How to remove Searchp.icu

About this threat in short

Searchp.icu is classified as a browser intruder that can install without your consent. Set up is usually accidental and a lot of users feel puzzled about how it occurred. The most common way hijackers spread is via freeware bundles. A redirect virus is not a dangerous virus and ought to not harm. Take into account, however, that you may be rerouted to sponsored web pages, as the redirect virus aims to generate pay-per-click profit. Browser intruders do not check the pages so you can be redirected to one that would lead to a malware threat. You will gain nothing by keeping the redirect virus. If you wish to go back to usual surfing, you ought to delete Searchp.icu. Searchp.icu-_5.jpg
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What ways do hijackers use to contaminate

You may not be aware that freeware often travel with adjoined items. Ad-supported applications, reroute viruses and other probably unnecessary applications might come as those additional offers. Users usually end up with redirect viruses and other unnecessary utilities because they don’t select Advanced (Custom) settings when setting up free applications. If something has been attached, you will be able to deselect it there. By selecting Default settings, you give those offers authorization to set up automatically. Now that you know how it managed to enter your OS, uninstall Searchp.icu.

Why must you terminate Searchp.icu?

You will notice very quickly that it modifies your browser’s settings as soon as the reroute virus is set up. The hijacker’s carried out modifications include setting its sponsored web page as your homepage, and this will be done without getting your permission. It It will be capable of affecting all popular browsers, like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. If you want to be able to undo the changes, you will have to first terminate Searchp.icu. A search engine will be displayed on your new homepage but we do not advise using it as it will expose you to loads of advertisement content, so as to reroute you. Hijackers aim to create as much traffic as possible for pages so that owners get revenue, which is why they reroute you. Those reroutes could be highly irritating because you will end up on weird websites. It should be mentioned that the redirects won’t only be troublesome but also somewhat damaging. The redirects may be capable of leading you to a website where some harmful applications are waiting for you, and you may end up with severe malware on your device. If you want to keep your machine secured, eliminate Searchp.icu as soon as possible.

Searchp.icu elimination

So as to eliminate Searchp.icu, you are encouraged to use spyware termination software. Going with manual Searchp.icu removal means you will have to find the redirect virus yourself. If you scroll down, you will find a guide we made to help you remove Searchp.icu.Download Removal Toolto remove Searchp.icu

* 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.

Learn how to remove Searchp.icu from your computer

Step 1. Searchp.icu Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete Searchp.icu from browsers

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

b) Remove Searchp.icu from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

e) Remove Searchp.icu 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 Searchp.icu
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to remove Searchp.icu
  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.
Download Removal Toolto remove Searchp.icu

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

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

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 Searchp.icu
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to remove Searchp.icu

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