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How to Remove OurSearching.com Search (Removal Help)

Question.

OurSearching.com is popping up whenever I open internet Explorer, it got after installed a free medical software. I want to remove OurSearching.com but I don’t how to do that. I don’t know how to get back my Google page because it is not listed into control panel and in Internet Explorer settings so that I can uninstall it or change their settings. I am so confused this time to remove it. Please help me how to remove OurSearching.com ? to get rid of it.

How to remove OurSearching.com from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox.

Solved Answer.

First of all I would like to inform you that “Our Searching” is not a virus, but it is an Adware program which is not less than virus. It is also categorized as an Browser hijacker, PUP. It is installed into your browser as a browser’s plug-in and they set itself into your homepage first. Whenever you open your browser, you get OurSearching.com search engine homepage at start-up page so that you can ONLY use their search engine to search anything on Internet. You’ll get lot of Advertisement & sponsored links along with OurSearching.com search results.

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Eventually, They wants you clicks on their advertisements so that can earn more. Anyway, we have the correct instruction to remove OurSearching.com from your computer permanently. Instructions are listed below, you just have to follow them.

Once you get OurSearching.com into your computer you will get lot changes on your computer like: You got changed your homepage to “http://OurSearching.com”, default search engine, search providers, URL redirection, DNS redirection and it installed as an add-on. It is also creates registry traces when it install. these registry traces won’t remove if you remove it even their own remover. So you have to remove all those traces through manual steps and through a strong tool.

How to remove OurSearching.com from Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox.

It installs into computer through Free software & Free downloads. It comes when you are installing any Free software into your computer, They won’t prompt you any single notification while installing it so please avoid all the Free stuff installing on your computer because they generally install in the background & silently.

Also avoid to download anything from 3rd party downloading websites because they won’t offer you to download your selected software directly, actually they offer you to download your selected program through their own created down-loader. To do that you’ll have to install this downloader on your computer, once you installed it on your computer they also install OurSearching.com type Adware on your computer; because they added their sponsored Adwares along with downloader’s installer. So please avoid to install install anything from this type of websites, you should only download from their own website or trusted websites.

OurSearching.com removal: We have the right way to remove OurSearching.com easily from computer, we have an complete guide to remove OurSearching.com. You just to follow all my instruction step by step. Steps are shown with the screenshots.

Removal Instructions

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Manual Steps

Step 1 : To Uninstall OurSearching.com from computer

  • Click on Start button and then click on Control Panel.
  • Now click on Programs –> Uninstall a program or Program and Features (Windows-7, 8, Vista).
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Uninstall a program for Vista, 7, 8

 

  • For Windows XP users click on Add/Remove Programs.
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Uninstall a program for Windows xp
  • You will get a window which have listed all the installed programs.
  • Uninstall OurSearching.com from there.
  • Also do uninstall all the programs which are listed in Suspicious Programs list below, if you find any installed into your computer. Because all these programs are unwanted. You should uninstall all them immediately if you found any.
Uninstall all unwanted programs
Uninstall all unwanted programs

 

Suspicious Programs list

  • OurSearching
  • Browser defender
  • Browser protect
  • Browser protected by conduit
  • Delta search, Babylon
  • LessTabs
  • WebCake 3.0
  • Yealt
  • LyricsContainer
  • VideoSaver
  • AddLyrics
  • privacy safe gaurd
  • unfriend checker
  • Price peep today
  • Coupon amazine
  • TidyNetwork.com
  • DownloadTerms 1.0
  • Yontoo
  • Uninstall all the unwanted programs, which are not listed here.


 

Step 2 : To Remove OurSearching.com from Internet Explorer.

Step 2.1 : Remove OurSearching.com from homepage

  • Open Internet Explorer then go to Tools menu (Press “F10” key once to active the menu bar) and then click on Internet Option a configuration page will be opened, then click on General tab. Now look into under HOME PAGE Edit Box you got www.OurSearching.com, replace it to www.google.com, then click on apply and close.

Step 2.2 : Remove OurSearching.com add-ons from Internet Explorer.

  • Open Internet Explorer then go to Tools menu (press “F10” key once to active menu bar) and then click on Internet Option a configuration page will be opened
  • click on Programs tab then click on Manage Addons, now you’ll get a window which have listed all the installed addons.
  • Now disable the OurSearching.com add-on, also disable all the unknown / unwanted addons from this list. (As per below screenshot).

disable-add-ons-from-ie

Step 2.3 : Reset Internet Explorer

  • Open Internet Explorer. Click on Tools menu (Press “F10” key once to active the menu bar), click on Internet Option. A internet option window will open.
  • For IE9, IE10 users may click on Gear icon IE Gear Icon. Then click on tools.
  • Click on Advanced tab,then click on RESET button.
  • Now you will get a new popup for confirmation, tick mark on Delete personal setting then click on RESET button on that. (As shown on below screenshot)
  • Now your Internet Explorer has been Restored to default settings.

Internet Explorer Reset2

  • Now you will appear a popup stated “complete all the tasks”. After completion click on close button.


Step 3 : To Remove OurSearching.com from Mozilla Firefox

Step 3.1 : Remove OurSearching.com from Mozilla Hompeage

  • Open Mozilla Firefox, Click on Tools menu (If tools menu doesn’t appear then press “F10” key once to active the menu bar) then go to Options, after that a configuration page will be opened, then click on General tab and then look on the very first section named as Startup. Under startup you will see a HOME PAGE Edit Box, under this edit box you will see www.OurSearching.com, please replace it to www.google.com, then click on apply and close.
  • Restart Firefox Browser

Step 3.2 : Remove OurSearching.com from add-ons

  • Open Firefox and then go the Tools menu (Press “F10” key once to active Menu bar) click on Add-ons, you’ll get a page click on extensions from the left side pane. now look on right side pane you’ll get all the installed add-ons listed on there. Disable or Remove OurSearching.com add-on, also disable all the unknown / unwanted add-ons from there. (As per below screen shot)

remove-unwanted-addons-from-firefox

Step 3.3 : Reset Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox and then go the Helpmenu (Press “F10” key once to active Menu bar)
  • Go to Help menu then click on “Troubleshooting information”
    Note: you can also open this page in this ways, open Firefox then type this command in the address bar “about:support” (without quote) and then hit enter or OK.
  • You will get a page “Troubleshooting information” page, here you will get “Reset Firefox” option in the right side of the page.
  • Click on Reset Firefox option. and follow their instruction to reset.
  • Now your Mozilla Firefox has been Restored to default settings.

Firefox Reset1

Firefox Reset2


Step 4 : To Remove OurSearching.com from Google Chrome

Step 4.1 : Remove unwanted homepage & search engine from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome, click on options iconGoogle Chrome Options Icon (Located in very top right side of the browser), click on Settings. You will get a configuration page.
  • Under configuration page find a option named as “Open a specific page or set of pages” click on their Set Pages. A another window will come up. Here you will appear the bunch of URL’s under “Set pages”. Delete all them and then enter only one which you want to use as your home page.
Google Chrome Homepage step1
Google Chrome Homepage Reset step1
Google Chrome Homepage2
Google Chrome Homepage reset step 2
  • In the same configuration page click on Manage search engines button. Delete all the search engines from there, just keep only www.goole.com as your default search Engine.
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Google Chrome search engine step 3
Google Chrome Homepage4
Google Chrome search engine step 4
Google Chrome Homepage5
Google Chrome search engine Step5

Step 4.2 : Remove unwanted extensions from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome, click on options iconGoogle Chrome Options Icon (Located in very top right side of the browser), then click on Tools then, click on Extensions. (As shown on below screenshot)

Google Chrome remove extensions1

  • You will get a configuration page. which have listed all the installed extensions, Remove OurSearching extension & also remove all the unknown / unwanted extensions from there. To remove them, click on remove (recycle bin) icon Google Chrome remove extensions button(as shown on screenshot)

Google Chrome remove extensions2

Step 4.3 : Reset Google Chrome

  1. Close all Google Chrome browser’s window.
  2. Press “window key + R” (Flag sign key + R) on your keyboard , you’ll get Run box.
  3. For windows xp: Copy and Paste this following command: %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default" in Run box then click on OK button. You’ll get a Google chrome profile location in windows explorer.For windows 7,8,vista: Copy and Paste this following command: %UserProfile%\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default in Run box then click on OK button. You’ll get a Google chrome profile location in windows explorer.
  4. In the default folder location, Rename a file, named as “Preferences“ to “Preferences.old“.
    (Note: to do that right-click on Preferences file and click on rename option you’ll get a edit box of Preferences file, now rename the text “Preferences” to “Preferences.old”)
  5. In the same default folder location, Rename one more file, named as “Web Data“ to “Web Data.old“.
    (Note: to do that right-click on Web Data file and click on rename option you’ll get a edit box of Web Data file, now rename the text “Web Data” to “Web Data.old”)
  6. Now start your Google chrome, it should be restored to default settings.


Step 5 : To Remove OurSearching.com from Registry

  • Press “window key + R” (Flag sign key + R) you will get Run box then type “REGEDIT” into the run box then click on OK. You’ll get a registry editor window.
  • In the registry editor, click on Edit menu and then click on find option, you’ll get edit box to search any string into registry editor
  • Type “OurSearching” into the find box and then click on Find Next.
  • The search result will highlight the key or value which have contains the OurSearching string.
  • Now delete the Registry Key/Value/Value-Data if any one contains “OurSearching.com” string (must see the example screenshot below)
    Note:- Do not delete the complete value data, just delete the OurSearching.com path only (for example see screenshot3 below)
  • Use F3 key to find Next. and do the last step to all results.
  • We are giving you the example on “Conduit” Adware.

Screenshot 1

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Screenshot 2

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Screenshot 3

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Step 6 : To Remove OurSearching.com from Autorun Tasks

  • Click on Start button and then do Right-Click on the computer and then do left-click on Manage. A manage window will appear.
  • In the manage window click on Tasks Scheduler from right side pane, then click on “Task Scheduler Library“, Now look on left side pane and Remove all the Tasks which have contains OurSearching string and also remove all the unknown / unwanted tasks from there (As per the screenshot below).

scheduled-tasks-removal


Step 7 : To Remove OurSearching.com from Startup

  • Press “window key + R” (Flag sign key + R) you will get Run box then type “MSCONFIG into the run box then click on OK. You’ll get a msconfig window.
  • In the msconfig window click on Startup tab, here you’ll get all the startup entries, so look on the list and then do Un-check the entries which is contains OurSearching.com. Also Un-check all the others entries which you found unwanted. then click on OK to apply all the changes.

remove-unwanted-startup


Step 8 : To Remove OurSearching.com from Services

  • Press “window key + R” (Flag sign key + R) you will get Run box then type “MSCONFIG” into the run box then click on OK. . You’ll get a msconfig window.
  • In the msconfig window click on Services tab, here you’ll get all the startup services list, click on “Hide Windows Services” all the windows related services will be hidden. now it’s only display the 3rd party installed services, now look on the list and then do Un-check the service which have contains OurSearching.com. Also Un-check all the unknown / unwanted services. then click on OK to apply all the changes.

remove-unwanted-services


Step 9 : To remove OurSearching.com registry entries with Adwcleaner.exe

Here is the proper step-by-step guide to remove any adware from registry, please follow the steps.

9.1 : Download AdwCleaner from the below link.

Click Here to Download: Adwcleaner.exe

9.2 : Run that downloaded file (Adwcleaner.exe).

9.3 : When you get it started, click on scan button to search the OurSearching.com files and registry entries (As shown below screenshot).

adwcleaner-scanning-process

9.5 : When scanning process will be finished, click on Clean button to delete all the OurSearching.com files and registry entries (as shown on below screenshot)

adwcleaner-cleanup-process

Step 10 : To remove OurSearching.com with Hitman-Pro

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x32bit.exe

Click here to Download Hitmanpro_x64bit.exe

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Step 11 : To remove OurSearching.com with Malwarebytes.

11.1 : Download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free, then double click on it to install it.

Click Here to Download Malwarebytes.exe

How to use malwarebytes

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11.2 : Update online Virus Definition

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11.3 : Tick mark on “Perform quick scan” then click on Scan

11.4 : When the scan done click on “Show results”How to use malwarebytes

11.5 : After clicking on Show result it will you a another window where you will get the found threats. Click on “Remove Selected”

How to use malwarebytes

 

This post was last updated on:2014-05-22 | First Published:2014-05-22

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2 comments

  1. Thank you for offering a solution against this “browser hijacking” but I allow myself to note that the download of a removal software is not necessary to eliminate this malware.
    If you have Internet Explorer 11, it is much simpler :
    – Click on the icon of the tools.
    -Go In the Internet Options menu, then in the “Advanced” menu.
    -Sélectioner Preferences allowing optimum safety (eg regarding the temporary internet files, downloads …) and according to personal preferences.
    -You Have finally click the “reset” button and restart the computer.
    This is certainly what I did and “Ourseaching.com” disappeared !

  2. great program, it did just what it had to do, remove the anoing adware.
    Thanks alot!

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