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

Search.searchlma.com is another browser hijacker related with SaferBrowser. The developers of this hijack are known as Local Maps Access, however we think that it is the same company that developed Search.searchradioa.com and other almost identical websites. We think that somebody is trying really hard to create lots of malicious websites and get as much as possible traffic sources. Anyhow, Search.searchlma.com is also malicious and it should not be ignored if you have it in your web browser as default search or home page. It is highly recommended to clean your computer from this malware before it is too late. If you didn’t know, the browser hijackers like Search.searchlma.com with some time can easily install additional malware on your computer and can even lead into system files corruption and complete system failure with loss of important personal data.

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Search.searchlma.com is identically dangerous as a virus or a Trojan on your system. Users should not be neglecting this threat. It is not just some web page in your web browser, remember that it got into your browser without your authorization and easily changed browser settings. However, you don’t know a lot of things that it has done in your system. Search.searchlma.com also changed your system registry, created some entries to startup automatically, changed windows task scheduler, modified network settings and edited host file. All of those changes were performed without user’s knowledge and anti-virus software couldn’t detect any threat, because Search.searchlma.com is technically not a virus. So, now you have an idea how dangerous can be this browser hijacker. We recommend to get rid of it as quickly as possible.

Search.searchlma.com allows users to see the forecast, access Google maps, yahoo maps, Bing maps and other features, but you should know that apart of that it redirects users to sponsored websites, displays numerous pop-up ads and banners and uses every gray technique to manage web traffic and deliver it to sponsored websites, which are mostly malicious. Also Search.searchlma.com is able to collect personal data and transfer it to the third parties. So, if you don’t want to compromise your privacy and expose your personal data to third parties, you should remove Search.searchlma.com now.

To completely eliminate Search.searchlma.com browser hijacker you will have to perform few tasks, which are comprehensively described in the tutorial below. Simply, follow the step by step instructions and you will be able to remove Search.searchlma.com from your system. However, it’s not everything that you will have to do. We also recommend to download automatic removal tool and scan your computer for additional malware that could’ve been installed by Search.searchlma.com. The tool will let you to scan the whole system and provide you with the list of threats found. All you will have to do is to click few buttons to get your computer cleaned.

Search.searchlma.com Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Search.searchlma.com

Symptoms of Search.searchlma.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 Search.searchlma.com threat removal and it is easy to use.

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Manual Removal Instruction for Search.searchlma.com

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

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SEARCH.SEARCHLMA.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: 02/05/2016 07:29 PM;