Claro Toolbar (claro-search.com) - how to remove browser redirects to isearch.claro-search.com, info.claro-search.com etc.?
Claro-search.com is a website which presents it's users with a customized Google search engine. Most commonly users are redirected to this website after they install Claro LTD toolbar to their Internet browsers. While this website on it's own is not malicious it's promotion methods are clearly deceptive. The mentioned browser add-on most commonly is installed on users computer together with some free software that was downloaded from the Internet. While not malicious there's no point in using Claro-search.com for your daily Internet searches.
The presented search bar returns legitimate organic search results however the sponsored results seems shady and clicking on them could end up in installing malware or unwanted applications. Furthermore while using claro-search.com your Internet browsing habits are being tracked and the collected information could be sold to third parties. You shouldn't risk your privacy and your computer's security and you should eliminate Claro LTD toolbar and claro-search.com homepage from your Internet browsers.
The main purpose of creating claro-search.com and Claro LTD toolbar is to trace computer user's Internet browsing and to gain profit for every user's click on shady sponsored search results link. Notice that claro-search.com has several subdomains. Example: isearch.claro-search.com, rapidload.claro-search.com, zonealarm.claro-search.com, info.claro-search.com. If your Internet browsers redirects you to any of these websites you can use the provided removal guide and eliminate claro-search.com browser hijacker from your PC.
claro-search.com redirect removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate and click "Programs and Features". Look for "BrowserProtect, Claro Chrome Toolbar, Claro toolbar" select these entries and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Look for "BrowserProtect, Claro Chrome Toolbar, Claro toolbar" select it and click Remove.
Remove claro-search.com redirect (Claro Toolbar) from Internet Explorer:
Check for Montera Technologies LTD related extensions: Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for Claro related entries (Claro LTD Toolbar, Claro LTD Helper Object) and disable them. To change your homepage from claro-search.com to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove claro-search.com and enter your preferred domain which will open every time you launch Internet Explorer.
If you continue having problems with redirects to this website you can reset you Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click "Start", click "Run", in the opened window type "inetcpl.cpl". In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users: Click the Windows logo, in the start search box type "inetcpl.cpl" and click enter. In the opened window click on "Advanced" tab, then click Reset.
Remove claro-search.com redirect (Claro Toolbar) from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable "BrowserProtect" and "Claro Toolbar" To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove claro-search.com and enter your preferred domain.
If you continue having problems with redirects to this website you can reset you Mozilla FireFox settings to default.
Open Mozilla FireFox, at the top left corner of the main window click "FireFox", in the opened drop down menu choose Help and then click on Troubleshooting Information, in the opened window click on "Reset FireFox" button.
Remove claro-search.com redirect (Claro Toolbar) from Google Chrome:
Click on a wrench or bars icon (top right of the screen), select "Tools" and click on "Extensions". Locate entries related to claro-search.com (BrowserProtect, Claro Toolbar) select them and click on a trash can icon. To change your homepage from claro-search.com to you preferred - click on the wrench (bars) icon, select "Settings". In "On startup" section click "set pages", hover your mouse over the unwanted URL and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
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