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How to Remove Nation Search Toolbar and Search.nation.com Redirect?

 

A Nation Search toolbar appears on your internet browser and you are annoyed about being constantly hijacked to search.nation.com? This article will guide you to get rid of this nasty computer infection. Read on.

 

 

What Is Nation Search Toolbar?

 

 

Nation Search Toolbar is a browser hijacker that can infect most of popular web browser including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Once installed, it will add plugin and extensions to your installed web browser, and set search.nation.com as the homepage, new tab page and default search engine. In that way, you will see a Nation Search toolbar on your browser and all your search will end up with Nation Search responses.

Search.nation.com homepage

 

Nation Search (Search.nation.com), also referred to as Nation Advanced Search is actually an ad-supported search engine although looks like a legitimate search engine. It will display irrelative advertisements and sponsored links in your search result to earn money. It may also collect your personal information such as your search terms and browsing habits in order to feed you more precise ads.

Search.nation.com-search result

 

Nation Search Toolbar is technically not a virus, but it does interfere with the experience of users by hijacking victims’ browser and slowing down their browser and computer. So in that sense, most of computer users want to remove this browser toolbar and it is classified as PUP (Potentially unwanted program) by the industry.

 

 

How to Remove Nation Search Toolbar and Search.nation.com Redirect? (Removal Guide)

 

                                                                                                           

Outline of the removal guide:

Option 1 Remove Nation Search Toolbar and restore browser settings automatically

Step 1 Uninstall Nation Search Toolbar with Anvi Uninstaller

     Step 2 Restore browser settings with Anvi Slim Toolbar

Option 2 Remove Nation Search Toolbar and restore browser settings manually

     Step 1 Uninstall Nation Search Toolbar through Control Panel

     Step 2 Remove residual damages from your internet browser

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Option 1 Remove Nation Search Toolbar and restore browser settings automatically

 

Step 1 Uninstall Nation Search Toolbar with Anvi Uninstaller

 

Anvi Uninstaller is a tool integrated in Cloud System Booster which is a system cleaner and optimizer. Anvi Uninstaller will scan and delete leftovers with Perfect Scan after uninstall a program.

 

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster

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

 

2. To uninstall Nation Search Toolbar and related malicious program:

Launch Cloud System Booster → switch to Expert mode → select Toolbox → Download and Run Anvi Uninstaller → switch to Recently Installed tab → locate malicious application → hit Uninstall to remove

Please search for and uninstall Nation Search related unwanted or unknown applications that installed around the time your computer is infected by this toolbar.

Anvi Uninstaller

DailyBibleGuide Toolbar-uninstall 2

 

Please note that the Prefect Scan function is only available for Cloud System Booster Pro version users. You can use this function by getting a trail license or upgrade to pro version.

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

 

3. To clean residual files: Switch to Home tab → click Boost button → click Clean button after scan finished

CSB-clean

 

 

 

Step 2 Restore browser settings with Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

Anvi Slim Toolbar is a tool developed to manage extensions and toolbars on your web browser (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome). With Anvi Slim Toolbar you can modify the homepage and default search engine of your installed web browser easily.

 

1. Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar by clicking the link below.

Anvi Slim Toolbar download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/software/ast/

Anvi Slim Toolbar

 

2. Delete unwanted and suspicious extension and add-ons:

Launch Anvi Slim Toolbar → Switch to Manage tab → Check or tick Nation and those suspicious extensions → hit Remove button

AST-scan result

 

3. Empty trash bin:

The removed toolbars and extensions are placed in the trash bin in case you want them back, so you need to empty the trash bin regularly.

Click on the trash bin icon, then you can restore or remove toolbars and extensions there.

AST-restore center

 

4. Modify browser homepage and default search engine:

Go to Browser Repair tab → chose the browser you are going to repair → set the homepage to your preferred website → select a desired search engine → click on the Repair button

Anvi Slim Toolbar-Browser Repair 1

 

Now Nation Search Toolbar and Search.nation.com redirect should have been removed from your computer and internet browser. If you have any question or problem, please feel free to contact us.

 

 

Option 2 Remove Nation Search Toolbar and restore browser settings manually

 

Step 1 Uninstall Nation Search Toolbar through Control Panel

 

Since Nation Search toolbar may come bundled with various other applications, so the application you need to uninstall may varies in name. Please search for and uninstall unexpected third-party programs that installed around the time Nation Search and Search.nation.com redirect appeared.

 

For Windows 8 Users:

Move the mouse pointer to the right side corner → select Search → search for “control panel” to get Control Panel → click on Uninstall a Program → locate Nation Toolbar and other suspicious applications → click on Uninstall button

Or, you can access Control Panel by right clicking on the bottom left hot corner Hot button and selecting Control Panel from the list

 

For Windows 7/Vista Users:

Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Uninstall a Program / Programs and Features →locate Nation Toolbar and other suspicious applications → Click on Uninstall button

 

For Windows XP Users:

Click on Start button → Select Control Panel → Click on Add/Remove Programs → locate Nation Toolbar and other suspicious applications → Click on Remove button

 

 

Step 2 Remove residual damages from your internet browser

 

For Internet Explorer Users
For Mozilla Firefox Users
For Google Chrome Users

 

For Internet Explorer Users:

 

1. To change homepage: click on the gear icon or Tools at the top right corner → select Internet options → hit General tab in the menu → replace http://search.nation.com/ with a preferred domain like http://www.google.com/ or choose Use default

IE-homepage set

 

2. To remove extension: click on the gear icon or Tools → select Manage Add-ons → go to Toolbars and Extensions tab → right click on Nation Toolbar related add-on → choose Disable in the drop-down menu → close the window and click on OK button

IE-extensions

 

3. To reset search provider: Switch to Search Providers tab → right click a desired search provider → select Set as default → right click Nation Search (search.nation.com) → select Remove → click Apply and OK to complete the setting

IE-Search Providers

 

That’s all for the removal of Nation Search Toolbar and Search.nation.com redirect virus, if you have only Internet Explorer on your computer.

Next

 

 

For Mozilla Firefox Users:

 

1. To change homepage: click on the orange Firefox button firefox button → hit Options→ select General → choose Restore to Default.

 

2. To reset default search engine: Click on the inverted triangle in the search bar → choose Manage Search Engines → locate Nation Search (Search.nation.com) → hit Remove and OK → click the inverted triangle again → select a preferred search provider as default search engine from the menu

Ask Web Search on Firefox

 

3. To remove Add-ons: click on the orange Firefox button on the upper left corner of the browser → hit Add-ons → go to Extensions tab → Remove suspicious extensions   

Firefox-Add-ons

 

Switch to Plugins tab → locate any suspicious plugin → Click on Never Active button

 

That’s all for the removal of Nation Search Toolbar and Search.nation.com redirect virus, if you have only Internet Explorer and/or Firefox on your computer.

Next

 

 

For Google Chrome Users:

 

Click on Customize icon (Wrench or 3 bar icon) →select Settings

Chrome settings

 

1. To reset startup page: hit Set pages → remove http://search.nation.com/ by clicking the X at the end of the bar

 

2. To change homepage: hit Change → change homepage to google.com or any other webs you desire

 

3. To reset default search engine: click on Manage search engine → set a desired search engine as your default search engine → remove Nation Search (Search.nation.com) from the list by clicking the recycle bin

 

4. To remove extension: click Extensions above Settings → locate any suspicious extensions → click the Recycling Bin to remove it

 

Now, Nation Search Toolbar and Search.nation.com redirect should have been removed completely from your computer. If you have encountered any problem in removing this virus, please feel free to contact us.

 

 

Recommended—Clean up and speed up your PC with Cloud System Booster

 

Please note that after uninstall malicious programs, there will be many residual files – like invalid registry entries still on your computer. These junk files occupy disk space of your computer and may degrade your computer performance over time. It is complicated to delete them manually, so you may need the help of a system cleaner or system optimizer. We recommend you Cloud System Booster.

 

1. Download and install Cloud System Booster.

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

 

2. Launch Cloud System Booster and click on Boost button to scan and clear residual files.

Cloud System Booster-home

 

3. Click on Clean button when scan finished.

CSB-clean