.searchtheuniverses.com will be placed below this article.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.searchtheuniverses.com

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

Step 1. Uninstall Search.searchtheuniverses.com

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.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 Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.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 Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

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

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

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

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.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 Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.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 Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.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 Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Erase Search.searchtheuniverses.com

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

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

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