I Am Infected with SafeSear.ch Browser Hijacker, What Do I Do Now?

My experience and question on SafeSear.ch

“I have gotten http://www.safesear.ch this page on my web browsers Internet Explorer and Firefox, and I have tried to remove SafeSear.ch many times, but when I reopen my browsers again, it changes again back to SafeSear.ch webpage, how do I get rid of www.safesear.ch web page?”


My search on SafeSear.ch

I start to search something about SafeSear.ch on the internet, and know more about it. SafeSear.ch is usually known as a form of browser hijacker that has attacked many computer users nowadays. And as soon as this program gets on the computer, it will make some changes on the affected computers. First your browser home page and default search engine will be changed to http://www.safesear.ch/ and Safesear.ch without your consent, and even though users try hard to restore their web browsers back to the default one, Safesear.ch will come back again. 

Secondly, SafeSear.ch actually bases your search results on sponsored websites. This only proves that the program seeks to advertise certain pages and increase their traffic. Safesear.ch usually comes into users computer via free downloads. From where it was downloaded is not the concern, because even popular sites may carry programs bundled with SafeSear.ch. And it invades your computer, it adds extensions and add-ons in browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. What is more, SafeSear.ch also sensitive information that you store on your PC. Personal details, login information, credit card numbers, and all other sensitive information will be in danger.

Various Threats of SafeSear.ch

1. SafeSear.ch can introduce other infections onto the target computer.
2. It can get inside the target computer by many means.
3. This browser hijacker can trigger many redirects to malware sites after changing the settings of internet browsers.
4. It will display a bunch of pop-up windows on the browsers.
5. It can help remote server to trace the users’ browsing history and collect the personal data by its cookies.

Useful and Working Steps to Get Rid of SafeSear.ch

Erase SafeSear.ch from browsers: 

Erase the browser hijacker from Internet Explorer
Open IE -> Press Alt+T -> Internet Options -> Advanced tab -> Reset -> Reset -> Close

Eliminate the browser hijacker from Mozilla Firefox
Launch Mozilla -> Press Alt+H -> Troubleshooting Information -> Reset Firefox – > Reset Firefox – > Finish

Uninstall the browser hijacker from Google Chrome
Open Google Chrome -> Press Alt+F -> Settings -> Show Advanced Settings -> Reset browser settiings. 


Remove SafeSear.ch from Windows XP/7 and Vista 

1. Open Start menu and click Control Panel
2. Select Add or remove programs in Windows XP
3. Select Uninstall a program in Windows 7 or Vista
4. Choose SafeSear.ch and remove the hijacker

Automatically remove SafeSear.ch - Scan for and automatically remove SafeSear.ch with SpyHunter

1. You can download SpyHunter from the below icon:

2. When SpyHunter has finished downloading, please double-click on the SpyHunter icon that now appears on your desktop. If Windows prompts you as to whether or not you wish to run SpyHunter, please allow it to run.

3. Now click on the Scan button in SpyHunter to scan you PC for infections.

4. Remove all the listed malware.

Important Note: SafeSear.ch is a classified as browser hijacker that can change the default web browsers’ settings without asking permission from users. If you are not very good at computer, you are recommended to download SpyHunter here to avoid false operation of crashing your computer.

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