Toksearches.xyz is a browser hijacker. Toksearches.xyz browser hijacker changes the homepage of Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge – Chromium Edge.
Toksearches.xyz 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 Toksearches.xyz is used for advertising purposes. The data is sold to advertising networks. Because Toksearches.xyz collects data from your browser, Toksearches.xyz is also classified as (PUP) Potentially Unwanted Program.
SearchWorld 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 Toksearches.xyz and the SearchWorld browser extension has been installed, remove the SearchWorld extension as soon as possible using this SearchWorld removal instruction.
Uninstall SearchWorld extension from Google Chrome
- Open Google Chrome
- Type chrome://extensions/ in the Google Chrome address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “SearchWorld” browser extension and click Remove. Remove all unknown extensions listed, the extension might also have another name!
Uninstall SearchWorld extension from Firefox
- Open Firefox
- Type about:addons in the Firefox address bar and press ENTER on your keyboard.
- Find the “SearchWorld” browser extension and click the three dots on the right of the SearchWorld extension.
Select Remove from the menu to remove SearchWorld from the Firefox browser.
Uninstall SearchWorld add-on from Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer
- Click the menu (wrench icon) in the top right.
- Open Manage Addons from the menu.
- Remove SearchWorld from Extensions and Toolbars.
- On the left open Search Providers settings.
- Find SearchWorld Search and Remove SearchWorld Search.
Do you still have SearchWorld in Internet Explorer?
- Open Windows Control Panel.
- Go to Uninstall a program.
- Click “installed on” column to sort the recently installed applications by date.
- Select SearchWorld and click Uninstall.
- Follow SearchWorld uninstall instructions.
Remove Toksearches.xyz with Malwarebytes
I recommend removing Toksearches.xyz with Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes is a comprehensive adware removal tool and free to use.
Toksearches.xyz adware leaves traces such as malicious files, registry keys, scheduled tasks on your device, make sure to completely remove Toksearches.xyz with Malwarebytes.
- Install Malwarebytes, follow on-screen instructions.
- Click Scan to start a malware-scan.
- Wait for the Malwarebytes scan to finish.
- Once completed, review the Toksearches.xyz detections.
- Click Quarantine to continue.
- Reboot Windows after all the detections are moved to quarantine.
You have now successfully removed Toksearches.xyz from your device and web browser.