Search.us.com Toolbar - how to eliminate redirects to start.search.us.com?
Search.us.com is a website which presents it's users with a search bar and is promoted using search.us.com toolbar. Notice that on it's own this website is not related to malware or virus infections however it's promoted using deceptive methods and most commonly Internet users visits this site when being redirected to it. This redirect issue is a direct consequence of search.us.com toolbar installation - it changes user's Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox) homepage and default search engine to search.us.com If you feel that you haven't installed this toolbar however it appeared on your Internet browsers without your consent it must have been bundled with some freeware that you downloaded from the Internet.
Notice that free software developers are commonly bundling their programs with toolbars and other browser add-ons to monetize their free software. To avoid installation of such unwanted toolbars users should closely inspect every installation step of freeware and disallow any changes to be made to their Internet browser settings. Search.us.com toolbar is not malicious, however it doesn't add any real value to users Internet browsing experience and it can be categorized as an unwanted application.
While search.us.com toolbar has shortcuts to social networks, calculator and weather forecast websites, this browser toolbar causes redirect issues and it's not recommended to have it installed on your computer. Notice that browser toolbars slows down your Internet browsers and in most cases they are developed only for monetization purposes. If you feel that this toolbar was installed without your consent and you are annoyed by redirect to search.us.com website you can use the provided removal guide to eliminate these issues.
Search.us.com redirect removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for search.us.com related entries: "Search.us.com" select this entry and click Uninstall.
Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for search.us.com related entries: "Search.us.com" select this entry and click Remove.
After uninstalling Search.us.com toolbar scan your computer for any left unwanted components or possible malware infections. Recommended anti-spyware software.
Search.us.com redirect virus removal from browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove Search.us.com redirect from Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" (or gear icon in Internet Explorer 9), select "Manage Add-ons". Look for search.us.com related entry (Search.us.com Toolbar) and disable it. To change your homepage from search.us.com to your preferred: Click "Tools" (or the gear icon in Internet Explorer 9) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove search.us.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 Search.us.com redirect from Google Chrome:
To change your homepage from start.search.us.com to you preferred - click on the wrench (bars) icon, select "Settings". In "On startup" section click "set pages", hover your mouse over Internet Search (start.search.us.com) and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
Change Google Chrome appearance settings:
Click on the bars icon (top right corner of Google Chrome), select "Settings". In "Appearnace" section click "change", in the opened window select "Use the New Tab page" instead of "Open this page: start.search.us.com".
Remove Search.us.com redirect from FireFox:
Click "Tools" (at the top of the window), select "Add-ons". Click on "Extensions" and disable add-ons and remove "Search.us.com Toolbar". To reset your homepage click "Tools", then select "Options", in the opened window remove search.us.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.