What is Thesearchweb.net?

Thesearchweb.net – a browser hijacker that comes without user consent. Thesearchweb.net is the fake search engine and similar to Yahoo, Bing, Goole and other popular search engines. After penetration into the PC, it starts to display a ton of useless advertising with different content (banners, coupons, links to ad sites, and so on). Thesearchweb.net promises to help the user to remove irrelevant search results and enhance the browsing experience. In fact, this hijacker is annoying and brings a lot of problems. Thesearchweb.net changes default homepage and search engine. Thesearchweb.net displays ads constantly during your browsing. Thesearchweb.net can also transfer your personal data to third parties. This program increases the traffic and reduces the performance of your computer. If you find Thesearchweb.net on your PC, then you need to remove it urgently.

Thesearchweb.net hijacker

How Thesearchweb.net gets on your PC?

Malicious software infects a computer without user consent. Usually, Thesearchweb.net comes with free applications and programs that you can download from popular free sites such as download.com, Softpedia, Freewarefiles, Shareware, Soft32 and many others. These sites tend to create their own download managers that implement a potentially unwanted program. Users are not attentive during installation, so the computer can be infected. Always follow the important rules. Read user agreement. Take your time. Do not press the “Next” button, if you are not sure that the program will not harm your computer. Select advanced installation type. Do not settle for questionable deals and carefully follow the installation process. If Thesearchweb.net has already penetrated to the PC, you can use our instructions to remove it immediately.

How to remove Thesearchweb.net from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Thesearchweb.net

Or uninstall Thesearchweb.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Thesearchweb.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

After that remove Thesearchweb.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Thesearchweb.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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Written by Rami Douafi

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