What is Search Guard Plus
Search Guard Plus claims to be a browser addon capable of protecting you by giving you alerts when a third-party is attempting to change your default search provider. And for IE 8 browsers, Search Guard Plus prevents third-party programs from suggesting changes to your default search provider.
In addition to that, Search Guard Plus claims that (through its affiliation with Fast Browser Search) it provides relevant search results in response to misspelled or incorrectly formatted browser address requests. Even further Search Guard Plus claims to potentially provides important updates to the Fast Browser Search toolbar.
What does all it means.
It means virtually that your search results are hijacked and you are forced to look at the sponsored search results, whose quality is highly questionable.
If you search over Internet, you will find a lot of people complaining about Search Guard Plus, and they are searching ways and means to remove and uninstall Search Guard Plus. Some of them are even categorizing it as a virus.
Technical Details of Search Guard Plus
- Full name: Search Guard Plus, SearchGuard Plus
- Date Appeared: July 2009
- Characteristic: Rogue security program
- URL: http://Search Guard Plus.com
Do I need to remove Search Guard Plus
You can yourself search your computer manually, but it is not recommended unless you are a tech-geek. To save time and effort, we recommend you to download a FREE Scanner.
How to Uninstall Search Guard Plus
The best way for the removal of Search Guard Plus is to install a good quality Anti-spyware Program and scan your system for any infections.
Automatic removal of Search Guard Plus is always good and complete as compared to any attempts to manually remove it, which may sometime lead to erroneous results. If you are not completely aware of all the files and registry entries used by this rogue anti-spyware, then we do not recommend you to attempt for the manual removal of Search Guard Plus.
Instructions to get rid of Search Guard Plus
If you really want to remove the Search Guard Plus infection on your system manually then proceed as follows.
Step 1: Try to Remove it from Add Remove programs section of Windows Control Panel. If you are lucky, you may remove it, otherwise go to step 2.
Step 2. Go to Firefox add on section and uninstall it.
Step 3: If you are not able to remove Search Guard Plus through Firefox Addon section, then you can Type ‘about:config’ in firefox address bar and filter contents with keyword ‘fast’. Right click on each value instance found and select to ‘reset’. Close and restart your browser, hopefully its gone.