What is Search Swapper?

Search Swapper is a browser extension that comes into the PC without the user’s consent. This potentially unwanted software isn’t a virus, but it creates many problems for user while the browsing. Search Swapper designed to help the user to make purchases and save money. But it’s not true. Instead, Search Swapper displays tons of annoying banner ads, coupons, and more. This program can redirect the user to ad sites such as eBay, Amazon and others, also it can change the homepage and browser settings. Search Swapper can add the toolbar, gather your personal information (passwords, history of your browsing) and send it to third parties. Many ads and offers are bait for users because the Search Swapper was created in order to make money. Take care for the safety of your information. Remove Search Swapper right now.

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How Search Swapper gets on your PC?

Search Swapper refers to the number of potentially unwanted software. These programs come on a computer without the user’s consent. Typically, PUP penetrates a computer bundled with free software, such as players, converters or archivers, and so on. Malware can be hidden in the Download manager or Installation Manager. You need to remember a few simple things to protect your PC against the penetration of potentially unwanted programs. Always follow the installation process carefully. Also, you must choose the “Advanced” or “Full” installation type in order to see the hidden elements of the installation. Don’t press the “Next” if you aren’t sure in any component of the program. Read reviews about this program and use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Search Swapper.

How to remove Search Swapper from your computer?

To uninstall Search Swapper remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Search Swapper

Or uninstall Search Swapper manually.

Step 1: Remove Search Swapper from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Search Swapper from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Search Swapper.
  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 Search Swapper.
  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 Search Swapper.
  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 following files and folders of Search Swapper:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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