About this infection in short

Search.searchgtp.com is believed to be a reroute virus, a somewhat trivial threat that ought to not directly damage to your device. Browser intruders are generally not willingly installed by users, they may even be oblivious to the infection. It is distributed via program packages so if it is on your computer, you didn’t see it being added when you set up free programs. No direct damage will be done your device by the redirect virus as it is not thought to be malware. Keep in mind, however, that you might be rerouted to sponsored sites, as the browser intruder aims to create pay-per-click income. Hijackers don’t filter through the sites so you can be led to one that would permit malware to infect your OS. It isn’t encouraged to keep it as it will provide no handy features. Abolish Search.searchgtp.com to restore normal browsing. Search.searchgtp_.com-_7.jpg
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How are browser intruders generally installed

Freeware usually come along with extra offers. Ad-supported programs, reroute viruses and other likely undesirable applications could come as those additional offers. Users generally end up permitting browser hijackers and other unnecessary items to set up since they don’t select Advanced (Custom) settings when setting up free software. If something has been adjoined, you will be able to untick it there. You will install them automatically if you use Default settings since they fail to make you aware of anything adjoined, which allows those offers to install. If it managed to enter your system, erase Search.searchgtp.com.

Why must you eliminate Search.searchgtp.com?

Don’t be shocked to see your browser’s settings altered the moment it manages to installs your operating system. The hijacker’s carried out changes include setting its sponsored web page as your home website, and it will do that without your authorization. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, they will all have their settings altered. If you wish to be able to reverse the alterations, you will have to first delete Search.searchgtp.com. A search engine will appear on your new homepage but we do not encourage using it since it will insert advertisement content into the results, so as to reroute you. This would happen because reroute viruses want to to get profit from raised traffic. You will quickly grow tired of the hijacker as it will frequently redirect you to odd portals. They aren’t only aggravating, however, they can also be damaging. Be careful of malevolent redirects since they may lead to a more serious infection. If you want to keep your PC secured, abolish Search.searchgtp.com as soon as you notice it.

Search.searchgtp.com elimination

Downloading anti-spyware application and implementing it to erase Search.searchgtp.com would be easiest because the application would do everything for you. Going with by hand Search.searchgtp.com elimination means you will have to identify the browser hijacker yourself. Nevertheless, a guide on how to eliminate Search.searchgtp.com will be presented below this article.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.searchgtp.com

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

Step 1. Uninstall Search.searchgtp.com

a) Windows 7/XP

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

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 Search.searchgtp.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.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 get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.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 get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

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

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove Search.searchgtp.com 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 Search.searchgtp.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 get rid of Search.searchgtp.com

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

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

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

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

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.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 get rid of Search.searchgtp.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 get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  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 Search.searchgtp.com
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.com
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of Search.searchgtp.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.

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