How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com

About this browser hijacker

Search.searchfstn3.com is is an annoying hijacker contamination that could arrive into a computer without the user noticing. It happens because they are adjoined to freeware so that when users set up that freeware, they don’t even realize how the hijacker sets up as well. The good news is that your machine will not be directly damaged by the redirect virus as it is not damaging. That does not mean, however, that it belongs on your device. Not wanted changes will be made to your web browser and you will be rerouted to weird page. You ought to be be careful to bypass those redirects since you might end up on dangerous web pages. Since you get nothing from this you really ought to eliminate Search.searchfstn3.com.

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How are browser intruders spread

You most possible got the infection through freeware, as they are added as optional offers. Default mode is generally the reason why so many users set them up, even if they are not compulsory. Everything is hidden in Advanced (Custom) settings so if you want to avoid installing unwanted items, ensure that you implement those settings. You need to be cautious since a somewhat big number of offers is attached to freeware. Those items could be completely harmless, but they can also bring about severe malicious program contaminations. We firmly encourage that you uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com.

Why terminate Search.searchfstn3.com

As soon as it infects your machine, it will hijack your web browser and change its settings. When you open your Internet browser (be it Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) it will be immediately obvious that your home website and new tabs have been changed to show the hijacker’s sponsored site. We must also advise you that those adjustments executed to your browser are irreversible unless you eradicate Search.searchfstn3.com. The set homepage is pretty basic, it will display a search bar and possibly adverts. Be vigilant when using the displayed search tool as advertisement websites may be inserted among. The browser intruder generally has a goal to reroute you to generate profit but those search results might be able to redirect you to questionable pages and that might result in a serious malware contamination. So if you want this not to happen, abolish Search.searchfstn3.com from your machine.

Search.searchfstn3.com removal

You can try by hand Search.searchfstn3.com deletion, just take into account that you will need to find the redirect virus yourself. If you run into problems, you can try reputable termination tools and it should be able to eradicate Search.searchfstn3.com. No matter which way you opt for, ensure that you uninstall the browser intruder entirely.

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Learn how to remove Search.searchfstn3.com from your computer

Step 1. Search.searchfstn3.com Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Press on the Start icon. win7-start How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  2. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-control-panel How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Find the program you want to delete and press Uninstall. win7-uninstall-program How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com

b) Windows 8

  1. Right-click on the start icon (lower left corner). win10-start2 How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  2. Select Control Panel. win8-start How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Click Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win8-remove-program How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  2. Type in Control Panel. win10-start How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Control Panel → Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  4. Find and remove all unwanted programs. win10-remove-program How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and press Applications. mac-os-apps How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  4. After you move all the unwanted programs, right-click on the trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Step 2. Delete Search.searchfstn3.com from browsers

a) Remove Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Settings → Choose what to clear. edge-settings How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  4. Check the boxes of the items you want removed, and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  6. The issue should be gone now.

b) Remove Search.searchfstn3.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. IE-gear How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  2. Select Manage add-ons, and then Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Find and disable all suspicious extensions. IE-add-ons How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Press Apply.

d) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and press on the Gear icon. ie-settings How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  2. Internet Options → Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  5. Press Reset.
  6. Click OK to exit the window.
  7. Restart your browser.

e) Remove Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com

k) Remove Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Choose the Extensions tab.
  4. Uninstall all questionable extensions. safari-extensions How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.com
  3. Choose from what time you want the history deleted, and press Clear History. safari-clear-history How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.com
  4. Press on Safari at the top of the screen and select Preferences. safari-advanced How to uninstall Search.searchfstn3.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 Search.searchfstn3.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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