Remove EasyDocMerge search

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EasyDocMerge is a search engine that might be set on your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Users who encounter this search engine believe that it is quite trustworthy and powerful because it has a search box that returns search results and contains easy-access links leading to Facebook, YouTube, eBay, Vimeo, Best Buy, and other similar web pages. Even though EasyDocMerge looks quite good, the truth is that it is not, so the best would be to remove EasyDocMerge from browsers for the sake of the system’s safety. We understand that not all the users know how to implement the EasyDocMerge removal, so we have decided to help our readers. We are going to talk about the deletion process in a more detailed way in the last paragraph; however, you should still read this article from beginning to end because we will tell you why it is so important to get rid of this threat.


EasyDocMerge
EasyDocMerge

As EasyDocMerge is a typical browser hijacker, we are sure that it will set itself on all your browsers. To be more specific, it will change your homepage and search provider. At first, it might seem that EasyDocMerge is trustworthy and there is nothing wrong to use it to search for the information on the web. Unfortunately, the reality is quite different. Researchers have managed to find out that this search provider might provide users with unreliable search results. These search results might even take users to corrupted web pages instead of redirecting them to sites associated with the entered search query. This is the first reason why you have to delete EasyDocMerge from your system. Of course, it is not the only one. It has been found that browser hijackers, including EasyDocMerge, might gather information about users and their activities on the web. Even though it is primarily interested in non-personal information, it is known that it might gather all kinds of personal details as well. In other words, your privacy is at risk if you keep EasyDocMerge on your browsers.

EasyDocMerge automatic removal guide

If something went wrong or you just want to see the fast result, please use the help of professional malware eliminator – GridinSoft Anti-Malwre. Moreover, even you have managed to remove EasyDocMerge from your computer and browser, we recommend you to download this tool and use it as a free antimalware scanner to see whether any other malicious program has penetrated into your system. Please note, that GridinSoft Anti-Malwre is a shareware program with a 15-days trial period with limitation of the threats number. If it find more than two infected items in your system, they can be removed only when you upgrade the program to the full registred version.

Download free antimalware scanner:

After downloading is completed, please install it and run the full scan. Yeah, it will take a time, but security experts always recommend to choose a full scan as your first scan, especially if you suspect that your PC could be infected. Take a look at the screenshots below: it will help you understand what’s going on.

Step 1. Run a full scan of your system

Free antimalware scanner
GridinSoft Anti-Malwre allows you to choose the type of scan

…and go drink coffee until the end of it! 🙂

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Here you see the list of the detected items, which can be harmful

At the end of the scan, the program will offer you to move all malicious items to the quarantine. Just do it clicking on the “Fix Now” button and set your system free from the EasyDocMerge infection!

Step 2. Reset your browser settings using an appropriate tool:

Reset Browser Settings
Find “Reset browser settings” button on the GridinSoft Anti-MalwreE tools tab

Check all browser boxes, which might be infected with the EasyDocMerge, on a settings tab:
Delete Adware from the browser
On this tab you can specify what exactly you need to reset

Then just press the “Reset” button. Voila! It is a good idea to restart your computer after all this manipulation and check if these annoying EasyDocMerge pop-up ads leave you in peace:


EasyDocMerge manual removal steps:

Step 1. Delete EasyDocMerge from the system.

To delete EasyDocMerge extension from your PC, you should use “Uninstall the program” tool depending on your operation system.

Windows XP: Start —> Control Panel ––> Add/Remove Programs. Choose the EasyDocMerge extension in the list of installed programs by a right-click and press “Remove”.

Windows 7: Start ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Just the same actions: right-click on the EasyDocMerge extension in a software list and press “Uninstall”.

Windows 8/8.1: Right-click on Start ––> Quick Access Menu ––> Control Panel ––> Uninstall a program. Choose a EasyDocMerge extension among a listed here programs, right-click on it and then press “Uninstall”.

Step 2. Reset your browser settings.

It is necessary to reset browser settings after the deletion of the program from the list of software installed on your PC. For this, use the following tips depending on what browser are you currently using:

  • Google Chrome Browser: Settings —> Show advanced settings. Click on “Reset settings” in the bottom of the page.
  • Mozilla Firefox: press “Refresh Firefox” button in the right top corner.
  • Opera: delete “Operapref.ini file” in folder “C:\Users\user_name\AppData\Roaming\Opera\Opera\” on your computer.
  • Internet Explorer: Tools —> Internet options —> click on the “Advanced” button and then press “Reset”.

Step 3. Celebrate your victory!

Either you choose the manual or the automatic removal solution, congratulations! You won this battle with unfair malware developers. Your computer is clean now, so you should be proud and do something nice for yourself as a gift. Foam bath or tickets for the game? It’s up to you! 😉

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