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About this threat

Search.tapufind.com is a browser intruder that may get into a device without the user knowing. It occurs because they are added to freeware and when not attentive users set up that free software, they unwittingly set up the hijacker as well. The hijacker is not going to damage your OS directly as it’s a quite basic computer contamination. But that does not mean it ought to be kept installed. Unnecessary alterations will be performed to your net browser and you will be rerouted to strange site. In addition to that, it might be capable of rerouting you to damaging web pages. It’s suggested that you uninstall Search.tapufind.com as it gives nothing useful and needlessly puts your computer at danger.

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Browser intruder distribution ways

Freeware usually comes together with extra offers, for example adware and redirect viruses. Even if those items are optional, most users set them up anyway and it is for the most part because Default settings are chosen during freeware setup. Make sure to always opt for Advanced settings, as that is where the unnecessary offers are hiding. quite large amount of freeware travel with adjoined items, so always choose Advanced to block unnecessary set ups. Those offers might not necessarily directly damage your OS but they could still be trouble. You are strongly encouraged to erase Search.tapufind.com.

Why uninstall Search.tapufind.com

Your browser’s settings will be modified as soon as it manages to arrive into your OS. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox it will be instantly eye-catching that your home website and new tabs have been changed to display the browser hijacker’s promoted web page. You will most likely attempt to reverse the modifications as soon as you see them but do not waste your time, as they will be undoable unless you first eliminate Search.tapufind.com. You will have a quite simple website set as your homepage, it will show a search bar and probably advertisements. Advertisement websites could be embedded among the legitimate results. Be careful of getting rerouted to damaging sites because you could acquire malware. So as to stop this from happening, eradicate Search.tapufind.com from your operating system.

Search.tapufind.com removal

You could attempt manual Search.tapufind.com deletion, just take into account that you will need to locate the hijacker by yourself. You may also use anti-spyware to delete Search.tapufind.com and it ought to be the easiest way as it will do everything for you. No matter which way you pick, ensure that you erase the browser hijacker completely.

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

Step 1. Uninstall Search.tapufind.com

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

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

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

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

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

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