Remove ConverterSearchTool browser hijacker

ConverterSearchTool is a browser hijacker. ConverterSearchTool redirects the browser’s default homepage, search engine, and new tab. ConverterSearchTool redirects the browser.

ConverterSearchTool is regularly manifested on the internet as a helpful homepage. In fact, ConverterSearchTool is a browser hijacker that gathers all kinds of browsing data such as search queries and cookies out of your browser and alters the browser’s new tab page.

The statistics gathered by ConverterSearchTool are used for advertising employment. The statistics are sold to advertising networks. Because ConverterSearchTool collects data out of your browser, ConverterSearchTool is likewise categorized as a spyware program (browser hijacker).

When ConverterSearchTool is installed, you will notice the following:

  • The default search engine and new tab page in your browser are redirected to ConverterSearchTool.
  • You notice a new ConverterSearchTool toolbar in your browser.
  • ConverterSearchTool might show advertisements and track your search queries within your browser.

ConverterSearchTool browser extension will deploy itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser after successful infiltration. Note that no browser developer yet marks this browser hijacker as potentially dangerous.

If your browser’s default homepage, new tab, and search engine have changed to ConverterSearchTool and the ConverterSearchTool browser extension has been installed in your browser, remove the ConverterSearchTool extension as quickly as possible from your web browser settings. Also, make sure to remove adware from your computer!

Remove ConverterSearchTool

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google chrome logoUninstall ConverterSearchTool extension from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “ConverterSearchTool” browser extension and click Remove.

Can’t remove the ConverterSearchTool extension because the extension is managed?

firefox logoUninstall ConverterSearchTool extension from Firefox

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “ConverterSearchTool” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the ConverterSearchTool extension.
    Select Remove from the menu to remove ConverterSearchTool from the Firefox browser.

internet explorer logoUninstall ConverterSearchTool add-on from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
  3. Open Manage Addons from the menu.
  4. Remove ConverterSearchTool from Extensions and Toolbars.
  5. On the left open Search Providers settings.
  6. Find ConverterSearchTool Search and Remove ConverterSearchTool Search.

Do you still have ConverterSearchTool in Internet Explorer?

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
  4. Select ConverterSearchTool and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow ConverterSearchTool uninstall instructions.

malwarebytes logoRemove ConverterSearchTool with Malwarebytes

I recommend removing ConverterSearchTool with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

ConverterSearchTool adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove ConverterSearchTool with Malwarebytes.

Download Malwarebytes OR More information about Malwarebytes

  • Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.
  • Click Scan to start a malware-scan.

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  • Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
  • Once completed, review the ConverterSearchTool detections.
  • Click Quarantine to continue.

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  • Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

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You have now successfully removed ConverterSearchTool from your computer and browser.

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