Redirect Removal Guide

Do you know what Redirect is? Redirect is an unwanted application which is installed from where a so-called service enabling you to get suggestions for online search. With Search Completion you are said to get relevant phrases and terms while typing search word. This feature can be added to the most popular browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. However, in addition to this seemingly harmless alteration of your browsers you have probably noticed that your browsers obtained some changes which may urge you to remove Redirect.

This unwanted application, which is very often classified as a browser hijacker, changes the home page of the browser and alters search result. If you have downloaded Search Completion, whose installer is autocompletepro.exe, you are probably provided with irrelevant websites which aim to attract more visitors. Complitly claims that they products are not adware or spyware even though they collect some non-personal information related to your search keywords, information of the browsers, etc. Despite their claims about not being related to malicious actions, you may find some ads or be directed to advertising pages leading to computer infection. Do you want to put your PC and your privacy at risk? If not, then you should remove Redirect right now.

Not all security tools treat this unwanted application as malicious, so you may be experience browsing difficulties and may not be able to get rid of Search Completion. There are two methods of deletion which are the use of Control Panel and the automatic removal using SpyHunter, both of which are given below:

To uninstall Search Completion you have to access Control Panel and remove Complitly:

  1. Click on Start.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP). In case of Windows Vista/7, select Uninstall a program.
  4. Click on Complitly and remove the program.

Windows 8 users should open the Charm bar - > Settings, then select Control Panel and click on Uninstall a program. If Complitly is on the list, click on it and then remove it.

To remove Redirect from browsers, do the following:

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Open Tools - > Manage Add-ons.
  3. Select Enable or Disable Add-ons.
  4. Click on “Add-ons that have been used by Internet Explorer”, select the unwanted add-on and disable it.
  5. Select the add-on you want to disable.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Open the Tools menu.
  3. Select Add-ons.
  4. Click on Extensions.
  5. Select the unwanted add-on and remove it.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser.
  2. Click on the wrench/gear/3-bar icon.
  3. Open Tools - > Extensions.
  4. Select the unwanted add-on and disable it.

If these instructions do not help and your search results are still being redirected, use SpyHunter whose free scanner you will find below. Immediately scan the system to avoid further damage and protect your privacy.

In non-techie terms: Redirect is an unwanted application which can change the settings of your browsers and redirect you to insecure websites. Our team recommends removing this add-on as soon as possible.

Aliases: Searchcompletion.comRedirect