Hey, can you give me some instructions on how to uninstall this Safesidesearch.com from my web browser. I have tired many ways to get rid of it but it doesn’t work at all. I go to the control panel to check if there is suspicious program installed, but nothing is found. All is normal. And in default settings, I cannot change back my favorite homepage and search tool. I tried to uninstall the web browser, but after I reinstall it again, this fake search page is still running there. I am not a computer savvy and feel this issue is a little completed. How can I start to clear up this crap from my browser?

Description of Safesidesearch.com Hijacker

Safesidesearch.com is assorted to be a browser hijacker which usually changes the homepage and search engine from your web browser like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Firefox and so on. Once it modifies default settings of your web browser, it will control the browser and insert different useless or unnecessary extension or plugin. And Safesidesearch.com hijacker will display different kinds of pop-up ads on the webpage which you visit and it redirects you to unsafe and malicious sites when you look up things on this search bar. If you want to log in your favorite webpage, you will just get to other unknown site. You cannot get rid of those pop up ads by closing them, which will interrupt you a lot. Those pop-up ads usually would carry virus or malware files or extension. If you click on those ads, you would get some unknown virus or malware installed into computer system. Therefore, usually with coming of this kind of Safesidesearch.com hijacker, other malware or virus would log onto your computer.  And also those pop-up ads will take up more Internet resource and the Internet speed will be slowed down gradually. Web browser will run in a slow way or get stuck. Opening more tabs will make browser crash down soon. Eliminating this hijacker infection soon will help keep computer safe.

Safesidesearch.com hijacker infection cannot be detected or removed by any antivirus program as it is a kind of extension or plugin technically but not a virus. So you have to remove the hijacker infection manually. And to keep your computer safe, you have to be cautious to what you do online. Safesidesearch.com hijacker is spread on the Internet by those cyber hackers. So this browser hijacker can be bundled with free software installation package. When you download the software you need, this Safesidesearch.com hijacker will also get installed into computer system without your permission. So you had better choose customized installation to check if there is unwanted and useless attached program trying to be installed. Besides, don’t visit those unsafe websites, as those unsafe websites usually contain malicious cookies, virus files or extension and so on. Once you visit it, the malware infection also soon drop on computer. Anyway, when you go to the Internet, you should be careful with online thing.

Main Traits of Safesidesearch.com Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Safesidesearch.com hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker for you.

The Screenshot of Safesidesearch.com Hijacker


Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Safesidesearch.com hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Safesidesearch.com hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.


Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel


Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs


Then try to find the program which relates to Safesidesearch.com hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.


Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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Safesidesearch.com hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this Safesidesearch.com redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Safesidesearch.com hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on December 22, 2015 5:22 am

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