How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

About this infection

Search.htransitlocator.co is a hijacker not considered to be a high-level threat. A lot of users may be confused about how setup happens, as they don’t realize they themselves accidentally set it up. Attempt to remember whether you have recently set up some kind of freeware, because browser intruders for the most part spread using freeware bundles. A hijacker is not a dangerous piece of malware and shouldn’t do any direct damage. You will, however, be frequently redirected to promoted sites, as that is the prime reason they even exist. Those sites are not always safe so if you visited a unsafe web page, you might end up infecting your system with malware. We don’t encourage keeping it as it will provide no good services. Delete Search.htransitlocator.co and you can return to usual browsing.Search.htransitlocator_.co-_9.jpg
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Browser intruder spread methods

You may not be aware that extra offers travel with free programs. Adware, reroute viruses and other potentially not wanted tools could come as those added offers. Those attached items are hiding in Advanced or Custom mode so pick those settings if you want to evade setting up all types of not wanted rubbish. If something has been added, it will be visible there, and you need untick everything. By using Default mode, you are basically authorizing them to set up automatically. Now that it’s clear how it invaded your system, eliminate Search.htransitlocator.co.

Why must you eliminate Search.htransitlocator.co?

Don’t be shocked to see your browser’s settings changed the moment it manages to invades your operating system. The site the hijacker is promoting will be set to load as your homepage. All leading browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, will have those alterations carried out. And all your efforts to undo the changes will be wasted unless you first delete Search.htransitlocator.co from your device. Your new home web page will have a search engine, and we don’t suggest using as it will inject sponsored contents into the real search results, in order to reroute you. Hijackers want to make as much traffic as possible for web pages so that owners get money, which is why you will be frequently rerouted. The reroutes will be terribly aggravating as you will end up on strange portals. While the browser intruder is not harmful itself, it can still cause serious outcomes. The reroutes might be capable of leading you to a site where some damaging software are waiting for you, and you could end up with severe malevolent program on your device. You are recommended to remove Search.htransitlocator.co as soon as it makes itself known because only then will you be able to bypass a more serious infection.

How to remove Search.htransitlocator.co

It should be easiest if you obtained anti-spyware applications and had it terminate Search.htransitlocator.co for you. If you opt for by hand Search.htransitlocator.co termination, you will need to find all related applications yourself. You will notice a guide to help you uninstall Search.htransitlocator.co below this article.Download Removal Toolto remove Search.htransitlocator.co

Learn how to remove Search.htransitlocator.co from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.htransitlocator.co

a) Windows 10/Windows 8

  1. Start -> Search -> Search for Control Panel. win10-start How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  2. Open Control Panel and access Programs and Features.
  3. Find all programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win10-remove-program How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs. win-xp-start-control How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  2. Find the programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win-xp-control-panel How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

c) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder, located in your dock.
  2. Select Applications from the list on the left side, locate all unwanted programs and drag them to the trash icon in your dock. Alternatively, you can right-click on the program and select Move to Trash. mac-os-app-remove How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Right-click on the trash icon in your dock and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall Search.htransitlocator.co from browsers

a) Delete Search.htransitlocator.co from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. IE-gear How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Manage add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Find and delete all unwanted extensions. IE-add-ons How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  5. Close the window.

b) Change Internet Explorer homepage

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Press on Internet Options, delete the homepage URL and type in the one you wish to use. IE-settings2 How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Save changes.

c) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. ie-settings How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Internet Options -> Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Near the bottom, you will see a Reset option. Press that.
  5. Check the box that says Delete personal data and press Reset. IE-reset How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

d) Delete Search.htransitlocator.co from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner.
  3. Select More Tools and then Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and press on the trash icon to delete them. If you are not sure which extensions are causing you problems, you can disable them temporarily by unchecking the Enabled box. chrome-extensions-delete How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

e) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Scroll down to On startup and press on Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Choose either Add a new page or Use current page to change your homepage.
  5. Still in Settings, scroll up to Search engine and press Manage search engines.
  6. Select the search engine you want to use. chrome-search-engines How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

f) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Press on the three dots located in the top right-corner and choose Settings. chrome-menu How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Scroll down to Advanced and press on that.chrome-settings How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Go down to the very bottom and press Reset. chrome-reset How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  5. Read the warning and press Reset again.

g) Delete Search.htransitlocator.co from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner. mozilla-menu How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Select Add-ons and choose the Extensions tab. mozilla-extensions How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Find all suspicious extensions and delete them.

h) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and select Options. mozilla-menu-options How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. In General, delete the current URL of your homepage and type in the one you want to use. mozilla-options How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

i) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner and choose Help.
  3. Choose Troubleshooting Information. mozilla-troubleshooting How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Under Give Firefox a tune up, press on Refresh Firefox. In the box that appears, select Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

j) Delete Search.htransitlocator.co from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)
  1. Launch Microsoft Edge,
  2. Open the More menu by pressing on the three dots at the top right-corner. edge-menu How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Choose Settings and press Choose what to clear. edge-choose-to-clear How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Select everything you want to clear and press Clear. edge-clear-data How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  5. Open Task Manager (Ctrl +Alt + Delete -> Task Manager).
  6. In Processes, right-click on a Microsoft Edge process.
  7. Select End task for all Microsoft Edge processes. edge-task-manager How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
(Method 2)
  1. Open C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge edge-folder How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  2. Delete the folders you find there
  3. Start -> Search.
  4. Search for Windows PowerShell.
  5. Right-click on the Windows PowerShell and choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  6. When Windows PowerShell opens, copy and paste "Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>" without the quotation marks. edge-powershell-script How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  7. Press Enter.

k) Delete Search.htransitlocator.co from Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Go to the Extensions tab, find all suspicious extensions and delete them. You can also temporarily disable them if you are unsure about which extension is causing you problems. safari-extensions How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

l) Delete Safari history and Cache

  1. Safari → Clear History. Choose from which time you want to delete the history and press Clear. safari-history How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  3. Select the Advanced tab. safari-advanced How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co
  4. Check Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  5. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to get rid of Search.htransitlocator.co

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