GlobaSearch.com - how to eliminate browser redirects to this website?
What is GlobaSearch.com?
The Globasearch.com website is owned and operated by Ilyesoft Studio and presents users with a customized Google search engine, bookmarks, and quick links to popular websites such as Wikipedia, YouTube, Yahoo etc. This website is not malicious and not related to malware or virus infections, however, the creators use a deceptive marketing method to attract website visitors. Many Internet users report that they experience browser redirects to Globasearch.com These unwanted browser redirects are caused by dubious download websites and freeware developers who monetize their downloads and free software by enforcing browser setting modifications during the downloading and installation phase.
Whilst Gloasearch.com returns legitimate search results, sponsored results are managed by third parties, and therefore, clicking on ads shown by this website is not recommended. This may lead to malware, installation of additional unwanted programs, or privacy issues. A common cause of unwanted Internet browser settings modifications to Globasearch.com is free software such as My FF Video Converter. Using this website for daily Internet searches adds little value over Google or other legitimate search engines. This website is promoted using misleading tactics, and thus, it is recommended that you eliminate browser redirects to this site.
Globasearch.com is just one of many deceptive websites, which attract visitors using browser redirects and browser hijackers via free software downloads. Examples of other websites using freeware to generate website traffic include delta-search.com, search.babylon.com, qvo6.com, amongst many others. Avoid installing unwanted browser add-on and other adware by closely checking the installation steps of free software. When dealing with freeware, choose the 'Advanced' or 'Custom' installation options, rather than 'Typical' or 'Quick'. This will allow you to opt-out of additional program installation, which may modify Internet browser settings (such as homepage, default search engine, etc.) To eliminate the Globasearch.com browser redirect, use the removal guide provided.
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- What is Globasearch.com?
- STEP 1. Uninstall MyFFVideoConverter application using Control Panel.
- STEP 2. Remove Globasearch.com redirect from Internet Explorer.
- STEP 3. Remove Globasearch.com redirect from Google Chrome.
- STEP 4. Remove Globasearch.com homepage from Mozilla Firefox.
- STEP 5. Remove Globasearch.com redirect from Safari.
- STEP 6. Remove rogue plug-ins from Microsoft Edge.
GlobaSearch.com redirect removal:
Windows 7 users:
Click Start (Windows Logo at the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and click Uninstall a program.
Windows XP users:
Click Start, choose Settings and click Control Panel. Locate and click Add or Remove Programs.
Windows 10 and Windows 8 users:
Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen, in the Quick Access Menu select Control Panel. In the opened window choose Programs and Features.
Mac OSX users:
Click Finder, in the opened screen select Applications. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.
In the uninstall programs window, look for "MyFFVideoConverter", select this entry and click "Uninstall" or "Remove".
After uninstalling MyFFVideoConverter (which causes browser redirects to globasearch.com), scan your computer for any remaining unwanted components. To scan your computer, use recommended malware removal software. Remove all entries that this program detects to ensure your PC is clean from any possible spyware and malware infections.
GlogaSearch.com redirect removal from Internet browsers:
Video showing how to remove potentially unwanted browser add-ons:
Remove malicious add-ons from Internet Explorer:
Change your homepage:
To change your homepage from Globasearch.com to your preferred domain, click on the "gear" icon (at the top right corner of Internet Explorer) select "Internet Options", in the opened window remove Globasearch.com and enter your preferred domain, which will open each time you launch Internet Explorer.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the globasearch virus, reset your Internet Explorer settings to default.
Windows XP users: Click Start, click Run, in the opened window type inetcpl.cpl In the opened window click the 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 the Advanced tab, then click Reset.
Windows 8 users: Open Internet Explorer and click the gear icon. Select Internet Options.
In the opened window, select the Advanced tab.
Click the Reset button.
Confirm that you wish to reset Internet Explorer settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious extensions from Google Chrome:
Change your homepage:
To change your homepage from Globasearch.com to your preferred domain, click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) select "Settings". In the "On startup" section click "set pages", hover your mouse over Globasearch.com and click the x symbol. Now you can add your preferred website as your homepage.
If you continue to have problems with removal of the globasearch virus, reset your Google Chrome browser settings. Click the Chrome menu icon (at the top right corner of Google Chrome) and select Settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen. Click the Advanced… link.
After scrolling to the bottom of the screen, click the Reset (Restore settings to their original defaults) button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Google Chrome settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
Remove malicious plugins from Mozilla Firefox:
Change your homepage:
To reset your homepage click on the Firefox menu (at the top right corner of the main window) then select "Options", in the opened window remove Globasearch.com and enter your preferred domain.
Computer users who have problems with globasearch virus removal can reset their Mozilla Firefox settings.
Open Mozilla Firefox, at the top right corner of the main window, click the Firefox menu, in the opened menu, click Help.
Select Troubleshooting Information.
In the opened window, click the Refresh Firefox button.
In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Mozilla Firefox settings to default by clicking the Refresh Firefox button.
Remove malicious extensions from Safari:
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click Safari menu, then select Preferences...
In the preferences window select the Extensions tab. Look for any recently installed suspicious extensions and uninstall them.
In the preferences window select General tab and make sure that your homepage is set to a preferred URL, if its altered by a browser hijacker - change it.
In the preferences window select Search tab and make sure that your preferred Internet search engine is selected.
Make sure your Safari browser is active and click on Safari menu. From the drop down menu select Clear History and Website Data...
In the opened window select all history and click the Clear History button.
Remove malicious extensions from Microsoft Edge:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Extensions". Locate any recently-installed suspicious browser add-ons, and remove them.
Change your homepage and new tab settings:
Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Settings". In the "On startup" section look for the name of the browser hijacker and click "Disable".
Change your default Internet search engine:
To change your default search engine in Microsoft Edge: Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge), select "Privacy and services", scroll to bottom of the page and select "Address bar". In the "Search engines used in address bar" section look for the name of the unwanted Internet search engine, when located click the "Disable" button near it. Alternatively you can click on "Manage search engines", in the opened menu look for unwanted Internet search engine. Click on the puzzle icon near it and select "Disable".
If you continue to have problems with removal of the globasearch virus, reset your Microsoft Edge browser settings. Click the Edge menu icon (at the top right corner of Microsoft Edge) and select Settings.
In the opened settings menu select Reset settings.
Select Restore settings to their default values. In the opened window, confirm that you wish to reset Microsoft Edge settings to default by clicking the Reset button.
- If this did not help, follow these alternative instructions explaining how to reset the Microsoft Edge browser.
A browser hijacker is a type of adware infection that modifies Internet browser settings by assigning the homepage and default Internet search engine settings to some other (unwanted) website URL. Commonly, this type of adware infiltrates operating systems through free software downloads. If your download is managed by a download client, ensure that you decline offers to install advertised toolbars or applications that seek to change your homepage and default Internet search engine settings.
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