Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co

What is Search.hcrimereport.co

Search.hcrimereport.co is one of those irritating browser hijacker contaminations that could unknowingly to the user, arrive into a system. It is adjoined to freeware as an additional item that unless unmarked will install alongside the free programs. Redirect viruses are not malevolent so no need to worry about it directly harming your device. That does not mean, however, that it needs to be granted authorization to remain installed. Unnecessary changes will be carried out to your net browser and you will be rerouted to sponsored website. In addition to that, it may also expose you to content that malicious. Since you get nothing from this it is recommended to eliminate Search.hcrimereport.co.

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How are redirect viruses spread

You most likely acquired the threat through freeware, as they are attached as extra offers. Default settings are generally the reason why so many users install them, even if they don’t need to. Make sure to always use Advanced settings, as that is where the unnecessary offers are hidden. quite big number of freeware come with adjoined items, so always choose Advanced to prevent unneeded installations. Those offers can be entirely non-dangerous, but then they wouldn’t be picking such a sneaky method to get in. We strongly suggest that you uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co.

Why is Search.hcrimereport.co removal necessary

Once it enters your OS, your Internet browser will be hijacked and adjustments to settings will be made. When you open your browser (be it Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) you will notice that your homepage and new tabs have been changed to present the redirect virus’s promoted website. We must also caution you that those changes performed to your browser are not changeable unless you remove Search.hcrimereport.co. You will have a somewhat simple website set as your home web page, it will display a search box and probably advertisements. Be attentive when using the provided search engine because it may be inserting advertising pages into the results. The hijacker primarily wants to reroute you to generate revenue but the displayed links could be able to reroute you to doubtful pages and that could result in a severe malware contamination. In order to prevent this from happening, uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co from your system.

Search.hcrimereport.co removal

You can take care of Search.hcrimereport.co elimination manually, just take into account that you will have to locate the browser hijacker by yourself. If you are bumping into problems, you can have anti-spyware eradicate Search.hcrimereport.co. Whichever way you use, ensure that you remove the hijacker entirely.

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

Step 1. Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co

a) Windows 10/Windows 8

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

b) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start -> Control Panel -> Add or Remove Programs. win-xp-start-control Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  2. Find the programs you want to uninstall and delete them. win-xp-control-panel Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Right-click on the trash icon in your dock and press Empty Trash.

Step 2. Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co from browsers

a) Delete Search.hcrimereport.co from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer.
  2. Press the top right-corner gear icon that will open the menu. IE-gear Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Manage add-ons -> Toolbars and Extensions.
  4. Find and delete all unwanted extensions. IE-add-ons Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Press on Internet Options, delete the homepage URL and type in the one you wish to use. IE-settings2 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Internet Options -> Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co

d) Delete Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Scroll down to On startup and press on Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Scroll down to Advanced and press on that.chrome-settings Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  4. Go down to the very bottom and press Reset. chrome-reset Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  5. Read the warning and press Reset again.

g) Delete Search.hcrimereport.co from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Press on the three bars in the top right-corner. mozilla-menu Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Select Add-ons and choose the Extensions tab. mozilla-extensions Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. In General, delete the current URL of your homepage and type in the one you want to use. mozilla-options Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  4. Under Give Firefox a tune up, press on Refresh Firefox. In the box that appears, select Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co

j) Delete Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Choose Settings and press Choose what to clear. edge-choose-to-clear Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  4. Select everything you want to clear and press Clear. edge-clear-data Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
(Method 2)
  1. Open C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge edge-folder Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  7. Press Enter.

k) Delete Search.hcrimereport.co from Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.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 Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  2. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  3. Select the Advanced tab. safari-advanced Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co
  4. Check Show Develop menu in menu bar.
  5. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu Uninstall Search.hcrimereport.co

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