How to remove Quick Search Tool?

What is the function of Quick Search Tool?

Quick Search Tool  Who should be blamed for you? The program usually replaces your homepage while you are installing some free application from the Internet. The fact that Quick Search Tool does not generate its authentic search results should be taken into consideration. This program, similarly to other viruses of this particular type, uses stealthy installation to get into the users’ computers. All of the efforts are put so web traffic would be generated and third-party content regularly promoted.


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Quick Search Tool toolbars can be uninstalled normally from control panel or from each browser extension list. It was noticed that some of its search results can be untrustworthy to click on, as they can open third-party web pages or ads in new windows and tabs, instead of opening websites that correspond to user’s search query. For example, a legitimate browsing tool provides your wanted website in the first position. However, some installers to dot provide you with the opportunity to opt out from installing additional content and, therefore, search engines are classified as browser hijackers. What is even worse is that malware could slither in without any notice, which means that you might let in dangerous threats without realizing it.

How can websearch.fixsearch.info hijack my computer?

Before deciding whether it is smart to use this tool to search the Internet it would be a good idea to read its Privacy Policy and End User License Agreement documents. You can download Quick Search Tool from the official website or the Chrome Web Store. If you do not want to accidentally install suspicious programs on your PC, be careful whenever you download and install free programs on your PC. However, if you are in doubt as to your malware situation, we recommend that you find a reliable free online malware scanner and check out your system right after you delete Quick Search Tool from it.

We can help you delete Quick Search Tool; Be sure to pay your utmost attention because a mistake during this process could lead to an incomplete removal. Unfortunately, this piece of software will leave some leftovers, so Internet Explorer and Google Chrome users will have to delete them after resetting their browsers to default settings too. Follow the installation steps and watch carefully pre-checked confirmation boxes. If you are not going to change your habits, at least go to enable security software on your system. Most importantly, do not ignore installations and do not run the installation process with Default/Standard settings.

How to remove Quick Search Tool redirects?

Programs like Quick Search Tool browser hijacker are commonly distributed via the bundling method, which is a tricky technique to spread PUPs. Not to mention that Quick Search Tool supports third-party advertising to cover its development costs. In other words, when you use this search engine, consciously or unconsciously you agree that third parties register your search terms, pages that you visit, data that you type while visiting certain pages (including social networks), IP address, PC’s location, email address, and so on. sites containing Trojans, viruses, or other malware. If you do not want to accomplish this all manually, we suggest that you find a reliable anti-malware program and download it as soon as possible.

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Learn how to remove Quick Search Tool from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Quick Search Tool

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

b) Windows 7/XP

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

c) Mac OS X

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

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

d) Delete Quick Search Tool from Google Chrome

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

g) Delete Quick Search Tool 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 Quick Search Tool?

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 Quick Search Tool?

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 Quick Search Tool?
  3. Select Refresh Firefox. Press Refresh Firefox again in the new window.
 

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

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