Search.searchtmp.com Removal Guide

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Search.searchtmp.com is a suspicious search engine that might be set on your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and/or Mozilla Firefox browsers one day. This might especially happen if you download some kind of undesirable software and install it on your computer. You might also set search.searchtmp.com yourself too, but we do not think that it is very likely because this search engine does not have an official website (at the time of writing) and it is not distributed by other companies. Either way, it would be best that you delete Search.searchtmp.com from all your browsers and set a reputable search engine. Make sure that you get rid of other search engines, e.g. Search.searchlttrn.com, Search.yourinterestscenter.com, and Search.youremailnow.com if you ever encounter them too because they do not differ much from Search.searchtmp.com, which, as you already know, is classified as an untrustworthy search provider.

Researchers have tested Search.searchtmp.com and found that this search engine is hosted on the 23.23.112.27 IP address. This IP shows that the origin of this search engine is Ashburn, Virginia, USA, so we are sure that this search engine is primarily targeted at users who live there. Unfortunately, it seems that Search.searchtmp.com is getting more and more popular, so hundreds of users living outside the USA might encounter Search.searchtmp.com too. We are sure that you will notice that immediately because your homepage and search engine will be changed without your consent. Hurry to remove this search engine because you might even cause harm to your system by keeping Search.searchtmp.com.

Even though Search.searchtmp.com looks like an ordinary search engine that allows users to search for the information on the web and access DHL, UPS, FedEx, and USPS websites, it cannot be trusted for one simple reason – it is going to provide you with the sponsored links and third-party ads even though it is powered by Yahoo!, which is considered to be a trustworthy search engine. It is known that some of these commercials might be associated with bad web pages and you might be redirected to them. We are sure that you do not want this to happen. What is more, specialists have found that this search engine is going to track users day after day in order to collect search query information. It does that in order to be able to serve relevant ads to users. Specialists say that this search engine might collect other information too, which means that your privacy is in danger.

According to the specialists working at 411-spyware.com, Search.searchtmp.com usually comes bundled in malicious installers. Thus, you might not even notice when it manages to enter the system. If it is set, you will immediately notice its presence on your browsers. More experienced users can also check the Start Page value in HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main, the prefs.js file located in %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\* (* - different symbols), and Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data files located in %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default. All of them will be modified, which makes it clear that Search.searchtmp.com browser hijacker is installed. Believe us, there are thousands of similar threats on the web. You might allow them to enter your system in the future again if you do not have a security tool installed but surf the web daily. If you want to be safe, acquire a security tool as soon as possible and keep it enabled.

If you do not want to see Search.searchtmp.com anymore and simply want to start using another search engine, you have to eliminate Search.searchtmp.com as soon as possible. The quickest way to do that is to scan the system with an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter, or reset browsers one by one. In this case, you will have to reset Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Google Chrome. If you have never tried doing that yourself, we highly recommend that you follow our manual removal instructions step by step. You can find them placed below this article. Keep in mind that other undesirable programs might be installed too. To check whether or not it is true, scan your system with an automatic scanner after you eliminate Search.searchtmp.com manually.

Delete Search.searchtmp.com

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Select Internet Options and open the Advanced tab.
  4. Click Reset.
  5. Check the Delete personal settings box.
  6. Click Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+H.
  3. Select Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox.
  5. Click on the Refresh Firefox button once again.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. Click Show advanced settings.
  5. Click Reset settings.
  6. Click Reset.
Download Remover for Search.searchtmp.com *
*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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