How to uninstall (remove) Search4tops.com

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What is Search4tops.com?

Search4tops.com is a false search engine that hijacks your browser and changes its settings, which cannot be reset. In most cases, it infects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Search4tops.com comes bundled with free downloads without your consent, hiding in freeware’s installers and downloaders. The developers claim that Search4tops.com makes searching easier and faster, improves the browsing experience and excludes irrelevant variations from the search results. In reality, the hijacker causes a lot of problems. This program displays banners, coupons, pop-ups and other advertising products. Search4tops.com changes the homepage and search engine on http://search4tops.com/start.html. Your personal information may be collected and forwarded to third parties for unknown purposes. If you find a Search4tops.com on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.

Search4tops.com Hijacker

How Search4tops.com gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user consent. Often, programs as Search4tops.com, come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs in the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already being attacked by Search4tops.com, use our instructions which are specified below.

How to remove Search4tops.com from your computer?

To uninstall Search4tops.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Search4tops.com in their database. You can try to use them for removing Search4tops.com.

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Search4tops.com

Or uninstall Search4tops.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Search4tops.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Search4tops.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 Search4tops.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 Search4tops.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 Search4tops.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 Search4tops.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Search4tops.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Search4tops.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 Search4tops.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 Search4tops.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 Search4tops.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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