Remove MySearchResults search and MySearchResults toolbar

"Mysearchresults” by “Search Results LLC” is a malicious browser adware and hijacker program, that modifies your internet search settings, changes your internet home page to “mysearchresults.com”, performs browsing redirects and displays advertisements from unknown vendors. 

The “SearchResults” installer program also installs other malicious software and hijacker plugins inside your browser like “Search here” (Mysearchresults) toolbar, Default Tab”, “Selections Links”, “MixiDJ toolbar” and “Browser Protect”.  The “SearchResults” installer program is bundled inside other free software installation programs and for that reason you must always pay attention when you install free software on your computer..

To remove "MySearchResults” search settings & “MySearchResults” malicious software from your computer, use the steps below:

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How to remove “Search Results LLC” software – "mysearchresults.com” homepage – “Search here” Toolbar & "Default Tab” toolbar from your computer:

Step 1. Uninstall applications installed from "Search Results” using your Control panel.

1. To do this, go to Start > Control Panel.

{Start > Settings > Control Panel. (Windows XP)}

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2. Double click to open “Add or Remove Programs” if you have Windows XP or

Programs and Features” if you have Windows 8, 7 or Vista.

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3. In the programs list, find and Remove/Uninstall these applications: *

a. Default Tab (By Search Results, LLC)

b. SelectionsLinks (By SelectionLinks)

c. Browser Protect (If exists)

d. “MixiDJ Toolbar” & “MixiDJ Toolbar for Chrome” (if they exist).

Notice*: Do not restart the computer when prompted but proceed to the next Step without restarting.

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Step 2: Clean your computer using “RogueKiller”.

1. Download and save “RogueKiller utility to your desktop.

Notice*: Download version x86 or X64 according to your operating system’s version. To find your operating system’s version, “Right Click” on your computer icon, choose "Properties" and look at “System Type” section.

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2. Find ”RogueKiller” on your desktop and double click to run it. When prescan is completed, press "Scan" button to perform a full scan.

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3. When full scan is completed, press “Delete” to remove all malicious items found.

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5. Restart your computer.

 

Step 3. Remove “MySearchResults” Software (Search Results) from your internet browser.

Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

Internet Explorer

How to remove “MySearchResults” software from Internet Explorer and restore IE search settings.

1. Open Internet Explorer and then open “Internet Options”.

To do this from IE’s file menu, choose “Tools” > “Internet Options”.

Notice*: In the latest versions of IE press the “Gear” icon image_thumb18 on the top right.

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2. Click the “Advanced” tab.

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3. Choose “Reset”.

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4. Check (to enable) the “Delete personal settings” box and choose “Reset”.

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5. After the resetting action is completed, press “Close” and then choose “OK” to exit Internet Explorer options.

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6. Close all Internet Explorer windows and proceed to Step 4.


Google Chrome

How to remove “MySearchResults” software from Google Chrome and restore Chrome search settings.

1. Open Google Chrome and go to chrome menu image and choose "Settings".

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2. Find the "On startup" section and choose "Set Pages".

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3. Delete the "mysearchresults.com" from startup pages by pressing the "X" symbol on the right.

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4. Set your preferred startup page (e.g. http://www.google.com) and press "OK".

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5. Under “Appearance” section, check to enable the “Show Home button” option and choose “Change”.

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6. Delete the “mysearchresults.com” entry from “Open this page” box.

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7. Type (if you like) you preferred webpage to open when you press your “Home page” button (e.g. www.google.com) or leave this field blank and press “OK”.

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5. Go to "Search" section and choose "Manage search engines".

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6. Choose your preferred default search engine (e.g. Google search) and press "Make default".

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7. Then choose the “Search Heremysearchresults.com" search engine and remove it by pressing the "X" symbol at the right. Choose "OK" to close "Search engines" window.

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8. Choose "Extensions" on the left.

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9. In “Extensions” options remove the “DefaultTab “ extension by clicking the recycle icon at the right.

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10. Close all Google Chrome windows and proceed to Step 4.


Mozilla Firefox

How to remove “MySearchResults” software from Mozilla Firefox and restore Firefox search settings.

1. Click on “Firefox” menu button on the top left of Firefox window and go toHelp” > “Troubleshooting Information”.

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2. In “Troubleshooting Information” window, press “Reset Firefox” button to reset Firefox to its default state.

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3. Press “Reset Firefox” again.

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4. After the resetting job is completed, Firefox restarts.

5. Click on “Firefox” menu button again and go to “Add-ons”.

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6. Choose “Extensions” on the left and then make sure that “Default Tab & “ SelectionsLinks” extensions doesn’t exist. *

* If “Default Tab & “SelectionsLinks” extensions exist, then remove them by pressing the “Remove” button.

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9. Close all Firefox windows and proceed to the next Step.

Step 4: Clean remaining registry entries using “AdwCleaner”.

1. Download and save “AdwCleaner” utility to your desktop.

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2. Close all open programs and Double Click to open ”AdwCleaner” from your desktop.

3. Press “Delete”.

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4. Press “OK” at “AdwCleaner – Information” window and press “OK” again to restart your computer.

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5. When your computer restarts, close "AdwCleaner" information (readme) window and continue to the next step.

Step 5. Clean your computer from remaining malicious threats.

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*If you don’t know how to install and use “MalwareBytes Anti-Malware“, read these instructions.

Advice: To ensure your computer is clean and safe, perform a Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware full scan in windows “Safe mode“.*

*To get into Windows Safe mode, press the “F8” key as your computer is booting up, before the appearance of the Windows logo. When the “Windows Advanced Options Menu” appears on your screen, use your keyboard arrows keys to move to the Safe Mode option and then press “ENTER“.

Step 6. Clean unwanted files and entries.

Use “CCleaner” program and proceed to clean your system from temporary internet files and invalid registry entries.*

*If you don’t know how to install and use “CCleaner”, read these instructions.

Step 7. Restart your computer for changes to take effect and perform a full scan with your antivirus program.

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