How to uninstall (remove) Gl-search.com

What is Gl-search.com?

Gl-search.com is a browser hijacker that comes without user consent and brings a lot of trouble. At first, it seems common search engine, such Google, Yahoo, and Bing, improving browsing experience and search quality and providing quick access to popular sites and social pages. However, de facto Gl-search.com is a fake search engine that is very annoying. Most commonly it comes bundled with freeware’s web-downloaders and installers. It collects and analyzes your personal data, browsing history, network activity, and then transmits these data to third parties. Your browser settings, homepage, and default search engine may be changed by Gl-search.com. If you find Gl-search.com on your PC, then you should remove it straight away.

Gl-search.com Hijacker

How Gl-search.com gets on your PC?

Similar programs belong to potentially unwanted programs. These programs come on a computer without user consent, so you may have overlooked the penetration of this program. PUP is installed on PC bundled with freeware program such as archivers, download managers, players and so on. The user must be considerate during the installation process to prevent the penetration of unwanted programs. To do this, you need to read the user agreement. Do not agree to install unknown or suspicious programs. Not need to trust programs from unknown publishers. Always follow the installation process and do not rush to click “Next”. If your computer is already infected, you can use our instructions listed below to get rid of this program.

How to remove Gl-search.com from your computer?

To uninstall Gl-search.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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Or uninstall Gl-search.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Gl-search.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Gl-search.com.
  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 Gl-search.com 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 Gl-search.com, 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 Gl-search.com 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 Gl-search.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Gl-search.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Gl-search.com.
  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 Gl-search.com.
  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 Gl-search.com.
  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 Gl-search.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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