What is Multi-searches.com

Multi-searches.com is classified as a fake search engine. Such or similar domains are usually promoted by browser-hijacking software. The reason why Multi-searches.com is considered fake is that it is incapable of generating its own results. Instead, it uses the legitimate Bing engine by Microsoft to display processed queries. Although this change may seem innocent, browser hijackers can stealthily gather sensitive information from browsers (e.g., browser history, passwords, IP-addresses, geolocations, and so forth). The collection and further misuse of such information can therefore deplete users’ privacy and safety around the web. Browser hijackers are not malware, but unwanted software that may provoke certain privacy issues and slow down your system (due to poor optimization or increased demand for system resources). Many users get it on their systems without consent and struggle to perform the deletion. If this is your case, follow our tutorial below to delete the unwanted program/extension and restore safety on your system as well.

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How Multi-searches.com infected your computer

One of the ways you could accidentally install the browser hijacker that promotes Multi-searches.com is via an unwanted page claiming users should install some add-on/extensions in their browser. Such pages can be opened as a result of clicking on dubious ads or links scattered around third-party websites. In addition, unwanted software like browser hijackers can also be disguised as “useful” applications or extensions in other software installers. Usually presented as sponsored offers, they can be located inside “Advanced”, “Manual”, “Custom” or other sections as well. Unfortunately, because many users rush with installation, they accidentally skip such offers letting them install eventually. The way users can prevent their installation is by deselecting their choice manually. It is also recommended to avoid installations from unofficial websites that promote pirated, cracked, or simply repacked software.

  1. Download Multi-searches.com Removal Tool
  2. Remove Multi-searches.com from Control Panel and Applications
  3. Remove Multi-searches.com extensions from browsers
  4. Reset browser search and homepage settings
  5. Alternative way to remove Multi-searches.com search redirects
  6. Clean browser shortcuts from Multi-searches.com
  7. How to protect from threats like Multi-searches.com

Download Removal Tool for Windows

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To remove Multi-searches.com completely, we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of Multi-searches.com and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars. The trial version of SpyHunter 5 offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Download Removal Tool for Mac

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To remove Multi-searches.com completely, we recommend you to use SpyHunter for Mac. It can help you remove files, folders, and registry keys of Multi-searches.com and uninstall hijackers, toolbars, and unwanted add-ons from the Safari browser. The trial version of SpyHunter for Mac offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Remove Multi-searches.com manually for free

Here is a manual step-by-step tutorial for full Multi-searches.com removal from your computer. This works 99% and was checked with the latest versions of the Multi-searches.com an installer on operating systems with the latest updates and browser versions.

Note: Multi-searches.com can be installed as Google Chrome extension as Administrator (you may see Installed by enterprise policy inscription near it), and this will not allow removal. Therefore, before starting removal process, perform these actions:

  1. Start the Command Prompt by clicking the Start menu button and typing command prompt (or just searching for “command prompt” in Windows 10 search field). Right click on the Command Prompt result and choose Run as Administrator.
  2. start command prompt as administrator

  3. Type in and execute the following commands:


    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicyUsers"
    rd /S /Q "%WinDir%\System32\GroupPolicy"
    gpupdate /force

  4. update group policy in windows

Remove Multi-searches.com from Control Panel or Applications

To start removing Multi-searches.com you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “Multi-searches.com”. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 11, or Mac.

Remove Multi-searches.com from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Multi-searches.com-related or other suspicious program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Multi-searches.com from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Multi-searches.com-related or other suspicious program and click Uninstall.

Remove Multi-searches.com from Windows 8:

  1. Hover mouse pointer to the bottom-right corner to see Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Multi-searches.com-related or other suspicious program, click Uninstall.

Remove Multi-searches.com from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Multi-searches.com from Windows 10

Way one
  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate Multi-searches.com-related or other suspicious program in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
Way two (classic)
  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Programs and Features.
  3. Locate Multi-searches.com-related or other suspicious program in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Remove Multi-searches.com from Windows 11:

  1. Right-click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the Apps tab on the left side.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate Multi-searches.com-related or other recently installed suspicious program in the list.
  5. Click on 3-dots icon near it and then click Uninstall button near it.
  6. Depending on the type of application (Windows Store app or classic Win32 app) it will be removed immediately or you will need to confirm the action and go through standard uninstall procedure.
  7. Remove Multi-searches.com from Mac:

    1. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications.
    2. Multi-searches.com might have an Uninstaller.
    3. Otherwise, drag Multi-searches.com from the Applications folder to the Trash (located at the end of the Dock).
    4. Then choose Finder > Empty Trash.

    Cannot uninstall Multi-searches.com in Windows

    In some cases, Multi-searches.com won’t uninstall and gives you the message, that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Multi-searches.com. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing the Multi-searches.com folder and files. This happens because the process or service does not allow you to do it. In this case, I will recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes or uninstall Multi-searches.com in Safe Mode. To boot in Safe Mode do the following:

    1. Reboot your computer.
    2. While it starts booting press F8 button.
    3. This will open Advanced Boot Options menu.
    4. Choose Safe Mode and wait until Windows loads.
    5. Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a program and remove Multi-searches.com or other suspicious program

    >> See detailed instructions and video tutorial on how to boot in Safe Mode

    Cannot uninstall Multi-searches.com in MacOS

    If you can’t uninstall Multi-searches.com using instructions above, or it keeps coming back, you can use free AppCleaner for Mac to remove all residual data and libraries of Multi-searches.com. Follow instructions below:

    1. Download free AppCleaner.
    2. Drag Multi-searches.com from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
    3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with Multi-searches.com.
    4. Click Delete button.

    Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

    Uninstalling Multi-searches.com from Control Panel or Applications often does not bring the desired effect. It sometimes has a browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Multi-searches.com-related extension from your browsers manually.

    Google Chrome:

    1. Start Google Chrome browser
    2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions.
    3. Find Multi-searches.com related extension.
    4. Click the Remove button to remove them.
    5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

    Mozilla Firefox:

    1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
    2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
    3. Find Multi-searches.com related extension.
    4. Click three-dots icon near it and choose Remove in the menu.
    5. In opened dialog window click Remove button to confirm the action.
    6. Remove all suspicious extensions from the list.

    Safari:

    1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
    2. Click Extensions tab.
    3. Find Multi-searches.com extension.
    4. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

    Microsoft Edge:

    1. Start Microsoft Edge browser.
    2. In address box type (or copy-paste) edge://extensions.
    3. Find Multi-searches.com related extension.
    4. Click Remove link under the name of extension.
    5. In opened dialog window click Remove button to confirm the action.
    6. Remove all suspicious extensions from the list.

    Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

    Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Multi-searches.com from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Multi-searches.com, please, do the following:

    1. Open Internet Explorer.
    2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
    3. In opened menu Manage Add-ons.
    4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
    5. Click Disable Multi-searches.com or other suspicious extensions.
    6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

    Opera Browser:

    Generally, Multi-searches.com does not install in Opera browser however you can always double check. Do the following:

    1. Start Opera browser.
    2. Go to Tools > Extensions > Manage Extensions.
    3. Find Multi-searches.com or other suspicious extensions.
    4. Click Uninstall button.
    5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

    Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

    Multi-searches.com installs a search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is the instruction to reset your browser’s homepage, new tab, and search engine to default values.

    Google Chrome:

    1. Start Google Chrome browser
    2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings.
    3. On the left panel expand Advanced options.
    4. Choose Reset and clean up.
    5. Click on Restore settings to their original defaults link and confirm by clicking Reset button.

    Mozilla Firefox:

    1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
    2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:support.
    3. Click Refresh Firefox… button.
    4. Click Refresh Firefox button in opened dialog window to confirm.

    Reset Safari:

    1. Start Safari on your Mac, click Safari to open drop-down menu and choose Preferences
    2. Go to the Privacy section of Safari’s preferences.
    3. Click Remove All Website Data button.
    4. In opened window click Remove Now button to remove data stored by websites in Safari.
    5. Go to the Advanced section of Safari’s preferences.
    6. Click the Show Develop menu in menu bar option.
    7. In the menu click Develop and select Empty Caches from this menu.
    8. Again, go to Safari menu and choose Clear History….
    9. Choose to clear all history and click Clear History button.

    Microsoft Edge:

    1. Start Microsoft Edge browser
    2. Click on 3-dots icon in the top-right corner and choose Settings.
    3. On the left panel find and click Reset settings option.
    4. Click on Restore settings to their default values link and confirm by clicking Reset button.

    Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

    1. Start Internet Explorer.
    2. Click on gear/asterisk icon in the top-right corner.
    3. In opened menu choose Internet options.
    4. Click Advanced tab.
    5. Click Reset button.
    6. Choose Delete personal settings and click Reset.

    Opera Browser:

    1. Start Opera browser and click on Opera icon in the top-left corner.
    2. Choose Settings and click Advanced on the left side and choose Browser.
    3. Scroll down to the very bottom and click on Restore settings to their original defaults link.
    4. Confirm by clicking Reset button.

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    Cleaning browsers shortcuts

    shortcut cleaner You can clean your browser shortcuts manually right-clicking on your browser icon, choosing “Properties” and removing hijacker address from “Target” field (leave just the path to your browser). However it is easier to use free Shortcut Cleaner from BleepingComputer. Download it here – its FREE:

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    How to protect from threats, like Multi-searches.com, in future

    Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs like Multi-searches.com may become a real headache as they are hard to remove and break your privacy. To keep safe from such threats we recommend you always use antivirus and one of the anti-malware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-virus programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats like Multi-searches.com.

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