Search Awesome Removal Guide

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Have you started seeing more advertisements after installing Search Awesome? It is not surprising if you have because this seemingly beneficial search assistant is an advertising-supported program (adware) that can inject sponsored content into the search results you see. If you live in the United States, the infection can also redirect your searches to Yahoo Search via searchpage.com. Note that even though Yahoo Search is considered to be reliable, the ad-supported program could make the search results completely untrustworthy. If you live in a different country, the adware can do the same, except that it is unlikely to redirect searches. Without a doubt, the suspicious and unpredictable advertisements shown are the main reason to delete Search Awesome from the operating system. Luckily, it appears that you should be able to get rid of this unreliable piece of software by uninstalling it. The bad news is that you are unlikely to be done with the removal of malware after that.

Search Awesome does not have an official installer. It has an official website, but an installer is not offered. The website we are talking about is searchawesome.net, and it discloses some interesting things about the suspicious advertising-supported program. For example, the “Uninstall” section suggests that Search Awesome also has a Chrome extension. Have you found a suspicious add-on installed along with the program? If you have, you need to remove it as well. Speaking of removal, we have no doubt that the suspicious adware deserves it. The creator of this program must understand it as well; otherwise, it would not be employing concealment practices. Our research team has found that the registry entries and folders representing adware are named randomly or using funny versions of the original name. What is the purpose behind that? We believe that this is meant to make it harder for you to delete it. Another strange thing that we found was that the signature of this adware can be modified daily, and that is not a normal thing. Do you still think that this adware is harmless?

Iron Mountain Technology is the creator of Search Awesome, and it has created a Privacy Policy to help us understand this program better. According to the promotion, it is meant to make your searches more personalized by adding the content shared by friends. Of course, this works only if these friends are using the suspicious program too. If you analyze the Privacy Policy statement, you find that adware tracks the information you share on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Unfortunately, this data could contain personally identifiable information. Obviously, if you do not want private information shared, you have to hide it, or you can remove Search Awesome instead. There also is a statement indicating that “browsing usage” is recorded. Although your browsing history is classified as non-personally identifiable information, the official page reassures that browsing activity is not recorded, and this proves that you simply cannot trust this advertising-supported program.

As you already know, Search Awesome does not have an official installer, which is why we have to think about the possibility that this advertising-supported program is spread via software bundles. Do you remember installing this adware along with other unfamiliar programs? We recommend analyzing them with the help of an up-to-date malware scanner. If any malicious threats are active, you want to know about them so that you could get your operating system cleaned as soon as possible. What if your operating system is infected by multiple infections that you cannot delete manually? A trusted anti-malware tool can be very helpful in this case. If the suspicious advertising-supported program is the only threat you want to eliminate from your operating system, you should be able to delete Search Awesome using the guides below. These guides include uninstalling undesirable applications and removing Google extensions. If you need help with this process, contact us via the comments section.

How to delete Search Awesome

Windows 10:

  1. Enter Change or remove a program into the search dialog box on Taskbar.
  2. Right-click and Uninstall the undesirable application.

Windows 8 or Windows 8.1:

  1. Access the Charm bar in Metro UI and click Search.
  2. Enter Uninstall a program and access this menu.
  3. Right-click and Uninstall the undesirable application.

Windows 7 or Windows Vista:

  1. Click the Windows logo on the Taskbar and open Control Panel.
  2. Navigate to the Uninstall a program menu.
  3. Right-click and Uninstall the undesirable application.

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start on the Taskbar and then open Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Remove the undesirable application.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch the browser and enter chrome://extensions/ into the address bar.
  2. Click the trash bin icon next to the unwanted add-on and then select Remove.
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*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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