Sunday, August 25, 2013

Get Rid of SafeSearch ( ---Manually Removal Guide

What does SafeSearch ( do in my PC?

SafeSearch ( is one of the members of browser hijacker virus.  The same as other browser redirectors, SafeSearch participates in unethical marketing practices, social engineering, and entrapment in order to generate a revenue stream.
Generally, a browser hijacker will put its first target on browsing applications. When you computer is infected with SafeSearch, you will find that your homepage has been changed to and the default search engine became What’s worse, you cannot reset them back. Fault and fake results will be provided if you do surf online from this search engine. In other cases, the internet browser is redirecting automatically to other unknown websites and there are many ads and sponsored links displayed in the search results which reveal that not only is affecting your PC but also some malware soft wares installed by are making damages to your compromised computer.

When the infection gets worse, SafeSearch ( can also affect other parts of the computer. You will notice that there are some strange shortcuts appearing in the taskbar. And the performance of PC is becoming more and more slowly, even though you are just running one or two programs. This is because SafeSearch ( has occupied quite a lot space and resources which lead to the lack of memory.

The screenshot of SafeSearch:

 How does SafeSearch ( enter into my PC?

SafeSearch is such a tricky virus that pretends to have the function that can protect a computer from malicious websites. At the first sight, many users may consider as a legitimate and useful website and fall into the trap to install it onto the computer. Sometimes, SafeSearch can be installed automatically when users click some ads and links and open email attachment from unreliable sources. Because clicking and opening active the bundled activation code of SafeSearch.
In addition, every time you install free software you should closely inspect every installation step. Be careful for clues of changing Internet browsers homepage, default search engine or installation of additional browser add-ons.

Two methods to get rid of SafeSearch - Manual removal guide and Automatic scan

Method one: manually get rid of SafeSearch

1.End all the running processes of SafeSearch
Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
 Stop all the malicious running processes.
 2. Remove malicious add-on and extensions from your web browsers.
Internet Explorer:
 (1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons
 (2). Hit Enter on your keyboard
 (3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

 (1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on
 (2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

 Google Chrome:
 (1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

 3. Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by SafeSearch.
Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu→type msconfig in the search bar → open System Configuration →Disable all possible startup items generated.

 4. Clean cookies
 Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

 Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

 5. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about SafeSearch
(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. (2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

6. Delete malicious registry entries related to SafeSearch.
Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Method two: get rid of SafeSearch with Spyhunter automatic scan

If the manual guide is kinda difficult for you, please feel free to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter to drive the self-invited guest away.


Step 1: click the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2: follow the instructions to install SpyHunter



Step 3: run SpyHunter to automatically detect and uninstall


Note: Manual removal of SafeSearch is a process of high complexity and should be performed with extreme caution, or mal-operation often results in loss of precious data even system crash. Therefore, if you're not familiar with that, it is suggested that you back up Windows registry first before carrying out the manual approach, or you can choose the automatic scan – download Spyhunter antivirus software here to get rid of SafeSearch and completely.

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