Remove StreamSearchs adware

StreamSearchs is a browser hijacker. StreamSearchs browser hijacker modifies the new tab, search engine, and default homepage of the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Edge web browser.

StreamSearchs is usually recommended on the internet as a helpful new tab or homepage by get.StreamSearchs.com pop-ups.

get.StreamSearchs.com popup

However, in reality, StreamSearchs is a browser hijacker that collects all kinds of browsing data from your browser settings.

Permissions
  • Read your browsing history
  • Change your search settings to: feed.streamsearchs.com

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

StreamSearchs 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.

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

Remove StreamSearchs

StreamSearchs Search

google chrome logoUninstall StreamSearchs 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 “StreamSearchs” browser extension and click Remove.

StreamSearchs extension google chrome

mozilla firefox logoUninstall StreamSearchs extension from Firefox

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

internet explorer logoUninstall StreamSearchs 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 StreamSearchs from Extensions and Toolbars.
  5. On the left open Search Providers settings.
  6. Find StreamSearchs Search and Remove StreamSearchs Search.

Do you still have StreamSearchs 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 StreamSearchs and click Uninstall.
  5. Follow StreamSearchs uninstall instructions.

malwarebytes logoRemove StreamSearchs adware with Malwarebytes

I recommend removing StreamSearchs adware with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.

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

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Remove StreamSearchs

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

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

Reboot Windows - Malwarebytes

You have now successfully removed StreamSearchs malware from your device.