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

Searchpeack.com is a browser hijacker that usually appears on your computer set as default homepage, search engine and new tab page. You may find it in the list of browser’s extensions, add-ons or plug-ins, however you will not be able to remove it by just removing Searchpeack.com from extensions, because this hijacker injects other malicious components into the system and browser that will restore the malware every time you try to remove it. Only complete removal can clean your computer from Searchpeack.com hijack infection.

The first sign of the Searchpeack.com hijacker infection is changed default homepage and search engine to Searchpeack.com without your consent. Also, you may find unwanted toolbars or some integrated buttons in the browser window. Searchpeack.com browser hijacker is able to inject malicious code into the web browser engine and modify it. After that, the web browser becomes unsafe to use. Searchpeack.com hijacker may open all security holes and exploit them in order to install additional malware into your computer through the web browser vulnerabilities.

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Searchpeack.com is not a virus or Trojan, it can’t be detected by most of the antivirus protection software. That’s why it can easily get into your computer and perform various malicious actions. The most dangerous features of this hijacker are: tracking of users’ internet activity, collecting users’ personal data and transferring to the third parties. Also, Searchpeack.com will try to redirect victims to sponsored websites, which most of the times are filled with pop-up ads, fake security alerts and update notifications, discount coupons and other type of adware. Some websites may even push viruses and Trojans into your computer once you visit them.

Searchpeack.com hijacker was developed by searchdotweb.com, Inc. and actually back in 2005-2006 it was a legitimate website, but later it was hacked by cyber criminals that injected malicious code into the website and now it is an ad supported platform that spreads adware and works for sponsored websites. All of the search results provided by Searchpeack.com are misleading and filled with advertisements. Also, website may redirect you to some webpages with online media player and you will see the error reproducing the video, codecs missing or flash player needs to be updated. Do not download updates or programs from dubious pages, because most of the times you will download malware that will make things worse. It is highly recommended to avoid downloading freeware programs from unofficial websites, because often they are hosting freeware applications bundled with adware, spyware and hijackers like Searchpeack.com.

Searchpeack.com is an intrusive browser hijacker that will spam you with pop-up ads and will reduce the performance of your computer. It is dangerous to use the infected computer, therefore we strongly recommend you to get rid of Searchpeack.com with the help of our removal guide written below. For quick and easy removal you can download our automatic removal tool that will scan your pc and completely and safely remove Searchpeack.com hijacker and other malicious components from your computer.

Searchpeack.com Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for Searchpeack.com

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

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SEARCHPEACK.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: 11/05/2015 05:27 PM;