What is Searchmoose?

Searchmoose is a program that is installed on your PC in the form of an extension to the browser Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Searchmoose hijacks your browser and displays advertising banners, displays false coupons and promotional links to sites that cooperate with the developers of the program. Searchmoose is a potentially unwanted program, it is not a virus, so antivirus software can not detect it. Searchmoose also distributes its files all over your computer, and then remove Searchmoose will be very difficult. Searchmoose may collect your personal information and pass it on to third parties. This reduces the speed of your browsing and constantly interfere with the user. banners and coupons that appear on the screen, show promotional offers popular sites that promise big discounts on various products. In fact, it is not the present proposals. The main goal of the developers that you spend money on anything and have generated. Searchmoose not do anything useful, so you should remove it right away.

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How Searchmoose gets on your PC?

Adware, such as Searchmoose, comes to PC bundled with free software without the user’s consent. This happens because users rarely follow the installation process. This program can get on the computer along with the archivers, players and other freeware. Always follow the installation process to avoid infecting your computer. Also, read the user agreement, don’t click the “Next” button if you doubt that the program is safe. No need to click “I agree” if the additional software that you are offered is unknown and uncertain. Choose the Advanced installation type to see everything that the installer offers you. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Searchmoose right now.

How to remove Searchmoose from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Searchmoose

Or uninstall Searchmoose manually.

Step 1: Remove Searchmoose from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Searchmoose from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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