What is “Appearch.info”?

Appearch.info is a scam virus that penetrates your PC and infects all of your browsers installed on your system. If you notice that a pop-up appears constantly with a suggestion to install some extension or register on a questionable site, then you can be sure that the malicious software is already on your PC. Appearch.info is part of the adware, the main purpose of which is the spread of malware, adware, and other unwanted programs. These pop-ups can be displayed permanently during browsing, trying to get the user to install a browser extension, for example, adware that will collect user personal data and make changes to the browser settings. We recommend using our recommendations to remove Appearch.info right now.


Usually, scammers try to mislead the user by offering very “useful” browser extensions. Do not believe these proposals, this is a lie. Do not compromise the security of your personal data and the integrity of the system.

How “Appearch.info” gets on your PC?

As a rule, Appearch.info comes bundled with free programs, utilities and other content that the user downloads from the web. Many scammers develop special installers, downloaders and other additional software that hides it inside. You need to be extremely careful when installing and downloading files from the Internet. Always select the advanced installation type to make sure that the installation program does not contain any suspicious software. Use software that can protect your computer and prevent the penetration of viruses and unwanted software. If Appearch.info is already on your PC, then use our instructions to remove this scammer from your computer.

How to remove “Appearch.info” from your computer?

To uninstall “Appearch.info” remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have “Appearch.info” in their database. You can try to use them for removing “Appearch.info”.

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You can try both of these products to remove “Appearch.info”

Or uninstall “Appearch.info” manually.

Step 1: Remove recently installed suspicious files that may be related to the virus from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find recently installed suspicious files.
  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 recently installed suspicious files 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 recently installed suspicious files, 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 recently installed suspicious files 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 “Appearch.info” from your browser.

Step 2: Remove “Appearch.info” from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find recently installed unknown extensions.
  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 recently installed unknown extensions.
  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 recently installed unknown extensions.
  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 “Appearch.info”:

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