Remove Search.searchtpg.com

About this hijacker

Search.searchtpg.com is yet another hijacker to add to the already quite big list of similar threats that will get into a system without the user realizing it. It is attached to free applications as an extra offer that unless deselected will install alongside the free applications. Thankfully, the redirect virus is not believed to be a dangerous computer virus, nor will it directly harm your PC. Despite that, it does not belong on your PC. Unnecessary modifications will be carried out to your browser and you will be rerouted to weird website. You should be careful of those redirects because you can end up on harmful pages. Since it presents no beneficial traits it is recommended to erase Search.searchtpg.com.

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How does it spread

Redirect viruses are distributed through freeware packages. The usage of Default settings is normally the reason why such a big amount of users set them up, even if they are not compulsory. Make sure to always implement Advanced mode, because that is where the unnecessary items are hidden. A surprising number of offers are bundled with freeware, so be careful. Even if those items are not terrible, as in they won’t directly affect your PC, they may still cause unnecessary consequences. You are firmly advised to terminate Search.searchtpg.com.

Why should you terminate Search.searchtpg.com

Your browser’s settings will be adjusted the second it manages to get into your OS. Whenever your browser is opened, whether it’s Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, it will show the hijacker’s advertised web page instead of your familiar home web page. What you may also quickly realize is that changes will be not changeable unless you first uninstall Search.searchtpg.com. The website that will be set as your homepage looks very plain, it will have a some adverts flashing around and a search box. Advertisement pages could be added into the legitimate results. The redirect virus generally wants to redirect you to make profit but those search results could be capable of directing you to questionable web pages and that might result in a serious malware infection. So if you want this not to happen, erase Search.searchtpg.com from your device.

Search.searchtpg.com removal

You can try manual Search.searchtpg.com uninstallation, just take into account that you will need to locate the browser intruder yourself. You may also use anti-spyware to delete Search.searchtpg.com and it ought to be the easiest method as it will do everything for you. Whichever way you pick, make sure that you remove the hijacker completely.

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

Step 1. Search.searchtpg.com Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete Search.searchtpg.com from browsers

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

b) Remove Search.searchtpg.com from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

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

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

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