Remove CapitaSearch

CapitaSearch is a browser hijacker. CapitaSearch browser hijacker changes the homepage of Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge – Chromium Edge.

CapitaSearch is regularly offered on the internet as a convenient homepage. However, in reality, this is a browser hijacker that collects all kinds of data from your browser.

The data collected by CapitaSearch is used for advertising purposes. The data is sold to advertising networks. Because CapitaSearch collects data from your browser, CapitaSearch is also classified as (PUP) Potentially Unwanted Program.

CapitaSearch browser extension will install itself in the Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Edge browser. No browser developer yet notices this browser hijacker as unwanted.

If your home page has changed to CapitaSearch and the CapitaSearch browser extension has been installed, remove the CapitaSearch extension as soon as possible using this CapitaSearch removal instruction.

Remove CapitaSearch


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

Is the extension managed by your organization? Scan with Malwarebytes to remove CapitaSearch.

mozilla firefox logoUninstall CapitaSearch extension from Firefox

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

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

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

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

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

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Remove CapitaSearch

  • Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
  • Once completed, review the CapitaSearch 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 CapitaSearch from your device and web browser.