How to remove (uninstall) Search Journey

Search Journey is another adware program. Search Journey will alter the default homepage, shift the favorite search engine, and bombard you with advertisements when you go online shopping.It can hijack Microsoft Edge,Mozilla Firefox,Google Chrome,Internet Explorer and Opera.

Search Journey adware

Search Journey was, probably installed into PC in addition to any free-ware, that you have found on infected web page. This program is very similar to another one, that we described lately: Social2Search. You can remove both of these viruses using similar techniques. If you failed to unclick the undesired boxes in installation menu, you may have agreed to install Search Journey and other adware to your laptop. Since it's installed, Search Journey will switch your browser settings and the settings of the whole computer as well. If you enjoy shopping, these coupons and offers may look good for you, but we warn you, that not all sales are reliable. Any suspicious add-ons, that will show themselves on your PC must be removed as soon as possible. You have to do this because Search Journey copies your info, mostly your search queries, preferences and shopping habits. This article contains all methods, which can help you to regain your privity.

 

Suspicious programs frequently seem to be harmless. The creators of such soft are specifically trying to lull your attention with the use of attractive deals. Don't believe in this, because Search Journey will just live in your PC copying your personal info. Even if that were not true, Search Journey also puts pop-ups in places you don't want them, and if you try to close them, they just send you to another third-party site. It will soon get annoying. Search Journey won't ask for your permission, and you a decision: to take in that mess, or to remove Search Journey from your computer.

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If you're a pro PC operator, you could probably eliminate this malware without our instructions. If you've faced this before - read our instructions to refresh your memory, and proceed to the removal. But, if you don't have the skill, it will be wise to purchase an effective tool like Spyhunter, that will clean your workstation from viruses.

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Search Journey removal instructions

When you will delete eliminate the adware you not only neutralize the rule it has over your browser, but you delete eliminate the marketing parts of it. Look for the primary folder of Search Journey, and use uninst.exe file, or remove it in the Control Panel. Only after that, start to clean your browser. As soon as you remove all components of Search Journey through the Control Panel - turn the settings of your browser to default. If you've fully removed each file of Search Journey, check your workstation with anti-malware utility.

Brief removal steps

Step 1. Uninstall Search Journey from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Search Journey from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

Step 3. Scan computer with antimalware scanner to remove malware completely (optional)

We have two advices for those, who encountered a malware infection. By-hand removing of the adware is very effective but it should only be attempted by experts because you might seriously injure your PC's registry keys or have another problems if not done properly. There are low-cost applications, which promise to delete Search Journey from your machine, but be warned, that they won't be capable of doing this. The most efficient, and at the same time the extremely costly method is to use the professional PC-repair services. They will certainly be able to help you, but you will pay for this a lot of money. The majority of users use the paid anti-virus programs, which defend their PCs for the lesser price.

Advantages of different removal methods

 

How to uninstall Search Journey from Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Search Journey from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Search Journey and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Search Journey
  • C:\ProgramData\Search Journey
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Search Journey

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Search Journey" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Search Journey from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Search Journey and press Uninstall

 

How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Search Journey from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Search Journey and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Search Journey from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

How to delete Search Journey from different browsers

How to remove Search Journey from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Search Journey

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

How to delete Search Journey from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Search Journey

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Set pages
  • Put “about:blank”

 

How to uninstall Search Journey from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Search Journey

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).

 

How to delete Search Journey from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Search Journey and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.

 

How to delete Search Journey from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

How Search Journey infects your computer and how to defend the system

In the network there's a lot of useful toll-free programs or extensions which could be useful for you. The main technique in which Search Journey gets in your PC - is free file sharing. If you wish to secure your system from malware - download the software only from the well-known sources, and use the advanced way of installation, even if the ads say "no!". If you'll do it, you will see each component of the software bundle, which you're trying to install. Also this option gives you an ability to deselect all tools, that are unwanted or suspicious.

If you did everything wrong, you might possibly accepted to install Search Journey on your workstation. The installation of Search Journey lets it to obtain control over your browser without any problems. Search Journey will change your homepage and vary your pre-set search engine, and in the same time bombard you with banners during the web-surfing. If you enjoy shopping, you might think these coupon advertisements are profitable, but we are sure that not all sales are trustworthy. It is a right decision for you to remove Search Journey and other viruses which may have gotten into your workstation. This is because Search Journey collects your data, usually your search queries and shopping preferences. So, take care of your security, and follow the rules, written in this guide, to delete Search Journey totally!

Since you simply don't want to see adware on your machine, you should realize how to guard your workstation from Search Journey by your own acts. Here are few advices to follow:

  • Don't visit unreliable webpages and never download anything from them.
  • Use trustworthy antimalware software and do a full computer scan periodically.
  • Select the advanced options, if installing or downloading a program to see additional add-ons.
  • Don't install unknown executable files.

The rapid answer to viral infection is the fastest way to delete undesired software. Look at these warnings, they will assist you to realize, that there's a hijacker on your PC.

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If you're not sure, that you can uninstall Search Journey manually, Spyhunter offers a 100% assurance to delete Search Journey and other malicious programs from your system. This program is recommended by experts to decrease the hazards and shield your computer in the future. Spyhunter will even defend your system from viruses that other so-called reliable programs can't even locate.

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