About this infection in short

TheConverterSearch is considered to be a hijacker that could install without your permission. Set up is usually accidental and many users feel confused about how it happened. Hijackers are distributed through freeware, and this is referred to as bundling. A browser hijacker is not seen to be dangerous and therefore ought to not do any direct damage. Be aware, however, that you could be rerouted to sponsored websites, as the reroute virus aims to create pay-per-click revenue. Reroute viruses do not make sure the pages are safe so you can be led to one that would lead to a malware threat. We do not suggest keeping it as it is pretty useless to you. Erase TheConverterSearch to restore usual browsing.
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How did the hijacker infect your OS

Freeware oftentimes travel along with added offers. Adware, hijackers and other probably not wanted applications might come as those added offers. Those attached items are hidden in Advanced (Custom) mode so opting for those settings will assist to prevent reroute virus and other unwanted application installations. If something has been adjoined, it will appear there, and you should deselect everything. You will install them automatically if you use Default settings since you won’t be able to inspect for something adjoined, and that allows those offers to set up. If it invaded your computer, remove TheConverterSearch.

Why should you abolish TheConverterSearch?

When a redirect virus enters your computer, adjustments will be carried out to your browser. The hijacker’s executed alterations include setting its sponsored portal as your home web page, and your explicit permission won’t be required in order to do this. It can affect all leading browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If you want to be able to reverse the changes, you will have to first abolishTheConverterSearch. A search engine will be displayed on your new home website but we do not encourage using it because it will embed advertisement content into the results, in order to redirect you. Redirect viruses want to create as much traffic as possible for websites so that owners get income, which is why you will be frequently redirected. You will be rerouted to all kinds of weird web pages, which is why hijackersare remarkably irritating  deal with. Those redirects also pose a certain risk to you as they are not only annoying but also rather dangerous. You can experience the ‘pleasure’ of happening upon damaging program during one of those reroutes, so don’t expect the reroutes to always be harmless. To block a much more severe threat, remove TheConverterSearch from your device.

TheConverterSearch termination

You need to get anti-spyware programs to completely remove TheConverterSearch. Manual TheConverterSearch removal means you will have to identify the browser hijacker yourself, which might take time because you will have to locate the redirect virus yourself. Instructions will be supplied to help you remove TheConverterSearch in case you cannot locate it.Download Removal Toolto remove TheConverterSearch

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Learn how to remove TheConverterSearch from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall TheConverterSearch

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8/8.1

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

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

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

Step 2. Remove TheConverterSearch from Internet Explorer

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

b) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

Step 4. Remove TheConverterSearch from Google Chrome

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

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove TheConverterSearch from Mozilla Firefox

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

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

Step 6. Remove TheConverterSearch from Safari (Mac)

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

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