How to uninstall (remove) Safesearch1.ru

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What is Safesearch1.ru?

Safesearch1.ru is a fake search engine that comes bundled with freeware without user consent. At first glance, it looks like an ordinary search page, like Google, Bing or Yahoo. According to developers, Safesearch1.ru improves the searching quality, filters-out irrelevant search result and provides quick access to popular sites and social pages. In reality, it can bring a lot of problems. Safesearch1.ru gets into your PC via freeware’s web-clients. After its penetration, Safesearch1.ru changes browser settings, such as homepage, search engine and more. Then, it collects user’s data (browsing history, web activity) and send this information to third parties. Safesearch1.ru creates entries in the registry and copies the files all over your computer, so if you decide to remove it the regular way, then you will not succeed. If Safesearch1.ru has infected your PC, you can be sure that your computer is at risk. Remove it by using instructions below.

Safesearch1.ru Hijacker

How Safesearch1.ru gets on your PC?

Malicious software penetrates to computer bundled with free programs. Safesearch1.ru comes on a computer without consent of the user and can cause irreparable damage to your computer. Most often, the user can prevent the penetration of such programs on their own. For this, it is necessary to follow closely the installation process and not to rush. Read the user agreement, do not agree to install suspicious software. Choose advanced or full installation type. Read reviews about the programs. You can also use special programs that will help you protect your PC. If you have found Safesearch1.ru, use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Safesearch1.ru from your computer?

To uninstall Safesearch1.ru remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Safesearch1.ru in their database. You can try to use them for removing Safesearch1.ru.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Safesearch1.ru

Or uninstall Safesearch1.ru manually.

Step 1: Remove Safesearch1.ru from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Safesearch1.ru.
  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 Safesearch1.ru 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 Safesearch1.ru, 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 Safesearch1.ru 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 Safesearch1.ru from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Safesearch1.ru from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Safesearch1.ru.
  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 Safesearch1.ru.
  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 Safesearch1.ru.
  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 Safesearch1.ru:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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