What is SuperSearch

SuperSearch is advertising software that constantly displays advertising banners, coupons, pop-ups and the like. This redirects the user to third-party sites that contain ads and open new tabs in the browser. According to the developers, SuperSearch is a browser extension, greatly increasing the experience of browsing and search quality, combining several search engines. In fact, this is a lie. Also, SuperSearch can offer to install other software, browser extensions, and software updates, but all of this is unwanted software, which can cause irreparable harm to your browser and computer. SuperSearch can significantly reduce the performance of your browser, increase traffic and transfer your personal information and browsing history to third parties. If you find SuperSearch on your PC, then you urgently need to remove it from your computer.

SuperSearch Adware

How SuperSearch gets on your PC?

As a rule, SuperSearch comes complete with free downloads from the Internet. If a user downloads or installs a program, it does not mean that he will get just that. Increasingly, developers create special downloaders and installers that contain additional malicious elements. SuperSearch comes without the user’s consent and the main reason for its penetration is the user inattention. Always try to follow the download and installation process, also, study all the components of the installer and choose the advanced type of installation. Also, try to use special software that can protect your PC from such adware and malware. If SuperSearch has already penetrated your computer, then you can use our recommendations to remove it right now.

How to remove SuperSearch from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove SuperSearch

Or uninstall SuperSearch manually.

Step 1: Remove SuperSearch from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove SuperSearch from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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