You are suffering that claro-search.com behaves like a browser hijacker, seems so stubborn to uninstall? Read this post to find more and get easy steps to uninstall all components of claro-search.com.
Quite often we encounter some stubborn search toolbar or url based search engine behaving like a hijacker, overriding all the installed browsers and thus raising considerable worries of users. Actually, like Babylon
and the like, is some kind of browser help object but behaves really annoying though most users are misguided to think that these are malware. All in all, although the claro-search.com or its claro toolbar may annoy you, redirect you and record your browsing traces somehow, it has been not thought to harm either the computer or the user’s privacy. However, the outcome seems not so pleasing as it thought yet it does prove itself a suspicious one to remove. If you come across such a search issue with claro-ssearch.com, which is believed to relate to Babylon
, sneakily installed when you are downloading some freeware in most cases, and you want to get rid of this annoying claro-search.com totally, read the below removal steps to hit your goal. (To remove Claro LTD toolbar, click here
to learn detailed steps)How to Tell the existence of Claro-search.com?
Once this add-on is installed, every time you launch your web browser, either in Internet Explorer, or in Firefox or in Google Chrome, there is a new tab window launched containing, a search bar similar to image as shown below:Steps to Remove Claro-search.comStep 1> Remove Claro Toolbar through Windows Control Panel1.
Click on Start menu-> Control Panel
Select add/remove program
s (/Programs for Windows 7, then select uninstall a program. This will open a program and features windows where-in you can uninstall, change, or repair installed software. 3.
find the name Claro LTD Toolbar
and highlight the item.4.
Click on Uninstall
button (beside Ogranize) at the top to remove the program automatically5.
If it prompts for confirmation, please click OK
to proceed. Step 2>Remove Claro-search.com in Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google ChromeIn Internet Explorer 8 or 9:1.
Open the internet Explorer2.
On the top menu, click Tools->Internet Options.3.
Under the General
tab, proceed to Change search defaults
and click the Settings
button, just as shown below:4.
Then you will view a list of search providers. Choose the search provider you want, i.e. Google.com and then click the button Set as default
to replace claro-search.com5.
Now you may remove Claro Search from the list. Close the current window and restart the Internet Explorder.In Mozilla Firefox:1.
Open Mozilla Firefox2.
On Google’s search box, click the arrow
down sittting right beside the “G
Click on Manage Search Engines
… from the drop-down list to see all search engines installed in Firefox.4.
Select the search provider you prefer to as the default by placing it at the top most position. Highlight the item and click on Move up until it reaches the first spot. 5.
To uninstall Claro Search from Firefox, highlight on its name and click the Remove
button. Restart the Firefox and that’s it. In Google Chrome1.
Please open Google Chrome2.
Go to Wrench icon->Settings3.
Find the “Search
” area which is located in the middle part of the page.4.
Click on the Manage search engines
. Then there will show a list of search engoines including the default one. 5.
Mouse-over to your preferred engine and click Make Default.6.
To Remove Claro Search
(http://www.claro-search.com) from Google Chrome, mouse-over to that item and click on the X
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