How to uninstall TestForSpeed Search Redirect

About this threat

TestForSpeed Search Redirect is categorized as a redirect virus that can set up without your authorization. Hijackers are normally not voluntarily installed by users, they may even be oblivious to the infection. It spreads via application packages so if you find it occupying your computer, you probably recently set up freeware. No direct damage will be done your system by the browser intruder as it’s not thought to be malware. It will, however, reroute to promoted sites. Those sites aren’t always secure so if you entered a unsecure site, you may end up with malware on your computer. You will get nothing by keeping the hijacker. To go back to normal surfing, you just need to remove TestForSpeed Search Redirect. TestForSpeed_Search_Redirect2.png
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How are hijackers generally installed

This could possibly not be known to you that free software often travel with adjoined offers. The list includes adware, hijackers and other types of unwanted utilities. People usually end up with redirect viruses and other unwanted items as they do not select Advanced or Custom settings when setting up free applications. All you need to do if there is something attached is untick it/them. By using Default mode, you are basically providing them authorization to set up automatically. If it entered your OS, abolish TestForSpeed Search Redirect.

Why must I erase TestForSpeed Search Redirect?

Expect for your browser’s settings to be modified as soon as the reroute virus manages to infect your OS. You will see that your home web page, new tabs and search engine have been set to the portal the browser intruder is promoting. It doesn’t really matter which browser you use, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, because they will all have that portal loading. If you want to be able to reverse the changes, you must make sure to first deleteTestForSpeed Search Redirect. Your new home web page will be promoting a search engine, and we don’t suggest using as it will implant advertisement contents into the legitimate search results, in order to reroute you. Browser hijackers aim to make as much traffic as possible for sites so that owners get income, which is why they reroute you. Redirects will happen to all kinds of weird websites, which makes browser intruders greatly aggravating  deal with. While the browser intruder is not damaging itself, it can still bring about severe outcomes. Be cautious of harmful redirects because you might be led to a more severe contamination. If you wish this to not happen, terminate TestForSpeed Search Redirect from your device.

TestForSpeed Search Redirect elimination

Using anti-spyware applications software to abolish TestForSpeed Search Redirect would be easiest since everything would be done for you. If you opt for manual TestForSpeed Search Redirect uninstallation, you will need to find all connected software yourself. We will provide guidelines to help you eliminate TestForSpeed Search Redirect in case you have a hard time with finding it.Download Removal Toolto remove TestForSpeed Search Redirect

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Learn how to remove TestForSpeed Search Redirect from your computer

Step 1. TestForSpeed Search Redirect Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete TestForSpeed Search Redirect from browsers

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

b) Remove TestForSpeed Search Redirect from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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 TestForSpeed Search Redirect
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset How to uninstall TestForSpeed Search Redirect

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