Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal

What is this threat

Search.dssearchhelper.com can be called a hijacker, endorsing a dubious page. Recent freeware installation could have been the cause for the infection getting into your device. Browser hijackers redirect you to sponsored content and in order to do that, they modify your browser’s settings. A hijacker isn’t malware, even if Search.dssearchhelper.com reroutes might be bringing about annoyance. It doesn’t endanger your machine directly but may lead to somewhat untrustworthy domains, it can redirect to a malicious computer software. You should not keep Search.dssearchhelper.com. If you remove Search.dssearchhelper.com you can return to usual browsing.

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How does Search.dssearchhelper.com influence my PC

It is vital to know how to shield your computer if you are a person who periodically sets up freeware. Free applications have various offers adjoined to them. Like, a browser intruder, adware or other PUPs. Even if they are optional, unless you untick them, they set up automatically. Default mode don’t exhibit those offers so you may not be informed that they are there if you select those settings. That is why Advanced or Custom settings are suggested during the free programs set up. Those settings authorize to view and unmark every single one of the added items, blocking them from being installed.

Your Internet browser’s settings will be modified, if it succeeds in installing. Search.dssearchhelper.com has fixed its domain as your home website and search portal. It seems to be able to hijack Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, thus every time you start your web browser, you will be directed to Search.dssearchhelper.com. The browser hijacker will prohibit you from adjusting the settings back. You need to terminate Search.dssearchhelper.com first to be given the possibility to restore settings. The Search.dssearchhelper.com provided search tool will insert sponsored web pages into the search results and if clicked on, you can be directed to strange sites. This transpires because the purpose of the threat’s existence is to generate traffic for certain websites. Website owners earn more income when traffic is elevated. You might unintentionally obtain malicious program because these kinds of redirects can to redirect you to unsafe domains. And if you got corrupted with malware the developers of the redirect virus wouldn’t be responsible for what could take place. You will have no one to blame if you obtain malicious program. For these reasons we highly suggest you to remove Search.dssearchhelper.com.

Search.dssearchhelper.com eradication

The most simple method to remove Search.dssearchhelper.com would be to implement uninstallation tools. It should have no trouble. If you do not wish to use it, you can uninstall Search.dssearchhelper.com by hand too. But by hand way means you will need to discover and erase Search.dssearchhelper.com and linked software yourself.

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

Step 1. Search.dssearchhelper.com Removal from Windows

a) Windows 7/XP

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

b) Windows 8

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

c) Windows 10

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

d) Mac OS X

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

Step 2. Delete Search.dssearchhelper.com from browsers

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

b) Remove Search.dssearchhelper.com from Internet Explorer

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

d) Reset Internet Explorer

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

e) Remove Search.dssearchhelper.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 Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  3. Remove suspicious extensions by clicking the Trash icon next to them. chrome-extensions-delete Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  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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* WiperSoft scanner, available at this website, only works as a tool for virus detection. More data on WiperSoft. To have WiperSoft in its full capacity, to use removal functionality, it is necessary to acquire its full version. In case you want to uninstall WiperSoft, click here.

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 Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  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 Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  5. In Settings, under Search, there is a Manage search engines option. Select that. chrome-search-engines Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  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 Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  3. Scroll down and press on Show advanced settings. chrome-settings Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  4. Find and press the Reset button. chrome-reset Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  5. In the confirmation window that appears, press Reset.

h) Remove Search.dssearchhelper.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 Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  3. Select the Extensions tab, and remove all questionable extensions. mozilla-extensions Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  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 Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  3. In General, click Restore to Default below the Home Page field. mozilla-options Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal

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 Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal
  4. Select the Refresh Firefox option. mozilla-reset Search.dssearchhelper.com (Search Helper) Removal

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