How to remove (uninstall) Searchfort Plus

This brief removal guide will help you to uninstall Searchfort Plus from the system and clean your browser from it once and for all. We know how Searchfort Plus infects the computer, how it acts afterward, and how scammers make a profit from it. If you want to protect your computer against adware – this guide is for you.

Searchfort Plus

The computer security is the essential thing for almost every profession, as everyone now has a computer at work, as well as at home. The point is that not every employer worries enough about cyber-security (until the local network will get heavily infected for the first time). There are two ways to protect your workstation from adware:

  • You can stop visiting the websites that aren’t related to work, and all websites, not reputable enough. It’s not too hard, as you can get almost anything you want from the largest portals and social networks.
  • If you don’t want to tighten your circle of interests – you have to obey the basic rules of computer security, which are described in this article.

The choice is quite simple, and you can achieve success using any of the given variants, so don’t hesitate for too long. If you choose the path of self-containment – just clear the system and don’t visit any suspicious websites, but if you want to browse the Web freely – this article will be handy for you. Here you will find thorough instructions on how to remove Searchfort Plus adware from your computer and how to protect the system from suchlike threats.

What is Searchfort Plus

Searchfort Plus is an unwanted program that shows you dangerous links and annoying banners that redirect you to weird websites. Nowadays people are used to ads, and they expect to see them everywhere. That’s why adware is so effective: users already know that they’ll see ads one way or another. Some websites even restrict you the access to their content, if there’s an ad-blocking utility running in your browser. So, when you suddenly see that the ads are getting more and more aggressive – you might think that there’s something wrong with the whole Internet, but not with your computer. We’re here to disappoint you: the Internet is alright, which leaves only one variant. Your computer is infected with adware.

Advertising tools aren’t very complex as the programs, and if you learn a few things about them, you will be able to effectively avoid the infection, or clear your PC from it. The fact is that Searchfort Plus is so widespread not because of its features or quality, but because of simple luck and a well-thought placement of an adware bundle. You can remove Searchfort Plus with the help of our deletion guide as easy as any other adware. Before we proceed to removal, we’ll explain how you can avoid an adware infection, without limiting your interests.

How to protect your computer

We’ve already figured out that you don’t want to sit straight on Facebook and YouTube, and want to explore the Internet freely, without any limits and boundaries. It’s great as that’s how any person should act, learning and finding something new every day. To make it in the modern world you have to know a few simple facts about the Internet and the unwanted programs, which are lurking in its fields:

  • There are no mistakes on the Internet. If you received an e-mail – somebody wants you to receive it. If somebody puts a pirated copy of a paid program on some website – it’s not completely free, because you’ll get adware (or something even worse) from it.
  • Reputable software providers won’t shove their programs down your throat through pop-up notifications and annoying banners appearing in the system without your permission. If you see something like that – you’re dealing with a virus or adware.
  • There are significantly more useless programs than useful ones. The mere fact that the program exists and it has “five stars” other stuff in its description doesn’t mean anything. Before downloading any program, you have to check if it’s reliable and effective in some other source, except the program’s website.
  • Most unwanted programs nowadays go the path of least resistance, and if you have at least basic knowledge of computer security – they won’t be able to cause you inconvenience.

This means that if you won’t accept suspicious invitations to install or download software, and will carefully read the customer agreements – your computer will be clean and safe no matter what. We suppose that you have Searchfort Plus in the system right now, so it’s time to remove it completely.

 

How Searchfort Plus got into the system

This method as the “bundled installation”, and its essence is that swindlers merge the installers of several perilous programs and a sole helpful software into one "bundle". The principal point of this package is that its name is the name of a useful program, and you don’t know what’s in there until it's too late. On one of the middle stages, you're allowed to see an offer to get additional programs, with the required fields checked and the mouse cursor already hovers over “OK”. And you pressed that button. There's also a technique, with the “installation methods”. It's pretty simple: the installation for expert operators provides you with the possibility to manually choose where you wish this software to be installed, which extra tools do you need, and which you don’t. In Searchfort Plus's case, if you clicked the offered method of installation, you allow all the garbage by the viral installer.

Methods to remove Searchfort Plus

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Searchfort Plus manually

Step 1. Uninstall Searchfort Plus from the operation system

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

 

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

The deletion of Searchfort Plus is a simple process, but it might be even more dangerous than the infection itself. The reason is that you can’t just remove Searchfort Plus – you’ll have to clean the registry and modify the scheduled tasks, and any mistake might be fatal for the system. Of course, we have decent instructions for manual deletion, but you still may make some mistakes that we just can’t predict and prevent. From this perspective, we advise you to do a backup before starting a manual removal process. Except that, you can choose another method, which is much faster and easier and requires no skill or knowledge: the software method.

Well, it’s just the deletion of Searchfort Plus with the help of an antivirus program. We have a program to offer: it’s called Spyhunter AntiMalware, and it satisfies users’ needs in cyber-security for more than a dozen of years. It’s fast, lightweight, effective, has a decent support team and offers you all that for a moderate price. If you’re interested – just click the link below.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall Searchfort Plus from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Searchfort Plus and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Searchfort Plus
  • C:\ProgramData\Searchfort Plus
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Searchfort Plus

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Searchfort Plus" 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 Searchfort Plus 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 Searchfort Plus from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Searchfort Plus and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Searchfort Plus from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Searchfort Plus

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 Searchfort Plus

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 Searchfort Plus

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 Searchfort Plus 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"

 

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