SearchOnMe Redirect - How To Remove?


SearchOnMe redirect can affect all types of browsers, for example Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It is caused by toolbar, which changes PC settings in order to get money.  Changes made enable SearchOnMe redirect to control and monitor computer user’s behavior while navigating Internet, also hijack search engine and startup page. You will be left with no choice but to use this toolbar’s search page. Your home page will be changed without your permission as well.

SearchOnMe toolbar comes with various shareware bundles where additional programs are installed by pre-selecting confirm buttons or without any additional user choice. This makes PC users wonder why their search page gets hijacked, and it is not a honest tactics to promote their site. Each search you make on will show advertisements which will make money to the toolbar developers. As the page is not visited for real, this is close to a scam.

SearchOnMe uses Blekko search engine, which pays for the referred searchers. Its toolbar was misused on its own. SearchOnMe will display advertisements as well.

As soon as any of the above signs were noticed on a computer, one should remove SearchOnMe redirect without any hesitation. A simple uninstall procedure is not enough. Since SearchOnMe redirect might infiltrate more viruses, a full system scan using reliable antimalware program, for example,spyhunter or Hitman Pro, should be done. This is required to ensure that the toolbar was not installed by malware outright, which happens with many of them. After that, uninstall SearchOnMe toolbar from your browsers and reset search providers manually. Many anti-malware programs offer an automated fix for that.

Automatic SearchOnMe redirect removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove SearchOnMe redirect, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on


SearchOnMe redirect screenshots


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October 17, 2012 11:28, October 17, 2012 13:23

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