Search.searchbenny.com Removal Instructions
Search.searchbenny.com is a browser hijacker that is similar to Search.genieo.com, Searchincognito.com, Coldsearch.com, and some others. It can take over your browsers without your notice and change your preferred settings automatically. The hijacker is aimed at web traffic generation, which is why it can also cause such disturbances as inserting ads into your visited websites, rerouting you to unknown pages, altering your search results, and more.
Although it mostly targets Mac computer users, it can infiltrate your browsers, if you are using Windows as well. There is no good reason for you to tolerate the hijacker. We suggest that you delete Search.searchbenny.com as soon as you can.
How does Search.searchbenny.com work?
Search.searchbenny.com gets distributed with the help of freeware and shareware. When you install free software, you are often presented with additional offers. These offers usually appear under the Advanced installation mode, so unless you choose it, you agree to them without even knowing about what they are. However, if you select the Advanced mode, and decline the optional offers, you will be able to avoid all unnecessary modifications. This is exactly what you should do next time you install free third party software.
How to remove Search.searchbenny.com?
Luckily, Search.searchbenny.com removal is not that complicated. You can delete Search.searchbenny.com manually or automatically. If you choose the first option, you will have to erase the hijacker’s related application and then reset your browser settings. In case you need further help with these tasks, you can use the instructions we have prepared below the article. Alternatively, you can go with the second option, and terminate Search.searchbenny.com automatically. Download the anti-malware tool from our webpage and use to scan your computer. It will detect and remove all potential issues. The utility will also stay helpful in the future as it will provide you with various features including online protection.
- Press Win+X and select Programs and Features
- Choose the unwanted application
- Click Uninstall
Windows 7 and Vista/Windows XP
- Access Control Panel via Start menu
- Select Uninstall a program/Add or remove programs
- Pick the unwanted app and click on Uninstall/Remove
Eliminate Search.searchbenny.com from browsers
- Click on the Gear icon and select Manage Add-ons
- Delete the unwanted extensions
- In Search providers, erase Search.searchbenny.com
- Change default search engine
- Go back and click on the Gear icon again
- Click Internet Options and replace your home page
- Click on the menu icon and choose Add-ons
- In Extensions, delete unwanted add-ons
- Click on the menu again and select Options
- Go to Search tab and uninstall Search.searchbenny.com
- Select a new default search provider
- Click on Chrome menu, select More tools and Extensions
- Choose and delete the unwanted extension
- Move to Settings → On Startup → Set pages
- Type in a new home page and click OK
- Go to Search section and click Manage search engines
- Terminate Search.searchbenny.com and pick a new provider
* SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. More info on SpyHunter. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter. If you wish to uninstall SpyHunter, click here.