How to uninstall (remove) Search25.co

What is Search25.co?

If you notice that the browser homepage and the search engine are changed to https://search25.co/, it means that most likely your browsers are infected with a browser hijacker. The hijacker is a type of malware that comes to the computer without the user’s consent. Externally, Search25.co looks like a legitimate search engine that improves search efficiency. In reality, the hijacker is very annoying and makes changes to your browsers, which become unchangeable.

Search25.co hijacker

In addition, it should be noted that Search25.co can collect private information, for example, it analyzes the history of browsing, user activity on the network, steals stored passwords and much more. We recommend that you remove Search25.co right now.

How Search25.co gets on your PC?

Like most such malicious software and adware, Search25.co comes bundled with free software downloaded from the Internet via special downloaders, installers, web clients and the like. The user must carefully monitor the installation process. Sometimes it’s easy enough to choose an extended type of installation and uncheck the unwanted item, of the installation package. Also use paid versions of antiviruses to protect your personal data. If Search25.co has already penetrated your computer, then use our guides to remove this hijacker from your browsers.

How to remove Search25.co from your computer?

To uninstall Search25.co remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Search25.co in their database. You can try to use them for removing Search25.co.

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Alternative Solutions:

1. WiperSoft Antispyware – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Search25.co.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – can find malware threats, similar to Search25.co

 

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Or uninstall Search25.co manually.

Step 1: Remove Search25.co from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Search25.co.
  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 Search25.co 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 Search25.co, 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 Search25.co 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 Search25.co from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search25.co from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Search25.co.
  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 Search25.co.
  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 Search25.co.
  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 Search25.co:

Remove following regitry entries:

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