How to remove Feed.protected-search.com

About this infection

Pop-ups and reroutes such as Feed.protected-search.com are usually happening because of an adware installed. Rushed free software set ups are generally the cause of the ad-supported software installation. If you do not know what an ad-supported application is, you could be confused about everything. What the adware will do is it will make intrusive pop-up ads but won’t directly endanger your system, as it is not malevolent software. Adware might, however, lead to a much more serious infection by rerouting you to a malicious website. You need to abolish Feed.protected-search.com because ad-supported applications will do nothing good.

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What affect does the ad-supported program have on the device

Adware will commonly employ free software as means to infiltrate your OS. These unwanted installations happen so often since not everyone knows free applications comes together with not wanted items. Ad-supported programs,  browser hijackers and other probably unwanted applications (PUPs) are among those that might slip past. You ought to refrain from using Default mode when installing something, since those settings will permit all types of items to install. We encourage opting for Advanced (Custom) instead. If you pick Advanced instead of Default, you will be permitted to unmark all, so we recommend you pick those. You may never know what type of items may be attached to free applications so always choose those settings.

Advertisements will start appearing the moment the advertising-supported program is inside your computer. You will come across advertisements everywhere, whether you prefer Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. So no matter which browser you favor, you will not be able to get away from advertisements, to remove them you must eliminate Feed.protected-search.com. The whole reason behind an adware’s existence is to present you ads.You may sometimes come across a pop-up encouraging you to install some kind of application but downloading from such suspicious sites is like asking for a malicious software contamination.Pick legitimate sites when it comes application downloads, and avoid acquiring anything from pop-ups and weird portals. In case you did not know, those pop-ups could download malicious program onto your system so avoid them. The advertising-supported application will also bring about browser crashes and cause your machine to run much slower. Adware cause only annoyance so we recommend you abolish Feed.protected-search.com as quickly as possible.

Feed.protected-search.com elimination

You may remove Feed.protected-search.com in a couple of ways, depending on your understanding when it comes to machines. For the fastest Feed.protected-search.com removal method, we suggest acquiring anti-spyware software. It is also possible to terminate Feed.protected-search.com by hand but it can be more difficult because you’d need to locate where the adware is concealed.


Learn how to remove Feed.protected-search.com from your computer

Step 1. Feed.protected-search.com Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to remove Feed.protected-search.com

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Feed.protected-search.com from browsers

a) Remove Feed.protected-search.com 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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Feed.protected-search.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Feed.protected-search.com 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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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.

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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Feed.protected-search.com 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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to remove Feed.protected-search.com

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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to remove Feed.protected-search.com

k) Remove Feed.protected-search.com 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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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 remove Feed.protected-search.com
  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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