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

Search.findeer.com is unsafe website that provides users with deceptive search engine. In reality Search.findeer.com is a browser hijacker developed by Mibatech Srl. It is advertised as a search engine that implements the cutting edge technology and the most recent search algorithms that will help you to find what you are looking for in no time. Beautiful words, but no truth in those words. However, most of the times, users are using Search.findeer.com search engine not because they want to, but because it hijacked their browsers and forcing them to use it. The search results provided by Search.findeer.com are completely irrelevant, even though they contain user’s search query words, but the content of the website is completely irrelevant and sometimes even malicious. That’s why it is dangerous to keep Search.findeer.com hijacker on your pc and you better get rid of it as soon as possible.

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Some users might call Search.findeer.com a redirect virus, but it’s not right. Search.findeer.com is not a virus, it is a browser hijacker and it does not exhibit malicious traits of viruses. For this reason it cannot be detected by the most powerful antivirus tool and that’s why it can easily get into your computer. However you should not underestimate the malicious power of this browser hijacker. It can open a gateway for other malicious infections, including viruses, Trojans, adware, malware and spyware. Also, all of the redirects provided by Search.findeer.com will lead you to sponsored websites and often those are trying to trick users to install sponsored software by scaring with bogus security alerts or updates notifications.

Once installed, Search.findeer.com will not let user to change default search engine, home page or new tab page. All of user’s attempts to change the page will fail. You won’t be able to remove Search.findeer.com by just removing it from the list of browser’s add-ons. The helper objects installed together with Search.findeer.com will restore the hijacker.  The only way to get rid of Search.findeer.com is to entirely remove it and all of the helper object programs. Another reason to get rid of Search.findeer.com is because it slows down your computer and tracks your browsing activity. This hijacker can easily gather your browsing history, search queries and then transfer it to the third party. The purpose of this is to provide infected user with precise advertisements to get his clicks. Every click from the infected users brings money to the developers of Search.findeer.com through various affiliate programs.

If you are infected with Search.findeer.com and want to safely get rid of it without losing your personal data stored on the hard drive, it is recommended to patiently follow the manual removal guide provided below. If you don’t want to perform manual removal but prefer to automatically remove the Search.findeer.com hijacker with software, it is recommended to install our automatic removal tool that will uninstall Search.findeer.com and all of its helper objects from your computer.

Search.findeer.com Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Search.findeer.com

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

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SEARCH.FINDEER.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: 11/14/2015 12:30 PM;