How to uninstall (remove) Searchprivacy.co

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What is Searchprivacy.co?

Searchprivacy.co is a potentially unwanted program, namely fake search engine (browser hijacker). It comes bundled with freeware’s installers and downloaders. Usually, Searchprivacy.co gets into PC without user consent. At first glance Searchprivacy.co looks like a very useful search page that provides search safety, increases the browsing experience, and exclude irrelevant search results. In fact, it is useless. It displays a huge amount of advertising, banners and pop-up. This greatly reduces the performance of the browser, and the traffic increases. It analyzes your activity on the network, then collects your personal information and passes it to third parties for later analysis. Searchprivacy.co hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. Also Searchprivacy.co changes your browser settings (homepage, search engine). If you find a Searchprivacy.co on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.

Searchprivacy.co Hijacker

How Searchprivacy.co gets on your PC?

Malicious software, such as Searchprivacy.co, comes to your computer bundled with a free program like archivers, players, converters and other freeware. Some ad sites and sites that distribute free programs can insert adware and malware in their download managers. Potentially unwanted programs come without consent of the user, so users often don’t know that their computer is infected. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select “Advanced” installation type to avoid such problems. Take your time, do not press the “Next” button until then, until you aren’t convinced that the program is safe. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Searchprivacy.co completely.

How to remove Searchprivacy.co from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

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

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Searchprivacy.co

Or uninstall Searchprivacy.co manually.

Step 1: Remove Searchprivacy.co from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Searchprivacy.co from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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