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How to Remove http://www.safesearch.net Redirect? ( Browser Hijacker Removal Guide )

Your browser is hijacked by http://www.safesearch.net redirect and wonder to remove it immediately? This article contains step-by-step instructions on how to get rid of http://www.safesearch.net redirect from IE/Firefox/Google Chrome. Please read on.

 

What is http://www.safesearch.net?

 

http://www.safesearch.net appears as your homepage suddenly on your browser. It is defined as browser hijacker that will modify the default or custom browser settings without your consent. So what changes it will bring to your browsers including IE, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome?

http://www.safesearch.net browser hijacker will redirect your homepage to http://www.safesearch.net/, which is the most obvious symptom after you’ve infected by this hijacking. Besides, some of users complain that this redirect virus also sets their default search engine to http://www.safesearch.net.

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http://www.safesearch.net is used as an ads platform serving for numerous malicious, dubious, unknown and or spam websites. Through popping up ads, display sponsored links, banners, and interstitial as well as in-text link ads in your search result to mislead you to visit or be the target of internet sales, http://www.safesearch.net reaches the purposes that increases traffic and monetize its traffic. However, how does it pop up ads on your browser? It is because this browser hijacker adds on flashgame extensions on your browsers sneakily. Furthermore, your personal information and browsing habits will be stolen and monitored by http://www.safesearch.net hijacking.

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How to Avoid being Infected by http://www.safesearch.net

 

These tips are applied to all of browser hijacker, redirect virus, adware, toolbar and PUPs.

1. Be attentive to visit websites, especially those unknown and with strange looking. It is high recommended to install a protective tool like Anvi AD Blocker for blocking malicious websites and popups, for details, please read Easy Ads-free Surfing with Anvi Ad Blocker, or you can choose to Turn on Security Features of Internet Browsers for Safer Surfing Online to block malicious websites.
2. Always keep an eye on what you click and download, including music, movies, files, browser plug-ins or add-ons. When you do install software, make sure you’re getting the software from a trusted source

3. Keep your antivirus software and other security protect applications up to data.
4. Delete internet browsing history including the history of the websites you have visited and the history of the downloads you’ve performed to prevent you from getting malicious infections again.
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How to Remove http://www.safesearch.net Hijacking

 

the effective method

Step 1> Uninstall adware/PUPs and optimize your PC via Cloud System Booster

Step 2> Remove Browser add-ons from your browsers

Step 3> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1> Uninstall adware/PUPs and optimize your PC via Cloud System Booster

 

Please note, Dft.pathmapping.net pop-up virus is installed on your PC alongside different free software you download from the internet. So you are suggested to uninstall this free software. By the way, you’d better consider the recent installed program tracing back to time of its popups appearing.

Before uninstalling, please close all your browsers.

 

1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.

Free version: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Pro version: 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; and then run it.

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3. Switch to the Recently Installed tab to remove unknown and dubious program. ( Please Skip “Create System Restore Points” when removing)

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4. Please go back to Home, and click on Boost to scan junk files and invalid registry entries left in your computer; and then click Clean to optimize your PC.

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Please always use the tool like Cloud System Booster to clean up the leftovers in the computer to get a clean and optimized PC environment.

 

Step 2> Remove Browser add-ons from your browsers

 

Option 1: Remove via Anvi Slim ToolBar ( Recommended )

Option 2: Remove from IE, FF & Google Chrome manually


 

Option 1: Remove via Anvi Slim ToolBar

 

1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

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

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

 

2. Remove extensions from browsers

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect extensions, add-ons and plugins in your browsers. When result is displayed, select DefaultTab, DownloadTerms, Less Tabs, Selectlinks, MixiDJ Toolbar, Webcake  or other toolbars and then click on Remove.

 

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Option 2: Remove from IE, FF & Google Chrome manually

 

Reset Internet Explorer

Reset Mozilla Firefox

Reset Google Chrome


 

For Internet Explorer users

 

1. Open Internet Explorer> click on the gear icon(for window 7 users)/Tools (for Windows XP users) at the top (far right)>click Internet Options.

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2. In the following pop-up box: click Advanced tab>click Reset button>click OK.

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3. In below section: select Delete personal settings>click Reset

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4. After completing the reset, click Close and then click OK.

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For Firefox users

 

1. Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, move to Help and then click on Troubleshooting information.

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2. Then, click on Reset Firefox to repair the hijacked browser.

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For Google Chrome users

 

1. Click on wrench or 3 bar icon (next to the address bar)>Tools>Extensions.

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2. Locate DefaultTab, DownloadTerms, Less Tabs, Selectlinks, MixiDJ Toolbar, Webcake, etc. and remove them by clicking the trashcan icon next to them.

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Step 3> 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 http://www.safesearch.net Hijacking from IE/Fire fox/Google Chrome completely and are relatively safe online with the protection of Anvi Ad Blocker .

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Recommended Tips

 

After computer working for a long time, your disk drives will carry a heavy load. What’s more, due to the infection of this browser hijacker or even other more malicious malware, there will be some of file system errors and junks and invalid fragments in your disk drives. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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