How to remove ConverterSearch?

How did ConverterSearch infiltrate my computer system?

ConverterSearch (also known as Mixi DJ Search) is one of these search engines that have been labeled as browser hijackers. Therefore, many computer users think that it is very useful software. When browser modifications are done, people find themselves being redirected to ConverterSearch website instead of the domains they expect to enter. your browser, noticed this search  ‘), and displayed fake messages with prizes that we have allegedly won. It will not start automatically downloading malicious applications on your computer, but, in the worst-case scenario, it might still expose you to potential threats.


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At first sight, it really seems that ConverterSearch is a reliable and powerful search engine. Putting this search engine in motion won’t end up well and this facility won’t treat its user communities fairly. If you click on them you will increase advertising income and also boost website’s ranking. Be careful because this search provider is mainly used for promoting affiliate websites, increasing their page ranks, collecting clicks, and so on. As soon as ConverterSearch infiltrates the system, it replaces the homepage and default search engine.

HOW CAN I REMOVE ConverterSearch ?

Another confusing fact about ConverterSearch redirect virus is that it collects some information about the computer user. As provided in its Privacy Policy, the PUP collects non-personal information such as IP address, search queries, browsing frequency, and the data about the operating system. That is correct. Whatever you find questionable, you can always check by using our search box at the top or any decent search engine, too. it changes your homepage and default search provider to search.conduit.com regardless what were your choices before.

You might have downloaded the PUP along with a free program. This issue has nothing to do with safe browsing and, even if you have a reputable anti-spyware installed on your computer, you can’t be sure about your computer’s security. Since ConverterSearch may be able to collect information about you, it is possible that you will see targeted links among the normal results. For this matter, we recommend using Anti-Malware Tool, which is one of the most reliable security tools. These options help people to refuse offers for optional software (very frequently, this is a method to get potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) more successfully distributed). you can uninstall the extensions and reset settings in your browsers.

Methods to remove this potentially unwanted computer parasite:

Normally ConverterSearch virus infiltrates together with other software that users download from the Internet. You can get rid of this browser hijacker by resetting your browser settings, but it may not be enough to terminate other potential threats. We have a tip – whenever you install new applications, pay attention and select right installation options. discipline to see a list of suggestions to get optional apps together with your chosen program. You have to opt out these suggestions and install only the preferred app. Because you could drop infections onto your machine or open malicious pages in new tabs or new browser windows.

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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

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Learn how to remove ConverterSearch from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall ConverterSearch

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 ConverterSearch?
  3. Double-click Programs and Features. control-panel-programs How to remove ConverterSearch?
  4. Choose which program you want gone, and press Uninstall. uninstall-program How to remove ConverterSearch?

b) Windows 7/XP

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

c) Mac OS X

  1. Finder (should be the first icon in your dock) → Applications. mac-os-x-go-menu How to remove ConverterSearch?
  2. Find all programs you want deleted, and drag them to the trash icon. mac-os-x-applications How to remove ConverterSearch?
  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 ConverterSearch from browsers

a) Delete ConverterSearch 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 ConverterSearch?
  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 ConverterSearch?
  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 ConverterSearch?
  5. A window will appear asking to confirm your choice. Check the box next to Delete personal settings and press Reset.

d) Delete ConverterSearch from Google Chrome

  1. Menu → Settings → More Tools → Extensions.
  2. Press the Trash logo for all questionable extensions.chrome-extensions How to remove ConverterSearch?
  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 ConverterSearch?
  4. Press OK.
  5. Go back to Settings, and select Manage search engines, located below Search.chrome-search How to remove ConverterSearch?
  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 ConverterSearch?
  2. Press Reset. Press Reset again after you read the warning in the new window.

g) Delete ConverterSearch 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 ConverterSearch?

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 ConverterSearch?

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 ConverterSearch?
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

j) Delete ConverterSearch 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 ConverterSearch?
  2. Press Settings, and then Choose what to clear.edge-settings How to remove ConverterSearch?
  3. Select all the items you want to delete, press Clear.edge-clear-data How to remove ConverterSearch?
  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 ConverterSearch?
  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 ConverterSearch? 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 ConverterSearch from Safari

1. Launch Safari. 2. Safari → Preferences → Extensions. safari-extensions How to remove ConverterSearch? 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 ConverterSearch? 2. Safari → Preferences → Advanced. 3. Check the box at the bottom that says Show Develop menu in menu bar. safari-clear How to remove ConverterSearch? 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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