How to uninstall (remove) Luckysearches.com

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What is Luckysearches.com

Luckysearches.com – is a rogue application, that poses as a good software. But it is classified as potentially unwanted program, that hijacks user’s browsers. What does it mean? Homepage and default search engine are replaced by Luckysearches.com. It has poor search engine, because it shows not only bad results, but different commercials too, including sponsored links. Those advertisements may redirect user to harmful websites, where user’s PC may be additionally infected. We highly recommend you to remove Luckysearches.com from computer.

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How is Luckysearches.com installed on my PC?

Luckysearches.com as many hijackers uses sneaky method of infection “bundling”. What is it? It is a well-known method of PC infection, where malicious software is bound to freeware and gets installed with it. It works, because many people click “next” button while installing freeware, without reading instructions. To avoid malware installation, don’t download unknown program from suspicious websites. Download only licensed software from official websites. If you need free program, be carefully while installing it. Pay attention to every step during installation process. Choose Custom/Advanced setup settings to disable installation of bundled programs.

How to remove Luckysearches.com?

To get rid of Luckysearches.com you may read our manual removal guide and remove malware by yourself. But we recommend you to use special removal tools, because they fully remove malware and all its files.

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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Manual Luckysearches.com Removal Guide

Luckysearches.com is protected by special program called Xtab that is located in C:\Progam Files\. Before removing Luckysearches.com go to C:\Progam Files\Xtab and run “uninstall“. Wait until it finishes and continue with instructions below.

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Luckysearches.com (for example “luckysearches uninstall“);
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Luckysearches.com (for example “luckysearches uninstall“);
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Luckysearches.com and (for example “luckysearches uninstall“);
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click a link Show advanced settings;
  5. Turn down and click Reset settings;
  6. Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “about:support” in address bar.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+H;
  3. Click Troubleshooting Information;
  4. At the Right-Top Corner click Reset Firefox;
  5. Click Reset Firefox.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt, click Tools, or Click on Gear Icon;
  3. Click Internet Options;
  4. Click Advanced tab;
  5. Click Reset;
  6. Mark Delete Personal Settings, Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

Luckysearches.com – is a typical hijacker, that annoys user and distracts him from browsing.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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