What can be said about this threat

If SearchMyFile redirects are occurring, you may have an advertising-supported program contaminating your system. If you did not pay close attention to when you were installing a freeware, you might have easily ended up with advertising-supported application. Because of ad-supported software’s silent entry, users who aren’t familiar with an advertising-supported program may be puzzled about what is going on. What the adware will do is it will bombard your screen with intrusive pop-up averts but will not directly jeopardize your PC, since it’s not a malicious computer virus. Adware might, however, lead to a much more serious contamination by rerouting you to a dangerous site. You need to remove SearchMyFile because advertising-supported programs will not help you in any way.

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How does ad-supported application affect my machine

Adware will usually employ freeware as means to invade your computer. It should be common knowledge that some free software may come along with unnecessary offers. Ad-supported programs,  reroute viruses and other probably unnecessary programs (PUPs) are among those that can slip past. By using Default settings when setting up freeware, you fundamentally provide those items the authorization to install. We advise selecting Advanced or Custom instead. If you select Advanced instead of Default, you will be allowed to deselect everything, so we suggest you opt for those. Always use those settings and you will be dodge these types of infections.

You can easily notice an ad-supported application infection because your browsing will be interrupted by pop-ups. Most of the popular browsers will be affected, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Since you won’t be able to dodge the ads, you will have to uninstall SearchMyFile if you wish to remove them. Do not be shocked to come across a lot of adverts since that is how ad-supported applications make money.Adware can occasionally show you a pop-up suggesting you to install some type of application but downloading from such suspicious pages is like asking for a malevolent software contamination.programs and updates ought to only be acquired from official web pages and not strange pop-ups. In case you didn’t know, files obtained from ad-supported application generated pop-up may lead to a much more serious infection. The reason behind your slowed down operating system and regular browser crashes might also be the adware. Ad-supported programs There is nothing to be gained from allowing the advertising-supported applications to remain so we advise you terminate SearchMyFile as quickly as possible.

SearchMyFile uninstallation

You could uninstall SearchMyFile in a couple of ways, depending on your understanding with PCs. If you have spyware removal software, we suggest automatic SearchMyFile uninstallation. You can also delete SearchMyFile by hand but it could be more complex ads you would have to locate where the advertising-supported program is concealed.


Learn how to remove SearchMyFile from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall SearchMyFile

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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

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

Step 2. Remove SearchMyFile from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove SearchMyFile from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove SearchMyFile from Mozilla Firefox

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

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

Step 6. Remove SearchMyFile from Safari (Mac)

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

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