How to remove (uninstall) Search Fort Pro

In this item, we'll talk about two crucial things: what is Search Fort Pro and how to get rid of it. In the article we have detailed and verified guide on deletion of Search Fort Pro from all popular browsers: Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, Opera and Mozilla Firefox and from all current versions of Windows.

What is Search Fort Pro

Search Fort Pro

Search Fort Pro is the adware: the program that is a priori malicious and does not have a single advantage. Except that, adware causes noticeable detriment to the OS generally, and the amount of damage rises further while the Search Fort Pro stays inside the device. The majority of adware are made by cooperative of persons. The rest of the web-criminals who use them simply substitute the logo, in rare cases adding minor improvements, and more often not investing any efforts, just buying a ready-made package for selling of the advertising program in Dark Web. The reason for the fast distribution of advertising utilities can be explained literally by a single sentence. Advertising utilities assist scammers to obtain thousands of dollars daily being in total comfort. Of course, the most ambitious schemes such as botnets, which include a bunch of devices, attract the attention of authorities, but minor projects often go unpunished. It happens because unwanted tools, like each legal utility today, has well-defined functions, and prior to installing such utility, the user protocolary admits the terms for applying it, by checking the box. Usually, the list of purposes and terms and conditions isn't read by anyone, and this directly benefits scammers.

 

It's time to look at adware's actions and the red flags of contamination. Hackers distribute Search Fort Pro through easy method known as bundling. The essence of this way consists in combining 4-5 malicious tools into one batch with a single useful program, and putting it for gratis admittance. If the free tool placed in the package is sufficiently in demand, adware will quickly take over the Internet. This manner is simple and penny-ante, and allows scammers to accomplish several aims simultaneously:

  • Bundling does not claim a lot of labor and money: fraudsters simply must put dangerous files in the Internet once, and betweentimes check it to be sure that download is still active.
  • Web-criminals have secured themselves via way of extension, as victims willingly download the viruses and accept the rules for their use.
  • Each batch includes 4-5 viruses, which means that, hackers don't need to come up with a separate description and a web-page for each of them.

The bundle's speciality is that victim cannot do anything with it except for the installation. During installation the victim sees a checkbox where he has to select from two installing options - "recommended" and "advanced". The titles of those manners might vary somewhat according to the version, but the substance is similar. In paid utilities, the uprise of such a window means that the customer can opt the starting options or cancel useless applications, but in Search Fort Pro's case such option is the possibility to defend your PC from virus infestation. If the would-be victim simply skips the window, or willfully takes the "reliable" manner, then everything from the package penetrate the defense of his computer.

Methods to remove Search Fort Pro

Measures of the dangerous software on the computer occur in accordance with the basic algorithm: installation, altering the browser preferences, adding extra strings to the registry, taking measures to protect against uninstalling, and launching. Just several minutes past the installation, adware begins popping up ads in your browsers, in the form of suspicious links, spam, banner ads and pop-ups that appear in the very comfortless places. Advertisement appears on every website, including the ones that don’t display any ads, and sometimes exceeds the navigation buttons or important info, like the video that you are about to see. According to this, hackers make the customer to click on the banners, knowing that he isn't concerned in the proposals displayed there. Every single click brings scammers some money, but don't forget that there are other customers except you. Don't you want to know how to spoil the scammer's plans, and return the computer to its previous condition. This can only be reached in a single way: by deleting Search Fort Pro from the computer.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Search Fort Pro manually

Step 1. Uninstall Search Fort Pro from the operation system

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

 

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

We know only two recipes to uninstall Search Fort Pro from your computer: manual or automatic deletion. Now we will describe both of them, and also assist you to decide, which technique is the most appropriate. Let's start with by-hand removal: this recipe is very easy and completely free, but has serious weaknesses in the case of deletion of two programs or more. The more viruses in the system, the less well it works, and the more time you spend, uninstalling a large amount of suspicious utilities. Cleaning the PC in this manner can consume hours of attempts, and after lots of doing identical doings, the probability of an error grows critically. Also, if you're not skilled enough to individually recognize the unwanted utilities and eliminate them, you may need some assistance. For experienced customers, by-hand deletion is a worthy option, but for new users, it appears to be overly complicated. Automatic deletion with use of an antiviral tool, in contrast, does not require any experiences, and takes way less time than manual deletion. Frankly, you just need to download the antivirus software and launch the scanning operation. In general process will go on without your intervention and you'll only have to affirm the erase of the malicious adware. We can suggest you an AV program which is an outstanding analogue to advertised utilities from well-known brands. This antivirus is called Spyhunter, and it has all the pros of famous programs, but at a more affordable cost. Amid the advantages of Spyhunter there are interoperation with popular AV programs, acceptable price, oft-repeated database updates, good speed of finding and deletion of dangerous software and round-the-clock customer support. If you you're interested in this offer - just click the button under this paragraph and buy Spyhunter. If you don't want to buy anything immediately - take advantage of the free proposal and download a free scanning module that will assist you to evaluate the device state.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall Search Fort Pro from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

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

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Search Fort Pro" 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 Search Fort Pro 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 Search Fort Pro from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Search Fort Pro from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Search Fort Pro

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 Search Fort Pro

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 Search Fort Pro

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 Search Fort Pro 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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