What is Search.eshield.com?

Search.eshield.com is a browser hijacker that can take control over most of popular browsers, like IE, Firefox, Chrome and others. When it gets access to your browser settings it changes the main page and blocks other search engines, so that user is able to use only Search.eshield.com. The page is just another search domain that as well has a risk indicator. Search.eshield.com uses a search engine disguise to show the garbled results. Some of the links among the results usually lead to promoted sites filled with either ads, or malware. If you don’t want to browse the net with the risk to catch a virus, you should remove Search.eshield.com.


How Search.eshield.com gets on your PC?

Browsers get Search.eshield.com in cases when users have installed freeware from the web or been redirected to an infected site. Avoiding infection is possible if users are attentive while performing installation steps. Usually people don’t read texts of setups, as they are always boring, difficult and mainly the same. However, instead of habitual clicking on ‘Next’ and ‘Agree’ it’s better not to skip the details and check the presence of additional software in Advanced installation method.

How to remove Search.eshield.com from your computer?

To uninstall Search.eshield.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 Search.eshield.com

Or uninstall Search.eshield.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Search.eshield.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find eShield Browser Security or eShield.
  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 eShield Browser Security or eShield 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 eShield Browser Security or eShield, 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 eShield Browser Security or eShield 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 Search.eshield.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search.eshield.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find eShield Browser Security or eShield.
  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 eShield Browser Security or eShield.
  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 eShield Browser Security or eShield.
  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 Search.eshield.com:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:


Remove following folders

\ProgramData\package cache\{cc55dfda-7c4f-4e53-9397-5f1a0d125f12}

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