How to remove SafeSearch Toolbar from Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer (Adware Removal Guide)

SafeSearch Toolbar is malicious software, which is usually installed on your computer without authorization and performs various malicious activities such as changing default homepage to SafeSearch.net and collecting information about the user. Some users were probably thinking that it is a useful browser add-on and installed it, but it was a mistake. Nowadays, you can find tons of malicious software that pretends to be useful browser extensions, add-ons and search engines. Since SafeSearch Toolbar is not a virus it can easily use this advantage and bypass your antivirus and firewall protection. You will not be able to notice when SafeSearch Toolbar was installed on your computer, because usually it gets into your system together with freeware programs and fake updates of Java and Flash Player.

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SafeSearch Toolbar may appear in your browser out of nowhere, however you should know that it is a dangerous malware that can open a backdoor for various infections like Trojans, rootkits, keyloggers and others. It is able to infect the most popular web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. The most dangerous activities of SafeSearch Toolbar are happening deep inside your system. First of all it will change system registry, network settings and host file. With all of that it can easily control where to redirect the infected user. So, even if you try to type some familiar address in your web browser, you will still be redirected to some irrelevant sponsored websites.

The main objective of SafeSearch Toolbar is to redirect the infected users to sponsored websites, promoting and boosting their ranks, and generating web traffic. If your computer is infected with this adware you will see numerous pop-up ads, in-text links and banners all over the screen while browsing the Internet. Also, some attractive deals and offers and discount coupons may appear, but you should know that they are fake and will lead you to suspicious websites. In any circumstance do not click on those otherwise you are risking to get infected with some viruses that will be automatically downloaded into your computer once you visit a dubious website.

SafeSearch Toolbar should be immediately removed once detected. You might notice that it consumes a lot of system resources like RAM and CPU and this directly affects your computer performance. However, it’s not the worst, SafeSearch Toolbar is able to collect your personal information, emails, address, logins and passwords and even credit cards details. All of the collected information will be transferred to the developers of SafeSearch Toolbar. Having SafeSearch Toolbar installed on your computer you are risking to expose your confidential information to third party. Don’t wait any longer, get rid of SafeSearch Toolbar with the help of our removal guide written below or with automatic removal tool that was specifically designed to uninstall SafeSearch Toolbar.

SafeSearch Toolbar Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for SafeSearch Toolbar

Symptoms of SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for SafeSearch Toolbar

Step 1
UNINSTALL SAFESEARCH TOOLBAR 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).
    SafeSearch Toolbar 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.
    SafeSearch Toolbar remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall SafeSearch Toolbar and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the SafeSearch Toolbar or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them.
    SafeSearch Toolbar remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
REMOVE SAFESEARCH TOOLBAR 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 SafeSearch Toolbar from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the SafeSearch Toolbar and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar completely.
  • Remove SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select SafeSearch Toolbar and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar completely.
  • Remove SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the SafeSearch Toolbar and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar 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 SafeSearch Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove SafeSearch Toolbar completely.
  • Remove SafeSearch Toolbar from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3
FINAL SAFESEARCH TOOLBAR REMOVAL PROCEDURE

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SAFESEARCH TOOLBAR 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: 09/04/2015 07:35 PM;