How to uninstall (remove) Chromesearch.today

What is Chromesearch.today?

Chromesearch.today – it is fake search page similar to Google, Yahoo and Bing. According to developers, it significantly improves the browsing experience and increases search performance. In fact, it can bring a lot of trouble. Chromesearch.today comes as a browser extension hijacks Chrome, Mozilla or IE, then changes browser settings (homepage, search engine). Most often, Chromesearch.today penetrates on the PC without user consent, via freeware’s web-clients and downloaders. Also, your personal information, including browsing history and network activity, may be collected and disclosed to third parties. If you find Chromesearch.today on your PC, then you need to remove it immediately.

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How Chromesearch.today gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Chromesearch.today, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without the consent of the user, so users often do not know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you are not convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Chromesearch.today completely.

How to remove Chromesearch.today from your computer?

To uninstall Chromesearch.today remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Chromesearch.today in their database. Please, use them to remove Chromesearch.today.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Chromesearch.today – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Chromesearch.today.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Chromesearch.today – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

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Or uninstall Chromesearch.today manually.

Step 1: Remove Chromesearch.today from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Chromesearch.today (search for other unknown and suspicious programs).
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Chromesearch.today (search for other unknown and suspicious programs) and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Chromesearch.today (search for other unknown and suspicious programs), select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Chromesearch.today (search for other unknown and suspicious programs) and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Chromesearch.today from your browsers.

To be able to remove Chromesearch.today from browser you need to remove Windows Group Policies created by this hijacker. To do this you can download following BAT file from our website:

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Download BAT file to remove Group Policies

or perform following instructions:

  1. Start Command Prompt as Administrator
  2. To do this in Windows 10/8 or Windows 7 click Start and in the search box type cmd. Right-click on the found result and choose Run as Administrator.
  3. While in command prompt type:
    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers"
    Press Enter button.
  4. Then type:
    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicy"
    Press Enter button.
  5. Finally, type:
    gpupdate /force
    Press Enter button.

Step 2: Remove Chromesearch.today from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Chromesearch.today.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Chromesearch.today.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Chromesearch.today.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Chromesearch.today:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Remove following files:

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Written by Rami Douafi

1 Comment

  1. Didn’t work for me in windows 7 . it was not in uninstall programs, in google settings no way to reset browser settings , could not change search engine i uninstalled google and reinstalled again BUT it was still there , ??? . Last time i had this the only way to uninstall is to reinstall windows

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