How to remove Nuesearch.com redirect

What is Nuesearch.com?

Nuesearch.com browser hijacker is a potentially unwanted application that anyone would like to get rid of right after installation. The reason behind such attitude lies in the adverse conduct of the malware. First of all the hijacker changes the main page, new tab page and default search engine to nuesearch.com. Then, it blocks the settings to have the victims use its unreliable domain. We call it unreliable, as many sources the search results provide lead to untrustworthy sources. The owners of these sites pay the developers of the Nuesearch.com hijacker for promotions. So, the corrupted results will be shown on the top and masqueraded as relevant, so it will be difficult to distinguish safe sources from malicious ones. That’s why it is better to remove Nuesearch.com hijacker as soon as you’ve noticed it presence on your computer.

Nuesearch.com page

How Nuesearch.com got installed on your computer?

Nuesearch.com hijacker may land on your system if you don’t treat installations you perform seriously. Frequently malware developers add malware like this into setups of usual software, so that malware could crawl into systems unobserved. That’s why you need to thoroughly check every setup, which means that you need to change the installation mode to Advanced/Custom in the first place. As a result you will see additional options, one of which should specify the components checked for installation. If one or more elements raise your suspicions, then just deselect the proper boxes.

Symptoms of Nuesearch.com infection

  • First and the most striking proof of having a browser hijacker is change of the main page. Usually it is a search engine page that is designed so that user would believe in its legitimacy.
  • Generally, hijackers cause redirections when user makes a search query on its page or tries to reach a blocked site (usually another search engine or anti-malware sites)
  • Another indicator of hijacker infection is appearance of new programs, toolbars and browser extensions that you don’t remember installing and processes in start-up queue.
  • Also, you may notice the significant slowdown in the system operating, since running of the applications required for malware activity may consume a lot of CPU.
  • Besides, hijacker infection may as well negatively affect the speed of Internet connection.

How to remove Nuesearch.com?

To make sure that the hijacker won’t appear again, you need to delete Nuesearch.com completely. For this you need to remove the application from the Control Panel and then check the drives for such leftovers as Nuesearch.com files and registry entries.
We should warn you that performing some of the steps may require above-average skills, so if you don’t feel experienced enough, you may apply to automatic removal tool.

Download Norton

Performing an antimalware scan with Norton would automatically search out and delete all elements related to Nuesearch.com. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate Nuesearch.com, but also the safest and most assuring one.


Steps of Nuesearch.com manual removal

Uninstall Nuesearch.com from Control Panel

As it was stated before, more likely that the hijacker appeared on your system brought by other software. So, to get rid of Nuesearch.com you need to call to memory what you have installed recently.

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Add or Remove Programs
  3. Find the application related to Nuesearch.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Windows 7/Vista

  1. Click the Start button and open Control Panel
  2. Go to Uninstall Program
  3. Find the application related to Nuesearch.com and click Uninstall

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click the menu icon in left bottom corner
  2. Choose Control Panel
  3. Select the Uninstall Program line
  4. Uninstall the application related to Nuesearch.com

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Windows 10

  1. Press Win+X to open Windows Power menu
  2. Click Control Panel
  3. Choose Uninstall a Program
  4. Select the application related to Nuesearch.com and remove it

noteIf you experience problems with removing Nuesearch.com from Control Panel: there is no such title on the list, or you receive an error preventing you from deleting the application, see the article dedicated to this issue.
Read what to do if program won’t uninstall from Control Panel


Remove Nuesearch.com from browsers

Since some of hijacker threats use a disguise of a browser add-on, you will need to check the list of extensions/add-ons in your browser.

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Google Chrome

  1. Start Google Chrome
  2. Click on Tools, then go to the Extensions
  3. Delete Nuesearch.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Internet Explorer

  1. Launch Internet Explorer
  2. Click on the Tools/Gear icon, then select Manage Add-ons
  3. Delete Nuesearch.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Start Mozilla Firefox
  2. Click on the right-upper corner button
  3. Click Add-ons, then go to Extensions
  4. Delete Nuesearch.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them

How to remove Nuesearch.com from Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Extensions
  4. Click the gear icon near Nuesearch.com or other extensions that look suspicious and you don’t remember installing them
  5. Choose Remove

Reset your browsers

How to reset settings in Google Chrome

  1. Click on the icon in the right-upper corner
  2. Choose Settings
  3. Click Show advanced settings
  4. Click the Reset Settings button

How to reset settings in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the icon in the upper right corner
  2. Choose Help
  3. Select Troubleshooting Information
  4. Click the Reset Firefox… button

How to reset settings in Internet Explorer

  1. Click on the Tools button
  2. Go to Internet options
  3. Go to the Advanced tab
  4. Click Reset

How to reset settings in Microsoft Edge

  1. Start Microsoft Edge
  2. Click the three-dot button in the upper right corner
  3. Choose Settings
  4. Under the Clear browsing data category select Choose what to clear
  5. Select everything and click Clear

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