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remove is the homepage hijacker which is installed by browser extensions or addons. This homepage hijacker is bundled with freeware to promote Search and to make money using advertisements within the search results. Once this browser hijacker is installed on your computer, the default search engine and homepage for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is replaced with This homepage is not malicious process itself and may not be called a virus, but it does change security settings within your favorite browser and is distributed by freeware. DoSearches also hijacks the shortcut of your favorite browser and adds a extra argument behind the executable. By doing this hijacking the website always opens when you open the browser, even as you replaced your default homepage with a website of your choice. It’s a very nifty and nasty method of forcing to drive web-traffic to there website.

Please be aware what you install on your computer. The browser hijacker is most likely installed by the computer user itself because it’s offered during the installation process.

It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

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Please note that all the software we offer to remove is free, our instruction is tested and works to remove this threat from your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser. We do not supply any shareware which detects the threat and asks a license in order to remove

Follow all steps in correct order to completely and successfully remove and it’s shortcut hijack.
This is important: if you have any problem during this removal instruction in order to remove this threat, please stop and ask for assistance using the comments at the end of this instruction.

Step 1 – Remove Shortcut Hijacker with ShortCut Cleaner (free software)

Step 2 – Remove with AdwCleaner (free software)

Step 3 – Reset your Browser

Step 4 – Scan your computer using MalwareBytes Anti-Malware free to clean your computer from adware, viruses

This is a comprehensive removal instruction to remove from your computer. If for some reason the instruction does not deliver the desired results, you can reset your favorite browser Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox to default settings. In first place this is not recommended, as restoring to default settings will remove all your personal settings from your browser. Please use restoring to default settings only if anything else fails. Need help ? Ask for our assistance and the end of this instruction.

ShortCut CleanerRemove Shortcut Hijack using ShortCut Cleaner

The adware replaces all the shortcut’s from your favorite browser, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox with a extra argument behind the executable. By doing this the homepage is ALWAYS your default homepage, you need to remove the extra argument in order to restore your favorite browser to default settings and to use it again as you want it. We think this is a very nasty way of forcing users to your website and should not be allowed.

Please follow this easy instruction to remove the browser hijack from your favorite browser(s).

Download Shortcut Cleaner (direct download)

Right click on sc-cleaner.exe and select ‘Run as Administrator‘. This is important do not forget!


sc-cleaner.exe starts scanning your computer for malicious shortcut hijacks and opens a log file when done. This is almost instant.


remove search.ueep.comRemove homepage using AdwCleaner

AdwCleaner will scan your computer for malicious Services, Folder, Files, Shortcuts, Registry items and Products. As AdwCleaner tries to delete these malicious content it will also clean the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browser. We strongly recommend using AdwCleaner several times a month to keep your computer clean from adware, popups, browser hijackers or toolbars.

Download AdwCleaner (Official link and direct-download)

Select AdwCleaner.exe with right mouse click and Run as Administrator

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If User Account Control asks you to allow AdwCleaner.exe to make changes to your computer, press Yes to continue.

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Start scanning your computer for any malicious threats by selecting the Scan button, please wait.

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AdwCleaner will now start scanning your computer. If AdwCleaner is done, it will display a list of malicious items detected, please uncheck the items you do not want to remove that might be detected as malicious.
If you have nothing to uncheck, continue to the removal process and select the Clean button.

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AdwCleaner will display the following informational alerts and starts rebooting the computer.

All programs will be closed in order to proceed correctly to the removal of the infections. Please save any work in progress and the click [OK]

If you have been brought to use AdwCleaner, it’s probably because your PC contained potentially unwanted programs or adware.
Potentially unwanted programs are often proposed during the installation of software. They may be present form of toolbars that sometimes change the homepage of the browser and slow internet browsing.
To avoid the installation of these programs polluting the computer, it is essential to follow these tips:

– Always download a program from the official link, or a trusted site
– When installing a program, do not click too fast [Next] without paying attention to Terms of Use and third-party programs available.
– If third-party programs are available (toolbars, etc) uncheck them.
– Enable detection of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) in your Antivirus.

AdwCleaner must restart the computer to complete the removal process. The report will be opened on the next reboot.

After the reboot a logfile will open. The logfile in Windows XP and Windows 7 will open once the desktop is started. To open the logfile in Windows 8 you need to switch to the Desktop modus by selecting windows key + d on your keyboard.
If you want to check the AdwCleaner log, you can find the report log in your system drive, Adwcleaner folder (for example: C:\adwcleaner)

Reset browser settings

If for some reason the instruction as supplied does not work for you, or the problem remains. It might be advised to restore your settings from your favorite browser to default settings. Please know when you restore to default settings all your personal settings will be lost. If you do agree to continue to reset your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox browser to default settings see our instructions.

Reset Internet Explorer to default settings

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. goto “wrench” icon in top right corner
  3. Select Internet Options
  4. Goto tab Advanced
  5. Select Reset button
  6. Enable Delete personal Settings
  7. Click Reset button
  8. Restart Internet Explorer

Reset Google Chrome to default settings

  1. Open File Explorer in Windows
  2. Navigate to C:\Users\{YOUR USERNAME}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\
  3. Delete the folder User Data with all it’s content (you must be logged in Administrator to do this!!)
  4. Restart Google Chrome browser

Reset Mozilla Firefox to default settings

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox
  2. Goto the orange Firefox button in the top left
  3. Select Help > Troubleshooting information
  4. Select Reset Firefox
  5. Confirm Reset Firefox
  6. Select Finish
  7. Mozilla Firefox will automatically restart

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