What is SearchSafe?

SearchSafe is a free desktop application which might enter your system without your permission or you might download it from some kind of third-party website. If you have already done that, you have probably noticed that your homepage and search provider have been changed to SearchSafe search engine might really seem useful at first sight because it allows users to search for images, videos, news, check a map, and even find where to buy particular items. In fact, we do not think that this search provider can be trusted because it replaces users’ homepage and search providers without permission and thus is classified as a browser hijacker. Luckily, it is not so difficult to erase SearchSafe search provider ( All the necessary information will be provided for you in this article.test 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does SearchSafe act?

Even though SearchSafe application claims that it will “provide you with a new search experience by changing your Internet Browser settings to Search Safe”, the truth is that it might be rather dangerous to use, which will be set as your homepage and search engine automatically. One of the main reasons why we do not recommend keeping this search engine is the fact that it might provide you with various sponsored links. Researchers working at have noticed that SearchSafe search engine uses Google to provide search results, but various sponsored links will be placed at the top of the page in order to make you click on them. Actually, we do not recommend doing that because you might be taken to the websites that contain malicious software. Our specialists do not think that you want to encounter malware and cause harm to the system. If they are right, make sure that you get rid of SearchSafe search engine as soon as possible.

This browser hijacker might travel bundled with unreliable free software. Therefore, there is a slight possibility that your system contains untrustworthy applications. Make sure that you detect all of them and erase them from the system. If you do not do that, you might find that it is impossible to use the computer one day. You should definitely not forget to install a security tool on your computer in order not to allow browser hijackers and other undesirable programs to enter your system. The tool which you are going to install has to be 100% trustworthy if you do not want to encounter much more malware. Even though a trustworthy security tool will definitely protect your PC, you should stop visiting untrustworthy websites as well. In addition, you should also not download any programs from them.

How to get rid of SearchSafe

In order to fully get rid of SearchSafe search engine (, you should scan your system with an antimalware scanner. A reliable security tool will remove this search engine and will also delete the SearchSafe desktop application. You can, of course, do that yourself by using our manual removal instructions (see below). If you do not have enough experience to get rid of malware yourself, you should definitely leave all the work for SpyHunter or another reliable security tool.

Remove SearchSafe

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and then open Control Panel.
  2. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the unwanted program and click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the undesirable program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key + R.
  2. Enter control panel in the box and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the program that you do not want to keep.
  5. Click Uninstall to remove it.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T and then select Internet Options.
  3. Click on the Advanced tab and click Reset.
  4. Put a tick into the Delete personal settings box.
  5. Click Reset.

Google Chrome

  1. Launch your browser and access the menu.
  2. Select Settings and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Click Reset settings and click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser and tap Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting information.
  3. Click Refresh Firefox.
  4. Click the Refresh Firefox too. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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