Remove SearchEngage.com Virus From Computer

SearchEngage.com is a malicious computer infection detected as browser hijacker. This perilous threat is a fake search engine virus that silently enter your computer and get added to your main browser. It is able to attack all versions of Windows Operating system. Once installed on your system, SearchEngage.com virus can infect the web browsers installed on your PC. It can contaminate Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer and any other browser easily. SearchEngage.com promises to enhance the web browsing experience of the users. But all the evidence of its works are contrary to what it claims.

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What Is SearchEngage.com?

SearchEngage.com present itself as a better search provider but it a bogus application. It only brings annoyance and problems on the infected PC. It can get into the targeted machine uninvited and undetected. This kind of stealth only shows that it is not a reputable program. It is only created for monetization purpose and it will not help users in any way. SearchEngage.com can replace the default search engine and homepage of the compromised browser. It is mainly aimed to poison search engine results with misleading and bogus results. It will show sponsored results along with loads of ads, banners, pop-ups, offers etc. to promote its partner websites. This fake search provider virus only want to redirect the web traffic to its partner sites and earn commission.

SearchEngage.com infection will completely degrade your web browsing experience. It will bombard your computer with lots of unwanted and misleading ads. It will cause forced redirection of your browser on phishing and malicious websites just for commission. One can only imagine what kind of threats are waiting on those dubious sites on which it keep redirecting your searches. SearchEngage.com infection is not meant to help users but to cheat them. It can install potential unwanted and harmful programs on your computer for help. Threats like this are programmed to collect valuable information of the users which can be shared with third parties. Your personal details like email address, login details, passwords, IP address etc. can get leaked without your knowledge.

Threat Analysis

Name SearchEngage.com or new file converter tab
Type Browser Hijacker
Threat Level High (It can bring other harmful threats on your computer).
Symptoms Slow PC, unwanted browser redirects, lots of ads, fake pop-ups.
Distribution Through spam emails, fake pop-ups, malicious sites, third party installers etc.
Working Hijack browser, change homepage and search engine, show ads, collect personal information.
Removal
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How SearchEngage.com Enter Your PC?

SearchEngage.com is is created with motive of making illegal profit. It is also distributed through various illegal channels. Creators of this infection use various aggressive methods to spread it without being noticed. Software bundling is one the most commonly used methods to distribute unwanted and potentially unwanted program. They bundle threats like SearchEngage.com with some common freeware programs that users mostly download and install without caring too much. It could also get spread through porn or torrent sites. You might also get infected by click on unknown suspicious links or ads that often flash on your browser while surfing internet. Some malicious sites also host executable scripts that can load this infection on your system.

Why you need to remove SearchEngage.com?

When some program get installed on your computer without permission and make unwanted changes then it is not wise to take it lightly. If it can intrude your system, mess with internal settings and you can only imaging what else it can do. SearchEngage.com infection can bring malicious threats and infections on your PC without permission. It can disable your anti-virus or firewall settings which will make your system vulnerable to other threats. It can collect your private information which can be used for illegal purposes if it gets into wrong hand. What’s more SearchEngage.com will keep bothering with tons of ads and unwanted browser redirect whenever you go online to surf Internet.

How To Remove SearchEngage.com From PC

In order to remove SearchEngage.com and all its associated files, you need to go through various removal steps. Before anything, keep in mind that it is a nasty malware infection which may have spread its copies at different locations on your system. It is also quite possible that files associated with infection may carry different names. So you must clean your system properly and remove all the core files related to SearchEngage.com. scroll down to find a step-by-step removal guide that may be helpful for you in attempt of removing this infection from your computer. So there are two methods to remove this SearchEngage.com infection – 1. Automatic Removal and 2. Manual Removal. So, our advice is to combine the steps to get more benefit and have better chances to get rid of this infection. Manual Removal process need some technical expertise otherwise you may end up corrupting your system files.

Automatic Removal Method

  • First of all you need to click on the below button to download the software.
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  • Double click on the installer then click Yes to install this malware scanner on your computer.

spyhunter installer

  • Now click on Start Scan Now button then software will begin to scan your entire PC.

Start new scan

  • Now Software will take its time to find all hidden threats and malware.

scan screen

  • Finally click on Next button to see results and remove SearchEngage.com and other infections.

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Manual Removal Method

Manual removal of this nasty SearchEngage.com infection is possible but it’s time taking and risky. None the less this method is not all effective. By the time you will be done with the removal, infection will get back on your system using its leftover files, registry entries and shortcuts. Not to mention, if you remove any wrong file, your computer will become useless. So if you don’t have technical skills then feel free to choose Automatic Removal method to delete SearchEngage.com. Before proceeding with manual methods, verify these requirements :

  1. You must have good technical knowledge and experience for removing virus manually.
  2. Make sure you know enough about your system process and its applications.
  3. Also you are familiar with Registry entry and know the consequence of any mistake.
  4. You are able to reverse the wrong operations during SearchEngage.com manual removal.

(Important NOTEPlease Bookmark This Page by pressing “Ctrl + D” buttons on keyboard before starting the manual removal process. Because you might need to restart your PC or browser during the process.)

Part 1 – Start PC In Safe Mode

  • First you need to click on the “Windows + R” button together on your keyboard to open Run Box.

Windows + R keys

  • Now when “Run” box appear on screen then type msconfig and click Ok button.

msconfig

  • A new System Configuration box Window will get opened before your computer screen.

System Configuration

  • Now click on the Boot tab then from Boot options choose the Safe boot along with Network and Click Ok.

Safe Mode

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SearchEngage.com can keep coming back to your system if its core files are not completely removed. So we recommend downloading Spyhunter to scan for malicious programs. This may save your precious time and effort.

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More information about SpyHunter and how you can Install SpyHunter, If wish to uninstall steps to uninstall. Please review SpyHunter’s EULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy. Keep in mind, only SpyHunter’s scanner is free. But If it detects a malware, You’ll need to purchase its full version if you want to remove the infection instantly.

Part 2 – Stop Malicious Process From Task Manager

  • First you need to click on the “Windows + R” button together on your keyboard to open Run Box.

Windows + R keys

  • So when “Run” box appear on screen then type taskmgr and Click Ok button to open task manager.

taskmgr

  • Look out for any malicious or unknown process then right click on it and click on End Process.

End SearchEngage.com related task

Part 3 – Remove SearchEngage.com From Control Panel

Windows 7

Remove SearchEngage.com From Windows 7

  • First you need to click on Start or Windows button then select the Control Panel option.

Windows 7 start button

  • From the Control Panel Window then click on Uninstall A Program option under the Programs section.

uninstall a program

  • Look out for any unwanted and malicious program related to SearchEngage.com then click on uninstall option.

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Windows 8

Remove SearchEngage.com From Windows 8/8.1

  • You need to find then click on the “Windows + R” buttons together on your keyboard to open Run Box.

Windows + R keys

  • Now when “Run” box appear on screen then type appwiz.cpl and click Ok button to open Control Panel.

appwiz.cpl

  • Look out for any unwanted and malicious program related to SearchEngage.com then click on uninstall option.

Remove SearchEngage.com From Windows 8

Windows 10

Remove SearchEngage.com From Windows 10

  • First of all click on Start or Windows button, then click on the Settings option.

Windows 10 start button

  • As a new Windows Settings box appear on screen then Click on Apps menu from the screen.

Windows 10 Apps

  • Look out for any SearchEngage.com related malicious program in the list then click on Uninstall button.

Uninstall SearchEngage.com From Windows 10

Part 4 – Remove SearchEngage.com From Registry Editor

WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING! Making changes to registry files is very risky because If you delete any wrong file then you may corrupt your system instantly.

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  • You need to find and click on the “Windows + R” buttons together on your keyboard to open Run Box.

Windows + R keys

  • When the Run box appear on your system screen, type regedit and click Ok button to open Registry Editor.

regedit

  • Finally when Registry editor opens up then find out and remove all SearchEngage.com related entries.

Remove SearchEngage.com related registries The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following. So lookup for malicious strings on these locations. You can also click the “Ctrl + F” buttons together on your keyboard and search for the virus.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

Part 5 – Remove SearchEngage.com From Infected Browser

Google Chrome

Remove SearchEngage.com From Google Chrome

  • First you need to open Google Chrome browser then click Menu option from upper right corner.
  • Scroll down to the list and choose More tools option and then select the Extensions option.
  • Find any SearchEngage.com related extension in list and then click on Remove button next to it.

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Reset Google Chrome After Removing SearchEngage.com

  • First you need to open Google Chrome browser then click Menu option from upper right corner.
  • When the menu option expands, then select “Settings” option from right down the list.
  • After the settings page opens up, scroll down to end then Select “Advanced Settings” option.
  • Finally click on “Reset Settings” button and give permission if browser prompts for it.

Reset Chrome to remove SearchEngage.com

Mozilla Firefox

Remove SearchEngage.com From Mozilla Firefox

  • You need to Open Firefox browser fist, then you have to click on Menu option.
  • Now select Add-ons option from list then press Extension tab from add-ons Manager page.
  • Find any SearchEngage.com related extension in list and then click on Remove button next to it.

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Reset Mozilla Firefox After Removing SearchEngage.com

  • First you need to open Mozilla Firefox, the click on “Menu” and finally Select (?) icon.
  • As you will see a new box of options then click on the “Troubleshooting Information” option.
  • Click on “Refresh Firefox” button and when confirmation box appear, make your selection.

Reset Firefox to remove SearchEngage.com

Internet Explorer

Remove SearchEngage.com From Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer browser, then click on Gear icon and select Manage Add-ons option.
  • When new window appear on screen then choose Toolbar and Extensions option.
  • As you can see the list of all add-ons then select SearchEngage.com related extension and click on Disable button.

Remove SearchEngage.com From Internet Explorer

Reset Internet Explorer After Removing Infection

  • Open Internet Explorer browser, then click on Gear icon and select “Internet options”.
  • Go to “Advanced” tab in the newly appeared window then hit the “Reset” button.
  • Choose “Delete personal settings” option from the next window then press “Reset” button.

Reset IE to Remove SearchEngage.com

MS Edge

Remove SearchEngage.com From Microsoft Edge

  • First open your MS Edge browser then hit “More” or three dots icon from upper right corner.
  • Now you need to Select the “Settings” option and then choose “Extensions” option.
  • When list opens up then choose SearchEngage.com related extensions and remove completely.

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Reset Microsoft Edge After Removing SearchEngage.com

  • Open your Edge browser again and this time find the “settings” option as earlier.
  • When the settings menu appear, click on the “Choose what to clear” Option.
  • By the time new window opens, select “first three options” and click on “Clear” button.

Reset Edge to remove SearchEngage.com

Safari

Remove SearchEngage.com From Safari Browser

  • Open Safari browser then Click on Safari menu and finally select Preferences option.
  • By the time new windows appears, Go to the “Extensions” tab to see the list of all.
  • When list opens up then choose SearchEngage.com related extensions and remove completely.

Remove SearchEngage.com from Safari

Reset Safari To Default After Removing Infection

  • First open “safari” browser and Click on “Safari” menu then select “Reset Safari” option.
  • As all the options are there, select what you want to clear and finally click on Reset button.

Reset Safari to remove SearchEngage.com

Very Important – Tips To Prevent Virus In Future

Internet is full of information but it is also swarming with threats like SearchEngage.com these days and hackers are always looking to infect innocent users to make illegal profit. But you can save yourself by becoming their next victim if you follow some simple rules. So you can easily avoid any other harmful viruses in future, if you follow these basic rules while using your computer:

  • Before anything, buy a powerful and robust anti-virus program for your computer.
  • Also make sure that you are using the firewall security and it’s active already.
  • Scan your PC for threats and malware on regular basis because its important.
  • Don’t download cracked or nulled software because they contain viruses.
  • Always select Custom Installation while installing any new application.
  • Scan all downloaded files, applications or email attachments before opening.
  • Before providing your details, check for the SSL or HTTPS as they are safer.
  • Don’t visit Torrent/adult/porn sites because hackers often use them to spread malware.
  • Keep backup of all  important files, so your data is always protected from viruses.
  • Create a system restore point for security purposes in case of any malware attack.
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SearchEngage.com can keep coming back to your system if its core files are not completely removed. So we recommend downloading Spyhunter to scan for malicious programs. This may save your precious time and effort.

Download SpyHunter 5 Anti-Malware

More information about SpyHunter and how you can Install SpyHunter, If wish to uninstall steps to uninstall. Please review SpyHunter’s EULAThreat Assessment Criteria, and Privacy Policy. Keep in mind, only SpyHunter’s scanner is free. But If it detects a malware, You’ll need to purchase its full version if you want to remove the infection instantly.

General FAQs

What is SearchEngage.com?

SearchEngage.com is a harmful and malicious virus designed by hackers to target your computer. It sneaks into your PC without permission and causes several problems.

Is SearchEngage.com Dangerous?

Yes it is a very dangerous program which can damage your entire system and can also bring other threats on your machine.

How can I Remove It?

You can remove this SearchEngage.com infection by following simple steps provided in this guide. You can also Download Malware Scanner to automatically remove it.

Which Anti-Malware Should I Use?

There is an anti-malware suggested in this guide after testing its work and performance. You can use it to remove this infection.

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