What is Searchincognito.me?

Developers position Searchincognito.me as a legitimate search engine with the ability to search in incognito mode. In addition, they argue that their search engine has the usual functions of similar search pages, such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and others, namely it increases the experience of browsing, searches efficiency and so on. Externally, too, Searchincognito.me does not cause any suspicion and seems familiar.

Searchincognito.me Hijacker

In fact, Searchincognito.me is a browser hijacker bringing a lot of trouble. This potentially unwanted software changes the default homepage and search engine in all browsers that are on your system. Moreover, it can constantly redirect the user to third-party websites, infested with advertisements. We strongly recommend that you remove Searchincognito.me right now.

How Searchincognito.me gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Searchincognito.me, comes to the PC unseen and without the user’s consent, choosing for this the method of bundling. Consider an example, the user finds the desired program, whether it’s an audio player or an archiver, and downloads the installation program or a web client that hides potentially unwanted programs. The user does not pay attention to the composition of the installation package and automatically installs the next software. This is the main mistake because it’s enough just to select the advanced type of installation and remove the selection from the unwanted element of the installation package. If Searchincognito.me has already penetrated your PC, then you should get rid of it using the instructions below.

How to remove Searchincognito.me from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Searchincognito.me

Or uninstall Searchincognito.me manually.

Step 1: Remove Searchincognito.me from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Searchincognito.me from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Searchincognito.me.
  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 Searchincognito.me.
  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 Searchincognito.me.
  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. Got 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 Searchincognito.me:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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