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Frameseek. How to remove? (Uninstall guide)

removal by Ugnius Kiguolis - -   Also known as Frameseek virus | Type: Browser hijacker

Frameseek is a browser hijacker virus, which redirects people to That helps for scammers not only to increase the number of its visitors, but also gives ability to collect personal information about unaware PC users. That's why we do not recommend using for your search sessions. Frameseek is distributed via unfair distribution methods that doesn't need to receive victim's permission. As soon as it gets inside, it modifies some of computer's parameters and starts rerouting every search session of the user. After testing it, we must say that Frameseek affects all Internet browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, and leaves no ability to use normal search engines. If you start suffering from these issues, you must check your PC and remove Frameseek. For that, we recommend using updated anti-spyware.


As we have said, Frameseek virus is spread via unfair distribution methods. Typically, it gets inside the PC without any permission asked in a bundle with other programs. Mostly, these programs are illegal softwares or updates that are spread on the Internet. However, malware or rogue anti-spyware may also drop Frameseek on your PC without any sign. As soon as it gets inside, this sneaky application modifies some of machine's settings, including homepage, default search engine and new tab. As a result, it becomes capable to appear every time a new window is opened. If that sounds familiar for you, you should immediately check your PC with updated anti-spyware and remove Frameseek from the system.

HOW TO REMOVE Frameseek?

When trying to stop redirections to and remove Frameseek virus, you should start with a full system's scan. For that, we recommend using Reimage. If you have noticed that your homepage and/or default search engine has been already checged, follow these steps after scan:

Google Chrome:

Open Google Chrome -> click Wrench Icon -> Settings -> Manage Search Engines -> Remove Frameseek and other unnecessary Search Engines from the list and make a certain search engine as default search engine

Mozilla Firefox:

Open Mozilla Firefox -> go Tools -> Magnify Glass or Arrow icon -> Manage Search Engines -> Remove unnecessary Search Engines from the list, make Google or other search engine as your default; Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ -> ‘Add-ons’ -> ‘Extensions’ and find Frameseek and click ‘Uninstall’.

Internet Explorer:

Open IE -> go Tools -> Manage Add-ons -> Search Providers -> Remove unnecessary Search Engines and make a certain engine as default; Open Internet Explorer, go ‘Tools‘ -> ”Manage Add-ons’ -> ‘Toolbars and Extensions’. Here, look for Frameseek and click 'uninstall'.

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