What is Search.linkeymac.com

Search.linkeymac.com is a useless site, also considered to be to be a hijacker by malware research specialists. You yourself gave the hijacker permission to install as the threat infiltrated your system when you were installing freeware. You will be pleased to learn that it won’t directly endanger your system. The hijacker may be to leading you malicious web pages, which is why you should abolish the infection. Redirect viruses are quite pointless to have as they don’t supply any handy functions. We advise you to erase Search.linkeymac.com from your PC so that you don’t compromise your OS.

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Why is Search.linkeymac.com removal necessary

Hijackers are adjoined to freeware as additional offers. If you install freeware that have a browser hijacker added to it, the infection will install along with it. Default mode will not notify you about anything being added so refrain from selecting them as they will permit all those offers to set up automatically. What you ought to do is select Advanced (Custom) settings because you will be authorized to check for added items, and if there is anything unnecessary, you can deselect them. do follow our suggestion since you could end up installing all kinds of unnecessary software.

If it is able to set up onto your computer, your browser (be it be it Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) will be hijacked and settings will be altered. The hijacker will change your browser’s homepage, new tabs and default search web page without clear permission. Unless you firstly eliminate Search.linkeymac.com, the hijacker may prohibit users from adjusting the settings back. When you try to inquire for something by utilizing the supplied search box, you may not get useful results. Promoted sites might be embedded into the results so that you into search results so that you could be routed to promoted sites. Those redirects will not always be safe so take that into consideration. Some can eventually lead to serious malware infecting your machine. It is harder to deal with a dangerous program infection than it would be with a hijacker, so bear that in mind. Permitting the hijacker to stay will only expose your PC to probable jeopardy. You need to eradicate Search.linkeymac.com if you desire to keep your system safe.

How to remove Search.linkeymac.com

When it comes to Search.linkeymac.com removal, you have a couple of methods to do it. Search.linkeymac.com elimination by hand involves you finding the hijacker without help. Less experienced users will struggle with that, therefore we advise to use an anti-spyware application if that is the case with you. An anti-spyware application would be capable of discovering the browser hijacker and will have no issue when having to eradicate Search.linkeymac.com. You should make sure you terminate Search.linkeymac.com entirely so that it can can’t revive itself.

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Learn how to remove Search.linkeymac.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.linkeymac.com

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
 

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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
 

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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search.linkeymac.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Search.linkeymac.com 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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search.linkeymac.com from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

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

Step 5. Remove Search.linkeymac.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE

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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE

Step 6. Remove Search.linkeymac.com from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  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 Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

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

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install Search.linkeymac.com Removal from Chrome, Firefox & IE
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