About this infection

Simplysafesearch.com is your classic hijacker that may infect a computer without the user noticing. It is attached to freeware as an additional item that is set to install together with the freeware. The browser hijacker is not going to harm your PC directly as it’s a rather low-level computer infection. Despite that, you should not keep it installed. It will modify your browser’s settings and will reroute you to weird site. You ought to avoid those reroutes as much as possible since you will end up on harmful websites. You are advised to delete Simplysafesearch.com as it provides no beneficial traits and needlessly puts your system at risk.

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Hijacker distribution methods

Free applications usually comes with additional items, such as advertisement-supported applications and redirect viruses. It ought to be mentioned that those items are optional but most users end up with them anyway and it is usually because Default mode is chosen during freeware setup. Make sure to always choose Advanced settings, because that is where the unwanted items are concealed. quite big amount of free software arrive with added offers, so always select Advanced to prevent unwanted set ups. Those items can be entirely non-dangerous, but then they wouldn’t be using such a devious way to get in. If you encounter it remove Simplysafesearch.com.

Why abolish Simplysafesearch.com

Upon entering, the redirect virus will promptly change your browser’s settings. Whenever your browser is launched, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you will see the browser hijacker’s sponsored web page loading instead of your usual home website. You will probably attempt to invalidate the changes but until you delete Simplysafesearch.com, you will not be able to do so. The website that will be set as your homepage looks rather plain, it will have a some adverts flashing around and a search engine. Advertisement websites may be inserted among the real results. Be careful of getting rerouted to dangerous websites since you could acquire malware. So as to stop this from happening, terminate Simplysafesearch.com from your system.

Simplysafesearch.com removal

You can attempt by hand Simplysafesearch.com deletion, just keep in mind that you will have to find the hijacker yourself. If you don’t think you can do it, you can have anti-spyware delete Simplysafesearch.com. No matter which way you use, make sure that you erase the redirect virus fully.

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Learn how to remove Simplysafesearch.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Simplysafesearch.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.com
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.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 Simplysafesearch.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.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 Simplysafesearch.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.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 Simplysafesearch.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Simplysafesearch.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.com
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.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 Simplysafesearch.com
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.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 Simplysafesearch.com
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.com
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to get rid of Simplysafesearch.com
  4. Click Reset again.

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

Step 4. Remove Simplysafesearch.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 Simplysafesearch.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 Simplysafesearch.com

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove Simplysafesearch.com from Mozilla Firefox

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

Step 6. Remove Simplysafesearch.com from Safari (Mac)

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