How to uninstall (remove) SearchBetter

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What is SearchBetter?

SearchBetter is a program that is installed on your computer in the form of an extension to the browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer). SearchBetter is not a virus, but it can be attributed to a number of Potentially Unwanted Program. The main objective of this program – it’s to display advertisements. When it comes to the computer, it starts to display promotional offers, banners and coupons. This promotional item relates mainly to popular sites such as Amazon, eBay and others. Also, SearchBetter can add a toolbar that offers the user a lot of useful features (quick search, comparison of proposals, etc.) In fact, SearchBetter is useless program. It can change the settings of your browser, homepage and slow down your browser. SearchBetter constantly interfere with your work. Also, SearchBetter can collect your personal information such as browsing history, passwords, account codes and credit card’s information. Moreover, this information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find SearchBetter on your computer, we recommend you to remove it immediately.

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How SearchBetter gets on your PC?

SearchBetter 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 SearchBetter.

How to remove SearchBetter from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SearchBetter – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as SearchBetter.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove SearchBetter

Or uninstall SearchBetter manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find SearchBetter.
  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 SearchBetter 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 SearchBetter, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove SearchBetter from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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