1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,766
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       11 May 2015 #1

    Safesear.ch/?type=20150411-vy-ie


    Safesear.ch/?type=20150411-vy-ie has hi-jacked all my browsers and I can't seem to get rid of it. Every way I try is greyed out and I'm stumped. Anybody know how to get rid of this blasted thing?

    I really am not ready to reinstall Windows 8.1.

    Oh, and there are ways shown on the Internet, but I'm afraid of them.
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  2.    11 May 2015 #2

    Wynona said: View Post
    Safesear.ch/?type=20150411-vy-ie has hi-jacked all my browsers and I can't seem to get rid of it. Every way I try is greyed out and I'm stumped. Anybody know how to get rid of this blasted thing?

    I really am not ready to reinstall Windows 8.1.

    Oh, and there are ways shown on the Internet, but I'm afraid of them.
    Use this:

    http://malwaretips.com/blogs/remove-safesear-ch/
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  3. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,766
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       11 May 2015 #3

    Thanks Edwin! Looks like I'm going to have a really big chore tomorrow. Can't do it tonight because I'm downloading Office 2016 .msi for the desktop app and my Internet is all messed up. Three more hours to download finish.

    I've read it all and am downloading the various pieces for installation tomorrow.

    Thanks again!
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  4. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,766
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       12 May 2015 #4

    Well, dang, two and a half hours diligently following instructions and the blasted thing is still there! Looks like a reinstall is in order.

    Methinks this is one of the main reasons for not updating an OS. I know that if I do, this stupid crap will just wander over to where it's not wanted.
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  5. Joined : Jul 2014
    San Jose, California
    Posts : 1,959
    Ubuntu14.04x64 MintMate17x64 Win10Prox64
       12 May 2015 #5

    Just test this freebie and it's worth to try: FreeFixer
    It will scan the whole system. Look at the browser helpers and add-ons/extensions to see if you can remove them.
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  6. Joined : Oct 2014
    Polk County Texas USA
    Posts : 11,766
    Windows 10 Insider Preview
       12 May 2015 #6

    topgundcp said: View Post
    Just test this freebie and it's worth to try: FreeFixer
    It will scan the whole system. Look at the browser helpers and add-ons/extensions to see if you can remove them.
    Oh my goodness, TopGun! This thing seems to have gathered everything it could find and thrown it all into the mixer! I can't make heads nor tails out of it.

    I did save the log and will take periodic looks at it, but since I use Windows 10 for the most part, I'm not in a big hurry to go further with this. At this point, it's not very much worth it to me.
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