Fissa Search might infect your web browser, Chrome, Firefox , or Internet Explorer after you download and install some popular free program bundled with this browser hijacker for advertising and monetizing. It is used for link promotion and collecting income generated by user’s clicks on these links. Hijackers are often deceptively installed for this purpose. Fissa Search redirect might come with adware programs, but it can be set by a download client that helps to monetize free downloads. This makes it difficult to remove Fissa Search if it is installed and backed up by adware. First, you need to find out what program came with Fissa Search and remove applications and extensions related to Fissa Search. Then you need to fix browser settings and remove the redirect to fissa.com. It might get more complicated if other adware or malware is present on your computer along with Fissa Search, especially one that interferes with user’s attempts to fix web browser settings.
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What is Fissa Search?
Fissa Search redirect might be caused by Fissa Search plugins or other adware plugins with similar functionality. Special programs that prevent your browser settings from being changed also might protect Fissa Search against removal. Depend on bundled adware programs, removing Fissa Search might have different degree of stubbornness and require special tools for investigation and detecting programs responsible for the redirect. You can get Fissa Search with any free program download since developers are well-paid for adware installed onto your computer. Certainly, they use any legitimate way of tricking you into installing unwanted program. You need to be careful while installing free programs or to use Spy Hunter that have a real time protection against such legitimate things like Fissa Search adware.
Protection against deceptively installed hijacker:
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Remove Fissa Search from Windows
For manual removal you need to uninstall all Fissa Search search redirect components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility, and then you need to remove web browser components of the Fissa Search adware.
Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure hidden malicious programs and spyware are also removed.
Uninstall Fissa Search on Windows 8
- On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.
- Select "any suspicious" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.
Optional: If on a desktop, right click "Start" button (or the lower left corner) to open the "Quick Access Menu". Then find and click on "Programs and Features"
Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.
Uninstall Fissa Search on Windows 7, Vista
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right
- Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and highlight any suspicious program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.
Uninstall Fissa Search on Windows XP
Uninstalling Fissa Search from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:
- Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
- Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
- Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
- Search the program list and click on any suspicious program. Then, click "Remove" button.
Remove Fissa Search from Chrome
Remove Fissa Search extensions from Google Chrome
- Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.
- Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find any suspicious extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.
- Restart your browser.
Remove fissa.com serarch engine address redirect from Google Chrome
- Select Settings in the drop-down menu list as shown above.
- Find "Search" and click on Manage search engines button.
- Select fissa.com search engine and click on "Remove" icon.
- Select your preferred search engine and click Make default option.
Remove fissa.com homepage redirect on Google Chrome
- Find "On Startup" section and click on Set pages link.
- Select fissa.com or other unwanted address and click Remove icon.
- Select or add your preferred homepage address and click on OK button or leave google.com as your default.
Remove Fissa Search from Firefox
Remove Fissa Search add-on from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.
- Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find any suspicious add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
Remove fissa.com serarch redirect from Mozilla Firefox
- Open Mozilla Firefox and enter "about:config" in address bar and press Enter.
- In a warning box press "I'll be careful, I promise" button.
- Find and double-click on "browser.search.defaultenginename" item in the list.
- Type preferred search engine name in the box and click OKbutton.
- Type preferred URL or "about:newtab" for a blank one and click OK button.
- Restart Firefox to complete the removal.
li>Find and double-click on browser.newtab.url item in the list.
Remove Fissa Search from Internet Explorer
Remove Fissa Search extensions from Internet Explorer
- Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
- Click on Manage add-ons option.
- Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on any suspicious, and then click Disable option.
- Restart your web browser.
Replace fissa.com with a preferred search engine for Internet Explorer
- Open Tools menu and click on Manage add-ons option as shown above.
- Click on Search Providers tab located on left side.
- Find and click on unwanted search provider name in the list of providers. Then click on Remove button.
- Find your preferred search provider and click on Set as default button.
Replace fissa.com homepage with a preffered one for Internet Explorer
- Open Tools menu and click on Internet Options menu item.
- Open General tab, find Home page section, and replace fissa.com with a preferred homepage address. Then click on Apply button.
Note: This manual removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your value your time, then you can save it by using Fissa Search Removal Tool instead of the manual removal and scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of other computer infections.
Remove Fissa Search Search Redirect Completely
Fissa Search can be protected against remove with a help of a trick unfamiliar to computer users. This makes Fissa Search redirect looking stubborn. For removing this tricky redirect, you need to find any link to your web browser on a desktop and in Windows menus and remove the redirect that trails a call to browser executable.
- Right-click the link or the menu item related to your web browser.
- In the popup menu click Properties option placed at the bottom.
- In the opened dialog box click Target. Anything placed after [browser name].exe is a redirect that has to be removed.
- Remove the malicious tail attachment with a redirect.
- Do it for all shortcuts on your desktop and all menu items in the Start menu.
Fissa Search redirect might come along with other unwanted programs. They display ads and redirect your web search, and you need to remove all of them and scan your system for identifying and removing other threats. Use decent and powerful antivirus software for protecting your system, and scan your system with a free anti-spyware program that comes with this removal tool for removing hidden threats that are legitimate in nature and are not addressed by antivirus products.