Privacy-search.biz : Complete Uninstallation Tips From Windows

What are the essential reasons to avoid Privacy-search.biz?

Privacy-search.biz is entitled as a fake search engine which appears legit to the users. It is yet another variant of "Search Privacy virus". It is a browser extension programs which highly spreading widely among the system users by sending infectious codes to their systems using junk or spam emails to the inboxes with a infected attachments. It is able to hijack your all installed browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari to do some undesirable tasks on your PC.

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It assails your browsers default set settings and you may notice the replacement of the homepage and search engine without taking your permission. Normally these kinds of programs has been developed to enhance the web traffic on their sponsors or affiliates sites by redirecting online users on the webpage to increase visitors to earn more profit. Its name may taken from its characteristic to conceal your privacy policy to endanger your confidential information on the open web or to use into some illegal purposes to make commercials. So you should uninstall Privacy-search.biz from your compromised system immediately.

Details you should know about Privacy-search.biz

  • Name – Privacy-search.biz
  • Threat type – Browser Hijacker
  • Damage level – Medium
  • Created – 10-02-2017
  • Expires – 29-02-2018
  • Updated – 10-02-2017
  • Transmission – Freeware downloads, corrupt programs, etc.
  • Infected PC – Windows PC

Privacy-search.biz : Methods of distribution

  • Suspicious downloads third party application such as shareware or freeware in the form of bundles.
  • While opening of spam emails which has been uniquely designed to trick you to download the attachments file on the PC.
  • Privacy-search.biz may send on your system when you visit a malicious or hijacked website.
  • While sharing of files on Internet such as file sharing sites or social media sites.
  • Uses of fake links to update system software.
  • Clicking on suspicious adverts or pop-ups.
  • Use of infected media drives on various systems like USBs, memory cards, external media drives.   

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How to Uninstall Privacy-search.biz from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option

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  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents

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  • Click on System option

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  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option

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  • Now Click on Privacy-search.biz to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate Privacy-search.biz from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Privacy-search.biz related processes and then click to “End Task”

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Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Privacy-search.biz infection.

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Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.

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After that, click Add/Remove Program

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Uninstall Privacy-search.biz associated programs from Windows 8/8.1

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Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode

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Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”

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First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

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Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Privacy-search.biz one by one then click on End Task.

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Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.

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The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.

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Now select Privacy-search.biz within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate Privacy-search.biz from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Privacy-search.biz associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.

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Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by Privacy-search.biz.

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Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Privacy-search.biz related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.

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How to Uninstall Privacy-search.biz From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove Privacy-search.biz From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Privacy-search.biz

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar

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Click and select on View advanced settings option

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In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”

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Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Privacy-search.biz

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as

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B. How to Delete Privacy-search.biz from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions

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Select all the malicious extensions including Privacy-search.biz and then select trash icon

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Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section

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In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser

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C. How to Uninstall Privacy-search.biz From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.

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A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.

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In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.

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Find Privacy-search.biz add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.

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Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.

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D. How to Remove Privacy-search.biz From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.

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Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

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A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Privacy-search.biz and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE

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