About this threat

GamesFriendly Search is your usual suspicious browser plug-in that manages to infiltrate your device. You could get infected when you install free software in Default settings, and if it manages to corrupt your computer, it will attach itself to your browser and change its’ settings. Expect to get rerouted to odd sites and don’t be shocked if you notice more adverts than usual. This allows it to earn profit so it is only using you. These kinds of add-on are not categorized as malevolent themselves but that doesn’t mean they are completely harmless. You could end up with a severe malware contamination if you were rerouted to a infected page. You’re unnecessarily putting your PC in danger, so we advise you to abolish GamesFriendly Search.

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Doubtful add-on distribution methods

To put in simply, these kinds of add-ons implement freeware to spread. Installation is also not impossible through browser stores or official sites so you could have voluntarily installed it. But usually, they come as optional items that install automatically together with the freeware, unless you don’t allow them. And the use of Default mode during a free software setup essentially gives them the necessary consent for setup. You should use Advanced or Custom settings in order to check if something is attached to the application you are setting up. If something unwanted is adjoined to free software, you can avoid setup by unticking those items. If you are hasty, you could end up exposing your system to likely risks, so bear that in mind. We suggest you to terminate GamesFriendly Search, as you possibly didn’t even mean to set it up.

Why is GamesFriendly Search removal needed

We don’t suggest you to keep the add-on as it will be of no use to you. They exist to make money for page owners and they are capable of doing that by leading you to their web pages and showing you plenty of adverts. The minute the plug-in is permitted to enter, it will proceed to alter your browser’s settings so that your home website is set to load some weird. Once the adjustments are carried out, no matter if you are using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the website will load every time. And you might not be authorized to reverse the alterations without first having to terminate GamesFriendly Search. The plug-in will also adjoin extra toolbars to your browser and start creating large numbers of adverts. While mostly Google Chrome is preferred by these extensions, your may see them on your other browsers too. We don’t recommend employing the extension as it could expose you to content that is not quite secure. It ought to be said that those extensions may lead to a more severe threat, even if they aren’t seen as malevolent themselves. Which is why you should uninstall GamesFriendly Search.

GamesFriendly Search elimination

You can delete GamesFriendly Search in two ways, automatically or manually. It may be easiest to get some anti-spyware utility and have it take care of GamesFriendly Search elimination. To fully delete GamesFriendly Search manually, you would need to locate the add-on yourself, which could take more time than you think.

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Learn how to remove GamesFriendly Search from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall GamesFriendly Search

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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

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 How to delete GamesFriendly Search
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove GamesFriendly Search from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove GamesFriendly Search from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove GamesFriendly Search from Mozilla Firefox

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

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

Step 6. Remove GamesFriendly Search from Safari (Mac)

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

b) Reset Safari

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

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