Removal of Search.leperdvil.com browser hijacker from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer

Search.leperdvil.com is a browser hijacker developed by Leperdvil Software. Leperdvil is specialized on monetizing software installations. It generates multiple revenues for software developers and helps to distribute their software. However, mostly, adware and malware developers are using this platform to distribute their malicious software. Therefore, while using the Search.leperdvil.com search engine user will be redirected to various sponsored websites with malicious software and will see tons of pop-up ads, banners and other advertisements that will try to convince user to install those programs. Search.leperdvil.com is using various gray techniques to convince people, they might scare you with fake security alerts or update notifications, or even create some invisible layers that will initiate automatic installation after user clicks on them. If you are one of the victims of Search.leperdvil.com hijacker, we recommend to remove it from your browser as soon as possible.

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Search.leperdvil.com is responsible for distribution of various malicious programs, however it needs a client base where it will promote those sponsored products. For this purpose, the hijacker is trying to get as much as possible web traffic by infecting as many as possible users worldwide. One of the most popular way of spreading is via bundles or also known as packages. It happens when user is trying to install some freeware program downloaded from dubious website and the installer includes additional software such as Search.leperdvil.com hijack. There is way to avoid the installation of bundled programs, by selecting custom or advanced installation, however the best way to avoid the infection is to not visiting questionable website and especially downloading anything from them. Also, a quick reminded, you should always read the EULA of the software that you are pretending to install. EULA usually contains useful information about what program can do, what additions it brings, etc. Wasting few minutes reading end user’s license agreement can save you from troubles related with adware and browser hijackers like Search.leperdvil.com.

Search.leperdvil.com can easily collect victim’s personal information. It will grab the browsing history, search queries and cookies in order to study user’s habits and provide him with targeted ads. We strongly recommend removing Search.leperdvil.com from your computer. Although, you will not find Search.leperdvil.com hijack under the list of installed programs on the control panel. You will need to perform manual removal to get rid of Search.leperdvil.com. Below, we are providing you with comprehensive removal instruction. This step-by-step guide will help you to completely remove Search.leperdvil.com from your browsers. Simply, follow the steps in the corrects order and you will be done in few minutes. If you don’t like or have difficulties with manual instructions you can always download automatic removal tool that will scan your whole system for threats such as adware, spyware and browser hijackers and will let you to remove all of them by pressing few buttons.

Search.leperdvil.com Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for Search.leperdvil.com

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Manual Removal Instruction for Search.leperdvil.com

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

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SEARCH.LEPERDVIL.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: 02/08/2016 08:47 PM;