How to remove (uninstall) Search-Privacy.net

Search-Privacy.net is the advertising-oriented utility and its resources are used by shady businessmen to get money from ads. There are two most popular kinds of advertising software: adware and hijackers, and they are pretty similar in their aims. They have just one significant difference: adware just shows ads on each web-page, and hijackers will redirect you to the viral web-pages from the trusted ones. Utilities of that sort often pretend to be reputable, for the user to download them. The features of these programs are described really blurry, so it is difficult to understand, does Search-Privacy.net work or not. Indication of the doings of your mates on Facebook, improved detection of bargains and discounts, fast search and other pointless functions – this is what those programs suggest. Actually, they don't do even these things and simply create the annoying advertisement.

Search-Privacy.net

Many users are surprised by the fact that Search-Privacy.net is not malicious for the laptop. Search-Privacy.net isn't dangerous, because it does not meddle with the work of good tools, it does not delete files and does not deal direct damage to the computer. Commercial tools completely rely on the customers, giving them the chance to injure their machines. With help of ads, hijacker generates the massive income of users to determined websites and makes money for its developers. The businessmen that own these sites pay to cyber swindlers for advertisement and boosting services, which gives a stimulus to create new versions of adware. This vicious circle is really hard to break and adware will do its job until all customers will experience some troubles with adware and hijackers, and stop downloading these kinds of tools.

If adware managed to penetrate your PC's defense, it will immediately begin to create advertising. The massive flow of advertising starts to take over desktop and browsers, making web-browsing definitely impossible. Even if you managed to close the banners, adware starts to behave even more aggressive, covering the whole web-pages. Any interaction with the ad unit can call the unwanted software. Hijackers might show less ads than other promotional tools, but if hijacker is active on your PC you can't even get to the needed web-page, because of redirections. The best way to heal the system and recover the browsers is the removal of Search-Privacy.net and full scanning of computer.

 

Methods to remove Search-Privacy.net

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Search-Privacy.net manually

Step 1. Uninstall Search-Privacy.net from the operation system

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

 

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Getting rid of Search-Privacy.net is a very simple thing that any newbie can handle. The seasoned PC operators know how to perform the manual removal, but if you aren't completely certain - simply use our instructions. Guide will provide the easy and fast removal of the hijacker, without dangerous consequences and unexpected issues. The efficiency of by-hand removal is diminishing each hour that hijacker functions in your system, so you should act swiftly. Each hour of delay means hundreds of new banners and the unwanted programs are behind any of them. If the virus works in your system for 3-4 days or more - by-hand method of removal, most likely, will be pointless and you'll have to download the good anti-virus tool. We will offer you such program: it is called Spyhunter. Simply click on the button below to learn more about it.

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Search-Privacy.net from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Search-Privacy.net and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Search-Privacy.net
  • C:\ProgramData\Search-Privacy.net
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Search-Privacy.net

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Search-Privacy.net" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Search-Privacy.net from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Search-Privacy.net 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-Privacy.net from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Search-Privacy.net and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Search-Privacy.net from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Search-Privacy.net from the browser

How to remove Search-Privacy.net from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Search-Privacy.net

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-Privacy.net from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Search-Privacy.net

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

How to uninstall Search-Privacy.net from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Search-Privacy.net

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-Privacy.net from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Search-Privacy.net 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-Privacy.net 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 to protect the computer?

Although it's really easy to eliminate Search-Privacy.net, nobody could enjoy to perform that each day. It is not profitably for hackers to make complex malware and they are creating lots of poor viruses instead of few really dangerous ones. This means that you should understand not just how to remove undesired programs, but in the first place, how to avoid them. Here are few advices and if you'll listen to them, the results will be impressive.

  • All propositions on the Internet that promise you large benefit must be taken skeptically. Most of these offers are harmless, created to increase the rating of the website of their developers, but some of them are leading to real fraud schemes which might make you experience the financial losses.
  • The installation of any programs, and especially the "cracked" ones, must be attentively examined. There will be a lot of significant info such as installation folder, the user agreement and other things. Some adware use a method called "Partner installation" or "fast setting", which means that in addition to the needed file you get 3-4 others. You need to decline suchlike offers, because malware use this technique of spreading very frequently.
  • E-mails are very frequently used to spread malicious programs. You have to be aware of any e-mails with attachments, or which were sent by unknown persons.

These hints are very easy, but they all are allowing you to prevent the contamination by harmful programs. Even if the use of the advices is making you feel inconvenient - you should understand: they are the foundation of computer security. Let your machine be secure and clean, and remember: we're always here to answer any question about the undesired programs.

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