Easy Recipes Search
What is Easy Recipes Search? It is a nasty browser hijacking extension that affects main browser preferences. This program is categorized as potentially unwanted due to its capability of accessing devices without making its owners aware of the install process. Another factor that makes it potentially unwanted is its impact on the devices it affects. The Easy Recipes Search hijacker seriously disrupts the online security of all people who have it on their browsers/PCs. It causes this issue by generating ads that link to unreliable sources. In addition, it replaces the default search engine with a hoax one.
Security experts recommend the full removal of Easy Recipes Search from the affected browser and system.
Easy Recipes Search Summary
|Name||Easy Recipes Search (services.easyrecipessearch-svc.com) also known as PUP.Easy Recipes Search|
|Type||Browser Hijacker, PUP|
|Short Description||A questionable browser extension that hijacks the homepage, new tab page and default search engine in Chrome browser. All modifications happen without your knowledge.|
|Symptoms||The homepage, new tab page and search enigne in preferred web browser are set to dislay a hoax search engine pushed by Easy Recipes Search hijacker. Browser slowdowns occur due to increased number of online ads.|
|Distribution Method||Freeware Installations, Bundled Packages|
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss Easy Recipes Search.|
Easy Recipes Search PUP
The potentially unwanted program Easy Recipes Search is also identified to be a browser hijacker. This classification is based on the impact it causes once it obtains access to a PC/browser.
Unwanted changes that affect main browsing preferences may be witnessed after its installation. Regarding its installation, it tends to happen via other suspicious apps, torrent sites, and other unreliable online sources.
Unfortunately, all changes this PUP can apply, it will apply to installed browsers without notifying you. The hijacker may replace the start page, new tab page, and default search engine on your preferred web browser. As a result, you may be presented with a hoax search engine. Its related search engine is known to be hosted on the domain services.easyrecipessearch-svc.com. Recently, this domain has been detected to redirect to another suspicious search engine – Freshy.com. It is also possible that Easy Recipes Search will sometimes force the affected browser to redirect to Yahoo.
Beware of this program as it may present you with different types of online ads including ads that link to corrupted web pages. Visiting such pages may result in an unnoticed download process of malicious code on your PC. What’s more, the Easy Recipes Search PUP may also activate tracking technologies to obtain various details and define the specifics of your device and some that reveal information about your online interests.
For the sake of your PC security, it’s best to consider the complete removal of Easy Recipes Search from the affected browser and system.
How to Remove Easy Recipes Search
In order to remove the Easy Recipes Search browser hijacker along with all associated files, you should complete several removal steps in precise order. The guide below presents you with a manual and an automatic removal approach. In order to fully get rid of files installed by undesired programs and strengthen macOS security, we recommend that you combine the steps. The manual Easy Recipes Search removal might be quite a complicated process that requires advanced computer skills. If you don’t feel comfortable with the manual steps, navigate to the automatic part of the guide.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Easy Recipes Search from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Easy Recipes Search on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Easy Recipes Search in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Easy Recipes Search from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Easy Recipes Search from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Easy Recipes Search from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Easy Recipes Search from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Easy Recipes Search Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Easy Recipes Search from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Easy Recipes Search
Step 2: Uninstall Easy Recipes Search and related software from Windows
Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Easy Recipes Search on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Easy Recipes Search there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Easy Recipes Search from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Easy Recipes Search and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- Go to Finder.
- In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
- Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
- If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.
In case you cannot remove Easy Recipes Search via Step 1 above:
In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove Easy Recipes Search files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Easy Recipes Search, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Easy Recipes Search from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Easy Recipes Search from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Easy Recipes Search from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Easy Recipes Search from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Easy Recipes Search will be removed.
Eliminate Easy Recipes Search from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.
Remove Push Notifications caused by Easy Recipes Search from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".