How to remove (uninstall) Chrome Search Today

The virus that we want to talk about is known as Chrome Search Today. If you already faced browser' hijacker or adware - you might skip next paragraph and proceed to the uninstalling guide and eliminate this undesired adware. If you haven't faced this sort of programs before - believe, that there is no need to keep this tool on your computer. Chrome Search Today has no good functions, and it was created only to earn money to its creators, and to annoy its victims. Do you mention the enormous amount of advertisement on the Internet, or the switched homepage? Don't you think that it's strange that the default search engine is shifted to the suspicious web-site, and it emerges every time when you start your browser? The red flags, that are described above, are saying that the system is infected with some sort of adware, and this program has to be removed.

What is Chrome Search Today

Chrome Search Today

Adware are not made for fun, and each adware has precise goals. However, if you think that the function of this software is helpful - you're wrong. Usually, the description of adware states that it will be very useful. Most of these tools declare to support in web browsing. Assistance in the finding of latest games, music or movies, search for sales, discounts and deals online and observing the activity of friends in social networks - these are the features that 99% of advertising programs declare to accomplish. The aim of virus developers is to convince the user that their product performs a function, which is impossible to verify. The "faster", "safer" or "better" web surfing is a excellent sample of suchlike feature, because these parameters are really blurry and they're very difficult to observe. The most important thing you should do when you're about to install any program - to figure out, is it really useful. But advertising software not only useless and just consuming space in the computer's memory, it got one main task to fool you and to receive money from online advertising. Inexperienced PC operators think that almost all unwanted programs have no specific aim. In fact, all viruses have specific function, and it is often applies to earnings. For example, the incessant display of dozens ads on every website is not an accident. All these ads are generated to earn money on referrals. Many users heard that advertisement in Internet is paid in the special system, called pay per click. It means that the client pays for each referral from the pop-up to the web-page. All adware's efforts are aimed at persuading you to follow the link. Actually if you do not take interest in adware's propositions - you may click on advertising, at least in order to close an unwanted irritating banner. Every click is worth the money and it can cost a few cents (based on the nature of advertisement) and for some sorts of ads even more. Despite this price is not large, there are many infected computers. User can take the ads provided by virus seriously, and look for something interesting among these propositions, making tons of clicks daily. Anti-virus vendors and malware-fighting forums receive many complaints on Chrome Search Today, so we can assume that scammers do pretty nice profit on it.


Methods to remove Chrome Search Today

Actually, Chrome Search Today has one more consequence that in the long term may cause significant damage to your PC. This hijacker can corrupt browser settings in order to distribute ads more effective that makes browser very assailable against all viruses. Chrome Search Today switches the URL of the starting page and the default search engine, and blocks features that are reliable for blocking of advertising and for denying of dangerous downloads. Therefore, while Chrome Search Today is into the computer, the browser is extremely assailable, and the different malicious software can pass through it into the system, when user starts to randomly click on dangerous links provided by Chrome Search Today. The adware will damage your system, because each referral on the link, given by virus, calls one more adware to the computer. To avoid this, you have to delete Chrome Search Today from the computer as soon as possible.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Chrome Search Today manually

Step 1. Uninstall Chrome Search Today from the operation system

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

Step 3. Update Group Policy


If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

Advertising programs are being spread in many techniques: through viral web pages, where the unwanted download might begin after any click, and by using the bundled installation. Infected sites are easy to identify: they are on the last pages in search, and they intrusively offer to purchase something. Also, remember to pay attention to the warnings of your antivirus program and browser. To shield your machine from the penetration through the "bundled" method , you must attentively observe the installation of any program. Bundled installation manner is based on user's credulity and the pernicious habit to click OK without reading. User installs some programs and in one of the windows during installation emerges a suggestion to get some extra tools. All points are already chosen, and if user clicks "OK", he installs at 3-4 tools in addition to the needed one. You need to understand that if Chrome Search Today had entered your PC via bundled installation, there probably are some more adware or malware. So, if you see the option between “safe installation” and “partial installation” – pick the second option. This will let you to choose which tool you want to install and which you do not.

Chrome Search Today removal tool

If you are tired by redirections and advertisement in the browser, we have proper tips on Chrome Search Today removal. Both manual and software method have their own advantages and weaknesses. The elimination in manual mode is toll-free, but in case of heavy infection, you just cannot uninstall the virus manually. Special antimalware program is the best choice for users who want to minimize their contribution in the defense of their PCs. Spyhunter anti-viral program was developed to delete such software as Chrome Search Today, and easily deals with other similar threats.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Chrome Search Today from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

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

3. Clean registry:

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


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How to remove Chrome Search Today from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Chrome Search Today 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 Chrome Search Today from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall Chrome Search Today from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove Chrome Search Today from the browser

How to remove Chrome Search Today from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Chrome Search Today

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 Chrome Search Today from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

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

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages


How to uninstall Chrome Search Today from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Chrome Search Today

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 Chrome Search Today from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Chrome Search Today 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 Chrome Search Today from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Step 3. Update Group Policy

Step 1. Start

Step 2. Cmd.exe

Step 3. Put there next commands:

  • rd /S /Q "GroupPolicyUsers"
  • rd /S /Q "GroupPolicy"
  • gpupdate /force

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