How to remove (uninstall) Gl-search.com

The tool that we're going to talk about is known as Gl-search.com. If your PC is free of Gl-search.com – you should beware of it, and if it already is in your system – you must remove it now. Gl-search.com has no useful functions, because it was made only to bring profit to Internet-swindlers, and to annoy the average users. Have you noticed the high amount of advertisement on all websites, or the change of start page? Have you faced the overall retardation of computer’s and browsing speed, or strange results of search and common redirections to the suspicious websites? The red flags that are listed above are saying that the system is infested with some sort of advertising program, and this tool must be eliminated.

What is Gl-search.com

Gl-search.com

The viruses aren't made for fun, and every virus has straight goals. However, the true purpose of Gl-search.com doesn't match with the stated ones. Usually, the specification of adware promises that it is extremely helpful. 99% of adware promise that they can help in web-browsing. Supervising the activity of friends in social networks, search for discounts, deals and sales online and assistance in the search for new games, music or movies - these are the most spread functions of adware. The primary thing you should do when you want to install any program - to think, is it really helpful? In fact, the goal of hackers is to convince you that their software performs a function that is impossible to examine. The "faster", "better" or "safer" search online is a perfect sample of suchlike functions, since these parameters are really indistinct and they're very to supervise. So, advertising programs do not do anything, and just take up space on your hard drive? Not at all! Adware performs a highly significant function, - to help hackers to receive from $1000 to $5000 a day from novice users.

 

Novice PC operators think that almost all viruses are made without any distinct reason. It makes sense, yes? Web-scammer knows that out there somewhere is you, trying to remove his adware right now, and it feels very good! You have to know that any hazardous software has some feature, and this function helps hackers to earn money. It is hard to understand why advertising program generates so many pop-ups, but since you understand it, it appears really simple. All this advertisement is generated to earn money from clicks. Simply stated, payment of promotional services is made based on the quantity of clicks done on the advertisement, or the quantity of clicks from ad to the site. All adware's efforts are targeted at persuading you click on the link. Even if you don't take interest in any of the propositions - the click may still be done, to close an inconvenient intrusive ad. Advertisers don't care how the click was done, and swindlers will receive their reward both for the normal click and for the incidental one. Here we see that numbers defeat quality, as swindlers create lots of trashy advertising tools that spam with hype. Trustful user can take the advertising provided by adware in earnest, and look for something worthwhile among adware proposals, doing hundreds of referrals daily. Based on our information, the amount of machines, infected by Gl-search.com is at least 30 000, and if each of them is making ten to twenty clicks each day, the hacker's profit no longer seems so low.

Methods to remove Gl-search.com

And finally, there is one more feature of Gl-search.com which in the long term can initiate serious issues with your computer. We speak about that Gl-search.com shifts the settings of your browser on purpose to advertise more efficiently that makes it highly assailable to all kinds of viruses. Adware seeks to shift three things: default search engine, the blocking of intrusive advertisement and start page. So, when Gl-search.com is within the PC, the browser is very assailable, and different hazardous programs may penetrate through it to the system, which exactly happens when customer starts to randomly click on malicious links given by Gl-search.com. The dangerous software will clog your computer, because user helps it to do so. To avoid this you have to delete Gl-search.com from the PC as quick as possible.

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

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Gl-search.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall Gl-search.com from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Gl-search.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

Hackers use two primary ways of adware distribution: the placement on the infected web-pages and bundled installation with free software. The first way may be simply neutralized: you must visit only those sites which are considered secure, and appear on the first positions in the search results. Except that, your browser and antivirus software will display the notification, if the web-site is not trustworthy. The bundled installation technique is a little bit different: you should be aware of it only when you install some software. Bundled installation technique works because of user's credulity and the pernicious habit to click OK before you understand what you are agreeing with. You install some program and in one of the windows during the process emerges an offer to install some additional programs. In many editions you just can't decline the installation, and in some - there's no notification about extraneous installation. Most likely, all programs except the wanted one will be trashy or even hazardous. So, when you see the choice among “safe installation” and “install for experienced users” – choose the second variant. Remember about this each time you install new program - and your PC will be much cleaner.

Gl-search.com removal tool

The removal of Gl-search.com in manual mode takes approximately 3-5 minutes, and can be performed even by not practiced user. Notwithstanding the fact that deletion in manual manner is highly safe, it has some disadvantages, compared to the automatic deletion via AV-tool. When you delete an unwanted program in manual way, you can't prevent it (or another similar adware) from entering the computer again. If you use an anti-viral program - it will grant you the protection for years. We propose you to download a program named Spyhunter that not only eliminates all viruses from your system but also shields it from all other malicious programs until Spyhunter will stay in your system.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall Gl-search.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Gl-search.com and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Gl-search.com
  • C:\ProgramData\Gl-search.com
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Gl-search.com

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Gl-search.com" and delete these elements

 

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Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Gl-search.com and press Uninstall

 

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 Gl-search.com from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Gl-search.com and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Gl-search.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Gl-search.com

Step 2.Change homepage:

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

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs

 

Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Gl-search.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • Open a specific page or set of pages
  • Delete all specific pages

 

Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove Gl-search.com

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into Home page field

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Gl-search.com 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.

 

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

 

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