Removal instructions

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  (7/100) is also known as AVG Secure Search | Type: Adware (you can also find it named as AVG Secure Search) is a not a virus or malware. It's only a misleading search engine, which is used to promote third party software and websites. For that, it shows commercial pop-up advertisements that are filled with various links and other content. Beware that you have to be very careful with such links because they may reroute your browser to insecure website, which is used to spread malware. Besides, may also initiate changes in your browser settings and may install AVG Toolbar on your computer without a clear permission asked. In this case, you should remember that this program doesn't initiate direct harm for your computer but it may lead it to the infiltration of other potentially unwanted programs. That's why we recommend using more reputable search engines, like Google, Yahoo or Bing.

HOW CAN APPEAR ON MY PC? is available at many download websites, such as cnet, Brothersoft, Softonic and similar. If you downloaded it from any of these sites, you can use this program without any problems. However, you should take into account that may also come inside your computer after downloading other programs on it. Typically, it infiltrates computers in a bundle with freeware and shareware as their free addition. Such method has tricked hundreds of PC users who fail to pay their attention to programs' installation process. If you want to avoid's infiltration, be very careful when downloading freeware on your computer. In addition, find the checkmark, which agrees to download this program no your computer. If you missed it and now you want to remove from the system, here is a guide you should use:


We must say for another time that those 'security researchers', who claim that is virus, are not right. It's just an annoying search engine, which may appear on your computer after downloading freeware on your computer. Of course, it may interrupt your browsing routine with commercial pop-up ads but it doesn't harm your computer in any way. If you think that is annoying and you want to remove it, you can do that with a help of this guide:

  • Uninstall AVG Toolbar via Add/Remove Programs:
  1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Programs (or Add/Remove Programs) -> Uninstall a Program.
  2. Here, look for AVG Toolbar, and similar entries and select 'Uninstall/Change'.
  3. Click OK to save the changes.
  • Remove add-on from IE and Mozilla Firefox browsers:

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and uninstall AVG Toolbar, and other entries that may be unknown for you.
  2. Click ''Tools' -> 'Manage addons' -> ‘Search Providers’ and choose the search engine you used before.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’; find AVG Toolbar, and other unknown entries and click ‘Uninstall’.
  2. Go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Options’ and reset the startup homepage to, or similar search page.

Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu button, select 'Tools' -> 'Extensions', find AVG Toolbar, and other unknown extensions and remove them by clicking Recycle bin.
  2. No click 'Settings' -> 'Manage search engines' and change your default search engine.

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Earl Tuininga
I use Window xp and my computer doesnt seem to have any software for protection since Microsoft stopped sending updates. Do you have anything else I can try to remove Mysearch.Avg?
Earl Tuininga
Can not manage search engines or change default search engine. No Tools under Chrome menu button. Now what do I do?
Earl Tuininga
I still can not remove Mysearch.Avg. com. What do you suggest I try next
Earl Tuininga
I tried to follow your advice, I do not have any tool bars on the same thing shows up everytime on a tap.
Earl Tuininga
Need help in removing from my home page. Each time I open my internet, it appears on my home page. Please help me to remove it my my computer.
I did not see any other extensions in that list when I followed your instructions for Chrome.
I do not have any tool bars either- just the annoying double tab of the avg mysearch and conduit that opens up in 2 separate tabs - Cant find where they are on my windows 8 system.

Click the Chrome menu button, select Tools -> Extensions, find AVG Toolbar, and other unknown extensions and remove them by clicking Recycle bin.
No click Settings -> Manage search engines and change your default search engine.

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