How to Remove Searchitapp.com Hijacker

Searchitapp.com might infect your web browser, Chrome, Firefox , or Internet Explorer after you download and install some popular free program that was bundled with this hijacker. It installs this redirect as default search engine or homepage for advertising, link promotion, and making money out of user’s clicks. There is no wonlder that such redirect is often deceptively installed. Searchitapp.com consist of various programs related to the redirect and browser settings that were replaced. This design makes it difficult to remove Searchitapp.com. However, you can do safely by removing related windows application and Searchitapp.com extensions installed in web browsers. Then you need to fix browser settings and remove the redirect to searchitapp.com. It might get more complicated if other adware or malware is present on your computer along with Searchitapp.com, especially one that interferes with user’s attempts to fix web browser settings.

Searchapp.com browser hijacker

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What is Searchitapp.com?

Searchitapp.com is an adware program bundled with add-ons that redirect Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer to searchitapp.com and components that protect Searchitapp.com against removal. Free program developer spread this adware along with free programs for monetizing purpose, and you can get it virtually with any program that you download from the web. Removing this redirect to searchitapp.com might be a complicated issue if you are not familiar with removing adware procedures and some particular design related to the adware. It is batter to be very attentive while installing free programs or protect your computer with programs like SpyHunter designed for real time protection against adware and other malicious programs.

 

Protection against deceptively installed hijacker:

If you want to avoid installing adware like Searchitapp.com, then remember that this kind of programs is set for automatic installation and the information about adware bundled to your download is definitely not the first thing they want you to see. Pay attention to marked check boxes in setup wizards for free programs and set on “custom” installation option instead of “typical” because the last might hide bundled adware. Be careful while installing free programs. It will save you a lot of time needed for removing unwanted adware. Use SpyHunter for real-time protection, reliable virus detection, and clean removal. Use it as a Searchitapp.com removal tool instead of wasting your time with manual removal of bunch of adware programs waiting to infect your computer with virtually any free download.

 

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Remove Searchitapp.com from Windows

For manual removal you need to uninstall all Searchitapp.com 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 Searchitapp.com 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 Searchitapp.com on Windows 8

  1. On Metro screen click on "Search" icon. Then, type "Remove Program" in the input box and click on "Uninstall a program" menu option.

  2. Access Uninstall from Metro on Windows 8

    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"

    Access Uninstall from Windows 8 Desktop

    Optional: Click on "Control Panel" option. Find and click "Uninstall a Program" link in the menu list placed under "Programs" menu option.

  3. Select "Genieo and suspicious" program and click "Uninstall" button at the top of the list.

  4. Uninstall Programs on Windows 8

 


Uninstall Searchitapp.com on Windows 7, Vista

  1. Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop and select "Control Panel" option on the right

  2. Access Control Panel from Windows 7 Start Menu

  3. Click on "Programs and Features" menu option in the Control Panel

  4. Access Uninstall from Control Panel on Windows 7

  5. Search the program list and highlight Genieo and suspicious program. Then, click "Uninstall" button and confirm program removal.

  6. Uninstall Programs on Windows 7

 


Uninstall Searchitapp.com on Windows XP

Uninstalling Searchitapp.com from Windows XP is very similar to one shown above. There are minor differences in a process:

  1. Click on "Start" button at the bottom left corner of the desktop.
  2. Select "Control Panel" in the menu on the right
  3. Find and double-click "Add/Remove Programs" list item in the Control Panel
  4. Search the program list and click on Genieo and suspicious program. Then, click "Remove" button.

 


Remove Searchitapp.com from Chrome

Remove Searchitapp.com extensions from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome and click on Menu icon in the top-right corner. Select Settings in the drop down list.

  2. Access Chrome Settings from Chrome Menu

  3. Click on Extensions on the left to display installed Chrome extensions. Find Genieo and suspicious extension and click on "Remove from Chrome" icon.

  4. Remove Chrome Extension

  5. Restart your browser.

Remove Searchitapp.com serarch engine address redirect from Google Chrome

  1. Select Settings in the drop-down menu list as shown above.
  2. Find "Search" and click on Manage search engines button.

  3. Manage Search Engines for Chrome

  4. Select Searchitapp.com search engine and click on "Remove" icon.
  5. Remove Unwanted Search Engine from Google Chrome

  6. Select your preferred search engine and click Make default option.

 

Remove Searchitapp.com homepage redirect on Google Chrome

  1. Find "On Startup" section and click on Set pages link.

  2. Replace Homepage for Chrome

  3. Select Searchitapp.com or other unwanted address and click Remove icon.

  4. Remove Unwanted Homepage Address on Chrome

  5. Select or add your preferred homepage address and click on OK button or leave google.com as your default.

 


Remove Searchitapp.com from Firefox

Remove Searchitapp.com add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and click Menu icon at the top-right corner. Click on Add-ons icon.

  2. Access Add-ons from Firefox Menu

  3. Select Extensions on the sidebar. Find Genieo and suspicious add-on. Right-click it, and then click Remove button.

  4. Remove Add-on from Firefox

  5. Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove Searchitapp.com serarch redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox and enter "about:config" in address bar and press Enter.
  2. In a warning box press "I'll be careful, I promise" button.

  3. Access Advanced Functions on Mozilla Firefox

  4. Find and double-click on "browser.search.defaultenginename" item in the list.
  5. Type preferred search engine name in the box and click OKbutton.

  6. Replace Search Engine for Firefox

    li>Find and double-click on browser.newtab.url item in the list.
  7. Type preferred URL or "about:newtab" for a blank one and click OK button.

  8. Replace New Tab for Firefox

  9. Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

 


Remove Searchitapp.com from Internet Explorer

Remove Searchitapp.com extensions from Internet Explorer

  1. Start Internet Explorer click Tools icon in the top-right corner.
  2. Click on Manage add-ons option.

  3. Access Add-ons from Internet Explorer Menu

  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions tab on left, right-click on Genieo and suspicious, and then click Disable option.

  5. Remove Extensions from Internet Explorer

  6. Restart your web browser.

Replace Searchitapp.com with a preferred search engine for Internet Explorer

  1. Open Tools menu and click on Manage add-ons option as shown above.
  2. Click on Search Providers tab located on left side.
  3. Find and click on unwanted search provider name in the list of providers. Then click on Remove button.
  4. Find your preferred search provider and click on Set as default button.

  5. Replace Search Engine for Internet Explorer

Replace Searchitapp.com homepage with a preffered one for Internet Explorer

  1. Open Tools menu and click on Internet Options menu item.
  2. Open General tab, find Home page section, and replace Searchitapp.com with a preferred homepage address. Then click on Apply button.

  3. Replace Homepage for Internet Explorer

 

Note: This manual removal procedure is quite time consuming. If your value your time, then you can save it by using  Searchitapp.com 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 Searchitapp.com Search Redirect Completely

Removing adware and spyware installed along with Searchitapp.com might be tricky since this programs are profitable and thus protected. You already learned what programs you need to remove, but it is difficult to find out how many more like programs are still left hiding somewhere on your computer. Use SpyHunter or anti-spyware that comes with removal tool for scanning your system since some threats are legitimate products like Searchitapp.com, and conventional anti-virus programs do not remove legitimate stuff.

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