About SafeSearch adware

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SafeSearch is a web site what help users find anything on the Internet. Creators of this site said that they help secure private information and will protect users while they online “SafeSearch created by AVSoftware is unique search engine that filters malicious sites or sites with bad reputation. Every website is weighted on several critical factors – vendor reliability, child safety, privacy issues, user opinions and ratings”. Unfortunately SafeSearch is not so clean and good site at all.



SafeSearch classified as browser hijackers what use Yahoo search engine to find some information. This site look like clear, but it can redirect you to malicious recurse and track your browsing activity. This means that SafeSearch can steal some your private information.

How does SafeSearch get into my system?

SafeSearch can appear after you install some freeware from unknown sites. Or if you have already some browser hijacker on your computer. It often installs if you skip installation process, so we highly recommend check additional menu or “Advanced” option. Be really careful every time when you install free program.

Removal tool for SafeSearch:

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Automatic removal instructions:

  • Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
  • Apply actions by GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Shut down all your browsers.
  • In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
  • Tool to reset browser settings with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
  • Options to reset browsers with GridinSoft Anti-Malware

  • Restart your computer.

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

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with SafeSearch 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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