What is Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net

Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net is a domain that is used by adware and hijackers to show ads and pop-ups. It is often comes bundled with products from Akamai Technologies, Inc or bundled with various free programs. Akamai Technologies is a big CDN (Content Delivery Network) company based in the United States and some percent of web traffic goes through sub-domains of this company. However often it is also used by adware to show redirects. Often Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net redirects to fake Java or Adobe update pages. Those pages offer fake updates, that can install malicious or potentially unwanted programs. Usually, constant redirects to Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net is a sign of malware presence on your computer. These pop-ups may appear in Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. We prepared helpful instructions to remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net and get rid of pop-ups in browsers.

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How Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net infected your PC

Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net, as we said, can get on your computer with Akamai Technologies software (Akamai NetSession Interface). However, you can also see those redirects and pop-ups if you have adware or browser hijacker installed on your computer or in the browser. Such unwanted apps can come bundled with legal freeware (media players, file converters, windows optimizing software). Usually, it happens during the installation of such programs. There is a great way to remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net and prevent appearing of such things – use SpyHunter 5 or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. These programs have a special database to detect this type of threat.

  1. Download Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net Removal Tool
  2. Stop Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net notifications in browsers
  3. Remove/Uninstall Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Control Panel and Applications
  4. Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net extensions from browsers
  5. Reset browser search and homepage settings
  6. Block Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net search redirects
  7. How to protect from threats like Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net

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To remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net completely, we recommend you to use Norton Antivirus from Symantec. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net and several millions of other adware, hijackers, toolbars.

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To remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net completely, we recommend you to use Combo Cleaner. It can help you remove files, folders and registry keys of Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net and uninstall hijackers, toolbars and unwanted add-ons from browsers.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net manually for free

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

Disable push notifications from Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net in browsers

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Google Chrome

  1. Go to Google Chrome settings, by clicking 3-dots icon in the top-right corner and choosing Settings.
  2. On a Mac you can also go to Chrome and choose Preferences.
  3. Under opened Privacy and security tab, choose Content settings.
  4. Click on Notifications menu (with the bell icon).
  5. Set up preferred overall settings for push notifications and click Manage exceptions… button.
  6. Find Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net in the list and click cross icon to remove it. Click Done button to confirm the action.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Go to Mozilla Firefox options, by clicking 3-bars icon in the top-right corner and choosing Options.
  2. Choose Content tab on the left side.
  3. Under Notifications, set up preferred overall settings for push-notifications and click Choose… button.
  4. Find Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net in the list and click Remove site to remove it.
  5. Click Save Changes button to confirm the action.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Safari

  1. Open Safari, and in the top menu click Safari, choose Preferences.
  2. In the Preferences window, click on Websites tab.
  3. On the left side, choose Notifications. You will see the list of websites and their settings for showing notifications.
  4. Find Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net in the list and click Remove button.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Android (Chrome)

  1. Open Google Chrome app on Android, and tap on three dots to open main menu.
  2. In the drop-down menu choose Settings, scroll down and under Advanced section tap on Site Settings.
  3. In the Site Settings menu tap on Notifications.
  4. In the Allowed list of websites allowed to show notifications find Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net, tap on it and in the bottom of the window tap on Clean & Reset button.
  5. Confirm your action by tapping on Clean & Reset again in opened dialog box.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from websites, allowed to show push-notifications in Microsoft Edge

  1. Open Microsoft Edge, and click on the three-dots menu, in the top-right corner.
  2. In the drop-down menu choose Settings, and in the left part click Advanced.
  3. Under Website permissions section, click Manage permissions button.
  4. Find Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net in the list and click on the cross sign to remove the setting and disable its notifications.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Control Panel or Applications

To start removing Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net you should uninstall it using Control Panel. It can be present by different names – “Akamai NetSession Interface” or “Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net”. It should uninstall correctly, however, we recommend you to use IObit Uninstaller to clean leftover items after uninstalling. Here are instructions for Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Mac.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Mac:

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

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Windows XP:

  1. Click on Start button.
  2. Choose Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find recently installed suspicious program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Windows 7:

  1. Click Start button.
  2. Then go to Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find recently installed suspicious program and click Uninstall.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net 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 recently installed suspicious program, click Uninstall.

Remove Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Windows 10:

There are 2 ways to uninstall Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net 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 recently installed 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 recently installed suspicious program in the list.
  4. Click on it and then click Uninstall button above.

Cannot uninstall Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net

In some cases, Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net won’t uninstall and gives you a message that “You do not have sufficient access to uninstall Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net. Please, contact your system administrator” when you try to remove it from Control Panel or “Access denied” error when removing the Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net 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 Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net 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 recently installed suspicious program

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

and for Mac:

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

  1. Download free AppCleaner.
  2. Drag Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Applications folder to AppCleaner window.
  3. Choose files and folders you want to remove along with Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net.
  4. Click Delete button.

Remove malicious add-ons from your browsers

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

Safari:

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

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 extensions.
  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 Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net from Internet Explorer, please, perform instructions for uninstalling program from Control Panel. To disable Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net, 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 Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net related extension.
  6. Also disable other suspicious extensions from the list.

Opera Browser:

Generally, Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net 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 suspicious extension.
  4. Click Uninstall button.
  5. Also remove other suspicious extensions from the list.

Reset browsers settings (homepage, default search)

Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net installs a search engine that hijacks your browsers. Here is an instruction to reset your browser’s homepage, new tab and search engine to default values.

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.

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.

Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net files:


admintool.exe
ControlPanel.exe
installer_no_upload_silent.exe
netsession_installer.exe
rswinui.exe
uninstall.exe
netsession_win.exe
netsession_win_5891ae0.dll
netsession_win_8fa3539.dll
netsession_win_b5e8a4c.dll
netsession_win_ca0e279.dll
netsession_win_ce5ba24.dll

Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net folders:


C:\users\{username}\appdata\Local\Akamai\
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Akamai\

Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net registry keys:


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How to block ads and pop-ups from Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net

Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net push notifications, in most cases, are caused by a program installed on your PC or add-on installed in browsers. However, sometimes it can appear on a clean computer when visiting a malicious website, using an advertising script. Also, apps that generate “Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net” ads and banners are themselves installed from pop-ups. To protect your PC and browsers from phishing websites, pop-up ads, banners, malicious scripts it is recommended to use AdGuard. Download free trial here:

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Final tips

Be careful surfing the internet and downloading software, as programs, like Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net, 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-spyware and anti-malware programs is SpyHunter 5. It can protect your PC from threats, like Searchinterneat-a.akamaihd.net.

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