How to remove (uninstall) Thepdftoolssearch.net

In this article we'll explain you everything about an advertising software that is called Thepdftoolssearch.net. If you know what is adware or browser hijacker - you might just proceed to the uninstalling tips and delete this useless tool. If you haven't experienced this sort of programs earlier - trust us, this tool really must not be kept on your computer. We are saying so because Thepdftoolssearch.net not only calls inconveniences during web-surfing, but might cause a serious malware infection of your PC. Do you mention the high quantity of advertising on all websites, or the shifted homepage? How do you think, is it OK that the default search engine is changed to the suspicious web-page, and it emerges each time when you start the browser? The symptoms that are listed above tell us one thing: the machine is infected by some kind of adware, and this software should be removed.

What is Thepdftoolssearch.net

Thepdftoolssearch.net

Hackers don't create dangerous programs only to irritate you, and every virus has exact aims. However, the real task of Thepdftoolssearch.net does not match with the stated ones. Usually, the description of every malicious program declares that it will be extremely useful. 95% of adware promise to help in the search for anything in the Internet. Performing some functions in social networks, assistance in the search for latest music, games or movies and search for discounts, deals and sales on the Internet - these are the functions that 90% of advertising tools promise to perform. The primary thing you should do when you want to download any software - to think, is it really useful? Actually, the task of malware creators is to state that their program performs a function which can't be verified. The "better", "faster" or "safer" web-browsing is a brilliant sample of suchlike feature, because these parameters are really blurry and they're very to supervise. Does this mean that advertising programs are completely useless, and just take up space on your hard drive? No, they have one important function and it is to cheat you and to receive money from online advertising.

 

It's hard to understand how it happened but today many users think that hackers make the viruses with no particular reason. It's pretty reasonable, didn't it? Web-scammer thinks about a user which is struggling to uninstall his virus, and the feeling is really good! You must remember that each unwanted software performs some feature, and it is, in most cases, applies to profit. It is difficult to understand why adware displays so much ads, but since you realize it, the scheme appears pretty plain. All this advertisement is generated to earn money from clicks. Many people heard that advertisement in browsers is paid on the special system, called pay per click. It means that the advertiser pays for each transition from the ad to the webpage. All advertising program's efforts are aimed at convincing you click on the ads. Actually if you're not interested in any of the proposals - you might click on advertising, to hide an inconvenient irritating banner. Each referral is worth the money and based on the nature of ads it can count up to 5 cents and sometimes even more. Here we see how numbers beat quality, as hackers develop hundreds of substandard programs that spam with hype. Confiding customer can take the ads given by malware in earnest, and look for something entertaining among these proposals, doing dozens of clicks daily. Anti-viral developers and tech-support communities get tens of thousands of complaints on Thepdftoolssearch.net, so swindlers make really good money on it.

Methods to remove Thepdftoolssearch.net

And finally, Thepdftoolssearch.net has another function which in the long term can initiate serious problems with your system. This feature is Thepdftoolssearch.net's ability to switch the settings of your browser in order to distribute advertisement more efficiently which makes it highly vulnerable to all threats. Adware seeks to switch three things: start page, default search engine and the blocking of intrusive advertisement. Thus, while adware is inside the PC, the browser is very defenseless, and many unwanted programs might penetrate through it to the system, which is what occurs when man begins to randomly click on dangerous links given by Thepdftoolssearch.net. The adware will clog your system, because user helps it to do so. There is only one method to get rid of advertisement and protect your machine from viral hazard - to remove Thepdftoolssearch.net.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Thepdftoolssearch.net manually

Step 1. Uninstall Thepdftoolssearch.net from the operation system

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

 

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

There are two primary methods of advertising tool spread: the placing on the infected websites and bundled installation with free software. Malicious websites are very easy to know: they are on the last positions of search, and they intrusively offer to download something. Besides that, your browser and anti-virus software will show you warning, if the web-site is unreliable. To defend yourself from the infection via the second technique, you need to carefully observe the installation of any program. This technique is based on user's trustfulness and the harmful habit to click OK before you know what you are agreeing with. The installation helper is modified to suggest you to install extra programs except the one that you wanted. In many variations you just cannot decline the process, and in some - there's no sign of additional installation. You have to know that: if Thepdftoolssearch.net had penetrated your system via installation in bundles, there probably are other advertisement software or malware. According to this, if you see the option among “recommended installation” and “partial installation” – pick the second variant. This will allow you to pick what software you want to install and what you do not.

Thepdftoolssearch.net removal tool

The elimination of Thepdftoolssearch.net in manual mode takes nearly 3-5 minutes, and might be carried out even by not practiced user. In spite the fact that elimination in manual manner is highly plain, it has some disadvantages, comparing to the software deletion with help of AV-tool. When you remove the malicious software by-hand, you cannot intervene it (or another similar virus) from penetrating the machine again. If you have an antivirus tool - it will grant you the protection for a long time. We suggest you to install a program named Spyhunter which not only uninstalls all adware from your machine but also guards it from all other hazardous software as long as Spyhunter will stay on your computer.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Thepdftoolssearch.net from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Thepdftoolssearch.net
  • C:\ProgramData\Thepdftoolssearch.net
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Thepdftoolssearch.net

3. Clean registry:

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

 

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How to remove Thepdftoolssearch.net from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Thepdftoolssearch.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 Thepdftoolssearch.net from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Thepdftoolssearch.net from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Thepdftoolssearch.net from the browser

How to remove Thepdftoolssearch.net from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Thepdftoolssearch.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 Thepdftoolssearch.net from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Thepdftoolssearch.net

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

How to uninstall Thepdftoolssearch.net from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Thepdftoolssearch.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 Thepdftoolssearch.net from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Thepdftoolssearch.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 Thepdftoolssearch.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

 

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