Redirect Removal Guide

Do you know what Redirect is?

If Redirect browser hijacker is running on your computer, you will discover it quickly. With the infection running on your operating Windows system, any of your browsing sessions could be interrupted with unauthorized rerouting to a seemingly authentic and secure web browser. Is this the case? Absolutely not, and web surfing through this site is not recommended. Additionally, you may notice slower PC performance, decreased Internet connection speeds and various browser modifications. If any of these symptoms have occurred on your operating system, rush to apply automatic removal tools or delete Redirect manually.

Browser hijackers are exceptionally deceitful and dangerous programs which may take over your surfing sessions, produce fictitious filtered search results and reroute you to schemers’ web sites. Do you know the reasons behind this? Schemers hope to trick you into clicking on misleading links or advertisement which could release more annoying pop-up ads or route you to phishing sites. If you value your privacy, your savings and virtual identity – you should not become a victim of such dangerous activity. Redirect removal is an essential task, and below are the instructions which will help you delete it from your operating Windows system and popular browsers IE, Firefox and Chrome. Please follow the steps cautiously.

  1. Click on the Start menu and go to Control Panel. If you operate Windows 8, right-click on the bottom-left corner, select Settings and then go to Control Panel.
  2. Now click on Uninstall a program (Windows Vista/7/8) or Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP).
  3. Click on Redirect related programs and click Remove/Uninstall.

After successful removal from the computer, move to your browsers:

Internet Explorer:

  1. Click on Tools and go to Manage Add-ons.
  2. Go to Enable or Disable Add-ons and Add-ons that have been used by Internet Explorer.
  3. Disable add-ons you do not wish running. Click OK.
  4. In Tools go to Internet Options and Search Providers.
  5. Click on the Generals tab and either apply a default search provider or chose your own.


Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch your browser and tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. In the Extensions click on related items and click Remove.
  3. Click on Tools and go to Options.
  4. Now click on General tab and modify your homepage.


Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser and click on the wrench icon on the right.
  2. Click on Tools and select Extensions.
  3. Choose the trash icon and click Remove after selecting an item you want to delete.
  4. Now go to Settings.
  5. Under Search click on Manage search engines.
  6. Click “x” next to the items you want to disable.
  7. Select a preferred search engine and click Make default.

In non-techie terms:

Should you decide not to remove Redirect, your PC could become exposed to additional malware. In fact, this might have already happened, which is why you are recommended installing a reliable spyware scanner to ensure that you have deleted the browser hijacker after manual removal tasks are complete.

Aliases: Searchamong Redirect