Is your browser redirected to Inasearch.space web site? This problem can be caused due to an unwanted software from the browser hijacker category. The hijacker is a type of malware that is created to alter your browsers settings. You may experience any of the following behaviors: your startpage, default search provider or new tab is replaced to Inasearch.space, webpages load slowly, you see multiple toolbars on the Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge which you did not install, you get lots of ads.
Besides the fact that Inasearch.space browser hijacker can change your start page, this undesired website can set yourself as your search provider. But, obviously, it does not give you a good search results, as they will consist of a lot of ads, links to unwanted and ad web-pages and only the remaining part is search results for your query from the major search engines. Of course, the very fact that you encounter with the inability to properly search the Net, is an unpleasant moment. Moreover, the Inasearch.space browser hijacker can be used to collect user info about you. This confidential information, in the future, can be used for marketing purposes. What creates the risk of theft of privacy data about you.
While the Inasearch.space browser hijacker infection is active, you won’t be able to restore the Edge, Google Chrome, IE and Firefox’ settings like newtab, home page and search provider by default. If you try to set your start page to be Google, Bing or Yahoo, those settings will be automatically changed to Inasearch.space with the next system reboot. But this does not mean that you should just ignore it or get along with this fact. Because this is not the best option, due to the Inasearch.space startpage you can have problems with the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox, unwanted ads and even privacy information theft.
In addition to that, as was mentioned earlier, certain hijackers like Inasearch.space to also alter all browsers shortcuts that located on your Desktop or Start menu. So, every affected shortcut will try to redirect your web browser to undesired pages, some of which might be harmful. It can make the whole personal computer more vulnerable to hacker attacks.
The guidance below explaining steps to delete Inasearch.space redirect problem. Feel free to use it for removal of the hijacker that may attack Microsoft Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and MS Edge and other popular web-browsers. The guidance will allow you restore your settings of installed browsers that previously replaced by browser hijacker.
Remove Inasearch.space (removal tutorial)
Fortunately, we’ve an effective solution which will assist you manually or/and automatically get rid of Inasearch.space from your PC and bring your web browser settings, including new tab page, default search provider and home page, back to normal. Below you will find a removal guidance with all the steps you may need to successfully remove this browser hijacker infection and its components. Certain of the steps will require you to restart your computer or close this site. So, read this tutorial carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Inasearch.space, execute the following steps:
- Manual Inasearch.space start page removal
- How to automatically get rid of Inasearch.space hijacker
- Stop Inasearch.space and other undesired web-sites
- Do not know how your browser has been hijacked by Inasearch.space browser hijacker?
- Finish words
Manual Inasearch.space start page removal
If you perform exactly the step by step tutorial below you should be able to remove the Inasearch.space from the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Edge internet browsers.
Remove Inasearch.space associated software by using MS Windows Control Panel
First method for manual hijacker removal is to go into the MS Windows “Control Panel”, then “Uninstall a program” console. Take a look at the list of programs on your PC system and see if there are any questionable and unknown applications. If you see any, you need to uninstall them. Of course, before doing so, you can do an Net search to find details on the program. If it is a potentially unwanted program, adware or malware, you will likely find information that says so.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Windows logo, and then press Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter as on the image below.
After the ‘Control Panel’ opens, click the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as shown in the figure below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right as shown below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Windows 7 or Vista) as displayed in the following example.
Carefully browse through the list of installed applications and remove all dubious and unknown applications. We recommend to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed software by date. Once you have found anything questionable that may be the browser hijacker responsible for modifying your browser settings to Inasearch.space or other PUP (potentially unwanted program), then choose this application and press ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the dubious application blocked from removal, then use Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully remove it from your system.
Fix web-browser shortcuts, changed by Inasearch.space hijacker
Unfortunately, the browser hijacker that causes web browsers to open intrusive Inasearch.space web-site, can also hijack Windows shortcuts (mostly, your web-browsers shortcut files), so that the Inasearch.space startpage will be displayed when you start the Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge or another web browser.
Right click to a desktop shortcut for your infected internet browser. Choose the “Properties” option. It will open the Properties window. Select the “Shortcut” tab here, after that, look at the “Target” field. The hijacker responsible for redirecting your web-browser to Inasearch.space web site can replace it. If you are seeing something similar to “…exe http://site.address” then you need to remove “http…” and leave only, depending on the internet browser you are using:
- Google Chrome: chrome.exe
- Opera: opera.exe
- Firefox: firefox.exe
- Internet Explorer: iexplore.exe
Look at the example like below.
Once is finished, press the “OK” button to save the changes. Please repeat this step for web browser shortcut files which reroutes to an intrusive web-sites. When you have completed, go to next step.
Get rid of Inasearch.space from IE
If you find that Internet Explorer web browser settings such as new tab page, default search engine and home page having been hijacked, then you may return your settings, via the reset internet browser process.
First, start the Internet Explorer, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will show the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the browser, then press the “Internet Options” as displayed in the following example.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will display the “Reset Internet Explorer settings” prompt. Further, click the “Delete personal settings” check box to select it. Next, press the “Reset” button like below.
After the task is done, press “Close” button. Close the Internet Explorer and reboot your system for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your web browser’s search provider, startpage and newtab page to default state.
Remove Inasearch.space from Chrome
Use the Reset browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings such as start page, search engine and newtab page to original defaults. This is a very useful utility to use, in the case of browser hijacks like Inasearch.space.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will open the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the extension labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following steps: Remove Google Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Google Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, as displayed on the screen below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Delete Inasearch.space search from Mozilla Firefox
The Mozilla Firefox reset will keep your personal information such as bookmarks, passwords, web form auto-fill data and remove unwanted search engine and start page such as Inasearch.space, modified preferences, extensions and security settings.
Launch the Mozilla Firefox and press the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the browser screen. Next, press the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will show the slide-out menu.
Select the “Troubleshooting information”. If you’re unable to access the Help menu, then type “about:support” in your address bar and press Enter. It bring up the “Troubleshooting Information” page as shown in the following example.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation dialog box. The Mozilla Firefox will start a process to fix your problems that caused by the browser hijacker which reroutes your web-browser to annoying Inasearch.space web page. After, it’s done, press the “Finish” button.
How to automatically get rid of Inasearch.space hijacker
In order to completely remove Inasearch.space, you not only need to remove it from the web-browsers, but also remove all its components in your PC system including Windows registry entries. We recommend to download and run free removal utilities to automatically clean your computer of Inasearch.space hijacker.
Scan and clean your PC system of Inasearch.space with Zemana
Zemana is a utility which can get rid of ‘ad supported’ software, potentially unwanted software, browser hijackers and other malware from your personal computer easily and for free. Zemana Anti-Malware is compatible with most antivirus software. It works under Windows (10 – XP, 32 and 64 bit) and uses minimum of computer resources.
- Visit the following page to download Zemana. Save it on your Desktop.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: April 20, 2017
- After the download is finished, close all apps and windows on your computer. Open a file location. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup.
- Further, press Next button and follow the prompts.
- Once install is finished, press the “Scan” button for checking your computer for the hijacker responsible for redirects to Inasearch.space. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient.
- When the scanning is complete, a list of all threats found is prepared. Review the report and then click “Next”. When disinfection is finished, you may be prompted to reboot your system.
Use Hitman Pro to delete Inasearch.space from the system
HitmanPro is a free application which created to get rid of malware, PUPs, ad supported software and browser hijacker infections from your personal computer running Windows 10, 8, 7, XP (32-bit and 64-bit). It’ll allow to search for and delete hijacker infection that responsible for web browser reroute to the annoying Inasearch.space web-page, including its files, folders and registry keys.
Download Hitman Pro on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the following link.
Category: Security tools
Update: December 8, 2017
After the downloading process is done, open the file location and double-click the Hitman Pro icon. It will start the Hitman Pro tool. If the User Account Control prompt will ask you want to open the application, click Yes button to continue.
Next, press “Next” to detect hijacker which modifies internet browser settings to replace your homepage, search provider by default and newtab with Inasearch.space page. This task can take quite a while, so please be patient. While the Hitman Pro program is scanning, you can see how many objects it has identified as threat.
When the scan get finished, the results are displayed in the scan report as shown in the figure below.
Once you have selected what you want to remove from your computer press “Next” button. It will show a prompt, click the “Activate free license” button. The Hitman Pro will remove Inasearch.space hijacker infection and other web browser’s harmful extensions and move threats to the program’s quarantine. After the procedure is finished, the tool may ask you to reboot your computer.
Scan and clean your PC of browser hijacker with Malwarebytes
We suggest using the Malwarebytes Free which are completely clean your system of the browser hijacker. The free utility is an advanced malicious software removal program developed by (c) Malwarebytes lab. This application uses the world’s most popular antimalware technology. It is able to help you delete browser hijackers, potentially unwanted applications, malware, ‘ad supported’ software, toolbars, ransomware and other security threats from your PC system for free.
Please go to the link below to download MalwareBytes. Save it to your Desktop so that you can access the file easily.
Category: Security tools
Update: November 9, 2017
After the download is complete, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes Free will try to update itself and when this process is done, click the “Scan Now” button to scan for browser hijacker responsible for Inasearch.space start page. This task may take some time, so please be patient. You may get rid of items (move to Quarantine) by simply click “Quarantine Selected” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) is a free application that you can use to get rid of all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal tool, we advise you to read and follow the few simple steps or the video guide below.
Stop Inasearch.space and other undesired web-sites
It’s important to use adblocker apps such as AdGuard to protect your computer from harmful web-pages. Most security experts says that it’s okay to block ads. You should do so just to stay safe! And, of course, the AdGuard can to stop Inasearch.space and other undesired websites.
Please go to the link below to download the latest version of AdGuard for Windows. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 7, 2017
After downloading it, double-click the downloaded file to launch it. The “Setup Wizard” window will show up on the computer screen as shown below.
Follow the prompts. AdGuard will then be installed and an icon will be placed on your desktop. A window will show up asking you to confirm that you want to see a quick instructions as shown in the figure below.
Click “Skip” button to close the window and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” to see an quick instructions that will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
Each time, when you run your computer, AdGuard will launch automatically and block pop up advertisements, Inasearch.space redirect, as well as other harmful or misleading webpages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
Do not know how your browser has been hijacked by Inasearch.space browser hijacker?
After completing the few simple steps shown above, your computer should be clean from this hijacker and other malware. The Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer will no longer open intrusive Inasearch.space web site on startup. Unfortunately, if the instructions does not help you, then you have caught a new browser hijacker, and then the best way – ask for help.
Please start a new thread by using the “New Topic” button in the Spyware Removal forum. When posting your HJT log, try to give us some details about your problems, so we can try to help you more accurately. Wait for one of our trained “Security Team” or Site Administrator to provide you with knowledgeable assistance tailored to your problem with the undesired Inasearch.space redirect.