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Buscarenlaweb.com. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - - | Type: Browser hijacker

”Buscarenlaweb.com has appeared as my browser’s homepage, but I did not make any changes! Also, it shows me random search results that link me to websites that are not search-associated. Can you explain why?”

What is Buscarenlaweb.com and why does it links its users to unreliable websites?

To be clear, Buscarenlaweb.com is labeled as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This program is also categorized as a browser hijacker. Such classification is made because of some unpleasant features that this program has. Firstly, it can sneak into user’s system unnoticed. Secondly, it can alter browser settings, and replace your main page with Buscarenlaweb.com search engine. Moreover, Buscarenlaweb.com can cause slowdowns for you computer. Furthermore, this search engine is considered to be risky, because it does not display accurate results. It generates search results that are injected with hyperlinks. These hyperlinks usually cause Buscarenlaweb.com redirects to suspicious websites that are owned by third-party sponsors. Be very careful if you end up on such unreliable site – avoid clicking on anything and close the tab ASAP. You should NOT browse and explore such websites because one click on a questionable button or link can result in an execution of a PUP or even a malicious program.

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Some people even claim that Buscarenlaweb.com displays pop-up ads, banners and in-text links that can also lead to third-party websites. However, computer security experts from our team claim that this browser hijacker is also capable of collecting information about your browsing habits – such as what websites do you visit, what keywords do you type in the search fields online and so on. Unfortunately, we are not sure if the developers of this PUP do not use such information for some suspicious objectives.

Questions about Buscarenlaweb.com

As you can see, this application can do many questionable activities on your computer without your consent, and it can cause many interferences during your browsing. We recommend to uninstall this Buscarenlaweb.com hijacker from your system as soon as possible, and you can do that using an anti-spyware program, for example, Reimage. Another tip is to use a reliable search engine after uninstalling Buscarenlaweb.com browser hijacker. Try Google or Bing. If you want to find out what advices we can give you to avoid Buscarenlaweb.com hijack, read the following paragraph.

Why has Buscarenlaweb.com entered my system without my permission?

Buscarenlaweb.com is a PUP, and PUPs are spread in indirect ways. The developers of such programs use a particular method to promote their programs – it is called bundling. Bundling allows to attach one or few potentially unwanted apps to one or two accredited programs and build a bundled software pack. Suck pack is usually named by the name of the secure program, and also you will not find any notification about the additional programs included. As a result, you can end up with unwanted apps and computer parasites on your system. To avoid such PUPs you have to be very careful when installing a new program on your PC. Make sure you skip the Default and Standard installation modes and opt for safe Advanced and/or Custom modes. These two options allow to manage which files you do allow to enter your system and which ones you choose to reject. So just untick the unfamiliar suggestions to install optional apps, plug-ins, and add-ons, and you will be sure that no PUPs will be installed together with the preferred program.

Buscarenlaweb.com has already infiltrated my computer. What should I do now?

If Buscarenlaweb.com virus has entered your system, do not worry – it can be removed quite easily because it is not a malicious program. If you do not want to experience suspicious redirects, you should Buscarenlaweb.com using an anti-spyware program or using the manual removal instructions provided below the article. Our research team has prepared them for you to ease the removal process and make it clear even for inexperienced PC users. Good luck!

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To remove Buscarenlaweb.com, follow these steps:

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Eliminate Buscarenlaweb.com from Windows systems

  1. Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).Click 'Start -> Control Panel -> Programs and Features' (if you are 'Windows XP' user, click on 'Add/Remove Programs').
  2. If you are Windows 10 / Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program. If you are 'Windows 10 / Windows 8' user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once 'Quick Access Menu' shows up, select 'Control Panel' and 'Uninstall a Program'.
  3. Uninstall Buscarenlaweb.com and related programs
    Here, look for Buscarenlaweb.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  4. Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes. Right click on each of suspicious entries and select 'Uninstall'
  5. Remove Buscarenlaweb.com from Windows shortcuts
    Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties. Right click on browsers' icon and select 'Properties'
  6. Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus. Select 'Shortcut' tab and delete 'http://isearch.babylon.com...' or other suspicious URL

Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.

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Get rid of Buscarenlaweb.com from Mac OS X system

  1. If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Cick 'Go' and select 'Applications'
  2. Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Buscarenlaweb.com or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash. Click on every malicious entry and select 'Move to Trash'
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Erase Buscarenlaweb.com from Internet Explorer (IE)

  1. Remove dangerous add-ons
    Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons. Click on menu icon and select 'Manage add-ons'
  2. You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Buscarenlaweb.com and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable: Right click on each of malicious entries and select 'Disable'
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  4. Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes. Delete malicious URL, enter your desired domain name and click 'Apply' to save changes
  5. Reset Internet Explorer
    Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  6. Here, select Reset.
  7. When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Buscarenlaweb.com removal. Go to 'Advanced' tab and click on 'Reset' button. Now select 'Delete personal settings' and click on 'Reset' button again
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Remove Buscarenlaweb.com from Microsoft Edge

Reset Microsoft Edge settings (Method 1):

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge app and click More (three dots at the top right corner of the screen).
  2. Click Settings to open more options.
  3. Once Settings window shows up, click Choose what to clear button under Clear browsing data option. Go to Settings and select 'Choose what to clear'
  4. Here, select all what you want to remove and click Clear. Select 'Clear' button
  5. Now you should right-click on the Start button (Windows logo). Here, select Task Manager. Open the start menu and select 'Task Manager'
  6. When in Processes tab, search for Microsoft Edge.
  7. Right-click on it and choose Go to details option. If can’t see Go to details option, click More details and repeat previous steps. Right-click 'Microsoft Edge' and select 'Go to details' Select 'More details' if 'Go to details' option fails to show up
  8. When Details tab shows up, find every entry with Microsoft Edge name in it. Right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries. Find Microsoft Edge entries and select 'End Task'

Resetting Microsoft Edge browser (Method 2):

If Method 1 failed to help you, you need to use an advanced Edge reset method.

  1. Note: you need to backup your data before using this method.
  2. Find this folder on your computer: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  3. Select every entry which is saved on it and right click with your mouse. Then Delete option. Go to Microsoft Edge folder on your computer, right-click every entry and click 'Delete'
  4. Click the Start button (Windows logo) and type in window power in Search my stuff line.
  5. Right-click the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator. Find Windows PowerShell, right-click it and select 'Run as administrator'
  6. Once Administrator: Windows PowerShell window shows up, paste this command line after PS C:\WINDOWS\system32> and press Enter:
    Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose}
    Copy and paste a required command and press 'Enter'

Once these steps are finished, Buscarenlaweb.com should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

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Uninstall Buscarenlaweb.com from Mozilla Firefox (FF)

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions. Click on menu icon and select 'Add-ons'
  2. Here, select Buscarenlaweb.com and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries. Select 'Extensions' and look for malicious entries. Click 'Remove' to get rid of each of them
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Click on the menu (top right corner), choose Options General.
  4. Here, delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default.
  5. Click OK to save these changes. When in 'General' tab, delete malicious URL from 'Home Page' section or click on 'Restore to Default' button. Click 'OK' to save changes
  6. Reset Mozilla Firefox
    Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information. Click on menu icon and then on '?'. Select 'Troubleshooting Information'
  7. Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Buscarenlaweb.com removal. Click on 'Reset Firefox' button for a couple of times
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Delete Buscarenlaweb.com from Google Chrome

  1. Delete malicious plugins
    Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions. Click on menu icon. Select 'Tools' and 'Extensions'
  2. Here, select Buscarenlaweb.com and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries. Look for malicious entries and delete each of them by clicking on the Trash bin icon
  3. Change your homepage and default search engine if it was altered by your virus
    Click on menu icon and choose Settings.
  4. Here, look for the Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup option and click on Set pages. After clicking on menu and 'Settings', select 'Set pages'
  5. Now you should see another window. Here, delete malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  6. Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section. When in 'Settings', select 'Manage search engines...'
  7. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name. Click 'X' to remove malicious URLs
  8. Reset Google Chrome
    Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  9. Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings. When in 'Settings', scroll down to 'Reset browser settings' button and click on it
  10. Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Buscarenlaweb.com removal. Click on 'Reset' button to complete your removal
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Eliminate Buscarenlaweb.com from Safari

  1. Remove dangerous extensions
    Open Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu at the top left of the screen. Once you do this, select Preferences. Click on 'Safari' and select 'Preferences'
  2. Here, select Extensions and look for Buscarenlaweb.com or other suspicious entries. Click on the Uninstall button to get rid each of them. Go to 'Extensions' and uninstall malicious add-ons
  3. Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
    Open your Safari web browser and click on Safari in menu section. Here, select Preferences as it was displayed previously and select General.
  4. Here, look at the Homepage field. If it was altered by Buscarenlaweb.com, remove unwanted link and enter the one that you want to use for your searches. Remember to include the "http://" before typing in the address of the page. When in 'General', delete malicious URL and enter your desired domain name
  5. Reset Safari
    Open Safari browser and click on Safari in menu section at the top left of the screen. Here, select Reset Safari.... Click on 'Safari' and select 'Reset Safari...'
  6. Now you will see a detailed dialog window filled with reset options. All of those options are usually checked, but you can specify which of them you want to reset. Click the Reset button to complete Buscarenlaweb.com removal process. Select all options and click on 'Reset' button

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