How to uninstall AnyGameSearch

What kind of threat are you dealing with

AnyGameSearch is regarded as a redirect virus, a threat that will change your browser’s settings without consent. You must have installed some kind of free software recently, and it came together with a hijacker. Such threats are why it is important that you pay attention to what software you install, and how you do it. While hijackers aren’t high-level threats but their activity is pretty suspicious. Your browser’s homepage and new tabs will be modified, and a strange site will load instead of your usual web page. Your search engine will also be changed, and it may be capable of inject advertisement content among the legitimate results. The hijacker is doing that because it aims to generate traffic for some web pages, which makes income for owners. Some of those redirects might lead to unsafe websites, so be careful of malicious program. The malicious software contamination isn’t something you want to deal with as it could bring about severe harm. In order for users to see them as beneficial, hijackers try to appear very beneficial but the reality is, they are replaceable with reliable plug-ins which are not actively attempting to redirect you. Some redirect viruses are also known to follow users as they browse, gathering information, so that more customized sponsored content could be shown. It wouldn’t be unusual if that information was sold to third-parties as well. All of this is why you are suggested to uninstall AnyGameSearch.
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How does it behave

Freeware packages are probably the most likely way you got the threat. We do not think that you acquired it in any other way, as no one would install them willingly. If people started paying closer attention to how they install software, these threats would not spread so much. You must pay attention since offers tend to hide, and you not seeing them is like permitting them to install. Choosing Default mode would be a mistake since they won’t display anything. Instead, choose Advanced or Custom mode since they’ll not only make added items visible but also provide a chance to uncheck everything. If you do not wish to deal with unwanted installations, make sure you always deselect the items. And until you do, do not continue the installation. Dealing with these infections can be annoying so you would save yourself a lot of time and effort by initially blocking them. Reconsider from where you get your software because by using suspicious sites, you risk infecting your device with malware.

Even if you aren’t the most computer-savvy person, you will see a hijacker infection at once. You will see modifications carried out to your browsers, such as a weird site set as your homepage/new tabs, and the browser hijacker will not ask your specific permission before carrying out those alterations. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will be among the browsers altered. And until you delete AnyGameSearch from the machine, you will be stuck with the website loading every time your browser is opened. Every time you alter the settings, the browser redirect will just reverse them. If when you search for something results are made by a weird search engine, it’s probable that the redirect virus is responsible. You might encounter sponsored content in the results, since the infection is aiming to redirect you. Redirect viruses will redirect to sponsored pages because they intend to help owners make profit. After all, increased traffic means more people on adverts, meaning more income. If you press on those web pages, you’ll be taken to completely unrelated web pages, where you will find no appropriate data. Or they could seem legitimate, for example, if you were to search for ‘anti-malware’, you might encounter results for web pages that endorse suspicious antivirus programs, but seem completely valid in the beginning. You might even end up on pages that harbor malicious software. Furthermore, the redirect virus might also be keeping an eye on how you use the Internet and acquiring certain type of information about you. Unknown parties could also access the info, and it could be used to make adverts. Or the reroute virus may use it to make sponsored results that are more relevant. This is why you should uninstall AnyGameSearch. After you successfully get rid of it, you should be permitted to modify the browser’s settings to what you prefer.

How to remove AnyGameSearch

Hijackers should not be permitted to stay, thus the sooner you erase AnyGameSearch, the better. Depending on how computer-savvy you are, you may choose from manual and automatic methods to clean your system of the hijacker. Manual entails you finding the browser hijacker’s location yourself. The process itself isn’t complex, albeit rather time-consuming, but you are welcome to use the guidelines supplied below this article. The guidelines are provided in a coherent and accurate manner so there should not be trouble. If you don’t have much experience when it comes to computers, this may not be the most suitable option. The other option is to acquire anti-spyware software and have it take care of the infection for you. If it discovers the threat, permit it to get rid of it. You may check if the threat was removed by modifying your browser’s settings, if the settings are as you’ve set them, you were successful. If the hijacker’s web page continues to appear, the threat is still present on your system. Do your best to block unnecessary software from installing in the future, and that means you should be more careful about how you install software. If you create good computer habits now, you will be thankful later.Download Removal Toolto remove AnyGameSearch

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Learn how to remove AnyGameSearch from your computer

Step 1. AnyGameSearch Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete AnyGameSearch from browsers

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

b) Remove AnyGameSearch from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

e) Remove AnyGameSearch 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 uninstall AnyGameSearch
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to uninstall AnyGameSearch
  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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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 uninstall AnyGameSearch
  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 uninstall AnyGameSearch
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to uninstall AnyGameSearch
  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 uninstall AnyGameSearch
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to uninstall AnyGameSearch
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to uninstall AnyGameSearch
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

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

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 uninstall AnyGameSearch
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to uninstall AnyGameSearch

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