What is Elastisearch.com?

Elastisearch.com is another browser hijacker, disguised as a legitimate search engine, which greatly improves search efficiency and browser experience. According to the developers, Elastisearch.com is a fundamental part of each browser. However, all this is a lie. Let’s take a closer look at the impact of this malware. The hijacker changes the browser settings and makes changes to the shortcuts of all your browsers so that you are automatically redirected to a fake search page. It also redirects the user to third-party sites that are full of ads. Plus, it collects and analyzes user data for further transfer to third parties. If your computer is infected by Elastisearch.com, you must remove it right now.

Elastisearch.com hijacker

How Elastisearch.com gets on your PC?

There are several options by which Elastisearch.com penetrates your PC and infects Chrome, Mozilla and other browsers installed on your system. Sometimes users believe in advertising tricks and install such “useful” extensions themselves. However, most often, it comes bundled with free software. Typically, the user just needs to pay attention to the installation process and select the Advanced installation type to see any additional extensions and programs supplied with the desired software. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected by Elastisearch.com, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Elastisearch.com from your computer?

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

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

Or uninstall Elastisearch.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Elastisearch.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Elastisearch.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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