How to uninstall (remove) Thepdftoolssearch.net redirect

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What is Thepdftoolssearch.net

Thepdftoolssearch.net is a webpage that may start to appear instead of your default search engine and resist to be deleted. If you are experiencing such a problem then your system is infected with a browser hijacker. Browser hijacker is a small application that can get your browser configurations corrupted and mess up your browsing experience with intrusive ads and annoying redirects. Furthermore, hijacker can track and collect data about your activity on the Web: searching queries, browsing history, frequently visited pages, geolocation, and so on. This is another reason why you need to remove Thepdftoolssearch.net from your computer. To do this, follow our step-by-step instructions below.

How Thepdftoolssearch.net hijacker gets on your PC?

In most cases, potentially unwanted programs, such as adware and malware, come without the user’s consent, complete with free programs and the Internet. This happens because users rarely pay attention to the installation package that they receive when they download a program. Scammers often hide malware as an additional component of the installation package. You need to closely monitor the installation process, and also pay attention to the list of components and elements of the program. Moreover, you need to use special software that is able to prevent the penetration of such threats. If Thepdftoolssearch.net has already penetrated your computer, then you need to use our recommendations, which are listed below, to remove it.

How to remove Thepdftoolssearch.net hijacker from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Also, you can try to remove Thepdftoolssearch.net hijacker manually. For uninstalling Thepdftoolssearch.net hijacker remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove Thepdftoolssearch.net hijacker from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Thepdftoolssearch.net hijacker.
  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 Thepdftoolssearch.net 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 Thepdftoolssearch.net, 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 Thepdftoolssearch.net 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.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Thepdftoolssearch.net or Thepdftoolssearch.net Uninstaller (or other suspicious apps that you’ve never installed), double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application Thepdftoolssearch.net from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

After that remove Thepdftoolssearch.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Thepdftoolssearch.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Thepdftoolssearch.net.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Thepdftoolssearch.net or other suspicious extensions.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Thepdftoolssearch.net.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Olpair extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Thepdftoolssearch.net.
  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 Thepdftoolssearch.net from Android Smartphones:

Alternative solution for Android phone/tablet:

Google Chrome:

  1. open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find Thepdftoolssearch.net Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of Thepdftoolssearch.net from Allowed to Block.
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