If your Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Google Chrome occasionally redirects to the Us.search-find-it.com then may be possible that your computer has become a victim of the potentially unwanted application (PUA) from the adware (also known as ‘ad-supported’ software) category.
Adware is a PUP (potentially unwanted program) that designed to display intrusive commercials on the infected computer. In this article we will discuss what ad supported software is and how can you get rid of Us.search-find-it.com redirect from the Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Firefox manually or with free ad supported software removal utilities compatible with MS Windows 10 (8, 7 and XP).
While your PC system is infected by the ad-supported software, the Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox may be redirected to Us.search-find-it.com annoying site. Of course, the ad-supported software may not cause damages to your files or Windows system, but it may show a ton of undesired advertisements. These ads will be injected within the content of web-pages that are you opening in your web browser and can be varied: pop-up ads, in-text ads, different sized banners, offers to install an questionable software. The advertisements will appear on all webpages, including web-sites where previously you have never seen any advertising banners.
As well as undesired web browser redirects to Us.search-find-it.com, the ad supported software may gather your Net surfing activity by recording URLs visited, IP addresses, internet browser version and type, cookie information, Internet Service Provider (ISP) and web pages visited. Such kind of behavior can lead to serious security problems or confidential information theft. This is another reason why the adware responsible for Us.search-find-it.com redirect should be deleted as quickly as possible.
Therefore, the adware is quite dangerous. So, we suggest you delete it from your personal computer immediately. Follow the guidance presented below to remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect from the Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
How to remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect (virus removal guide)
In the steps below, we will try to cover the IE, MS Edge, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome and provide general advice to remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect. You may find some minor differences in your MS Windows install. No matter, you should be okay if you follow the steps outlined below: delete all suspicious and unknown apps, reset browsers settings, fix web browsers shortcuts, get rid of harmful scheduled tasks, run free malware removal tools. Certain of the steps will require you to reboot your computer or shut down this webpage. So, read this guidance carefully, then bookmark or print it for later reference.
To remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect, complete the steps below:
- Remove suspicious software by using Windows Control Panel
- Remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect from Chrome
- Get rid of Us.search-find-it.com redirect from Internet Explorer
- Remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect from Firefox
- Remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect with free applications
- Block Us.search-find-it.com and other unwanted web-sites
How to delete Us.search-find-it.com redirect without any software
Most common ad supported software may be deleted without any antivirus programs. The manual adware removal is tutorial that will teach you how to remove the Us.search-find-it.com redirect.
Remove suspicious software by using Windows Control Panel
When troubleshooting a computer, one common step is go to Microsoft Windows Control Panel and uninstall suspicious apps. The same approach will be used in the removal of Us.search-find-it.com redirect. Please use steps based on your MS Windows version.
Windows 8, 8.1, 10
Windows XP, Vista, 7
Next, click “Uninstall a program”
It will open a list of all software installed on your PC system. Scroll through the all list, and remove any suspicious and unknown applications. To quickly find the latest installed apps, we recommend sort applications by date in the Control panel.
Remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect from Chrome
If you are getting Us.search-find-it.com redirect, then you can try to get rid of it by resetting Google Chrome to its original state. It will also clear cookies, content and site data, temporary and cached data. When using the reset feature, your personal information such as passwords, bookmarks, browsing history and web form auto-fill data will be saved.
First launch the Chrome. Next, click the button in the form of three horizontal dots ().
It will show the Google Chrome menu. Select More Tools, then click Extensions. Carefully browse through the list of installed add-ons. If the list has the addon signed with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following guidance: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy.
Open the Chrome menu once again. Further, click the option named “Settings”.
The web-browser will display the settings screen. Another way to display the Google Chrome’s settings – type chrome://settings in the browser adress bar and press Enter
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the “Reset” section is visible, as shown on the screen below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
The Chrome will show the confirmation dialog box as displayed in the figure below.
You need to confirm your action, press the “Reset” button. The web-browser will start the procedure of cleaning. When it is done, the internet browser’s settings including home page, new tab page and default search engine back to the values which have been when the Chrome was first installed on your computer.
Get rid of Us.search-find-it.com redirect from Internet Explorer
The Microsoft Internet Explorer reset is great if your browser is hijacked or you have unwanted addo-ons or toolbars on your internet browser, that installed by an malware.
First, run the IE, then click ‘gear’ icon . It will open the Tools drop-down menu on the right part of the web-browser, then click the “Internet Options” like below.
In the “Internet Options” screen, select the “Advanced” tab, then click the “Reset” button. The IE will show 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 finished, press “Close” button. Close the Microsoft Internet Explorer and restart your PC for the changes to take effect. This step will help you to restore your browser’s new tab page, homepage and search engine by default to default state.
Remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect from Firefox
Resetting Mozilla Firefox browser will reset all the settings to their original settings and will remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect, malicious add-ons and extensions. However, your saved passwords and bookmarks will not be changed, deleted or cleared.
Launch the Mozilla Firefox and press the menu button (it looks like three stacked lines) at the top right of the browser screen. Next, click the question-mark icon at the bottom of the drop-down menu. It will open 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 below.
Click the “Refresh Firefox” button at the top right of the Troubleshooting Information page. Select “Refresh Firefox” in the confirmation prompt. The Firefox will start a task to fix your problems that caused by the Us.search-find-it.com adware. When, it’s complete, click the “Finish” button.
Remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect with free applications
The manual instructions above is tedious to follow and can not always help to completely delete the Us.search-find-it.com redirect. Here I am telling you an automatic way to remove this ad-supported software from your personal computer completely. Zemana, MalwareBytes AntiMalware and Hitman Pro are anti-malware tools that can find and remove all kinds of malicious software including adware that responsible for the appearance of Us.search-find-it.com redirect.
Run Zemana to remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect
Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) is an ultra light weight tool to get rid of Us.search-find-it.com redirect from the Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge. It also deletes malicious software and adware from your system. It improves your system’s performance by removing potentially unwanted apps.
Now you can install and run Zemana Free to remove Us.search-find-it.com redirect from your internet browser by following the steps below:
Visit the following page to download Zemana setup file called Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup on your system. Save it on your MS Windows desktop or in any other place.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: February 14, 2019
Launch the setup package after it has been downloaded successfully and then follow the prompts to setup this tool on your PC.
During installation you can change certain settings, but we recommend you do not make any changes to default settings.
When installation is finished, this malware removal utility will automatically run and update itself. You will see its main window as shown on the screen below.
Now click the “Scan” button to perform a system scan with this utility for the adware that responsible for the appearance of Us.search-find-it.com redirect. A system scan can take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes, depending on your computer. When a threat is detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the scanning is finished.
Once the system scan is done, Zemana Free will show a list of all threats found by the scan. Make sure all items have ‘checkmark’ and click “Next” button.
The Zemana AntiMalware (ZAM) will get rid of adware that made to reroute your web-browser to various ad webpages like the Us.search-find-it.com and move threats to the program’s quarantine. When the cleaning procedure is done, you can be prompted to restart your computer to make the change take effect.
Block Us.search-find-it.com and other unwanted web-sites
Use an ad blocking utility such as AdGuard will protect you from malicious advertisements and content. Moreover, you can find that the AdGuard have an option to protect your privacy and block phishing and spam pages. Additionally, adblocker software will help you to avoid undesired webpage and unverified links that also a good way to stay safe online.
Visit the page linked below to download AdGuard. Save it on your Microsoft Windows desktop.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as shown in the figure below.
Follow the prompts. When the install is finished, you will see a window as displayed on the screen below.
You can press “Skip” to close the installation application and use the default settings, or click “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will allow you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you don’t need to change anything. Each time, when you run your PC, AdGuard will run automatically and stop unwanted ads, block Us.search-find-it.com, as well as other harmful or misleading web sites. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, that can be found on your desktop.
How to prevent adware from getting inside your PC
To sum up
Now your machine should be clean of the adware that responsible for the appearance of Us.search-find-it.com redirect problem. We suggest that you keep AdGuard (to help you stop unwanted web page and undesired malicious web sites) and Zemana AntiMalware (to periodically scan your computer for new adwares and other malicious software). Probably you are running an older version of Java or Adobe Flash Player. This can be a security risk, so download and install the latest version right now.
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