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Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online

Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online is a malicious web domain causing redirects. To know how to remove the redirects, you should carefully read the whole article.

The redirects can take you to ad-supported sites or ones for online shopping. You could also get redirected to phishing sites or such with malicious code. Your homepage could be changed, and a toolbar or browser add-on might be added to your browsers.

NameLive(.)safesystemupdate(.)online
TypeMalicious Domain
Short DescriptionThe homepage of your browsers could be modified and you can get redirected to malicious and phishing sites.
SymptomsYour browsers have their settings changed. You see redirects in your browsers. Advertisements can show on all pages.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installers, Bundling
Detection ToolDownload Malware Removal Tool, to See If Your System Has Been Affected by malware
User Experience Join our forum to discuss Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online.

Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online – Spread

Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online might spread across your browsers because of an unwanted application extracted from third-party installers. The software can get on your computer, without your knowledge. That’s because it hides in freeware installations and bundle packages. These packages have additional components for installation selected by default. When they are not disclosed properly, you can see Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online redirects popping up. To avoid getting it, you should search for a Custom or Advanced settings in the installation.

Another way the malicious domain can spread is if you click on ads, pop-ups, banners or you visit suspicious websites. Affiliate sites of Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online could try putting a program into your computer that generates more redirects through their sites. The malicious domain could also add an add-on to your browsers to distribute redirects. Some of the affected browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.

Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online – Details

Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online is a malicious domain. If you have an application related to it on your machine, you will see redirects appearing in your browsers. You might see more changes as well. Your homepage could be modified to the malicious domain, and so you can end up being redirected to a different page every time. Also, you might have a browser add-on installed on your browsers.

When you are trying to browse, you can get redirected to many various web addresses. Often the redirect might show sites offering video streaming and media services, which are most likely fake or require registration and fees. There is an example in the image below:

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It is also likely for webpages to display advertisements connected to the Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online domain. The redirects may take you to phishing sites or ones with malicious code on them. You can be redirected to whole pages filled only with advertisements, offers, discounts or coupons:

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Some sites, if not all, might redirect you and try to trick you into clicking on things. That will most likely get you redirected to sites partnered with the malicious domain. In this way, they all get hits on their sites gaining them revenue on a pay-per-click scheme. Some sites may inject malicious code into your system.

The main domain of the redirecting site is Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online. The IP address associated with it, that spreads the redirects is 37.48.124.243. That is according to VirusTotal, which also treats it as a malicious detection:

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There are around 50 different malicious domains, and counting, that distribute the redirects. Blocking the known IP address to try stopping some of the redirects is a wise idea.

Similar domains are also known to prompt you into installing video players and updates. Although presented as critical, such updates and players are fake and only trying to install something unwanted or malicious.

Also, the site offer(.)alibaba(.)com is not excluded to pop-up every once in a while with an offer. Due to cookies, attractive and targeted advertising content can be shown. That is a trick to get you more redirects.

Partners and affiliates of Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online may gather personal information from their redirects, sites and services. The information that is collected may be both personally or non-personally identifying. The data can be shared to third-parties for money or other potentially abusive purposes.

Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online – Removal

To remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online and its modifications manually from your computer, follow the step-by-step removal instructions written below. If the manual removal does not get rid of the malicious domain and redirects completely, you should search for and remove any leftovers with an advanced anti-malware application. Such a tool will keep your computer safe in the future.

Delete Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online from Windows and Your Browser

1.Remove or Uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online in Windows

Remove or Uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online in Windows.

Step 1: Remove/Uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 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 get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online.

    2.Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online from Your Browser

    Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online from Your Browser.

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online and click “Remove

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    After Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online will be removed.

    Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online automatically by downloading an advanced anti-malware program.

    1. Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Install SpyHunter to scan for and remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online.2. Scan with SpyHunter to Detect and Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online.
    Step 1: Click here to go to SpyHunter’s download instruction page.
    Step 2: Guide yourself by the download instructions provided for each browser.
    Step 3: After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to automatically update.

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    Step1: After the update process has finished, click on the ‘Scan Computer Now’ button.
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    Step2: After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online files, click on the ‘Fix Threats’ button to remove them automatically and permanently.
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    Step3: Once the intrusions on your PC have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart it.

    2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks related to Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online in the future

    2. Back up your data to secure it against attacks in the future

    IMPORTANT! Before reading the Windows backup instructions, we highly recommend to back up your data automatically with cloud backup and insure it against any type of data loss on your device, even the most severe. We recommend reading more about and downloading SOS Online Backup .

    1. For Windows 7 and earlier 1. For Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 1. Enabling the Windows Defense Feature (Previous Versions)

    1-Click on Windows Start Menu
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    2-Type Backup And Restore
    3-Open it and click on Set Up Backup
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    4-A window will appear asking you where to set up backup. You should have a flash drive or an external hard drive. Mark it by clicking on it with your mouse then click on Next.
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    5-On the next window, the system will ask you what do you want to backup. Choose the ‘Let Me Choose’ option and then click on Next.
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    6-Click on ‘Save settings and run backup’ on the next window in order to protect your files from possible attacks by Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online.
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    1-Press Windows button + R
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    2-In the window type ‘filehistory’ and press Enter
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    3-A File History window will appear. Click on ‘Configure file history settings’
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    4-The configuration menu for File History will appear. Click on ‘Turn On’. After its on, click on Select Drive in order to select the backup drive. It is recommended to choose an external HDD, SSD or a USB stick whose memory capacity is corresponding to the size of the files you want to backup.
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    5-Select the drive then click on ‘Ok’ in order to set up file backup and protect yourself from Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online.

    1- Press Windows button + R keys.
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    2- A run windows should appear. In it type ‘sysdm.cpl’ and then click on Run.
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    3- A System Properties windows should appear. In it choose System Protection.
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    5- Click on Turn on system protection and select the size on the hard disk you want to utilize for system protection.
    6- Click on Ok and you should see an indication in Protection settings that the protection from Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online is on.
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    Restoring a file via Windows Defense feature:
    1-Right-click on the encrypted file, then choose Properties.
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    2-Click on the Previous Versions tab and then mark the last version of the file.
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    3-Click on Apply and Ok and the file encrypted by Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online should be restored.

    Optional: Using an Alternative Anti-Malware Tool

    Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online Using an Alternative Tool

    STOPZilla Anti Malware
    1. Download and Install STOPZilla Anti-malware to Scan for And Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online.
    Step 1: Download STOPZilla by clicking here.
    Step 2: A pop-up window will appear. Click on the ‘Save File’ button. If it does not, click on the Download button and save it afterwards.
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    Step 3: After you have downloaded the setup, simply open it.
    Step 4: The installer should appear. Click on the ‘Next’ button.
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    Step 5: Check the ‘I accept the agreement’ check circle if not checked if you accept it and click the ‘Next’ button once again.
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    Step 6: Review and click on the ‘Install’ button.
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    Step 7: After the installation process has completed click on the ‘Finish’ button.

    2. Scan your PC with STOPZilla Anti Malware to remove all Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online associated files completely.
    Step 1: Launch STOPZilla if you haven’t launched it after install.
    Step 2: Wait for the software to automatically scan and then click on the ‘Repair Now’ button. If it does not scan automatically, click on the ‘Scan Now’ button.
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    Step 3: After the removal of all threats and associated objects, you should Restart your PC.

    NOTE! Substantial notification about the Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online threat: Manual removal of Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.
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    How to Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online from Windows.


    Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online

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    1. Hold Windows key() + R


    2. The "Run" Window will appear. In it, type "msconfig" and click OK.


    3. Go to the "Boot" tab. There select "Safe Boot" and then click "Apply" and "OK".
    Tip: Make sure to reverse those changes by unticking Safe Boot after that, because your system will always boot in Safe Boot from now on.


    4. When prompted, click on "Restart" to go into Safe Mode.


    5. You can recognise Safe Mode by the words written on the corners of your screen.


    Step 2: Uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online 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. To do that:


    1. Hold the Windows Logo Button and "R" on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear.


    2. In the field type in "appwiz.cpl" and press ENTER.


    3. This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC. Select the program that you want to remove, and press "Uninstall"
    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall most programs.


    Step 3: Clean any registries, created by Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online on your computer.

    The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:

    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

    You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:

    1. Open the Run Window again, type "regedit" and click OK.


    2. When you open it, you can freely navigate to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are shown above.


    3. You can remove the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and removing it.
    Tip: To find a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and click "Modify" to see which file it is set to run. If this is the virus file location, remove the value.

    IMPORTANT!
    Before starting "Step 4", please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
    This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

    Step 4: Scan for Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

    1. Click on the "Download" button to proceed to SpyHunter's download page.


    It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.


    2. After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to update automatically.

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    3. After the update process has finished, click on the 'Malware/PC Scan' tab. A new window will appear. Click on 'Start Scan'.

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    4. After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the 'Next' button.

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    If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.


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    Get rid of Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online from Mac OS X.


    Step 1: Uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online and remove related files and objects

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    Manual Removal Usually Takes Time and You Risk Damaging Your Files If Not Careful!
    We Recommend To Scan Your Mac with SpyHunter for Mac
    Keep in mind, that SpyHunter for Mac needs to purchased to remove the malware threats. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter’s EULA and Privacy Policy


    1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:


    2. Find Activity Monitor and double-click it:


    3. In the Activity Monitor look for any suspicious processes, belonging or related to Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online:

    Tip: To quit a process completely, choose the “Force Quit” option.


    4. Click on the "Go" button again, but this time select Applications. Another way is with the ⇧+⌘+A buttons.


    5. In the Applications menu, look for any suspicious app or an app with a name, similar or identical to Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online. If you find it, right-click on the app and select “Move to Trash”.


    6: Select Accounts, after which click on the Login Items preference. Your Mac will then show you a list of items that start automatically when you log in. Look for any suspicious apps identical or similar to Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online. Check the app you want to stop from running automatically and then select on the Minus (“-“) icon to hide it.


    7: Remove any left-over files that might be related to this threat manually by following the sub-steps below:

    • 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 Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online 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:

    Disclaimer! If you are about to tamper with Library files on Mac, be sure to know the name of the virus file, because if you delete the wrong file, it may cause irreversible damage to your MacOS. Continue on your own responsibility!

    1: Click on "Go" and Then "Go to Folder" as shown underneath:

    2: Type in "/Library/LauchAgents/" and click Ok:

    3: Delete all of the virus files that have similar or the same name as Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online. If you believe there is no such file, do not delete anything.

    You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:

    → ~/Library/LaunchAgents
    /Library/LaunchDaemons

    Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.


    Step 2: Scan for and remove malware from your Mac

    When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts, programs and malware, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.



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    Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online 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.


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    Erase Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online 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.



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    Uninstall Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online 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.



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    Remove Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online 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".

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    Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.

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    Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.


    Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online will be removed.


    How to Reset Safari
    IMPORTANT: Before resetting Safari make sure you back up all your saved passwords within the browser in case you forget them.

    Start Safari and then click on the gear leaver icon.

    Click the Reset Safari button and you will reset the browser.


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    Eliminate Live(.)safesystemupdate(.)online 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.


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