How to delete Search.searchmedia.online

About this threat

Search.searchmedia.online is categorized as a redirect virus that may set up without your permission. Setup usually occurs by accident and oftentimes users do not even know how it occurred. It is spread via program bundles so if you happen upon it occupying your computer, you didn’t notice it being attached when you installed freeware. A hijacker is not a malevolent piece of malware and should not endanger your system in a direct way. It will, however, redirect to promoted sites. Reroute viruses do not guarantee the sites are safe so you might be redirected to one that would allow malware to infect your machine. You will get nothing by permitting the hijacker to remain. Terminate Search.searchmedia.online and you can return to usual browsing. Search.searchmedia_.online-_5.jpg
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Hijacker travel ways

Some people might not be aware of the fact that additional items frequently travel together with free programs. It may have adware, browser hijackers and various unwanted tools attached to it. People generally end up setting up hijackers and other not wanted programs as they don’t select Advanced or Custom settings when installing freeware. Advanced mode will show you if anything has been adjoined, and if there is, you will be able to deselect it. If you pick Default settings, you give those items permission to install automatically. If it managed to infect your operating system, remove Search.searchmedia.online.

Why must I erase Search.searchmedia.online?

The second the browser intruder infiltrates your OS, your browser’s settings will be modified. You will notice that your homepage, new tabs and search engine have been set to the site the hijacker’s promoted web page. It It will be capable of affecting all popular browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. And unless you first eliminate Search.searchmedia.online, you might not be able to undo the setting modifications. Your new home web page will be promoting a search engine, which we don’t advise using as it will expose you to plenty of advertisement results, in order to redirect you. Redirect viruses redirect you to peculiar websites because more traffic means more money for owners. You will quickly grow frustrated with the hijacker because it will perform repeated reroutes to weird web pages. While those redirects are certainly irritating they may also be rather dangerous. You can be led to some dangerous page, where malevolent program might be hiding, by those redirects. To block this from happening, terminate Search.searchmedia.online from your system.

Search.searchmedia.online removal

In order to uninstall Search.searchmedia.online, you are encouraged to use spyware termination software. Manual Search.searchmedia.online removal means you will need to locate the browser intruder yourself, which can might be more time-consuming since you will have to identify the hijacker yourself. We will supply instructions to help you uninstall Search.searchmedia.online in case you cannot discover it.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.searchmedia.online

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Learn how to remove Search.searchmedia.online from your computer

Step 1. Search.searchmedia.online Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to delete Search.searchmedia.online

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to delete Search.searchmedia.online

c) Windows 10

  1. Open Start menu and click on the magnifying glass (next to the shut down button). win10-start2 How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to delete Search.searchmedia.online

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  2. Check all suspicious programs you want to get rid of.
  3. Drag them to the trash icon in your dock (Alternatively, right-click on the program and press Move to Trash). mac-os-app-delete How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Search.searchmedia.online from browsers

a) Remove Search.searchmedia.online from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press More located at the top right corner of the screen (the three dots). edge-menu How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  5. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
  6. Choose Task Manager.
  7. In the Processes tab, find the Microsoft Edge process, right click on it, and press Go to details (or More details if Go to details is not available). task-manager How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  8. Right-click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End task.
(Method 2)
Before you proceed with this method, backup your data.
  1. Go to C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_xxxxxxxxxx.
  2. Select all the folders, right-click on them and press Delete. edge-folder How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Press the start button, and type in Windows PowerShell in the search box.
  4. Right-click on the result, and select Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  5. In Administrator: Windows PowerShell, paste Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and tap Enter. edge-powershell-script How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Search.searchmedia.online from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. Close the window.

c) Restore your homepage on Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon.
  2. Internet Options → General tab. Delete the homepage URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. At the bottom, you will see a Reset button. Press that.
  4. In the window that appears, check the box that says Delete personal settings. IE-reset How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Search.searchmedia.online from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose More tools and Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.
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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

f) Restore your homepage on Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. In the window that appears, under On startup, there will be a Set pages option. Press on that.
  4. Remove the set website, and type in the one you prefer to be your homepage. Press OK. chrome-startup-page How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  6. Remove all search engines except the one you want to use. Click Done.

g) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome and press the menu icon on the right, next to the URL field.
  2. Choose Settings. chrome-menu How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Search.searchmedia.online from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Select Add-ons. mozilla-menu How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by clicking Disable. If you later decide to keep it, simply press Enable.

i) Restore your homepage on Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right side of the screen.
  2. Select Options. mozilla-menu How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to delete Search.searchmedia.online

j) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and access the menu by clicking on the three bars on the right of the screen.
  2. Press the question mark at the bottom of the menu.
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to delete Search.searchmedia.online

k) Remove Search.searchmedia.online from Safari (for Mac)

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Preferences (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-menu How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  5. If you are not certain about an extension, you can disable it by unchecking the box that says Enabled. If you later decide to keep it, simply check the box again.

l) Reset Safari

If you are using the Yosemite, El Capitan or the Sierra versions, the option to reset Safari with one click is not available. Thus you will have to clear the history and empty the caches in separate steps.
  1. Open Safari.
  2. Select Clear History (can be accesses by pressing on Safari at the top of your screen). safari-clear-history How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  5. Select the Advanced tab and check the box next to Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  6. Select Develop (from the menu bar at the top of the screen). safari-develop-menu How to delete Search.searchmedia.online
  7. Press Empty Caches.
If for some reason you are unable to remove the extensions or reset your browsers, it may be a good idea to obtain anti-spyware software and have it deal with the problem.

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