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About this infection in short

Search26.co is a browser intruder thought to be a somewhat low-level infection. Redirect viruses are generally not voluntarily installed by users, they may even be oblivious to the contamination. Browser hijackers tend to travel using freeware bundles. A browser intruder is not a malevolent virus and should not harm your PC in a direct way. Be aware, however, that you could be redirected to promoted websites, as the hijacker aims to create pay-per-click profit. Those sites won’t always not dangerous so if you visited a unsafe web page, you may end up with a much more serious contamination on your operating system. We don’t advise keeping it as it is somewhat useless to you. Terminate Search26.co to restore usual surfing. Search26.co-_6.jpg
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How are browser intruders usually installed

Freeware generally come along with extra offers. It might be all kinds of offers, like ad-supported applications, browser hijackers and other kinds of unnecessary applications. You might only check for extra offers in Advanced (Custom) settings so choose those settings if you want to avoid installing reroute viruses or other undesirable applications. Advanced mode will allow you to check if anything has been added, and if there is, you will be able to deselect it. By opting for Default settings, you give those items the authorization they need to install automatically. Having to eliminate Search26.co would take a longer time than it would to unmark a few boxes, so take that into account the next time you fly through installation.

Why should you remove Search26.co?

Don’t be shocked to see your browser’s settings modified the moment it manages to enters your system. The site the hijacker is promoting will be set as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. All main browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will be affected. If you wish to be able to reverse the alterations, you will have to first removeSearch26.co. Your new home website will have a search engine, which we do not advise using as it will inject advertisement links into the legitimate search results, so as to redirect you. Browser hijackers reroute you to strange sites as the more traffic the site gets, the more money owners make. What makes the redirects awfully bothersome is that you will end up on all types of strange web pages. We feel it’s required to mention that the redirects can also be somewhat dangerous. You can be led to some harmful page, where malevolent program can be hiding, by those reroutes. it does not belong on your system.

How to eliminate Search26.co

You ought to obtain anti-spyware software to completely uninstall Search26.co. Manual Search26.co uninstallation means you will need to locate the hijacker yourself, which may might take more time since you will have to identify the reroute virus yourself. We will supply guidelines to help you eliminate Search26.co in case you have a hard time with finding it.Download Removal Toolto remove Search26.co

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Learn how to remove Search26.co from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search26.co

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to uninstall Search26.co
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to uninstall Search26.co

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to uninstall Search26.co
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to uninstall Search26.co
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to uninstall Search26.co
 

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 Search26.co
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to uninstall Search26.co
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to uninstall Search26.co
 

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 Search26.co
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search26.co from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to uninstall Search26.co
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to uninstall Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to uninstall Search26.co
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to uninstall Search26.co
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to uninstall Search26.co
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to uninstall Search26.co
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Search26.co 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 Search26.co
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search26.co from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to uninstall Search26.co
  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 Search26.co

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to uninstall Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to uninstall Search26.co

Step 5. Remove Search26.co from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to uninstall Search26.co
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to uninstall Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co

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 Search26.co
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to uninstall Search26.co

Step 6. Remove Search26.co from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to uninstall Search26.co
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to uninstall Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  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 Search26.co
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to uninstall Search26.co
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to uninstall Search26.co
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to uninstall Search26.co
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to uninstall Search26.co
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 Search26.co removal.

  1. Click the button below to download WiperSoft Antimalware: Download Removal Toolto remove Search26.co

    * WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to uninstall Search26.co
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to uninstall Search26.co
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove Search26.co and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to uninstall Search26.co