How to uninstall redirect from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Since you are reading this article we can assume that you were infected with browser hijacker. However, do not be upset, it is not some ransomware and you will be safe after removing it from your computer. Just follow our comprehensive removal guide written below and you will get rid of hijack. is not unique, there are thousands of same type malware called browser hijackers. Usually this type of infection is developed in order to generate web traffic to sponsored website and create revenue from that. The most common symptoms of this infection are endless pop-up advertisements, banners all over your screen, deals and offers and of course changed default homepage and search engine. cannot directly harm your computer, however, redirects caused by this browser hijacker may be dangerous and can lead into virus infection or may redirect you to some scam websites that will try to trick you and steal your personal information. Usually redirect is added to freeware installers. So, while users installing some freeware programs they do not pay attention and agree on the installation of hijacker. To avoid this, you should simply pay attention during the installation, read the EULA and select advanced installation option. Also, it is recommended to avoid unofficial websites or torrents that offer you freeware applications. Most of them are bundled with malware. Just remember, all of the redirects caused by lead to questionable websites and in any circumstance do not download any program or update from those websites or you are risking to get infected with more dangerous threat. Ads may appear as system pop-up windows and scare you with fake security alerts or update notifications, just remember that you are within your web browser and it’s all fake, the main objective is to scare you into downloading program.

While you have on your computer, you can’t be sure if you are on legitimate website or not, because hijacker can even modify network settings, such as DNS and even if you type some familiar web address you might be redirected to the clone page that will try to steal your login and password. It is highly recommended to get rid of browser hijacker, before it infects your computer with other adware, spyware, keyloggers and Trojans.

To completely remove we suggest you to follow our step-by-step removal guide written below. We will guide you through whole removal process. Simply, follow the steps in the correct order. However, if you are looking for easier solution, we recommend you to download our automatic removal tool. It will help you to scan your system for threats and will remove all of them completely. You will be able to periodically scan your computer with this tool, to make sure you are protected from malware. Removal Instruction

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Manual Removal Instruction for

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

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the COLDSEARCH.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: 12/14/2015 11:52 PM;