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What is ConvertDocsNow

ConvertDocsNow is a potentially unwanted application that can get installed on the computer unnoticed. Once inside, it modifies browser configuration to force users to perform their searches via https://hp.myway.com/convertdocsnow/*** webpage. Despite the attempt to mimic well-known search engines like Google, Bing, or Yahoo, it is yet another browser hijacker whose main aim is to redirect users to specific websites and earn pay-per-click revenue from that. Therefore, you can be forced to deal with irrelevant search results and annoying ads. Note that this activity might lead to insecure pages and proliferate other malware on your device as well. The manual removal of ConvertDocsNow is possible, but you need to find all the related files and applications, which is time-consuming. This is why you are better off using an automated removal tool. In any case, both methods are presented below.

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Also, you can try to remove ConvertDocsNow hijacker manually.

Step 1: Remove ConvertDocsNow hijacker from Control Panel/Applications

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find ConvertDocsNow hijacker.
  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 ConvertDocsNow 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 ConvertDocsNow, 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 ConvertDocsNow 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.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall ConvertDocsNow or ConvertDocsNow Uninstaller (or other suspicious apps that you’ve never installed), double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application ConvertDocsNow from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

After that remove ConvertDocsNow from your browser.

Step 2: Remove ConvertDocsNow from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Click on 3-dots icon in the upper right corner and select Tools.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find ConvertDocsNow.
  5. Click the trash can icon to remove it.
  6. Click on 3-dots icon in the upper right corner.
  7. Select Settings.
  8. Type notifications into the search bar.
  9. Select Content settings.
  10. Select Notifications.
  11. Find ConvertDocsNow in the Allow list.
  12. Click on three dots next to ConvertDocsNow and select Remove.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find ConvertDocsNow or other suspicious extensions.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose ConvertDocsNow.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Olpair extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable ConvertDocsNow.
  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 Safari:

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Click on the Safari menu.
  3. Choose Reset Safari….
  4. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Safari.

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.

Remove ConvertDocsNow from Android Smartphones:

Alternative solution for Android phone/tablet:

Google Chrome:

  1. open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find ConvertDocsNow Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of ConvertDocsNow from Allowed to Block.

Written by Ilyas J

Author: Ilias

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