Remove LookMini virus

LookMini is a browser hijacker. LookMini browser hijacker redirect the browser’s new tab, web browser search engine, and web browser homepage. Lookmini is a Google Chrome browser extension.

LookMini is usually recommended on the internet as a helpful Search tool for the web browser. However, in reality, LookMini is a browser hijacker that collects all kinds of browsing data from your browser settings.

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The web browsing data collected by the LookMini adware is used for advertising purposes. The browsing data is sold to advertising networks. Because LookMini gathers browsing data from your browser, LookMini is also classified as (PUP) Potentially Unwanted Program.

LookMini browser extension will install itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser. No major browser developer yet notices this browser hijacker as dangerous. Lookmini is identical to mydosearch virus, Kibo web virus, and AllSearch app virus.

If your home page or new tab has changed to Tailsearch.com and the LookMini browser extension has been installed, remove the LookMini extension as soon as possible using this LookMini removal instruction.

Remove LookMini

google chrome logoUninstall LookMini extension from Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “LookMini” browser extension and click Remove.

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mozilla firefox logoUninstall LookMini extension from Firefox

  1. Open Firefox
  2. Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
  3. Find the “LookMini” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the LookMini extension.
    Select Remove from the menu to remove LookMini from the Firefox browser.

internet explorer logoUninstall LookMini add-on from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer
  2. Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
  3. Open Manage Addons from the menu.
  4. Remove LookMini from Extensions and Toolbars.
  5. On the left open Search Providers settings.
  6. Find LookMini Search and Remove LookMini Search.

Do you still have LookMini in Internet Explorer?

  1. Open Windows Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program.
  3. Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
  4. Select LookMini and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow LookMini uninstall instructions.

malwarebytes logoRemove LookMini adware with Malwarebytes

I advise you to remove LookMini adware with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

LookMini adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove LookMini with Malwarebytes.

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Remove LookMini

  • Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
  • Once completed, review the LookMini detections.
  • Click Quarantine to continue.

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  • Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.

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You have now successfully removed LookMini malware from your device.