How to Remove Games.onesearch.org (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

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I wrote this article to help you remove Games.onesearch.org. This Games.onesearch.org removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Seeing the Games.onesearch.org page whenever you open one of your browsers is a sign. A bad sign. The site indicates the presence of a browser hijacker on your machine. It is the pest`s way of announcing itself to you. Do not ignore this sign. Take it as the warning it actually is, and heed it. The hijacker will ruin your browsing experience unless you take immediate actions against it.

Trust us, the parasite will eventually get out of control and then your situation will worsen. Why wait for this to happen when you can remove the intruder right now? It was never meant to be beneficial to you. The more time it spends on board, the more problems it causes. Do yourself a favor and remove it ASAP. Otherwise, it won`t be long before your privacy gets exposed to risks.

The hijacker spies on you and collects sensitive data. It keeps on gathering information and when it decides it has enough it sends it. To whom? To the hackers behind it who can use your private details for whatever they want. Does this sound like a good idea to you? Of course, not! Do not waste time and do not wait for this scenario to unfold. Use our removal guide at the end of this article and save yourself tons of headaches.

Aside from jeopardizing your privacy, the hijacker also demolishes your online activities. First of all, the Games.onesearch.org site becomes your online shadow and you see it everywhere. The page even replaces your homepage and search engine completely behind your back. It also appears when you open a new tab and among the search results. Or, you get redirected to it while visiting another site. There is no escape from the nasty page. As long as the hijacker remains, Games.onesearch.org will remain as well. This is not all, though.

Remove Games.onesearch.org
The Games.onesearch.org Virus

The infection also exposes you to daily malware risk. With your new shady search engine, none of the results you see are reliable. In fact, most of them aren’t and the safe ones you cannot tell apart. A single click on a corrupted link is all it takes for you to compromise your machine even more. Sometimes, your click equals your consent to install more malware on board. You already have an infection to worry about and it is more than enough.

The hijacker also causes your computer to slow down and underperform. Why keep it? Why tolerate its shenanigans? You have nothing to lose if you get rid of the pest but you have a lot to gain. Do not waste time and do not hesitates. Act now to remove Games.onesearch.org. This is the best course of action you can take.

How did you get stuck with the Games.onesearch.org hijacker? The tactics this type of infections uses are the usual ones. Spam email messages, fake program or system updates, corrupted pages/links/torrents, third-party ads, malicious sites, freeware/shareware bundles, etc. Each one of these methods will work if you are careless. Your carelessness is what the hackers pray the most for. Without it, they cannot succeed.

It is the common denominator of all above-mentioned techniques. Do not grant it. Do not throw caution to the wind when you are online. By being negligent you are only making crook`s job easier. Don’t! It is much easier to prevent an intruder from entering that dealing with it in the future. It just requires more attention and caution but it saves you tons of much worse problems. Do not forget that.

Games.onesearch.org Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Games.onesearch.org from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.

STEP-3

Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut

STEP-4

Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.

appwiz

Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.

STEP-5

Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.

STEP-6

Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.

msconfig

Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Games.onesearch.org from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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Daniel Stoyanov

Daniel Stoyanov has a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional. Daniel provides top cyber security news with in-depth coverage of malware, vulnerabilities, PC and Network security, online safety.

If you have any questions feel free to ask him right now.

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