What is Piesearch.com?

Piesearch.com is dangerous internet browser hijacker. It takes over your browser settings in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. Piesearch.com changes following settings: homepage, newtab page, default search engine, browser shortcuts. In many cases infection still remains even after resetting browser settings. Piesearch.com can infect browser shortcuts, so that using them will always open this annoying page. Installs persistent module that always rewrite settings. Although, Piesearch.com redirects searches to Google or Yahoo it is recommended to get rid of it. In order to remove Piesearch.com use instructions on this page or special Piesearch.com remover.

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How Piesearch.com gets on your PC?

Piesearch.com surely is not search that user will intentionally install. Usually infection happens during installation of free software. As a rule, user do not spot offer to set Piesearch.com as default start page and search engine and allows malicious installer to run in the background. Antivirus software currently do not detect Piesearch.com and to remove it you need either to find source of infection yourself or use one of the programs below.

How to remove Piesearch.com from your computer?

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

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

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

Or uninstall Piesearch.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Piesearch.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Piesearch.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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