How to uninstall Incognito-search.com

About this contamination in short

Incognito-search.com is seen as a reroute virus, a rather minor threat that ought to not directly damage to your computer. Hijackers are for the most part not willingly installed by users, they may not even be aware of the infection. Browser hijackers are distributed via free software, and this is called bundling. A reroute virus is not regarded as dangerous and thus should not do any direct damage. You will, however, be frequently redirected to sponsored sites, since that is the main reason behind their existence. Those web pages will not always safe so if you visited a unsecure website, you could end up with a much more severe infection on your system. It isn’t suggested to keep it as it is pretty impractical to you. If you wish to return to usual surfing, you just need to uninstall Incognito-search.com. Incognito-search5.png
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How are browser hijackers most commonly set up

Not many users are aware of the fact that additional items frequently install with freeware. Advertisement-supported programs, redirect viruses and other possibly not wanted programs may come as those extra offers. Those added items may only be spotted in Advanced or Custom settings so if you don’t opt for those settings, you will install hijackers or other unwanted items. Advanced settings will allow you to check if anything has been attached, and if there is, you will be able to deselect it. If you use Default settings, you give those items authorization to install automatically. Now that you are aware of how it invaded your PC, delete Incognito-search.com.

Why must I remove Incognito-search.com?

As soon as the redirect virus manages to arrive in your system, expect to see alterations performed to your browser’s settings. The redirect virus’s executed changes include setting its sponsored web page as your homepage, and it will not have to get your consent to do this. All main browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will have those changes carried out. Undoing the alterations might not be doable without you making sure to terminate Incognito-search.com first. A search engine will be shown on your new home web page but we do not recommend using it since it will embed sponsored content into the results, so as to redirect you. The reroute virus is aiming to generate as much revenue as possible, which is why those reroutes would occur. You will quickly grow frustrated with the browser hijacker since it will regularly reroute you to odd websites. While the hijacker isn’t harmful itself, it can still bring about serious consequences. You could experience the ‘pleasure’ of happening upon malware when being rerouted, so don’t expect the reroutes to always be harmless. If you want this to not occur, terminate Incognito-search.com from your operating system.

Incognito-search.com removal

If you’re an inexperienced user, it would be easier for you to use spyware elimination applications to remove Incognito-search.com. If you opt for by hand Incognito-search.com termination, you will have to identify all connected programs yourself. We will supply instructions to help you remove Incognito-search.com in case you struggle with identifying it.Download Removal Toolto remove Incognito-search.com

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Learn how to remove Incognito-search.com from your computer

Step 1. Incognito-search.com Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete Incognito-search.com from browsers

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

b) Remove Incognito-search.com from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

h) Remove Incognito-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 uninstall Incognito-search.com
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to uninstall Incognito-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 uninstall Incognito-search.com
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to uninstall Incognito-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 uninstall Incognito-search.com
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to uninstall Incognito-search.com

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