How to uninstall (remove) Viceice.com

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What is Viceice.com?

Viceice.com is third-rate search engine that uses Google Custom Search. This page sets up as homepage, default search engine and opens as a newtab in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. In some cases webpage is written in browsers shortcuts settings, redirecting them to viceice.com. Search queries of Viceice.com show the results from cse.google.com, which are actually Google results with different look. Viceice.com homepage looks like other search engines: search box with search button, but also filled with ads and banners and has shortcuts for popular social and video sites. Viceice.com is not a virus, but as any other browser hijacker it poses a danger to user privacy. It may collect private information about bookmarked pages, browser history, cookies and other. Here is complete guide to remove Viceice.com from browsers in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7.

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How Viceice.com gets on your PC?

Viceice.com browser hijacker is installed on computer without user knowledge. This threat can be distributed with free software downloaded from Softonic, CNET, Brothersoft, Software Informer etc. Also, it cab be spread with files available on popular free file sharing platforms. The only way to prevent installation of hijackers and adware is to look carefully on all windows shown during installing new program and decline offers.

How to remove Viceice.com from your computer?

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

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

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Alternative Solution:

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You can try both of these products to remove Viceice.com

Or uninstall Viceice.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Viceice.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Viceice.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Viceice.com 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 Viceice.com, 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 Viceice.com 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 Viceice.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Viceice.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following registry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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