What is Related Searches

Related Searches sidebar ads are generated by adware extension installed in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer browsers. This adware can be of different names for example: Record Page, Filter Results, Wander Burst etc. Source of those ads vary from computer to computer and can be determined by inspecting installed programs and installed add-ons. Read this article carefully and learn how to remove Related Searches ads manually.

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How Related Searches infected your PC

Adware that creates Related Searches can be installed with the installation package of free utilities. Read terms of use of programs you install very carefully. Setup windows may contain offers to download and install adware add-ons. If you want to protect your PC from such threats SpyHunter 5 can help you with this. SpyHunter 5 can also effectively remove files, folders, and registry keys of adware connected with Related Searches.

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To remove Related Searches completely we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Related Searches and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

Remove Related Searches manually for free

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

Remove Related Searches from Control Panel

To start removing Related Searches you should remove suspicious programs using Control Panel. They should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use CleanMyPC to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Remove Related Searches from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find suspicious programs in the list.
  5. Click Uninstall.
  6. Remove all unwanted programs from here

Remove Related Searches from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find suspicious programs in the list and click Uninstall.
  5. Remove all unwanted programs from here

Remove Related Searches 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 suspicious programs in the list, click Uninstall.
  7. Remove all unwanted programs from here

Remove Related Searches from Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button.
  2. In opened menu choose Settings.
  3. Click on the System tile.
  4. Click Apps & features and locate suspicious programs in the list.
  5. Click on it and then click Uninstall button near it.
  6. Remove all unwanted programs from here

Cannot uninstall Related Searches

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

  1. Reboot your computer.
  2. While it starts booting type 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 Related Searches

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

Remove Related Searches add-on from your browsers

Removing Related Searches from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It is browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Related Searches extension from your browsers manually.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find Related Searches extension.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox browser.
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) about:addons.
  3. Choose Related Searches extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Internet Explorer (9, 10, 11):

Note: There is no feature to remove browser extensions from browser in latest version of Internet Explorer. To remove Related Searches from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Related Searches, 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 Related Searches.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Related Searches 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 Related Searches extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.

Alternative way to remove adware browser extension Related Searches

avast browser cleanup For safe and effective browser extension removal use avast! Browser Cleanup utility. Run it with administrator privileges and remove all extensions with bad rating including connected to Related Searches. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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