How to Remove SearchesSpace.com (Chrome/Edge/Firefox)

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

SearchesSpace.com is a malicious domain. Moreover, it is a sign that there is a cyber infection on your computer. A browser hijacker, to be exact. The hijacker uses the above-mentioned page to lurk behind. As a shield, if you will. But you should take it as a warning as that’s what it is. As soon as you spot it, accept the fact that your machine has been infected and start looking for a way out. The more time the hijacker spends on your system, the more problems it will cause. The absolute biggest and most dangerous one has to do with your privacy.

Hijackers may be incredibly annoying and mostly infamous for destroying your browsing experience, but they are also dangerous. The pest you are stuck with spies on you. It monitors your every online move, catalogs it, collect valuable information and then sends everything to the crooks who published it. This is how these hackers can end up with your private data in their hands. The question is are you going to let them? Or, are you going to delete this infection immediately.

As we said, the security risk is your biggest problems. But it is not alone. Of course, not. There are many more. For example, your browsing experience won`t be the same now that you are infected with a hijacker. In fact, it turns hellish. You suffer constant interruptions. You are redirected to all kinds of shady pages all the time starting with SearchesSpace.com. This site becomes your online shadow. All of a sudden it is everywhere. It even takes the places of your homepage and search engine without your permission.

The hijacker doesn’t need your approval to make reshuffles. It is able to act as it sees fit and there is nothing you can do to stop it. Moreover, you are also flooded with ads on a daily basis. Every time you so much as touch your browsers, you are bombarded with advertisements. They come in all shapes and forms and they are all dangerous. Crooks only use them to boost web traffic to particular pages and gain money via the pay-per-click mechanism.

Remove SearchesSpace.com
The SearchesSpace.com Virus

Each of your clicks fills hackers` pockets. And not only that. Each of your clicks also exposes you to more malware. Nothing the hijacker displays is reliable. You can easily infest your machine with even more infections and, for that, only one click is enough. So, stay away from everything the pest generates. Don’t click on anything. The last thing you need is more parasites to deal with. You already have this hijacker to worry about and it is more than enough. It jeopardizes your privacy. It exposes you to malware risk. It completely demolishes your previously pleasant online experience. And, like this is not enough, it slows down your machine as well. The best thing to do is delete the intruder as soon as possible. To do so manually, use our detailed removal guide below.

Finally, how to protect yourself in the future? These infections cannot enter your machine without your approval. They need it, so they ask for it. But in the sneakiest way possible. Otherwise, you would never give them green light. That’s why they turn to trickery and deception. And, most importantly, they rely on your haste, distraction, and carelessness. A hijacker can hide behind freeware bundles, spam email messages and their attachments, compromised pages, third-party ads, fake updates, unverified download sources, etc. Any of these tactics would do IF you are negligent.

If you blindly agree to everything and press “OK” without actually reading what you are “OK” with. If you skip the Terms and Conditions and choose speed over safety. If you open every email you get even if it is from an unknown sender. This is how you get infections. By being careless. If you want to keep your machine infection-free, do the opposite. Be vigilant. Be cautious. It is always easier to prevent an infection from entering that to deal with it later on.

SearchesSpace.com Removal

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 SearchesSpace.com 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 SearchesSpace.com 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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