If you keep receiving the Blpsearch.com when you run the web browser, it could mean your computer is infected by browser hijacker. Once installed, it’ll make a changes to the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer and MS Edge’s settings. So, every time, when you will run the internet browser, it’ll start to display Blpsearch.com unwanted instead of your home page. Moreover, this malicious software may block an option to restore your start page.
The Blpsearch.com browser hijacker can alter settings of the Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge, but often that unwanted software like this can also infect all types of internet browsers by changing their desktop shortcuts. Thus forcing the user to see Blpsearch.com unwanted web-site every time launch the internet browser.
As mentioned above, the Blpsearch.com hijacker infection also modifies the internet browser’s search engine. So, your browser, when searching something, will open a hodgepodge of ads, links to unwanted and add web pages and search results of a big search engines like Google or Bing. As a result, actual use of a web browser’s search becomes uncomfortable. Moreover, it may also lead to slowing or even freeze your browser.
Although, Blpsearch.com hijacker is not a virus, but it does bad things, and it modifies the settings of your web browser. Moreover, an adware (sometimes called ‘ad-supported’ software) can be additionally installed on to your personal computer with this infection, which will open a large amount of ads, hindering or completely blocking the work in the web browser. Often such these advertisements may recommend to install other unknown and unwanted software or visit malicious sites.
We suggest you to remove Blpsearch.com startpage and clean your personal computer ASAP, until the presence of the browser hijacker infection has not led to even worse consequences. You need to follow the few simple steps below that will allow you to completely remove Blpsearch.com , using only the built-in Windows features and a few of specialized free tools.
How to Blpsearch.com browser hijacker get installed onto computer
How to manually remove Blpsearch.com
This useful removal guide for the Blpsearch.com search. The detailed procedure can be followed by anyone as it really does take you step-by-step. If you follow this process to remove Blpsearch.com let us know how you managed by sending us your comments please.
- Remove Blpsearch.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
- Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Blpsearch.com homepage
- Remove Blpsearch.com search from Firefox
- Remove Blpsearch.com startpage from Chrome
- Delete Blpsearch.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
Remove Blpsearch.com associated software by using Windows Control Panel
First, you should try to identify and uninstall the application that causes the appearance of annoying ads or browser redirect, using the ‘Uninstall a program’ which is located in the ‘Control panel’.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Once the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown on the screen below.
You will see the ‘Uninstall a program’ panel as shown on the screen below.
Very carefully look around the entire list of applications installed on your PC. Most likely, one or more of them are responsible for the appearance of pop-up ads and web-browser redirect to the unwanted Blpsearch.com page. If you have many programs installed, you can help simplify the search of dangerous programs by sort the list by date of installation. Once you have found a suspicious, unwanted or unused application, right click to it, after that click ‘Uninstall’.
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Once the Windows ‘Control Panel’ opens, you need to click ‘Uninstall a program’ under ‘Programs’ as shown on the image below.
You will see a list of applications installed on your personal computer. We recommend to sort the list by date of installation to quickly find the programs that were installed last. Most likely they responsibility for the appearance of pop-up ads and web browser redirect. If you are in doubt, you can always check the application by doing a search for her name in Google, Yahoo or Bing. When the program which you need to uninstall is found, simply click on its name, and then press ‘Uninstall’ as shown in the figure below.
Disinfect the browser’s shortcuts to get rid of Blpsearch.com homepage
When the infection is started, it can also modify the browser’s shortcuts, adding an argument such as “http://www.blpsearch.com/” into the Target field. Due to this, every time you open the browser, it will display an annoying page.
To clear the web-browser shortcut, right-click to it and select Properties. On the Shortcut tab, locate the Target field. Click inside, you will see a vertical line – arrow pointer, move it (using -> arrow key on your keyboard) to the right as possible. You will see a text similar “http://www.blpsearch.com/” that has been added here. You need to delete it.
When the text is removed, click the OK button. You need to clean all shortcuts of all your web-browsers, as they may be infected too.
Remove Blpsearch.com search from Firefox
If the FF settings like homepage and search engine by default have been modified by the browser hijacker infection, then resetting it to the default state can help.
First, open the Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the internet browser. Further, click the Help button () as shown in the figure below
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the web browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page like below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will open the confirmation dialog box. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the Blpsearch.com infection. Once, it is done, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Blpsearch.com startpage from Chrome
Reset Chrome settings is a easy way to remove the browser hijacker, dangerous and ‘ad-supported’ extensions, as well as to restore the web browser’s homepage and search engine by default that have been changed by Blpsearch.com infection.
- First start the Chrome and click Menu button (small button in the form of three horizontal stripes).
- It will open the Chrome main menu. Select “Settings” option.
- You will see the Chrome’s settings page. Scroll down and press “Show advanced settings” link.
- Scroll down again and click the “Reset settings” button.
- The Google Chrome will show the reset profile settings page as shown on the image above.
- Next click the “Reset” button.
- Once this procedure is complete, your internet browser’s startpage, new tab page and default search engine will be restored to their original defaults.
- To learn more, read the blog post How to reset Google Chrome settings to default.
Delete Blpsearch.com from Microsoft Internet Explorer
First, run the Microsoft Internet Explorer, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as shown on the screen below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, click Reset button. The Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings dialog box. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and press Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your personal computer for the changes to take effect. It will remove Blpsearch.com hijacker infection, disable malicious and ad-supported web-browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as start page and search provider by default to default state.
How to remove Blpsearch.com automatically
Manual removal is not always as effective as you might think. Often, even the most experienced users can not completely delete browser hijacker from the infected PC system. This is because the browser hijacker can hide its components which are difficult for you to find out and remove completely. This may lead to the fact that after some time, the browser hijacker again infect your PC and modify its settings to Blpsearch.com. Moreover, I want to note that it is not always safe to remove browser hijacker manually, if you do not have much experience in setting up and configuring the operating system.
I suggest using the Malwarebytes Free that are completely clean your machine. The free utility is an advanced malware removal application developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular anti-malware technology. It’s able to help you remove browser hijackers, malware, adware, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your PC system for free.
Download Malwarebytes on your machine by clicking on the link below. Save it on your Windows desktop or in any other place.
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Once the downloading process is done, close all software and windows on your computer. Double-click the set up file named mb3-setup. If the “User Account Control” prompt pops up like below, click the “Yes” button.
It will open the “Setup wizard” which will help you install Malwarebytes on your machine. Follow the prompts and don’t make any changes to default settings.
Once installation is finished successfully, press Finish button. Malwarebytes will automatically start and you can see its main screen as shown below.
Now click the “Scan Now” button to start scanning your computer for the infection that cause a redirect to Blpsearch.com. When a malware is found, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is complete. Please be patient.
As the scanning ends, you can check all threats detected on your machine. Make sure all entries have “checkmark” and click “Quarantine Selected” button. The Malwarebytes will begin removing Blpsearch.com hijacker and other security threats. Once disinfection is done, you may be prompted to restart the personal computer.
I recomend you look at the following video, which completely explains the procedure of using the Malwarebytes to delete browser hijacker and other malware.
How to block Blpsearch.com search
To increase your security and protect your PC against new annoying ads and dangerous web sites, you need to use program that blocks access to malicious advertisements and web sites. Moreover, the software can stop the display of intrusive advertising, which also leads to faster loading of sites and reduce the consumption of web traffic.
- Download AdGuard program by clicking on the following link.
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- Once the download is finished, launch the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” program window. Follow the prompts.
- Once the installation is complete, click “Skip” to close the install application and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick tutorial which will assist you get to know AdGuard better.
- In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you start your system, AdGuard will start automatically and stop popup ads, pages such Blpsearch.com, as well as other dangerous or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the icon named AdGuard, which is located on your desktop.
Scan your system and remove Blpsearch.com redirect with AdwCleaner.
This removal program is free and easy to use. It can scan and get rid of browser hijacker such as Blpsearch.com, malware and adware in Chrome, IE, Firefox and MS Edge web browsers and thereby restore back their default settings (homepage, new tab page and search engine by default). AdwCleaner is powerful enough to find and remove malicious registry entries and files that are hidden on the machine.
Download AdwCleaner utility from the link below. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
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When the download is complete, open the directory in which you saved it and double-click the AdwCleaner icon. It will start the AdwCleaner tool and you will see a screen as shown below. If the User Account Control dialog box will ask you want to display the program, click Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Scan” to perform a system scan for the Blpsearch.com hijacker and other malware and adware.
Once the scan is done is finished, it will open a list of all items detected by this tool as shown on the image below.
You need to press “Clean” button. It will show a prompt. Click “OK” to begin the cleaning procedure. Once the cleaning procedure is finished, the AdwCleaner may ask you to reboot your machine. After reboot, the AdwCleaner will display the log file.
All the above steps are shown in detail in the following video instructions.
Once you have finished the guide shown above, your PC should be free from browser hijacker, adware and malware. The FF, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Edge will no longer show Blpsearch.com annoying homepage on startup. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guide does not help you, then you have caught a new browser hijacker, and then the best way – ask for help in our Spyware/Malware removal forum.