How to remove (uninstall) Search60.com

This article will explain you everything about Search60.com browser hijacker and methods to get rid of it. If you see too much pop-ups on every site, and the speed of your laptop has suddenly diminished - this material will help you find out what advertising programs are, identify the fundamental issue and clean the PC of malicious programs.

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Adware includes a long list of diverse types, but the very famous of them are adware, browser toolbars and redirects. You must realize that the abundance of links is not accidental - they were created to act this way from the beginning. The majority of users believe that these tools are worthy, being tricked by large rosters of their features, but all these advantages either are not working, or just cannot exist. To make it easier for you, we will describe the main features of each adware type.

  • Toolbars are not so irritating as browser hijackers and adware, but except advertising actions, they can gather the information about user's PC and about his activity in the Web. Such info may be used to trick the user or passed to third parties for a decent price.
  • Browser hijackers don't generate ads on well-known web-sites. Hijackers periodically open a scammer's site in victim's browser that redirects to one of the sites with advertising and suspicious links.
  • Adware's basic attribute is that it exposes useless ads on all sites that the victim views and also, on the desktop. Suchlike programs can be masked almost to anything: software for updating and downloading drivers, video and audio players, tools for finding movies and music, system cleaners and much more. Proposals which are shown by advertising tools aren't secure and you better not click on them.

Adware is numerous and use distinct methods to penetrate the computer and to act inside of it. These programs have one thing in common - they all cause inconvenience to the customer and prevent the customer from Web-surfing. Except for obvious nuisance, such as abundance of advertising and pop-ups, there is a hidden feature of Search60 and it is the critical decrease of PC's defense.

 

Now you understand what purposes are pursued by adware and, we will tell you how to reveal it. It is apparent that the principal sign of advertising software is the rise in the number of advertisements. The second symptom is the appearance of strange programs in the system that you do not remember installing. This might happen if victim passes the link to download of the installation file. Viral tools are acting imperceptibly and you cannot see that you just installed them.

The second mark is a noticeable retardation of the computer, and an enlargement in its loading time. Retardation of machine's speed is not only the consequent of adware, but this happens frequently. The reason for this lag is that in contradistinction to decent software, Search60 works 24/7, displaying ads and redirecting customer to malicious websites. It means that virus is running at system boot and shutting down only with the whole machine. If 3 or more such tools will speak on your machine, their simultaneous operation begins to overwhelm the system, and takes so many resources that reliable software just can't run. This can induce retardation, emergency turn-offs and fatal errors of important programs. If you witness any of these marks - you need to check the hard drive via reputable anti-virus or delete all undesired software in manual manner.

Methods to remove Search60.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Search60 manually

Step 1. Uninstall Search60 from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Search60 from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)

 

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

If you are tired of viewing ads on the Internet and inconvenience from other attributes of infection with Search60, you should totally get rid of this adware. In current case, it is not only about eliminating Search60, but also about total cleaning of computer. The elimination can be done manually, but this way can take considerable time and may not have the result. The point is that the malicious programs use many techniques to shield themselves from uninstalling. Adware keeps backups everywhere on HDD, hide their main folders, leave scheduled installation tasks after deletion etc. If you are not experienced enough in removal of adware, the chance of failure and subsequent malfunctions is extremely high. The simplest and the very efficient method to get rid of adware is to use Spyhunter AntiMalware. This soft is not only able to fast and clean remove any viruses from the machine, but also shield it from threats hereafter. Spyhunter has a number of features, among which are moderate price, 24/7 technical support, high speed of scanning and removal, daily updating of the signature database and interaction with other anti-virus tools. If you are interested, and want to buy Spyhunter, or get the free version - click on the link under this paragraph.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Search60 from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Search60 and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Search60
  • C:\ProgramData\Search60
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Search60

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Search60" and delete these elements

 

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How to remove Search60 from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Search60 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 Search60 from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Search60 and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Remove Search60.com from the browser

How to remove Search60 from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Search60

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 Search60 from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Search60

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

How to uninstall Search60 from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Search60

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 Search60 from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Search60 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 Search60 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 remove Search Sixty

 

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