How To Eliminate Searchfindit.com From IE | Chrome | Firefox

What is known about Searchfindit.com?

Searchfindit.com is an unreliable search engine website developed by Zoekyu Technology Ltd. located in Hong Kong. The domain looks like as a simple search tool, but in reality, it is classed as a browser hijacker. It means that the page is unlikely to be set as the user's default homepage, because it is an unpopular and fake search engine website. Although, it is an unsafe website, but not malicious itself. Besides, the threat can expose your infected machine to various high-level risks if you decide to search for anything online using its suspicious search services. Once installed, Searchfindit.com hijacker silently adds a browser extension without your permission. After that, it replaces the default browser's homepage with its own doubtful search aggregator.

Searchfindit.com

Furthermore, it also sets its own dubious search engine portal as a new tab page and the default search services as well. Not surprisingly, system users tend to believe that the website is a reliable and safe search tool as it looks completely normal. However, it even look a bit similar to the Google search, but do not be deceived. In addition to that, if you ever notice any slight modifications on your PC or installed web browsers that you didn't apply yourself, then you should immediately start investigating whether you don't have any kind of potentially unwanted programs associated with Searchfindit.com hijacker installed on your computer. If found, remove them as early as possible.

Why should you not rely on Searchfindit.com?

This search engine website is supported by the third party companies and lacks important documents like Privacy Policy, Terms of Use Agreement and Contact information as well. There are several clones of Searchfindit.com that are hosted on 35.162.164.74 IP address. The main objective of the creators of such hijackers is to gain revenue by rerouting user's to unreliable websites. Usually, such web portals can provide malicious content for the system user, for instance, questionable files, rogue softwares etc. The website functions as a tool to promote phishing sites. It injects plenty of third party hyperlinks into the search results that it displays. Therefore, be very careful if you decide you to search the web for something and you should never rely on its displayed search results. Clicking on such outcomes might lead you to unreliable domains that will be malicious. So, the RMV security researchers strongly advise you to remove Searchfindit.com from your system ASAP.

Clones of Searchfindit.com Unreliable Search Engine

  • Search.quicknetsearch.com
  • Findthatsearch.com
  • Netfindersearch.com
  • Findyourtermsearch.com
  • Globallysearch.com

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Manual Steps to Remove Searchfindit.com From Your Hijacked Browser

Simple Steps To Remove Infection From Your Browser

Set Up or Changes Your Default Search Engine Provider

For Internet Explorer :

1. Launch Internet explorer and click on the Gear icon then to Manage Add-ons.

IE Manage Add-ons

2. Now click on Search Provider tab followed by Find more search providers…

IE Search Providers

3. Now look for your preferred search engine provider for instance Google Search engine.

IE Find More Search Providers

4. Further you need to click on Add to Internet Explorer option appeared on the page. After then tick out the Make this my default search engine provider appeared on the Add Search Provider window and then click on Add button.

IE Add Search Provider

5. Restart Internet explorer to apply the new changes.

For Mozilla :

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and go for the Settings icon (☰) followed by Options from the drop down menu.

Mozilla Settings Options

2. Now you have to tap on Search tab there. And, under Default Search Engine you can choose your desirable search engine provider from the drop down menu and remove Searchfindit.com related search providers.

Mozilla Search tab

3. If you want to add another search option into Mozilla Firefox then you can do it by going through Add more search engines… option. It will take you to the Firefox official Add-ons page from where you can choose and install search engine add-ons from their.

Mozilla Add more search engine

4. Once installed you can go back to Search tab and choose your favorite search provider as a default.

For Chrome :

1. Open Chrome and tap on Menu icon (☰) followed by Settings.

Chrome settings

2. Now under Search option you can choose desirable Search engine providers from drop down menu.

Chrome Search option

3. If you want to use another search engine option then you can click on Manage search engines… which opens current list of search engines and other as well. To choose you have to take your cursor on it and then select Make default button appears there followed by Done to close the window.

Chrome other search engine option

Reset Browser Settings to Completely Remove Searchfindit.com

For Google Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon (☰) followed by Settings option from the drop down menu.

Chrome settings

2. Now tap Reset settings button.

Reset chrome 1

3. Finally select Reset button again on the dialog box appeared for confirmation.

Reset Chrome 2

For Mozilla Firefox :

1. Click on Settings icon (☰) and then to Open Help Menu option followed by Troubleshooting Information from drop down menu.

Reset Mozilla Firefox 1

2. Now Click on Reset Firefox… on the upper right corner of about:support page and again to Reset Firefox button to confirm the resetting of Mozilla Firefox to delete Searchfindit.com completely.

Reset Mozilla Firefox 2

Reset Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Settings Gear icon and then to Internet options.

Reset IE 1

2. Now tap Advanced tab followed by Reset button. Then tick out the Delete personal settings option on the appeared dialog box and further press Reset button to clean Searchfindit.com related data completely.

IE Reset 2

3. Once Reset completed click on Close button and restart Internet explorer to apply the changes.

Reset Safari :

1. Click on Edit followed by Reset Safari… from the drop down menu on Safari.

Reset Safari 1

2. Now ensure that all of the options are ticked out in the appeared dialog box and click on Reset button.

Reset Safari 2

Uninstall Searchfindit.com and other Suspicious Programs From Control Panel

1. Click on Start menu followed by Control Panel. Then click on Uninstall a program below Programs option.

Control panel Win 7 Vista

2. Further find and Uninstall Searchfindit.com and any other unwanted programs from the Control panel.

Programs and Features

Remove Unwanted Toolbars and Extensions Related With Searchfindit.com

For Chrome :

1. Tap on Menu (☰) button, hover on tools and then tap on Extension option.

chrome extension 1

2. Now click on Trash icon next to the Searchfindit.com related suspicious extensions to remove it.

chrome-extensions 2

For Mozilla Firefox :

1. Click on Menu (☰) button followed by Add-ons.

Mozilla Addon 1

2. Now select the Extensions or Appearance tab in Add-ons Manager window. Then click on Disable button to remove Searchfindit.com related extensions.

Mozilla Addon 2

For Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Settings Gear icon and then to Manage add-ons.

IE Extension 1

2. Further tap on Toolbars and Extensions panel and then Disable button to remove Searchfindit.com related extensions.

IE Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click on Gear Settings icon followed by Preferences…

Safari extension 1

2. Now tap on Extensions panel and then click on Uninstall button to remove Searchfindit.com related extensions.

Safari extension 2

From Opera :

1. Click on Opera icon then hover to Extensions and click Extensions manager.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now click on X button next to unwanted extensions to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

Delete Cookies to Clean Up Searchfindit.com Related Data From Different Browsers

Chrome : Click on Menu (☰) → Settings → Show advanced Settings → Clear browsing data.

Clear cookies chrome

Firefox : Tap on Settings (☰) →History →Clear Reset History → check Cookies → Clear Now.

Clear cookies mozilla

Internet Explorer : Click on Tools → Internet options → General tab → Check Cookies and Website data → Delete.

clear cookies Internet explorer

Safari : Click on Settings Gear icon →Preferences → Privacy tab → Remove All Website Data…→ Remove Now button.

safary privacy remove all website data

Manage Security and Privacy Settings in Google Chrome

1. Click on Menu (☰) button followed by Settings.

Chrome settings

2. Tap on Show advanced settings.

Chrome Privacy section

  • Phishing and malware protection : It is enables by default in privacy section. Warns users if detected any suspicious site having phishing or malware threats.
  • SSL certificates and settings : Tap on Manage certificates under HTTPS/SSL section to manage SSL certificates and settings.
  • Web Content settings : Go to Content settings in Privacy section to manage plug-ins, cookies, images, location sharing and JavaScript.

chrome-content settings

3. Now tap close button when done.

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