Title: Search.snapdo.com
Also known as: snap.do

Remove Search.snapdo.com
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:Search.snapdo.com severity is 16  (16 / 100)
 

Search.snapdo.com is a search engine, which should be avoided just like the negatively famous snap.do. The main reason, why it is NOT recommended using this site when browsing on the Internet, is that it hijacks web browsers, causes annoying redirections that lead people to unwanted websites and displays misleading pop-up ads. It is done for one simple reason – scammers seek to increase the traffic to specific websites and earn some easy money. However, these redirections may also reroute you to malicious website that may install dangerous virus on your computer. Besides, you may surprisingly find Search.snapdo.com hijacked your start page, new tab page and default search engine. Please, do NOT ignore that because it's a clear sign that your machine is infected with browser hijacker, which is responsible for promoting Search.snapdo.com.

WHY DO I SEE Search.snapdo.com ON MY BROWSERS?

As we have mentioned, Search.snapdo.com redirects start as soon as this virus attacks its target computer. Typically, it gets inside its system in a bundle with other programs, so you should always have updated anti-spyware in order to avoid this threat. Once it attacks its target computer, this browser hijacker modifies some of PC's parameters and affects Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. As a result, victim finds himself/herself disabled from entering Google, Yahoo and other typical search engine. In addition, he/she starts suffering from unwanted pop-up ads and similar things that interrupt browsing. Please, do NOT leave Search.snapdo.com on your browsers if it has showed up there without any permission asked. If you think that Search.snapdo.com virus may be inside your computer, you should remove it from there without any delay.

HOW TO REMOVE Search.snapdo.com?

If you have surprisingly found Search.snapdo.com on your computer, we recommend start its removal by checking the system with updated anti-spyware. For that, use STOPzilla or SpyHunter and remove infected files.

After that, check Add/Remove Programs list and uninstall SnapDo, Search.SnapDo or SnapDo toolbar. For that follow these instructions:

1. Click Start -> Control Panel -> Uninstall a Program.
2. When in the Add/Remove Programs/Uninstall a Program, look for recently installed/unfamiliar applications, such as SnapDo, Search.SnapDo, SnapDo toolbar, Quick Share, Shoppin Helper, etc.
3. Click 'Uninstall' and then OK to save the changes.

Finally, fix your browsers:

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’. 
  2. Here, look for SnapDo,  Search.snapdo.com, Quick Share, Shoppin Helper or similar entry and click 'uninstall'. 
  3. Now open Internet Explorer, click on the 'Settings' icon and choose 'Manage Addons'.
  4. Go to 'Search Providers' and change your default search engine to Bing or Google;

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the orange Mozilla button and select add-ons.
  2. Here, choose 'Extensions’ tab, select SnapDo, Search.snapdo.com, Quick Share, Shoppin Helper or other unknown extensions.
  3. Click the 'Remove button and restart the browser.
  4. Now open Mozilla Firefox once more, go to Tools -> Options -> General -> Startup and select 'Show a blank page' when Firefox Starts or set a certain website, like Google or similar.

Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu button on the Google Chrome browser, select 'Settings' -> 'Basics' -> 'Manage Search engines'.
  2. Here, look for SnapDo, Search.snapdo.com, Quick Share, Shoppin Helper and other unknown entries and remove them.
  3. Now go 'Settings' -> 'Open blank page'.


Automatic Search.snapdo.com removal:

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Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

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Geolocation of Search.snapdo.com:

This map reveals the prevalence of Search.snapdo.com. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Vietnam, Norway, Australia, Spain and Chile.

QR code for Search.snapdo.com removal instructions:

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QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Search.snapdo.com are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Search.snapdo.com right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2014-05-09 08:25:13
Information updated: 2014-05-09 08:25:13

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Marshall
I also ran Hijack This and it found three entries for "feed.snap.do" which I removed. I also ran regedit and did same search and found three more entries for "feed.snap.do" which I deleted. I also blocked the site in Firefox. You can get the free version of HiJack This @ http://sourceforge.net/projects/hjt/ . After the two above steps is when I did all of the Browser Resets and it seems to have taken care of it. I did not have the snap program showing in my Program List to be able to uninstall.
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Derrick
When I change my default homepage it continues to show up with snapdo
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johan
this does not work, snapdo is removed but I am still getting the goddamn search.snapdo.com when I open a new tab.

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