About this contamination in short

Private.search-protection.com is a browser intruder not thought to be a high-level contamination. Many users may be puzzled about how installation occurs, as they don’t realize they themselves accidentally set it up. The most common way redirect viruses travel is through a free program packages. No need to worry about the redirect virus doing direct harm to your machine as it’s not considered to be malicious. It will, however, reroute to advertisement pages. Browser hijackers don’t filter through the web pages so you may be rerouted to one that would authorize malware to arrive in your PC. You will get nothing by keeping the redirect virus. Eliminate Private.search-protection.com for everything to return to normal. Private.search-protection_.com-_6.jpg
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How did the hijacker invade your computer

Some people may not be aware of the fact that additional items generally come together with free programs. Advertising-supported software, hijackers and other probably unwanted utilities may come as those additional offers. People frequently end up allowing browser hijackers and other unwanted items to set up because they do not choose Advanced (Custom) settings during freeware setup. Make sure you uncheck everything that appears in Advanced mode. If you pick Default mode, you give those items authorization to set up automatically. If it entered your device, abolish Private.search-protection.com.

Why must I abolish Private.search-protection.com?

Don’t be surprised to see your browser’s settings changed the moment it manages to arrives in your machine. The site the hijacker is promoting will be set as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. It It will be capable of affecting most browsers you have set up, like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If you wish to be able to undo the changes, you must make sure to first abolishPrivate.search-protection.com. We recommend avoiding to use the search engine shown on your new home web page since it will expose you to loads of advertisement content, so as to redirect you. Hijackers do this in order to to get revenue from additional traffic. Reroutes will happen to all types of strange portals, which makes browser hijackers greatly irritating  deal with. Those reroutes also pose a certain risk to you as they are not only irritating but also quite dangerous. Be careful of damaging redirects because they could lead to a more serious infection. To stop a much more serious threat, uninstall Private.search-protection.com from your computer.

Private.search-protection.com elimination

It ought to be much easier if you obtained anti-spyware programs and had it remove Private.search-protection.com for you. Going with by hand Private.search-protection.com termination means you will have to locate the browser intruder yourself. Instructions to help you uninstall Private.search-protection.com will be displayed below this report.Download Removal Toolto remove Private.search-protection.com

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Learn how to remove Private.search-protection.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Private.search-protection.com

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

Step 2. Remove Private.search-protection.com from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete Private.search-protection.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 uninstall Private.search-protection.com
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall Private.search-protection.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 uninstall Private.search-protection.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 uninstall Private.search-protection.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 uninstall Private.search-protection.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 uninstall Private.search-protection.com
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Private.search-protection.com from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove Private.search-protection.com from Mozilla Firefox

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

Step 6. Remove Private.search-protection.com from Safari (Mac)

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