How to uninstall (remove) SearchFoot

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What is SearchFoot?

SearchFoot – A dangerous malicious software that gets on your PC as an extension for the browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). After coming to a computer, SearchFoot begins to display promotional coupons, pop-ups, banners and other promotional products. These products contain offers of online stores that offer savings. In fact, these offers aren’t real, the only purpose of SearchFoot – earn money and force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, SearchFoot can change your browser settings, such as your home page. SearchFoot makes its entry in the system registry, change the homepage, replaces the search results, and redirects the user to other sites and much more. We advise you to destroy SearchFoot right now.

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How SearchFoot gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as SearchFoot comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If SearchFoot already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove SearchFoot from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to SearchFoot – 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 SearchFoot.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove SearchFoot

Or uninstall SearchFoot manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

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

After that remove SearchFoot from your browser.

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:


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Then remove following files:


SearchFoot.dll

And following folders


%PROGRAMFILES%SearchFoot

Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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