About this threat

Chromesearch Redirect Virus is categorized as a browser hijacker, a relatively minor infection that ought to not do direct damage to your machine. Many users might be lost when they happen upon the hijacker set up, as they don’t realize they installed it accidentally themselves. Try to remember whether you have recently set up some kind of a free application, because browser intruders normally travel via free software packages. A reroute virus is not regarded as malevolent and thus should not do any direct damage. It will, however, redirect to sponsored web pages. Those sites aren’t always safe so if you were to enter a dangerous page, you might end up with malware on your operating system. You will gain nothing by keeping the redirect virus. Remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus for everything to go back to normal. Chromesearch.win-_7.jpg
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How did the hijacker invade your device

Freeware usually come along with additional items. It might have advertisement-supported applications, browser intruders and various unnecessary programs added to it. People usually end up installing hijackers and other undesirable items since they do not opt for Advanced (Custom) settings when installing free programs. All you need to do if there is something attached is deselect it/them. By using Default mode, you give those items permission to install automatically. You should delete Chromesearch Redirect Virus as it did not even ask for explicit authorization to install.

Why must you erase Chromesearch Redirect Virus?

Don’t be shocked to see your browser’s settings modified the moment it manages to enters your PC. The site the hijacker is promoting will be set as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, they will all be affected. And all your efforts in reversing the changes will go to waste unless you first terminate Chromesearch Redirect Virus from your device. A search engine will be displayed on your new homepage but we do not recommend using it as it will expose you to loads of advertisement content, so as to redirect you. The browser hijacker is aiming to generate as much money as possible, which is why those redirects would happen. You will be redirected to all kinds of weird web pages, which is why browser hijackers are greatly irritating  deal with. We feel it is necessary to say that the reroutes will not only be aggravating but also somewhat dangerous. You could come across malware during one of those redirects, so don’t expect the redirects to always be harmless. To block a much more serious contamination, delete Chromesearch Redirect Virus from your device.

Chromesearch Redirect Virus uninstallation

Using spyware elimination software software to delete Chromesearch Redirect Virus ought to be the easiest way as everything would be done for you. Going with manual Chromesearch Redirect Virus removal means you will have to identify the hijacker yourself. Guidelines will be presented to help you delete Chromesearch Redirect Virus in case you have a hard time with locating it.Download Removal Toolto remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus

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Learn how to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Chromesearch Redirect Virus

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
 

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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete Chromesearch Redirect Virus 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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus

Step 5. Remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus

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 remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus

Step 6. Remove Chromesearch Redirect Virus from Safari (Mac)

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