What is Searchglobo.com

Searchglobo.com is fraudulent search engine, that tries to look like famous search engine. Main page contains multi-color “Search” logo, Google Custom Search search line and advertising banner from Google AdSense. It cannot harm your computer, unless you click on ads on it or download something it offers. Main issue with it is, that it installs without user permission and may be used by unscrupulous developers for tracking search queries, browser history, bookmarked pages. This information can be sold or sent to online advertising companies for delivering more targeted ads. As user privacy is at risk, we recommend you to remove Searchglobo.com from your browsers and get rid of annoying redirects.

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How Searchglobo.com infected your PC

Searchglobo.com can get on the computer in different ways. Most wide-spread is with installers or free programs and utilities. This scenario happens when you download some utility to solve certain task. For example, unknown media player to play certain file format, or archiver to unzip or zip certain files, video downloader to download videos from YouTube or any other popular type of tasks. Usually, if you use programs from unknown publishers, such apps can install additional components like browser extension, toolbar, search engine on your computer. Searchglobo.com can be easily installed this way, because most users click through install process quickly, without paying attention to details and user agreements. To prevent installation of unwanted programs, use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

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

Remove Searchglobo.com manually for free

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

Remove Searchglobo.com from Control Panel

To start removing Searchglobo.com you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “Searchglobo.com” or just “Searchglobo.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 and Windows 8.

Remove Searchglobo.com from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Searchglobo.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Searchglobo.com from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Searchglobo.com and click Uninstall.

Remove Searchglobo.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 Searchglobo.com, click Uninstall.

Remove Searchglobo.com from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Searchglobo.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 Searchglobo.com 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 Searchglobo.com in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Searchglobo.com

In some cases Searchglobo.com won’t uninstall and gives you message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Searchglobo.com. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing Searchglobo.com folder and files. This happens, because process 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 Searchglobo.com 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 “Searchglobo.com”

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

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

Uninstalling Searchglobo.com from Control Panel often does not bring desired effect. It sometimes have browser extension and it may still be active in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Here are instructions on how to remove Searchglobo.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 suspicious extensions.
  4. Click the trash can icon 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. Choose suspicious extension.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.
  5. 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 Searchglobo.com from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Searchglobo.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 Searchglobo.com.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Searchglobo.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 Searchglobo.com extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Searchglobo.com installs search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is instruction to reset your browsers homepage, newtab and search engine to default values.

Google Chrome:

  1. Start Google Chrome browser
  2. In address box type (or copy-paste) chrome://settings/.
  3. Scroll down and find Show advanced settings link.
  4. Click on it and scroll down to the bottom again.
  5. Click Reset browser settings button and click Reset to confirm.

Mozilla Firefox:

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

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. Close Opera and open command prompt from the start menu.
  2. Type following command del %AppData%\Opera\Opera\operaprefs.ini
  3. Start Opera.

Alternative way to remove adware browser extensions and reset browser settings

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 related to Searchglobo.com. You can also reset your browser settings for each of your browsers: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox.

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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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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs like Searchglobo.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 antimalware programs available on the market. One of the best anti-spyware and antimalware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats like Searchglobo.com.

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