About this infection

IGames Search is regarded as a suspicious browser extension that gets by chance installed by people. Users most commonly get infected when they carelessly install free software, and what they do is they hijack browsers and alter their settings. You will then begin seeing more adverts and getting reroutes to strange web pages. It earns money when it reroutes you, and it is in no way helpful to you. While it is not something that direct threat to your computer, it isn’t safe. The reroutes that it performs can lead to a severe malevolent software contamination malevolent program contamination if you were redirected to a compromised web page. You really need to eliminate IGames Search so that you don’t put your device in jeopardy.

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Dubious add-on spread methods

To put in simply, these kinds of extensions are distributed through freeware. Download is also possible through browser stores or official pages so you may have voluntarily set it up. But most often, they come as extra offers that, unless you untick them, will install automatically alongside. And the use of Default settings during a free software setup basically provides them the necessary authorization for installation. You should select Advanced or Custom settings so as to inspect for added items. If anything undesirable is added to free software, you may decline the installation by deselecting those items. You might expose your operating system to all sorts of unnecessary software when you are hasty during installation, so always be cautious. If you run into it on your computer, remove IGames Search.

Why is IGames Search termination necessary

The suspicious extensions are not really helpful to you. They exist to generate income for website owners and they may do that by directing you to their web pages and showing you plenty of ads. You will notice that as soon as you allow the plug-in to set up, your browser’s settings will be modified and its advertised portal will web page to load instead of your usual home website. Once the alterations are executed, whether you’re using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome, the web page will load every time. And if you try to undoing the changes, the extension will block you from doing it, which means you have to first erase IGames Search. You might also notice a strange toolbar and adverts appearing all the time. While generally Google Chrome is preferred by these plug-ins, your might come across them on your other browsers as well. The plug-in could expose you to not safe content, which is why we do not recommend using it. Even though these kinds of plug-ins are not malicious themselves, some could be capable of bringing about more severe infections. And that’s why you should uninstall IGames Search.

IGames Search uninstallation

There are two probable ways to uninstall IGames Search, manual and automatic, and you need to choose the one best suiting your computer capabilities. It would be easiest if you acquired some anti-spyware application and had it take care of IGames Search termination. If you wish to delete IGames Search yourself, a guide will be displayed below.

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Learn how to remove IGames Search from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall IGames Search

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 IGames Search
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove IGames Search
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to remove IGames Search
 

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 IGames Search
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove IGames Search from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove IGames Search from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove IGames Search from Mozilla Firefox

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

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

Step 6. Remove IGames Search from Safari (Mac)

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

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