Remove EmojiSearch extension
EmojiSearch is an extension that might enter your computer if you carelessly install free software. This is why it may be regarded as a browser hijacker. These kinds of unwanted items are attached to free software in a way that allows them to install alongside. In order to prevent these installations, you need to pay close attention to the process and manually deselect what has been added. Browser hijackers are not malicious and they generally aim to make income by exposing you to sponsored content. It may be following your browsing sessions and gathering certain kind of information about your browsing habits. We recommend that you delete EmojiSearch extension.
If you do not recall obtaining this plug-in from any legitimate/official web page, then it must have entered your computer together with free software. It was attached to it in a way that allows it to install alongside. In order to prevent this from happening, you need to use Advanced or Custom settings when installing free software. Those settings will allow you to deselect what has been added and you will be able to proceed to install the freeware safely. If you install a lot of freeware and rush through the processes, it would not be surprising if your computer would be full of these kinds of unwanted items. Whichever way you installed it, you should uninstall EmojiSearch extension.
If you did not install the extension yourself, the changes it will make might come as a surprise because you might not be asked to permit them. The thing about browser hijackers is that they not always allow you to change the settings back as long as they are installed on your computer. So if you realize that you cannot set a different homepage, you will have to delete EmojiSearch extension first. Your new homepage will have links to popular websites and a search bar allowing you easily access various search engines. It will still insert advertisements into the results so be careful not to click on them, as they might not be safe. Some hijackers are known to record certain information about users by following their browsing sessions. That information is then sold and adverts specifically for you are created using it. There are more reliable add-ons out there, so we suggest you uninstall EmojiSearch extension.
A simple removal tool for EmojiSearch virus:
EmojiSearch virus removal instructions
First, install GridinSoft Trojan Killer Portable on your computer.
Open the program and choose the type of scan you want to run (Recommended Full):
Wait few minutes untill scanning process is over:
Click on “Cure PC!” button to delete EmojiSearch virus:
STEP 4 (Optional)
Use the reset browser settings tool of Trojan Killer Portable. It will return your browser to a normal state in case of infection. Return to main screen and open Reset Browser menu:
STEP 5 (Optional)
Choose the options you’d like to return to its default state and press Reset:
We hope this simple removal guide and out tool helped you to deal with EmojiSearch virus and removed it completely from your computer. If it didn’t, or if you have any questions you can leave a comment below or contact out Support team.