How to uninstall (remove) Foxsearch.me

What is Foxsearch.me?

Foxsearch.me is a fake search page that comes to your computer and hijacks browsers without user consent. When it arrives, it begins to display an enormous amount of advertising, banners, and coupons. According to the developers, this search page improves the search efficiency and experience of browsing, excludes irrelevant results, and also provides a lot of useful functions, for example, quick access to a mailbox, social pages, and popular sites. In fact, it is a useless annoying hijacker. In addition, Foxsearch.me can change the settings of your browser (homepage, search engine) and collects your private data, and more. Foxsearch.me is an annoying hijacker that brings a lot of problems. You should remove it immediately.

Foxsearch.me Hijacker

How Foxsearch.me gets on your PC?

Foxsearch.me comes on the computer without user consent. As a rule, potentially unwanted software come bundled with free software, such as players, archivers, converters and more. Most users do not notice the penetration of malicious software. Also, many antiviruses do not have such programs in their bases. You need to follow the rules, which can help you to avoid malicious software. Always read the Terms of Service. Follow the installation process and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Remove the check mark from components of the program, which is questionable. Use special software that can protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Foxsearch.me now.

How to remove Foxsearch.me from your computer?

To uninstall Foxsearch.me remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Foxsearch.me – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Foxsearch.me.

 

Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Foxsearch.me – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes Antimalware

 

Or uninstall Foxsearch.me manually.

Step 1: Remove Foxsearch.me from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Foxsearch.me.
  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 Foxsearch.me 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 Foxsearch.me, 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 Foxsearch.me 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 Foxsearch.me from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Foxsearch.me from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Foxsearch.me.
  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 Foxsearch.me.
  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 Foxsearch.me.
  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. Got 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 Foxsearch.me:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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