How to remove LookSafeSearch.com browser hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

LookSafeSearch.com is the malicious website that can replace user’s default homepage and search engine to its own. This is the main reason why it is considered as a browser hijacker by most of the experts in the IT security area. However, LookSafeSearch.com hijacker brings more malicious traits and can harm user’s computer. We strongly recommend removing LookSafeSearch.com from your computer as fast as possible.

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LookSafeSearch.com is trying to trick users by stating that its search engine is powered by yahoo. Further investigations showed that LookSafeSearch.com is not related to yahoo and its search engine includes various malicious scripts that will generate sponsored pop-up ads, banners and in-text links. LookSafeSearch.com is aiming to infect novice users and generate web traffic to sponsored websites by redirecting users. Additionally, this browser hijacker might use user’s personal information for its own purposes and even sell it to third party. So, all of your browsing history, cookies, search queries and even credentials of various websites may be collected by LookSafeSearch.com and shared with third party, which poses a big threat to your privacy. A lot of users were involved into crimes related with identity theft and credit cards frauds.

LookSafeSearch.com is able to alter system and network configurations and even change politics of your antivirus and firewall. This hijacker can easily install any sponsored program on your computer, without your consent. After that, those programs, which are usually another adware or malware will make other changes in your system and after some time your computer might be filled with tons of potentially unwanted and dangerous programs that will dramatically slow down your computer and lower your protection. We can state for sure that LookSafeSearch.com is not beneficial for users, on contrary, it is a very dangerous browser hijacker that hides a lot of potential threat, even though, it is technically not a virus and will not be detected as a threat by your antivirus software.

LookSafeSearch.com can easily get into your computer and most of the users may find it difficult to remove it. For this purpose we have developed a comprehensive manual removal guide that will guide you through whole removal process. All you need is to carefully follow the steps and execute them in the correct order for the best result. After using our removal guide we still recommend to download automatic removal tool and scan your computer. This tool will help you to find every hidden threat in your system that could’ve been possible installed by LookSafeSearch.com hijacker during its presence on your computer. Scan your computer and clean all of the malware found in your system easily and quickly.

LookSafeSearch.com Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for LookSafeSearch.com

Symptoms of LookSafeSearch.com infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for LookSafeSearch.com threat removal and it is easy to use.

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For quick and easy removal of LookSafeSearch.com threat, we recommend to download SpyHunter 4 removal tool. SpyHunter 4 by Enigma Software is an anti-malware utility certified by West Coast Labs Checkmark Certification System. Enigma Software has been awarded by various media sources such as CNN.com, USA Today, PC World and Forbes.com. Our tests have proved that SpyHunter 4 has one of the supreme detection and removal ranks for LookSafeSearch.com.

Removal LookSafeSearch.com with the help of technical experts

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Manual Removal Instruction for LookSafeSearch.com

Step 1
UNINSTALL LOOKSAFESEARCH.COM AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs).
    LookSafeSearch.com remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program.
    LookSafeSearch.com remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall LookSafeSearch.com and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the LookSafeSearch.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    LookSafeSearch.com remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE LOOKSAFESEARCH.COM FROM YOUR WEB BROWSERS
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the LookSafeSearch.com and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as google.com. Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled LookSafeSearch.com completely.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select LookSafeSearch.com and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove LookSafeSearch.com completely.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the LookSafeSearch.com and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove LookSafeSearch.com completely.
  • Remove LookSafeSearch.com from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL LOOKSAFESEARCH.COM REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the LOOKSAFESEARCH.COM and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.

Information added: 02/01/2016 07:55 PM;