About this infection in short

onionsearchengine.com is a hijacker that could out of the blue contaminate your device. Installation for the most part occurs accidentally and often users are not even aware of how it happened. Browser hijackers like to travel via a free program packages. A redirect virus is not regarded as malicious and thus ought to not endanger your operating system in a direct way. You will, however, be frequently redirected to advertisement pages, since that is the main reason they even exist. Those portals aren’t always safe so keep in mind that if you were rerouted to a portal that is not secure you could end up contaminating your system with damaging software. You will get nothing by allowing the reroute virus to remain. To go back to usual browsing, you must remove onionsearchengine.com. onionsearchengine1.png
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Redirect virus spread methods

Free software oftentimes travel together with additional items. It may have adware, hijackers and various unwanted programs attached to it. Those extra items are hidden in Advanced (Custom) mode so opting for those settings will help in avoiding reroute virus and other undesirable program set ups. Advanced mode will show you if anything has been attached, and if there is, you will be able to uncheck it. By picking Default mode, you give those offers permission to install automatically. You should abolish onionsearchengine.com as it did not even ask for explicit authorization to install.

Why must you eliminate onionsearchengine.com?

The minute the browser intruder installs your system, your browser’s settings will be adjusted. Your browser’s homepage, new tabs and search engine have been set to show the page the reroute virus’s promoted page. Whether you are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, they will all have their settings adjusted. Undoing the modifications may not be possible without you making sure to terminate onionsearchengine.com first. Your new homepage will be promoting a search engine, and we do not encourage using as it will inject advertisement links among the legitimate search results, in order to redirect you. Browser intruders aim to make as much traffic as possible for pages so that owners get income, which is why those reroutes are happening. Reroutes will occur to all types of odd web pages, which is why reroute virusesare terribly aggravating  deal with. They are not only annoying, however, they could also be dangerous. You could happen upon malware when being rerouted, so the reroutes aren’t always non-damaging. To stop a much more severe threat, delete onionsearchengine.com from your machine.

onionsearchengine.com uninstallation

It ought to be much easier if you acquired spyware termination programs and used it abolishonionsearchengine.com for you. Going with manual onionsearchengine.com uninstallation means you will have to identify the redirect virus yourself. If you scroll down, you will notice a guide we created to help you terminate onionsearchengine.com.Download Removal Toolto remove onionsearchengine.com

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Learn how to remove onionsearchengine.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall onionsearchengine.com

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to remove onionsearchengine.com
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to remove onionsearchengine.com
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to remove onionsearchengine.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 remove onionsearchengine.com
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to remove onionsearchengine.com
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to remove onionsearchengine.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 remove onionsearchengine.com
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove onionsearchengine.com from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove onionsearchengine.com from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove onionsearchengine.com from Mozilla Firefox

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

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

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