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Most of us are used to add google search as a default search engine. But while performing the search; the trojan or malware injected in and it will then divert browser settings so that you will then redirected to the customized page where the custom Google Custom Search is displayed. And many of us think that google redirect virus is infected to the computer.
After successful troubleshooting, I surely say that the Google Custom Search problem is not because of the browser vulnerability nor malicious function of your browser at all. But, hardly, the offenders use Google Custom Search to make money every time when you search something on the Google search engine via Google Chrome.
When the Chrome browser is infected by such kind of malware or any mess on your PC, the user gets frustrated since he is not able to delete/remove/uninstall the shortcuts from the browser links, they keep adding back every time you search. This is because this type of malware uses Windows services that have the controls on the shortcuts again and it acts again and again whenever it detects that the shortcuts have been removed by Chrome itself or your security software [like AntiVirus or AntiMalware]. That means having updated security software is not enough, it will penetrate your PC's defenses. Here today I am going to explain to you simple but effective steps that will guide you on how to remove and fix the Google Custom Search redirect from your computer.
In case if you have not seen, in the previous post I shared How To Fix Google Chrome Installer Not Starting | Failed To Install | 100% Working (3 Methods) where I discussed indetailed solution about the unknown applications or extensions prevent the chrome installation. These days chrome is getting infected many times but don't worry I am here to help you out and to publish quick solutions for your people.
[Fixed] Google Chrome Search redirecting to 'cse.google.com'Sometimes we observe some unwanted pages are popped-up as soon as we open the Google Chrome browser. We really don’t have any clue about where did those come from. However, those were not automatically installed on your machine. We usually overlook such things while we install some applications on our machines and those get installed by our own hand automatically due to our ignorance.
You first make sure you have the right software installed as per your need and then you need to uninstall the unwanted or any suspicious programs from the PC before you clean the shortcuts.
Hence below are the best methods which will help you to resolve to remove the Google Custom Search redirect from your PC:
Method 1: Uninstall unknown applications/tools from the system.1. Click on the START button.
2. Open ‘Control Panel’.
3. Open ‘Programs and Features’.
4. List of installed programs will be displayed.
5. Try to find below things:
a. Unknown Application(s) which were not installed by you.
b. Any other suspicious applications / Malware installed on the machine.
c. Unknown Toolbars.
d. Unknown Search bars.
Sometimes such application uses some random icons as they might not have their own valid one.
8. Uninstall such applications/toolbars etc. from the system.
9. Restart the machine.
10. Check whether the problem gets resolved.
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Method 2: Remove unwanted references from ‘Start in’ properties1. Click on the START button.
2. Find Google Chrome.
3. Right click on Google Chrome and select ‘Properties’ option.
4. Observe the path mentioned under ‘Start in’ field.
5. You will see path followed by any other reference is appended to this path like as follows:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application" "(some path of any toolbar or search bar or malware)".
7. Make sure that, the below-mentioned string should only be present under ‘Start in’ field:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application"
In short, anything after "C:\xx\xx\xx\Applications" path should be removed.
8. Click on ‘Apply’ and then ‘OK’ button.
9. Now open Google Chrome and check whether the problem gets resolved.
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Method 3: Update Internet Options permission through RegEdit (Registry)1. Open RUN window (Window + R).
2. Type ‘regedit’ and press Enter.
3. Navigate to "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE"
4. Followed by "Software >> Policies >> Microsoft >> Windows >> CurrentVersions.
5. You will see ‘Internet Options’ item under "CurrentVersions" section.
6. Right click on ‘Internet Options’ and select ‘Permissions’ option.
7. Select authenticated users (like ‘Administrator’) displayed under ‘Group or user names’ section.
8. Now observe ‘Permissions for Administrators’ section.
9. Tick ‘Deny’ checkbox displayed against ‘Full Control’, ‘Read’ and ‘Special Permissions’.
10. Click on ‘Apply’ and then ‘OK’ button.
11. It will display ‘Windows Security’ window with ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ buttons.
12. Click on ‘Yes’ button.
13. Check whether the problem gets resolved.
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Method 4: Factory reset Google Chrome browser1. Open Google Chrome browser.
2. Open ‘Settings’.
3. Click on ‘Show advanced settings’ link displayed at the bottom of the browser.
4. Scroll down to the very bottom of the Settings page.
5. Click on ‘Reset Settings’ button.
6. ‘Reset Settings’ window will be pop-up with ‘Reset’ and ‘Cancel’ buttons.
7. Click on ‘Reset’ button.
8. Allow the browser to complete Resetting process.
9. Close Google Chrome and open it again.
10. Check whether the problem gets resolved.