About this contamination

SearchRange virus is thought to be a hijacker that could set up without your authorization. Redirect viruses are commonly accidentally installed by users, they may not even be aware of the infection. It is spread added to free applications so if you encounter it occupying your operating system, you didn’t see it being attached when you set up freeware. No direct damage will be done your OS by the hijacker as it’s not considered to be dangerous. Take into account, however, that you might be redirected to advertisement pages, as the hijacker aims to generate pay-per-click profit. Those sites are not always not dangerous so if you entered a dangerous site, you might end up allowing a much more severe risk to invade your device. You will get nothing by keeping the browser intruder. If you wish to return to normal surfing, you will need to eliminate SearchRange virus.
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How did the browser intruder contaminate my operating system

Not a lot of users are aware of the fact that free programs you obtain from the net has items added to it. The list includes advertising-supported applications, hijackers and other kinds of undesirable programs. Those extra items may only be spotted in Advanced (Custom) mode so choose those settings if you want to avoid setting up browser intruders or other unwanted items. If something has been added, you will be able to unmark it there. Default settings won’t show any items so by choosing them, you are basically giving them permission to install automatically. It will be faster to unmark a few boxes than it would be to erase SearchRange virus, so take that into consideration the next time you are flying through installation.

Why should I delete SearchRange virus?

When a reroute virus arrives in your system, alterations will be carried out to your browser. The hijacker’s promoted site will be set to load as your homepage. It does not really matter which browser you are using, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, because they will all have modified settings. And it may stop you from altering the settings back without you first having to terminate SearchRange virus from your system. A search engine will appear on your new home website but we do not recommend using it because sponsored results will be inserted into results, in order to redirect you. Hijackers carry out those reroutes to weird websites since the more traffic the site receives, the more profit owners make. You will quickly grow frustrated with the browser intruder as it will constantly reroute you to weird web pages. Even if the hijacker is not dangerous itself, it can still bring about serious consequences. You may run into malware when being rerouted, so don’t expect the redirects to always be non-damaging. it does not belong on your machine.

How to uninstall SearchRange virus

In order to remove SearchRange virus, we advise you use anti-spyware software. If you opt for manual SearchRange virus uninstallation, you will need to locate all connected programs yourself. Nevertheless, guidelines on how to remove SearchRange virus will be placed below this report.Download Removal Toolto remove SearchRange virus

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Learn how to remove SearchRange virus from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall SearchRange virus

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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

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

Step 2. Remove SearchRange virus from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove SearchRange virus from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove SearchRange virus from Mozilla Firefox

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

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 Remove SearchRange virus
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Remove SearchRange virus

Step 6. Remove SearchRange virus from Safari (Mac)

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

b) Reset Safari

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

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  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan Remove SearchRange virus
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