Remove rapidserach.comrapidserach.com is an adware hijacker that changes your web browser’s homepage and default search engine in Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox and Chrome. When the rapidserach.com browser hijacker is installed on your computer without your knowledge, it is not easy to remove since there is no Uninstall Program entry that uninstalls rapidserach.com from your computer. In this case, you need to use the specialized tools found in this removal guide to cleanup your computer. Typically web browser hijackers are installed as a bundle – i.e. they are packaged with another program, usually freeware and are not open about the fact that they are billing themselves as an add-on program either. Your problem is you need to download a program or tool but chances are, if you're unlucky enough, you'll also be downloading the rapidserach.com browser hijacker. The ads send users to affiliated sites, generating advertising revenue for it and its partners. rapidserach.com is paid for page views and advertisements that are clicked. rapidserach.com is an ads-supported search engine and you can not get reliable search results from this domain because the search results from rapidserach.com are filled with ads and sponsored links. You may receive many annoying pop up advertisements and when you search for something you might be redirected to some other unknown website which may contains malicious programs.
How to Remove rapidserach.comByteFence Anti-Malware is a free removal program designed to remove rapidserach.com as well as other malware and adware on your computer. ByteFence scan and removal is 100% free. Please follow the steps below to allow ByteFence to automatically find and remove any traces of malware.
Step 1. Download ByteFence Anti-Malware from the link below. Save the file named bytefence-installer.exe to your Desktop so that we can easily access the file.
Download ByteFence AntiMalware
Step 2. After downloading, navigate to the file bytefence-installer.exe and double-click it. This will start the installation procedure. User Account Control will prompt if you want to run the program, click Yes to continue.
Step 3. On initial launch of the ByteFence program, it will display a welcome screen as shown in the image below. Click Next to start the installation procedure.
Step 4. Next, you need to accept the license agreement before ByteFence Anti-Malware can be installed onto the computer. Choose ‘I accept the terms in the license agreement’. Then, click Next button.
Step 5. On the next prompts, please click appropriate button to proceed. At the end of the installation process, it will display ByteFence Anti-Malware Setup Completed. Just leave the Launch ByteFence checked and, click Finish.
Step 6. Once launched, ByteFence will begin scanning your computer for rapidserach.com along with other malware, worms, Trojans, spyware, adware and potentially unwanted software. The initial scan will take about 5 to 10 minutes depending on the size of your computer. During this scan process you can close or minimize the window. Once the scan has completed it will notify you.
Step 7. After the scan completes you will be presented with a a number of detected malware if your computer turns out to be infected with rapidserach.com along with other risks. You can scroll through the list of all risks detected and check all risks that you would like ByteFence to automatically remove from your computer. (Please not the screen below will be dependent of what risks are found on your computer.)
Step 8. In the bottom right hand corner of the window click the Removed Checked button to begin the removal process. This should take only a few moments.
Step 9. Once complete your computer will be risk free and rapidserach.com should be completely removed. if you have run a quick scan you might want to run a full scan afterwards to make sure any left-over items are removed as well (although items are no longer active you might want to remove them too).
Step 10. Just keep ByteFence installed and its real-time protection and schedule scans will keep your computer safe from now on.
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