What can be said about this contamination

ElementaryDataSearch ads and redirects are bothering you because of an advertising-supported program on your operating system. You yourself installed the adware, it occurred during a free application setup. As adware invade quietly and can be working in the background, some users can not even see the contamination. The adware will make invasive pop-up advertisements but will not directly endanger your OS, since it is not malware. However, if it managed to redirect you to a damaging site, a much more malicious threat could infiltrate your machine. You should eliminate ElementaryDataSearch because advertising-supported software will do nothing helpful.

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How does adware affect my OS

Adware may manage to install onto the computer without you even realizing what’s going on, via free programs. In case you did not know, the majority of freeware has unwanted offers added to it. Such as adware, browser hijackers and other potentially unwanted applications (PUPs). Users who opt for Default settings to install something will be permitting all additional offers to enter. Opting for Advanced or Custom settings would be better instead. If you select Advanced instead of Default, you will be permitted to unmark all, so we advise you choose those. You are always suggested to pick those settings as you may never know what may be adjoined to adware.

The most obvious hint of an adware contamination is the constant advertisements appearing on your screen. It will have an affect on all of the leading browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. You will only be able to get rid of the advertisements if you eliminate ElementaryDataSearch, so you should proceed with that as soon as possible. Since adverts are how advertising-supported applications make profit, expect to see a lot of them.You could occasionally encounter advertising-supported software presenting you some kind of software to obtain but you need to do the opposite.Applications and updates should only be obtained from legitimate websites and not weird pop-ups. In case you didn’t know, those pop-ups may download malware onto your computer so dodge them. The advertising-supported program will also cause your browser to crash and your OS to run much more sluggish. Adware bring only trouble so we encourage you terminate ElementaryDataSearch as quickly as possible.

ElementaryDataSearch uninstallation

There are two ways to erase ElementaryDataSearch, by hand and automatically. If you have spyware removal software, we suggest automatic ElementaryDataSearch removal. It is also possible to abolish ElementaryDataSearch by hand but it might be more difficult because you would need to do everything yourself, which can take time as locating the adware may be difficult.


Learn how to remove ElementaryDataSearch from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall ElementaryDataSearch

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
 

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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove ElementaryDataSearch from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete ElementaryDataSearch 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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove ElementaryDataSearch from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch

Step 5. Remove ElementaryDataSearch from Mozilla Firefox

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

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 get rid of ElementaryDataSearch
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of ElementaryDataSearch

Step 6. Remove ElementaryDataSearch from Safari (Mac)

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

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