How to remove Search.chunckapp.com

This is a guide that helps to stop the Search.chunckapp.com adware from infecting your laptop. We know the techniques to delete irritating ads forever, and defend the system from re-infection. This guide provides you with the essential information on aggressive ads to help you browse the Internet freely again.

Search.chunckapp.com

Let's make it clear: Search.chunckapp.com is adware. It doesn't mean anything, as links from Search.chunckapp.com don't have anything in common with the decent advertisement, and Search.chunckapp.com itself is more a script, able to carry out few procedures, needed for banners to be shown to you. In this article, we’ll explain to you, in which method Search.chunckapp.com gets into the device, what it does there and how to beat it. The elimination information is placed under the main chapter. If you do not need us to tell you anything – simply skip it and go to the removal.

What is Search.chunckapp.com

Search.chunckapp.com advertising utility is the newest adware, but the vast majority of the modifications carried out through latter time were purely cosmetic. Search.chunckapp.com doesn’t need to advance, because it's not counting upon any intricate code in its work – it relies on user. Advertising utilities are the least intricate, yet the most gainful suspicious tools, helping swindlers to earn without being accused of anything. We understand that it doesn't look legal for you: unwanted program crawls into the PC, turns it in sluggish, calls a lot of other useless tools on board, and shoves an endless package of banners down your throat. Usually, victims have a lot of things to say about it, yet the facts are plain: you call the thing to get into the machine. We're going to explain it in the following sections, and now – let’s explain what Search.chunckapp.com does inside of your PC.

We've already told you that Search.chunckapp.com's not a virus, since it cannot duplicate itself and automatically spread through the Web, or even through the minor networks. It needs to be downloaded, and after that – Search.chunckapp.com has customer to install it. The process of installation includes confirmation of EULA, in which the ways of adware's action are completely explained. Of course, the direct installation of adware is an unusual case. Sponsored installation is way more common, and we will define it below. In rare cases user isn't liable for Search.chunckapp.com getting into the system, as Trojan virus carried out the process without notifying a user. But to do that, Trojan had to be invited onto the PC too.

 

How Search.chunckapp.com gets into the system

Affiliate infection is the most productive, plainest and fastest method to distribute a program through the Net. Scammers simply take a bunch of programs, of which only one is helpful and the others are not, and wrap them up in a single bundle. During the installation of a popular tool, you will get an offer to install the malicious ones too. On occasion you can call it off, on occasion you can’t, but in most cases customers just don’t see it as they’re clicking through to installation without bothering to read what’s written in all those annoying menus. Now you realize why we've told you that you’ve invited Search.chunckapp.com onto the machine.

How to protect the system

In this part we will teach you how customer may guard the machine from Trojans, viruses, adware and the majority of the unwanted tools. It's a serious deal, which requires some efforts. The manner consists of some habits and patterns you should exercise, but it's not that bad and you will get used to it. Here’s what we have to say:

  • You should realize that lots of sites aren't good. Swindlers easily can argue you into that the computer is infected, by locking the browser and making you allow a download of any other tool. If you've encountered something like that – simply close your browser via Task Manager, and you’ll be alright. No website is able to scan the PC for malware within a couple moments and find out whether or not it is contaminated.
  • And, of course,, you need to inspect the information that is shown while you are installing any toll-free program. Let’s explain it another way: you don’t need to the full Customer Agreement, but you should ignore proposals of any installations besides the program that you've wanted. If those suggestions are shown – you need to watch out.
  • You have to stop clicking. This is the custom you'd better create: you're searching for something – find it in Google. If advertising appears on some website or in the OS, you should resist from clicking on it. If you get the proposal to download a utility and claims that it’s helpful – google its name. The best results come when you search it with "uninstall".
  • Our main hint to defend the computer will be to cease using cracked programs. If an utility is toll-free and you know for sure that it can be trusted – just download it from the developer’s site, and you won’t get any issues. For pirated software – you can only see it on torrent trackers. You won’t find good protection there, and each file could have adware.

How to remove Search.chunckapp.com

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Search.chunckapp.com manually

Step 1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

Step 2. Check hosts file

Step 3. Remove Search.chunckapp.com from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari/Edge)

 

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

 

We're aware of a couple tested techniques to delete Search.chunckapp.com from your computer. The first one is to check the scheduled tasks list, and all other places where you might find the footprints of virus. You will need to recover the settings of your browser to default,. After that – clean the registry from viral lines, and inspect the Scheduled Tasks list. In some cases it may require inspecting the hosts file. For those who want to uninstall Search.chunckapp.com manually – just follow the instructions. If you aren't experienced in all that PC things and simply need Search.chunckapp.com to disappear – we have one more way for you. It’s even faster than the manual one, because it provides you with the strong protection against hazardous programs. The method is also known as Spyhunter, and it’s the seriously efficient antiviral program. The great detail is that it’s on the market for twelve years already, and there are lots of satisfied customers, whose systems work well and don’t show advertising. If you want to get your system secure – click the button under this part to get Spyhunter and experience its benefits.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Step 1. Uninstall software from the system

Windows 7

1. Uninstall the unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

2. Check the following folders for the suspicious elements

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

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Search.chunckapp.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 the program 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 unfamiliar programs from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

Step 2. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 3. Remove Search.chunckapp.com from the browser

Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable strange extensions:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Search.chunckapp.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 unfamiliar add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • More Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

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 suspicious extensions:

  • Open menu
  • Add-ons
  • Extensions
  • Remove add-on

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open menu
  • Options
  • Home
  • Choose “Blank page” into Homepage and new windows

 

Opera browser

Step 1. Disable strange add-ons:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose add-on and press button "Disable"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Add a new page" 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"

 

Microsoft Edge

Step 1. Delete the suspicious extensions.

  • Menu
  • Extensions
  • Choose unfamiliar extension
  • Press Uninstall

Step 2. Change homepage.

  • Go to the website of the search engine you want
  • Select More actions
  • Settings
  • View advanced settings
  • Change search engine
  • Select search engine you want and Set as default

 

Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions

 

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