What Pdfconvertsearch.com?

Pdfconvertsearch.com is a search page liking like Google and Bing. This hijacker gets into PC as browser extension without the user consent. Pdfconvertsearch.com hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. According to the developers, it allows you to convert and change PDF files in one click online. Also, at first glance, it may look that Pdfconvertsearch.com increases the efficiency of the search and increases the browsing experience, but in fact, it is very annoying and useless. Pdfconvertsearch.com displays ad banners and pop-ups, deals of popular advertising sites such as Amazon, eBay, and others. Pdfconvertsearch.com changes browser settings, search engine and sets http://Pdfconvertsearch.com/ as browser homepage. If Pdfconvertsearch.com infected your PC, then you can be assured that your personal information is compromised. Pdfconvertsearch.com analyzes your browsing and gain access to your personal information and, subsequently, can transfer it to third parties. If you find Pdfconvertsearch.com, then delete it immediately.

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How Pdfconvertsearch.com gets on your PC?

Penetration of such programs depends largely on the care of users. Pdfconvertsearch.com comes bundled with other programs that the user downloads from the free sites. Few are closely watching the installation process, and sometimes do not know that their computer is at risk. Always read the user agreement and don’t press “Next” button once. First, make sure that the program is safe. Select advanced installation type. Remember that there are many similar programs on the Internet. Read reviews about the programs, and if your computer is already infected, then use the instructions below.

How to remove Pdfconvertsearch.com from your computer?

To uninstall Pdfconvertsearch.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 Pdfconvertsearch.com

Or uninstall Pdfconvertsearch.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Pdfconvertsearch.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Pdfconvertsearch.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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