What is Coldsearch.com?

Coldsearch.com is browser hijacker and a page that doesn’t worth using. The hijacker adds corrupted results and masks them as relevant pages. Coldsearch.com as well has features of an adware. The search domain is ad-supported, and the user who has it as the main search engine will be constantly seeing advertisement and redirected to unwanted sites. Coldsearch.com also blocks other search engines, so that gaining relevant search results becomes impossible until user removes Coldsearch.com.

Coldsearch.com

How Coldsearch.com gets on your PC?

The users, who find the hijacker to appear on their system, usually remember recently installing some freeware. In most cases exactly freeware carries Coldsearch.com. In order to convince the user to have it on the computer, the developers use some tricks. First, they do not notify the user about the installation of the hijacker. It is hidden in Advanced method of installation and set by default. Second, in the setup information it is mentioned as a reliable and handy app, so that users would agree to use it.

How to remove Coldsearch.com from your computer?

To uninstall Coldsearch.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Coldsearch.com

Or uninstall Coldsearch.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Coldsearch.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Coldsearch.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 Coldsearch.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 Coldsearch.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 Coldsearch.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 Coldsearch.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Coldsearch.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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