Remove Searchadence

By | Posted on December 17, 2013 |

Searchadence is an adware program that can flood the computer with extreme pop-up messages that contains various advertisements. During the presence of this adware, it is common to see ads and search redirect on the computer. Searchadence may also replace your default search engine with its own custom one. In general, the adware promotes itself by acting as a useful web browser add-on.

Most computer users who got Searchadence into the computer see it as a worthless program. In fact, growing demands for the removal of this adware is seen on every security forums. The main goal of Searchadence is to produce ads that in will return profit for its authors. There are many fair advertising schemes on the web but method employed by Searchadence is quite troublesome. Its penetration process that does not asks for users permission only shows how aggressive it is.

Searchadence may not be a virus when inspected technically. Though, the way it acts and endangers victim’s privacy is not a decent scheme for online advertising. Thus, we highly encourage the removal of Searchadence from the computer to prevent any further damage it may cause.

In order to avoid such attack, you must refrain from downloading free programs. Freeware or shareware are the most common source of Searchadence adware.

Searchadence

Online Security Scanner Report for searchadence.info:

Norton SafeWeb Not yet tested Community Rating: 0.0 Updated: Dec. 17, 2013
MCAfee Site Advisor Not yet rated Feedback: N/A Updated: Dec. 17, 2013
AVG Threat Labs Currently safe Ratings: 0 Likes, 0 Dislikes Updated: Dec. 17, 2013

How to Remove Searchadence Adware

Step 1 : Use Add/Remove program of Windows to Uninstall Searchadence

The main cause of adware and malware presence could be software that you may have installed on the computer. We need to uninstall the culprit program.

1. Click Windows Start button. Next, select Control Panel from the list.

2. Find the ‘Programs‘ area and click on Uninstall a program. This opens up a window showing existing software installed.

Searchadence Removal

3. Look for and remove Searchadence entry. If not present, look for any suspicious labels that was installed recently. You may uninstall FriendFinder or any Fabook-related software.

4. Click on Uninstall to start removing the program.

Step 2: Scan and Delete Adware with AdwCleaner

1. Download the tool called AdwCleaner from the location stated below. Click here to download AdwCleaner (this will open a new window)

2. Once you have completed the download, please close all running programs on the computer.

3. Locate the file and double-click on adwcleaner_Ver.exe to start running the tool. Then, click on Scan button.

AdwCleaner

4. It searches for presence of harmful programs, plug-ins, add-ons, or any data that were found malicious and linked to Searchadence. You need to Clean all items detected by this tool.

5. Once scan is done, the tool may need to reboot your computer to finalize the cleaning process.

6. After reboot, AdwCleaner will display the log file of the recent scan.

Step 3: Remove Adware Add-on and Cleanup the Browser

After the previous scans, you may have deleted Searchadence from the affected browser. This next step will ensure that no more module of adware will be left on the browser. This free tool scans and checks the browser for unwanted add-on and extension, and if found, Avast Browser Cleanup will give you a report and suggestion.

1. Download this free tool and save it to your desktop.
Avast Browser Cleanup Download Link (This will open in a new window)

2. Please install the program. Start the process by double-clicking on the executable file avast-browser-cleanup-sfx.exe.

3. When run, Avast Browser Cleanup performs a test on the browser. If unwanted entries were found, it will display a button ‘Remove all add-ons listed below and cleanup browser.’ You may remove all or delete one entry at a time.

Avast Browser Scanner

4. Avast Browser Cleanup will confirm before it permanently deletes the add-on. Please click Yes to proceed with the removal of Searchadence on the affected browser.

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