Search Window Ads – how to eliminate them for good?

Many browsers today, and in particular Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge, have become infected with Search Window adware. This is yet another useless application belonging to the BrowseFox or Yontoo family. Users need to understand that their role is to get rid of this disgusting program as soon as possible from their browsers.


Search Window
Search Window

In this guide you will find helpful information that will teach you how to get rid of Search Window Ads from your screen. By the way, most likely they will be marked as brought by Search Window, powered by Search Window, etc. In addition to advertisement banners you will be plenty of times facing the huge number of sudden redirections of your browser to random pages.

Of course, you should be careful not to click on these Search Window Ads. They may easily lead you to all kinds of malicious places in the web, through which your computer may become infected even more. We suggest you to scan the PC with GridinSoft Anti-Malware to fix this issue with your system.


Search Window automatic removal tool:

Search Window removal steps:

  • Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware and scan your computer with it.
  • Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your available browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
  • Built-in utility of GridinSoft Anti-Malware to reset browser settings

  • Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Search Window in the future.

GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:

Enabling Real-Time Protection by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):

Malicious item blocked by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

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