How to uninstall (remove) Search.searchlocateyp.com

What is Search.searchlocateyp.com?

Search.searchlocateyp.com – the fake search engine that comes to the computer in the form of a browser extension. Search.searchlocateyp.com hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The hijacker comes without user’s knowledge, bundled with free programs. Search.searchlocateyp.com distributes promotional content. This search engine displays the banners and coupons, as well as pop-up advertising content. This advertising may refer to the popular Internet sites and online shops. Search.searchlocateyp.com also reduces the performance of your PC, increases traffic, changes your browser options, and changes the search results. Search.searchlocateyp.com also collects your personal information. This information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find Search.searchlocateyp.com on your computer, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

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How Search.searchlocateyp.comgets on your PC?

Search.searchlocateyp.com 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 Search.searchlocateyp.com now.

How to remove Search.searchlocateyp.com from your computer?

To uninstall Search.searchlocateyp.comremove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Search.searchlocateyp.comin their database. Please, use them to remove Search.searchlocateyp.com.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Search.searchlocateyp.com- files, folders, registry keys.

 

Download Removal Tool

Alternative Solutions:

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

 

Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Search.searchlocateyp.com- can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes Antimalware

 

Or uninstall Search.searchlocateyp.commanually.

Step 1: Remove Search.searchlocateyp.comfrom Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Search.searchlocateyp.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 Search.searchlocateyp.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 Search.searchlocateyp.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 Search.searchlocateyp.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 Search.searchlocateyp.comfrom your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search.searchlocateyp.comfrom browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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