How to uninstall (remove) Media Seeker Search hijacker

What is Media Seeker Search?

Media Seeker Search is a false search engine, similar to Video Seeker Search and Music Seeker Search, forcibly changing browser settings. This browser hijacker changes the settings of Chrome, Mozilla, IE, Edge and other viruses installed on your system. Media Seeker Search changes the default search engine and homepage, replacing search results or adding advertising content to these results. The developers claim that Media Seeker Search is a useful search engine. greatly improving search efficiency and browsing experience, however, in reality, it is useless and annoying. Moreover, the hijacker collects and analyzes private user information about network activity, browsing history, saved passwords and so on. This information is passed on to third parties for unknown purposes. In general, we advise you to get rid of Media Seeker Search right now using our guide.

Media Seeker Search Hijacker

How Media Seeker Search gets on your PC?

Like many other potentially unwanted programs, Media Seeker Search comes bundled with audio players, readers, archivers and other free programs from the Internet. As a rule, malware is hidden in loaders and installers as an additional program element. You need to select an advanced installation type to see the complete package of the installation package and uncheck the undesired component of the program. Use special programs, such as antiviruses or similar utilities, to secure your personal data and exclude the possibility of penetration of such malicious software. Check out our step-by-step instructions to remove Media Seeker Search right now.

How to remove Media Seeker Search from your computer?

To uninstall Media Seeker Search remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Media Seeker Search in their database. Please, use them to remove Media Seeker Search.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Media Seeker Search – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Media Seeker Search.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Media Seeker Search – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

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Or uninstall Media Seeker Search manually.

Step 1: Remove Media Seeker Search from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Media Seeker Search from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Media Seeker Search.
  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 Media Seeker Search.
  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 Media Seeker Search.
  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 Media Seeker Search:

Remove following regitry entries:

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