About this contamination

Pop-ups and reroutes like PublicCharacterSearch are generally happening because some ad-supported application has installed onto your PC. You permitted the ad-supported program to install yourself, it happened when you were installing a free program. Because adware could get in unnoticed and might work in the background, some users may not even see the threat. Since ads are how the adware generates money, expect the advertising-supported program to expose you to as many advertisements as possible but don’t worry about it directly jeopardizing your operating system. Adware could, however, lead to malware by redirecting you to a malicious website. We highly advise you erase PublicCharacterSearch before it can cause more damage.

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How does adware affect my computer

Adware will install onto your OS silently, via free software. These not wanted set ups are so frequent since not everyone knows free software comes along with with unwanted offers. Advertising-supported applications,  redirect viruses and other probably unneeded applications (PUPs) are among those attached. Users who select Default settings to set up something will be authorizing all additional offers to install. It would be better if you used Advance (Custom) mode. If you choose Advanced instead of Default, you will be allowed to unmark everything, so we advise you pick those. Pick those settings and you should be prevent these types of infections.

The most obvious clue of an ad-supported software infection is you seeing an increased amount of advertisements. It may adjoin itself to most of the popular browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. So no matter which browser you favor, you will encounter advertisements everywhere, to eliminate them you should erase PublicCharacterSearch. It would not be shocking to encounter a lot of ads as that is how ad-supported applications make income.Advertising-supported software may sometimes show you a pop-up that will suggest you to obtain some kind of program but downloading from such doubtful portals would be a huge mistake.You should only acquire software or updates from official pages and not random pop-ups. In case you were wondering why, files acquired from adware created pop-up could cause a malicious program infection. if an adware is set up, your machine will begin working much slower, and your browser will crash more often. Adware cause only trouble so we recommend you eliminate PublicCharacterSearch as quickly as possible.

How to uninstall PublicCharacterSearch

You could abolish PublicCharacterSearch in two ways, by hand and automatically. For the fastest PublicCharacterSearch removal method, we encourage getting spyware removal software. You might also delete PublicCharacterSearch manually but it can be more complex since you’d have to discover where the ad-supported program is concealed.


Learn how to remove PublicCharacterSearch from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall PublicCharacterSearch

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
 

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

Step 2. Remove PublicCharacterSearch from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

Step 3. Delete PublicCharacterSearch 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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove PublicCharacterSearch from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall

Step 5. Remove PublicCharacterSearch from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall

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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall

Step 6. Remove PublicCharacterSearch from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  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 PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu PublicCharacterSearch Uninstall
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 PublicCharacterSearch removal.

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