Remove Infospace
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Infospace is also known as | Type: Browser Hijackers

Infospace is an unfair search engine, which may show you altered search results and redirect you to unknown websites. Besides, you may also receive annoying pop-up advertisements when using for your searches, and notice continuous slow downs on your browsers. Technically, Infospace should never be called as virus or malware, because it doesn't have a malicious code inside. If it showed up on your computer out of nowhere, that means the only thing – you downloaded this program on your computer together with other application. In this case, we recommend removing Infospace from the system and using more reputable search engines.


As we have already mentioned, Infospace can show up on your computer out of nowhere. In order to avoid that, you should always be careful when downloading freeware and shareware on your computer. We recommend choosing a custom installation method and opting out all additional downloads. As soon as Infospace is installed, it may alter some of PC's settings. Typically, it causes unwanted changes in the start page and default search engine, and may also download additional programs on the system. In order to prevent that, you should remove Infospace from your computer. For that, follow this guide:


People who want to get rid of InfoSpace should follow these removal steps:

First of all, eliminate SaveShare via Add/Remove Programs list:

  1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
  2. Here, look for InfoSpace  and other entries, and select 'Uninstall/Change'.
  3. Click OK to save the changes.

Additionally, remove InfoSpace add-on from your browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer):

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’.
  2. Here, look for InfoSpace and similar entries, and click 'uninstall'.
  3. Also change the start page if it was altered by this program.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’. 
  2. Find InfoSpace and similar entries, and click ‘Uninstall’.
  3. After that, change the start page if it was altered by this program.

Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select Tools -> Extensions.
  2. Here, look forInfoSpace  extension and get rid of it by clicking on the Recycle Bin.
  3. Change the start page if it was altered by this program

We also recommend scaning the system with updated anti-spyware and eliminating all potentially malicious entries. 

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Geolocation of Infospace

Map reveals the prevalence of Infospace. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Tunisia, Algeria, Ecuador, India and Colombia.

Information added: 08/31/13 08:00; information updated: 08/31/13 08:00

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Comments on Infospace

I have the same problem- InfoSpace keeps asking to make changes to my computer but I cannot locate it to remove it. I too am using windows 8, well 8.1
I know that InfoSpace is on my computer, but, the Control Panel is unable to find it. Im using Windows 8.

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