Safe.search.tools is a new hijacker currently infecting various widely used browsers. The purpose of this program is to generate profit for the people who develop it and who own it. You may notice that when you make certain query via safe.search.tools the search results will be obtained through Google Custom Search, which is run by one of its Google Adsense partners. So, obviously the goal of this hijacker is to bring income to the guys who are the proprietors of this application.
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There’s surely nothing wrong with Google Custom Search, but we definitely condemn the methods used by some of these Google Adsense partners. They actually hijack the home page of your browser and then start using your browser as a method for generating profit. We believe this isn’t really fair. You are the only person who decides what search engine to use for your daily Internet inquiries, and safe.search.tools is not in the position to make such decisions for you.
Safe.search.tools hijacker is often bundled with other free programs users might decide to install. Using various tricky methods, safe.search.tools may be installed into PCs. It primarily attacks Google Chrome though.
Looking for the information through safe.search.tools might indeed provide you with some decent information that will match your search queries (since the results will be delivered via Google Custom Search). However, most likely you will come to the correct decision to completely get rid of safe.search.tools from your browser.
To get rid of safe.search.tools please follow the guide below. What you need to do is to scan your system with Anti-Malware Pro 2017, remove all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help. These milestones are explained in the tutorial below.
Safe.search.tools removal instructions.
Instructions to clean Windows computers.
This slider below shows how to use Anti-Malware Pro 2017 for safe.search.tools detection and removal:
- Download Anti-Malware Pro 2017 via the download button below:
- Install the application and start it. The program will automatically begin scanning your computer.
- Once the scanning is completed, click on “Remove Threats“.
- Purchase the full version of the software.
- Check your email to retrieve your license key.
- Enter the license key in the respective section, then activate the software.
- With registered version of the program, get rid of all malware from your PC.
- Repeat scanning if necessary.
Solution to protect your computer from getting contaminated with safe.search.tools and similar threats in the future:
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Instructions to clean Mac computers.
- Download Combo Cleaner for your Mac by clicking on the “Download Now” button below.
- You will be redirected to the App Store:
- Install the application and start it.
- Wait until Combo Cleaner downloads new updates (mandatory step):
- Once updates are downloaded and installed, click on “Start Combo Scan” button:
- To enable full functionality of Combo Cleaner and in order to delete detected malware, click on “Upgrade to Premium and Remove” button:
After you eliminate safe.search.tools hijacker it is mandatory to apply additional manual fixes to clean your browsers from malware traces.
- In Google Chrome, click on the menu button in the upper-right part of the screen which either looks like three vertical dots. Scroll down to the bottom of the drop-down menu and click on "Settings" (as shown in one of the images above).
- Select "Extensions" in the left part of the window. Uncheck suspicious extension, then click on the Trash icon next to it.
- WARNING. Final optional steps. Use these steps only if the above-mentioned methods to remove malware from Google Chrome did not help. When in Google Chrome settings mode, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on "Show advanced settings".
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on "Reset settings" button.
- In the pop-up window, click on "Reset".
- In Mozilla Firefox, click on the icon that looks in the form of three horizontal lines in the upper-right section of the browser window. Click on "Add-ons".
- Click on the "Extensions" tab in the left part of the windows. Check suspicious extensions. If you identify them, click on "Disable", then on "Remove".
- NOTE. Final optional steps. Use these steps only if the above-mentioned methods to remove infection from Mozilla Firefox did not help. Click on the icon that looks in the form of three horizontal lines in the upper-right section of Mozilla Firefox and select the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu.
- Click on "Troubleshooting information" in the slide-out menu.
- Select the "Refresh Firefox" button at the top right of the new web page.
- Finally, click on "Refresh Firefox" again to confirm the action.
- Click on Internet Explorer settings icon in the upper-right part of the browser in the form of a gear-wheel. Select "Manage add-ons".
- Find suspicious toolbar or extension. Click on it (make it highlighted). Then click on "Disable" button related to this particular toolbar or extension.
- NOTE. Final optional steps. Use these steps only if the above-mentioned methods to remove malware from Internet Explorer did not help. Click on Internet Explorer settings icon in the upper-right part of the browser in the form of a gear-wheel. Select "Internet Options".
- Select "Advanced" tab, then click on "Reset".
- Select appropriate reset options, then click on "Reset".
- Click on "Opera" menu in the upper-right part of the browser. Choose "Extensions", then click on "Manage extensions".
- If you detect anything suspicious, disable and delete it.
- Step 1. Click on "Safari" menu, then go to "Preferences".
- Step 2. In the "Extensions" tab, locate suspicious extensions and click on "Uninstall".
- Step 3. In Safari menu, select "Clear history" and click on "Clear History again".
- Step 4. Get back to Safari menu, then click on "Preferences".
- Step 5. Click on "Privacy" tab, then choose "Manage Website Data...".
- Step 6. Click on "Remove All", then on "Done".