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How to Remove Dale Search Toolbar/dalesearch.com Redirect Virus? ( Removal Guide )

 

Wondering how to remove dale search.com from the homepage? Getting confused about what’s wrong with your PC? Read carefully, this article will give you a satisfying answer.

 

outline of this article:

Ω About Dale Search Toolbar/dale search.com Redirect Virus

Ω How to Remove Dale Search Toolbar

Ω Boot Items Managemant


 

About Dale Search Toolbar/dale search.com Redirect Virus

 

One of the most things that there is to know about Dale Search Toolbar is the fact that it is not a virus but a potentially unwanted program ( PUP ). Based on the different symptoms caused by this PUP, experts also call it delesearch.com redirect virus. That is, Dale Search Toolbar is a browser hijacker, PUP.

Screenshot of Dale Search Toolbar

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Typically, Dale Search Toolbar will redirect the homepage to www.dalesearch.com; set your search engine to DaleSearch and add extensions Dale Search 1.6.0, Dale Search Toolbar and so on to your browsers sneakily which are difficult to be found by most of users. However, some special symptoms are reported to occur to browsers due to the way your PC gets infected by Dal eSearch Toolbar and the environment your PC is in.

——Maybe only related extensions are added to your browsers.

——Or as Google Chrome is your default browser, its homepage will be modified to www.dalesearch.com/?babsrc = NT-ss&mntrId = IAB5000C293FF9B8&tl = gkn962228&tsp = 4958 while IE, Firefox or other browsers’ don’t be changed.

——Your new tab is always be redirected to Dale Search websits.

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——When searching some items like dotfab, it is Yahoo that offers you results instead of your default search engine. (under the condition of the search engine is not change)

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——-Most ridiculously, Dale Search Toolbar will cause the case that your browsers are hijacked by deltasearch toolbar. If you are suffering from it, please get removal guide from the article deltasearch toolbar and conduit search.

Promoting:

Like its “little buddy”Whitesmoke Toolbar , DivX Browser Bar Toolbar , DefaultTab by Search Results, LLC , Dale Search Toolbar will collect your browsing habits, personal information for commercial use. Do you discover that there are some ads among your search results? Yes, it is done by this PUP attempting to make you the target of internet sales so as to generate traffic and revenues.


 

How to Remove Dale Search Toolbar

 

Because Dale Search Toolbar will arouse various results of browser damages, so please choose the remove steps you need to remove this PUP.

 

Removal steps outline

  • Step 1: Uninstall Dale Search Toolbar and other unknown programs installed recently from control panel or via Cloud System Booster
  • Step 2: Repair Browser Damages–IE, Firefor & Google Chrome (automatically/manually)
  • Step 3: Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC using Cloud System Booster
  • Step 4: Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1> Uninstall Dale Search Toolbar and other unknown programs installed recently from control panel or via Cloud System Booster

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for Dale Search Toolbar and Dale Search Chrome Toolbar, select them and click Remove.

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for Dale Search Toolbar and Dale Search Chrome Toolbar, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for Dale Search Toolbar and Dale Search Chrome Toolbar, select them and click Uninstall/Change.

 

Although Dale Search Toolbar can be removed from control panel, there are still leftover items of this PUP remaining your PC system without your Knowledge. Anvi Uninstaller bundled with Cloud System Booster (System Maintenance& Optimizer) is recommended to help you remove this toolbar thoroughly and easily.

 

1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.

Free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. After installing, open it and click Expert, and then click Toolbox to download Anvi Uninstaller within several senconds.

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3. Then, click run to scan all programs on your PC.

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4. Select Dale Search Toolbar, right click on it, then click Uninstall. Repeat the operation to remove Dale Search Chrome Toolbar and other unwanted programs one by one.

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5. Anvi Uninstaller customizes three removal steps for users during the process of removing Dale Search Toolbar. Picture is displayed below, you can skip first step to go on the following operations.

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Please note: Perfect Scan is only available in Pro version.

 

6. After removing Dale Search Toolbar, Anvi Uninstall will detect all leftover items of this infection to offer you a perfect removal. Please click Delete to remove it and then click Close.

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Step 2> Repair browser damages–Google Chrome, Firefox & Internet Explorer(manually)

 

Remove from Google Chrome

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer


 

Google Chrome User

Remove Search the web (Dale Search) and New Tab Search in Google Chrome:

 

1. Start Chrome and go to the Google Chrome Menu 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5.

 

2. Click on Settings. Find the selection for On startup, then choose Open a specific page or set of pages.Click on Set Pages and delete the Dale Search page from the list.

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3. Go back to the Settings screen and select Manage search engines. If you see Dale Search as a default search, click X behind it to remove it. And then choose a desired search engine and click Make Default. Then click on Done.

 

4. Finally go back to the Settings page one more time and click on Extensions. Remove unwanted Dale Search extensions from the list.

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It is normal to find that there is no Dale Search extension in your browser causing it is removed after you remove this PUP from the control panel or via Cloud System Booster.


 

Mozilla Firefox User

Remove Search the web (Dale Search) in Mozilla Firefox

 

1. Start Mozilla Firefox and go to the Firefox Menu KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU.

 

2. Select Add-Ons. then select Extensions. From the extensions menu click the Disable button next to Dale Search. Go back to the main browser page.

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It is normal to find that there is no Dale Search extension in your browser causing it is removed after you remove this PUP from the control panel or via Cloud System Booster.

 

3. Click on the small icon where you can select your search engine on the top corner of the browser page. At the bottom of the list, select Manage Search Engines. Select Dale Search. click the Remove button. then Click OK.

 

4. Return to the Firefox Menu. Select Options. and under the General Tab reset the startup Homepage.

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5. Back in the browser type about config into the address bar and then hit enter. A warning pop up will appear. click the button to continue.

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6. In the search field type Dale Search. When the result appears. right click on it and then click Reset.

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7. Shut down Firefox and restart it.


 

Internet Explorer User

Remove Search the web (Dale Search) in Internet Explorer

 

1. Start Internet Explorer. Click on the Menu Icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR and select Manage Add-ons.( if your are IE 8 users, click Tool to find Manage Add-ons )

 

2. Select Toolbars and Extensions. Uninstall any unwanted programs related to Dale Search by clicking on the program name and clicking on the Disable button.

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It is normal to find that there is no Dale Search extension in your browser causing it is removed after you remove this PUP from the control panel or via Cloud System Booster.

 

3. On the left hand side of the Manage Ad-ons screen select Search providers. Choose a default search engine. Then select Dale Search and click Remove button to uninstall it.

 

Step 3> Remove residual junk files, invalid registry entries form your computer

 

There may exist some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after uninstalling Dale Search Toolbar. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and save your disk space so as to increase running speed of your computer.

 

Cloud System Booster free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Cloud System Booster purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

1. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

 

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2. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

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Step 4> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

 

To avoid being infected by adware and annoyed by popups, you are recommended to install internet ads blocker—Anvi Ad Blocker to give you a real-time protection. It  protects Windows system from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all. Moreover, it also speed up your webpage loading meanwhile it blocks all risky or potentially risky things from the Internet. Install Anvi Ad Blocker to protect the browsers from various pop-up ads, malicious websites. Download and install free or pro version of Anvi Ad Blocker. Then open it and it will keep running to help you to protect your computer from various online risks and annoyance ranging from spam ads, pop up ads, flash ads to phishing, hacked websites and many other malicious websites.

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html  

Purchase link: http://www.anvisoft.com/product/adbupgrade.php

 

After installing the spam ads and malicious URLs blocker, please click on the ON button to keep it running, so it will give you a real-time protect to help you out of the annoying of popup ads and attack of various malicious URLs.

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When appearing malicious or unwanted URL, Anvi Ad Blocker will popup this window to Remind you. If you are agree to block it, please click OK; if not, please select Add to the White list to let the URL never be blocked again.

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Besides, you can add malicious URLs to Black Lists to block them run and add URLs that you think aren’t annoying to White Lists to allow them to run.

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Now, you have removed Dale Search Toolbar completely.

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Boot Items Management

 

How to disable the useless files or those you are not going to use temporarily launching along with the boot of Windows OS? How to prevent toolbar and adware that have been removed from coming back and reinstall? How to settle the problem that excessive startup items greatly discounted the efficiency of the computer with severe restriction of the operation?

To solve the issues mentioned above, please use msconfig (a Windows OS management program) to help you to edit and manage the configuration files.

 

Click Start( left bottom of screen)>input msconfig or msconfig.exe in the Search programs and files bar> find and click it to run.

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Come to Service tab, uncheck the object files, click Apply and OK successively to finish the operation. ( the picture is displayed below )
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Then please click Restart to apply these changes.

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Next, please switch to Startup tab, and do the same operation to disable the object files.

 

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