How to Remove GoPhotoIt Search

GoPhotoIt Search is an adware program. It redirects web browsers Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer to search.gophoto.it and displays advertising while you are searching web. In exchange it offers photo-zoom service. This adware program might be automatically installed along with other free program downloads if you are not aware of GoPhotoIt Search behavior or fail to notice message about additional programs bundled with one that you download. Removing GoPhotoIt Search is not that difficult, but it consists of many components and required many removal tasks being completed. Unless you know what it came with and what is bundled with GoPhotoIt Search, the removal might waste a lot of your time without a guaranty of success.

You can remove GoPhotoIt Search either manually or with a help of special security software that removes GoPhotoIt Search and other malicious programs. SpyHunter is not only a perfect malware removal tool. Since it offers a very reliable malware detection, it can protect your computer against new infection in a real time.

 

What is GoPhotoIt Search?

GoPhotoIt Search is a browser hijacker developed by Cool Mirage Ltd. It is used for redirecting user’s web search to different address and making money out of user’s click on promoted links infected into organic search results. This way helps to trick users in visiting websites that otherwise they would know are mostly irrelevant to the search subject. GoPhotoIt Search redirects your browsers to search.gophoto.it as soon as this browser hijacker is deceptively installed onto your computer along with some free program that you install. Most of search redirect hijackers are designed for this purpose, and removing GoPhotoIt Search is not a fun for computer users. Manual removal takes time, and with many of adware programs installed it become very frustrating.

Gophoto.it Search

Protection against deceptively installed programs:

This removal guide will help you to remove GoPhotoIt Search manually or with a help of special software that removes GoPhotoIt Search and other malicious programs. SpyHunter offers quality detection, clean removal, and real-time protection against malicious programs. If you want to remove GoPhotoIt Search without using real-time protection feature offered by SpyHunter, then you can use less expensive GoPhotoIt Search Removal Tool that comes with anti-malware program and provides online support for free for any subsequent virus removal during a year-trial-period.

 

 

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Remove GoPhotoIt Search Manually

For manual removal you need to uninstall all GoPhotoIt Search search redirect components. First, you need to uninstall the program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . You can start this utility program by clicking a link in the Control Panel menu. Then you need to find and remove GoPhotoIt Search. After this program is removed, you need to remove GoPhotoIt Search add-ons from your web browsers and reset browser settings to preferred ones.

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.

Uninstal GoPhotoIt Search adware program

  • Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
  • Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
  • Scroll through the program list, highlight “GoPhotoIt” programs, and click Remove.

 

 

Remove GoPhotoIt Search from Internet Explorer

Remove GoPhotoIt Search add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “GoPhotoIt” add-ons.
  • Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.

Remove gophoto.it redirect from IE 8

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • In Option window open General tab, find Search section, and click Settings button.
  • Mark you preferred search provider in the providers’ list and click Set as Default button.
  • You will see a list of search providers. Select your preferred search provider and click the button Set as default.
  • Find the line with search.gophoto.it redirect, and then click Remove button.

Remove gophoto.it redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove gophoto.it redirect and like from the list.

 

 

Remove GoPhotoIt Search from Firefox

Remove GoPhotoIt Search add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click it and select Add-ons.
  • Select Extensions on the sidebar.
  • Find “GoPhotoIt” add-ons. Right-click this items and then click Remove button.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove gophoto.it redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than search.gophoto.it and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search.gophoto.it
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to search.gophoto.it . Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

 

 

Remove GoPhotoIt Search from Chrome

Remove GoPhotoIt Search add-ons from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
  • Find and Disable/Delete all “GoPhotoIt” add-ons.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove gophoto.it redirect from Google Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove search.gophoto.it related items.

GoPhotoIt Infection Components:

Remove GoPhotoIt Search entries from system registry:

SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\escortEng.DLL
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\esrv.EXE
SOFTWARE\Classes\esrv.gophotoitESrvc
SOFTWARE\Classes\esrv.gophotoitESrvc.1
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\gophotoit
SOFTWARE\Cool Mirage Ltd
SOFTWARE\Cool Mirage Ltd\gophotoit
Software\GoPhoto.it
Software\gophotoit.com

How to Edit Windows Registry

 

Delete GoPhotoIt Search files and folders:

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\History\History.IE5\MSHist012014011520140116\index.dat
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\mt_ffx\Cool Mirage Ltd\gophotoit\1.8.29.2\gophotoit.xpi
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\nse2F.tmp\gophotoit_1829.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\nsj31.tmp\Time.dll
C:\Program Files\Cool Mirage Ltd\gophotoit\1.8.29.2\gophotoitEng.dll
C:\Program Files\Cool Mirage Ltd\gophotoit\1.8.29.2\gophotoitsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Cool Mirage Ltd\gophotoit\1.8.29.2\sqlite3.dll
C:\Program Files\Cool Mirage Ltd\gophotoit\1.8.29.2\uninstall.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\0bs2vopy.default\extensions\ffxtlbr@gophotoit.com
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Application Data\Cool Mirage Ltd
C:\Program Files\Cool Mirage Ltd
C:\Program Files\Cool Mirage Ltd\gophotoit

How to Show Hidden Files

 

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  • Easily remove programs like one that infected your computer
  • Remove programs that can steal your money and private data
  • Remove adware that annoys you and compromises your privacy
  • Find and remove legitimate programs that help to spy on you

Use your FREE ANTISPYWARE for detecting and removing dangerous programs that are not addressed by conventional antivirus products.

 

 

Remove GoPhotoIt Search Search Redirect Completely

GoPhotoIt Search search potentially might link you to websites that are infected or involved in spreading malware. Malicious programs help cyber criminals to spy on you and use your computer for illegal activities. Anti-spyware scanner, that you get for freww along with the offered removal tool, helps to remove spyware and make your system more secure and private. After you remove GoPhotoIt Search you need to run full security scan with an up-to-date antivirus program since it will search for viruses in areas where they like to hide.

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