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SearchGoFind is a potential unwanted program which actual a computer threat. It falls in the category of browser hijacker that may get installed on the computer as extension when you try to install a program from third-party site. Often, doubtful freeware or shareware bundles this adware and when you try to install them, it enters the computer. SearchGoFind bundles in stealthy manner so that users cannot find it when it was installing along with the main program. It gets install simultaneously with the host program on the computer without user’s consent.

SearchGoFind is a suspicious program that after successful installation interacts with target browser program and adds an extension. Although, the added program is specific to the default search engine (Search.searchgofind.com) and home page, there are instances when it opens itself or supported program in new tabs and may conquer other parts of the browser. Once you get this program installed on your machine, it may expose your system for various kinds of infections depending on which browser program and which version of it you are using. Your system is likely to less vulnerable to SearchGoFind attack if your browser is updated to its most recent versions. Hence, it is a wise and important step to update your internet applications to their most recent version.

If your browser home is page redirecting to SearchGoFind, it is a clear indication that your browser has got this potentially unwanted program. Browser hijacking programs like SearchGoFind are developed to generate online profits through various advertisements. Their developers attach these programs with the useful freeware and shareware so that they can successfully install their bundled software and mange to attack on the online users and show various advertisements and pop-ups on their computer screen. Advertisements it display on your computer screen may have paid as well as malicious links. Developers of such programs create such software to divert traffic on their website or earn revenue via traffic referral scheme.


Many a times, if the search page redirects you to unsolicited web sites, you may get more dangerous infection. Hence, it is important that you safely search the web. There are many legitimate and secured search engines that you may use. Avoid installing and using unknown and detested ones such as SearchGoFind. Unfortunately, if you have installed this browser hijacker and want to get rid of it, here is a guide attached below for your help. Go through it and follow the step by step instructions in the similar order as they are given to make sure that you effectively remove it from your computer.

Scan and Delete SearchGoFind with defencebyte AV Pro

  • Download and install the defencebyte AV Pro on your computer.
  • Select a convenient location to save the file so that you can easily access it later on.
  • Windows will prompt you about download once it is completed.
  • Click on Run button to run the program or browse the location of the folder by double clicking on the file defencebyteAVPro_.exe.
  • To carry on the remaining process, accept the license terms and follow onscreen instructions.
  • Run a scan on your machine to find plug-ins, add-ons, harmful programs, and other malicious entities linked to SearchGoFind. If you carefully scan your computer, you will successfully delete SearchGoFind from the affected browser. This next step will make sure that no more module of adware will be left on the browser. This tool scans and detects unwanted add-on and extension
  • Further, follow the on-screen instructions to carry on with the remaining removal process.
  • When scan and removal process gets completed, reboot your machine for everything to take effect.

Alternative Method to Clean Up Internet Browser from SearchGoFind

It is a must to clean your internet browser from clutter and unwanted add-on/extension while dealing with SearchGoFind. To get rid of this unwanted extension, the procedure is given to reset various browsers to their default state.

Reset Google Chrome Settings to get rid of SearchGoFind

  1. Open Google Chromebrowser.
  2. Type the following string: chrome://settings/ in the address bar and then, press Enter on keyboard.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the option Show advanced settings…
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page until you find Reset Settings section there.
  5. Click on Reset Settings button. Click on Reset to proceed if it prompts for confirmation.

Resetting your Chrome will reset your home page, search engine, new tab page, and other areas affected by SearchGoFind. It will also remove unwanted extensions from the browser, but will not affect your bookmarks, history, and other saved data.

Restore Internet Explorer to Default Settings to get rid of SearchGoFind

  1. Open Internet Explorer and head to top menu. Now click on the Tools option, and then Internet Options.
  2. On Internet Options window, select Advanced tab.
  3. There is Reset button under Reset Internet Explorer Settings area on lower part of the window, click on that.

This process may delete add-ons by SearchGoFind and other unknown objects, but your data like favorites, bookmark, and history will remain in the browser.

Reset Mozilla Firefox Configuration to get rid of SearchGoFind

This section describes how you can remove unwanted extension that may be related to SearchGoFind from Mozilla Firefox. This will not affect your essential information like browsing history, internet cookies, passwords and bookmarks, but fix many browser issues.

  1. Open the Mozilla Firefox browser and navigate to its menu at the top of the browser.
  2. Head to the Help area there and lick on Troubleshooting Information.
  3. Now you will see a new tab where you will notice a section on upper-right corner of the screen that will be stating Reset Firefox to its default state. There, click the Reset Firefox button.
  4. To continue, click Reset Firefox when confirmation window appears.

4. Now Firefox browser will close and initiate the resetting process. It will display a list of restored data when the process is done. By now, SearchGoFind home page hijacker should be gone. Open a fresh version of Firefox by clicking on Finish.