About this threat

Search Manager is your usual questionable browser extension that manages to invade your system. Infection frequently happens if you set up freeware in Default settings, and if it manages to infect your PC, it will attach itself to your browser and change its’ settings. It could lead you to odd portals and will show you many adverts. It gains income when it redirects you, and it’s in no way helpful to you. These kinds of extension will not directly endanger OSs but they may still bring about unwanted results. You may be rerouted to compromised websites, and and this might lead to a malware infection damaging program infection if you were rerouted to a unsafe portal. In order to secure your machine, you should erase Search Manager.

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How did the extension arrive in your device

These types of plug-ins travel through freeware. By all means, you could also obtain them from browser stores or official web pages as well. But usually, they come as optional items that install automatically alongside, unless you stop them. And by using Default settings when you set up free applications, you’re allowing them to install. Those settings fail to inform you whether something has been added to freeware, so you need to use Advanced (Custom) settings instead. It’s easy to stop setup if you notice attached items, and all you must do is deselect the boxes. You need to always remain wary as by being hasty you will end up setting up loads of attached offers. If you happen upon it on your system, eliminate Search Manager.

Why should you delete Search Manager

The suspicious add-ons are not really helpful to you. The main reason these questionable plug-ins even exist is to reroute you to advertisement websites and to expose you to ads, which makes the owners income. As soon as this add-on sets up into your operating system, your browser’s settings will be altered to show its sponsored portal as your homepage, new tabs and search engine. After that every time your browser is launched (Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome), you would be redirected to that portal. And alterations could be irreversible unless you first remove Search Manager. The add-on will also adjoin weird toolbars to your browser and large numbers of ads will be appearing on your screen. While mostly these extensions prefer Google Chrome, they could show up on your other browsers too. It’s not recommended to implement the plug-in as it might expose you to content that’s not quite secure. While these kinds of extensions are generally not malicious themselves, some could be able to bring about malware contaminations. We encourage you to abolish Search Manager in order to evade more trouble.

Search Manager termination

You can pick from automatic or manual removal if you have opted to delete Search Manager. It would be easiest if you downloaded some anti-spyware program and had it take care of Search Manager removal. It could take more time to erase Search Manager manually as you will need to find the add-on yourself.

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Learn how to remove Search Manager from your computer

Step 1. How to delete Search Manager from Windows?

a) Remove Search Manager related application from Windows XP

  1. Click on Start
  2. Select Control Panel winxp-start Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Choose Add or remove programs winxp-control-panel Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Click on Search Manager related software winxp-add-remove-program Uninstall Search Manager
  5. Click Remove

b) Uninstall Search Manager related program from Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open Start menu
  2. Click on Control Panel win7-start Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Go to Uninstall a program
  4. win7-control-panel Uninstall Search Manager
  5. Select Search Manager related application
  6. Click Uninstall win7-remove-program Uninstall Search Manager

c) Delete Search Manager related application from Windows 8

  1. Press Win+C to open Charm bar win8-charm-bar Uninstall Search Manager
  2. Select Settings and open Control Panel win8-menu-control-panel Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Choose Uninstall a program win8-programs-features Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Select Search Manager related program
  5. Click Uninstall win8-uninstall-program Uninstall Search Manager

d) Remove Search Manager from Mac OS X system

  1. Select Applications from the Go menu. mac-os-x-go-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  2. In Application, you need to find all suspicious programs, including Search Manager. Right-click on them and select Move to Trash. You can also drag them to the Trash icon on your Dock. mac-os-x-application-trash Uninstall Search Manager

Step 2. How to remove Search Manager from web browsers?

a) Erase Search Manager from Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and press Alt+X
  2. Click on Manage add-ons ie-alt-x Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Select Toolbars and Extensions
  4. Delete unwanted extensions ie-toolbars-extensions Uninstall Search Manager
  5. Go to Search Providers
  6. Erase Search Manager and choose a new engine ie-search-provider Uninstall Search Manager
  7. Press Alt+x once again and click on Internet Options ie-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  8. Change your home page on the General tab ie-option-general Uninstall Search Manager
  9. Click OK to save made changes

b) Eliminate Search Manager from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla and click on the menu
  2. Select Add-ons and move to Extensions firefox-menu-options Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Choose and remove unwanted extensions firefox-extensions Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Click on the menu again and select Options firefox-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  5. On the General tab replace your home page firefox-homepage Uninstall Search Manager
  6. Go to Search tab and eliminate Search Manager firefox-search-engines Uninstall Search Manager
  7. Select your new default search provider

c) Delete Search Manager from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and open the menu
  2. Choose More Tools and go to Extensions chrome-more-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Terminate unwanted browser extensions chrome-extensions Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Move to Settings (under Extensions) chrome-set-pages Uninstall Search Manager
  5. Click Set page in the On startup section chrome-set-homepage Uninstall Search Manager
  6. Replace your home page
  7. Go to Search section and click Manage search engines chrome-manage-search Uninstall Search Manager
  8. Terminate Search Manager and choose a new provider

d) Remove Search Manager from Edge

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge and select More (the three dots at the top right corner of the screen). edge-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  2. Settings → Choose what to clear (located under the Clear browsing data option) edge-settings Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Select everything you want to get rid of and press Clear. edge-clear-browsing-data Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Right-click on the Start button and select Task Manager. task-manager-open Uninstall Search Manager
  5. Find Microsoft Edge in the Processes tab.
  6. Right-click on it and select Go to details. task-manager-processes Uninstall Search Manager
  7. Look for all Microsoft Edge related entries, right-click on them and select End Task. task-manager-end-task Uninstall Search Manager

Step 3. How to reset your web browsers?

a) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser and click on the Gear icon
  2. Select Internet Options ie-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Move to Advanced tab and click Reset ie-advanced-tab Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Enable Delete personal settings
  5. Click Reset ie-reset-window Uninstall Search Manager
  6. Restart Internet Explorer

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla and open the menu
  2. Click on Help (the question mark) firefox-menuhelp Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information firefox-menu-help Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Click on the Refresh Firefox button firefox-reset Uninstall Search Manager
  5. Select Refresh Firefox

c) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome and click on the menu chrome-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  2. Choose Settings and click Show advanced settings chrome-advanced-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  3. Click on Reset settings chrome-reset Uninstall Search Manager
  4. Select Reset

d) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari browser
  2. Click on Safari settings (top-right corner)
  3. Select Reset Safari... safari-reset-menu Uninstall Search Manager
  4. A dialog with pre-selected items will pop-up
  5. Make sure that all items you need to delete are selected safari-reset Uninstall Search Manager
  6. Click on Reset
  7. Safari will restart automatically

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