What is MaxSearch.live

MaxSearch.live there is a fake and nasty browser search service that changes the main settings of Chrome, Mozilla, Firefox, Edge, and IE. Despite, it seems like a legitimate search engine that provides useful services for quick access to browsing, MaxSearch.live may bring a lot of troubles with internet browsers performance. Firstly, MaxSearch changes the default homepage and search engine to https://maxsearch.live/. Then, MaxSearch.live, called browser hijacker, modifies the search results and locks the ability to cancel your changes. We recommend that you remove MaxSearch.live right now.

MaxSearch.live

How MaxSearch.live gets on your PC?

MaxSearch.live hijacker usually interrupts browsers through malicious extensions, downloaders, and web clients and other freeware software and utilities. You need to pay more attention to the composition of installation bundles since hackers often embed malware into the installation packages. Follow the installation process, do not forget to use antivirus that can protect your PC and prevent the penetration of potentially unwanted programs, in particular, MaxSearch.live. If your computer has already been attacked by MaxSearch.live, then use our recommendations below.

How to remove MaxSearch.live from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Also, you can try to remove MaxSearch.live manually. For uninstalling MaxSearch.live remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove MaxSearch.live from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find MaxSearch.live.
  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 MaxSearch.live 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 MaxSearch.live, 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 MaxSearch.live 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 MaxSearch.live from your browser.

Step 2: Remove MaxSearch.live from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find MaxSearch.live.
  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 MaxSearch.live.
  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 MaxSearch 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 MaxSearch.live.
  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: Remove MaxSearch.live from Android:

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 MaxSearch.live Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of MaxSearch.live Pop-ups from Allowed to Block.

Written by Tim Kas

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