How to remove 1stserp.com?

Why has 1stserp.com appear on my web browser?

1stserp.com is a suspicious search engine developed by UTILILAB GmbH. It has already been categorized as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program (PUP) due to several reasons. As soon as it does that, it affects all Internet browsers and starts offering its services that should improve browsing experience for users. If your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are lately redirecting you to 1stserp.com or some other unknown website, your computer has probably been hijacked. These are all themed around movies, games, and music.


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1stserp.com virus enters computers together with package software where Search by 1stserp.com is part of it. Therefore, we do not know where it comes from or which company it belongs to. This developer always creates a dedicated download website for each of its programs. After installing the application, a browser cookie and a pixel tag may be used to monitor your browsing behavior. The ads and promotions come from third parties and due to the fact that 1stserp.com itself comes from a shady background. As long as this hijacker is fully running on your operating system, you will have little to no choice but to start each and every web browsing session on a questionable third-party website. Since nobody checks these websites before advertising them, it might be very true that you will end up on an untrustworthy web page one day.

Why is this search engine considered as a risk to one’s privacy and security?

First of all, you should know that 1stserp.com is assigned to the browser hijacker’s category. First of all, this program collects information about your browsing experience. 1stserp.com browser hijacker provides such inaccurate results because it is sponsored by third-party companies that want to promote their websites. However, for the user it brings some inconveniences. HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main. However, even if you responsibly avoid 1stserp.com domain, you cannot obviate other features. Please, do NOT install such apps!

Usually 1stserp.com is installed to computers bundled to other freeware. This means you will not get reliable search results and also you will risk visiting potentially dangerous websites. (ii) your use of the website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the website will be accurate or reliable.” The line is from the same EULA document. Many free programs distribute additional components disguised as “recommended” or “suggested” downloads, which are hidden in the installation setup. however, if you have disclosed personal information by interacting with these pop-ups, you need to be cautious about any scams.

How to remove a browser hijacker?

As previously discussed, you may have downloaded the program from its official website and it automatically installed its toolbar along. In order to detect if your chosen app has this PUP (potentially unwanted program) embedded, you must set the installation wizard in Advanced (or Custom) mode. Developers might produce reliable main free software and promote them on the file-sharing sites. These sites are dedicated to distributing free software and are apt to feature additional content bundled with their featured programs. As has already been mentioned, this can be done only by removing 1stserp.com fully.

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Learn how to remove 1stserp.com from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall 1stserp.com

a) Windows 10/8

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner.
  2. Find Control Panel and click on it. win7-win8-start-control-panel How to remove 1stserp.com?
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to remove 1stserp.com?
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to remove 1stserp.com?

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press the start button.
  2. Press Settings, then Control Panel. win-xp-startmenu How to remove 1stserp.com?
  3. Click Programs and Features. win-xp-control-panel How to remove 1stserp.com?
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. win-xp-add-remove-program How to remove 1stserp.com?

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to remove 1stserp.com?
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to remove 1stserp.com?
  3. Alternatively, you can also right-click on them and choose Move to Trash.
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall 1stserp.com from browsers

a) Delete 1stserp.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Select Manage add-ons.
  3. Access Toolbars and Extensions, and disable all unwanted extensions.ie-extensions How to remove 1stserp.com?
  4. Press Close.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. In the Internet Options window, delete the set homepage and put in the one you wish to use.ie-home-page How to remove 1stserp.com?
  4. Press Apply.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your Internet Explorer browser and access the menu (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options.
  3. Select the Advanced tab.
  4. Press Reset in Reset Internet Explorer settings. ie-reset How to remove 1stserp.com?
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete 1stserp.com from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to remove 1stserp.com?
  3. You can also disable an extension by unchecking the box that says Enabled.

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. 1. Menu → Settings.
  2. 2. Press Set pages, located below On startup.
  3. 3. Remove the unwanted site and type the URL of the one you wish to have as your homepage.chrome-set-pages How to remove 1stserp.com?
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to remove 1stserp.com?
  6. Delete all but your preferred search engines. Press Done.

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → Show advanced settings. chrome-reset How to remove 1stserp.com?
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete 1stserp.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Menu → Add-ons → Extensions
  2. Remove all suspicious extensions. Alternatively, you can disable them by pressing the Disable button next to the extension.firefox-extensions How to remove 1stserp.com?

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Menu → Options.
  2. In the Home Page field, enter the homepage of your choice. Alternatively, press Restore to Default.firefox-settings How to remove 1stserp.com?

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Menu → Help (the question mark at the bottom of the menu).
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-reset How to remove 1stserp.com?
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete 1stserp.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge, and access the More menu (the three dots at the top right corner).edge-menu-settings How to remove 1stserp.com?
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to remove 1stserp.com?
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to remove 1stserp.com?
  4. Access Task Manager by pressing Ctrl, Alt, Delete together, and choosing Task Manager.
  5. Access the Processes tab, right-click on the Microsoft Edge process, click Go to details. If that option is not available, click More details. task-manager How to remove 1stserp.com?
  6. End all Microsoft Edge processes by right-clicking on them and selecting End Task.
(Method 2)
We suggest you make copies of your data before you proceed with this method. 1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe. 2. Delete all folders there. 3. Press the start button, find the search box and enter Windows PowerShell. 4. When it's found, right-click on it and choose Run as administrator. edge-reset How to remove 1stserp.com? 5. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>, press Enter.  

k) Delete 1stserp.com from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to remove 1stserp.com? 3. Uninstall all unwanted extensions. You can also disable them by unchecking the box next to Enable.

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

1. Safari → Clear History. Select the time frame and press Clear History. safari-history How to remove 1stserp.com? 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to remove 1stserp.com? 4. Develop (it will appear between Bookmarks and Window) → Empty Caches. If resetting your browsers does not solve the problem, download anti-spyware software and scan your computer for threats. If something is found, delete it.

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