ElastiSearch Chrome Extension Removal Process (remove ElastiSearchChromeExtension)

May 22, 2018

ElastiSearch Chrome Extension is a potentially unwanted program that may be offered to computer users as a method for adding more features to your Google Chrome web browser application. Such features from ElastiSearch Chrome Extension may offer to customize the search features of quickly accessing Google and modify certain Internet settings.

The modification of Internet settings may take place automatically from ElastiSearch Chrome Extension, which is a questionable action where ElastiSearch Chrome Extension could change the default home page or new tab page. Removal of ElastiSearch Chrome Extension will free up the ability to change the new tab or home page settings to your desired web page in addition to stopping all annoying actions of ElastiSearch Chrome Extension.

Are you getting popups from ElastiSearch Chrome Extension? Have you identified that you have ElastiSearch Chrome Extension installed on your computer? Do you wish to remove ElastiSearch Chrome Extension completely from your computer?

Why should you remove ElastiSearch Chrome Extension?

If ElastiSearch Chrome Extension resides on your computer, it can potentially damage your personal files or you may end up losing data stored on your system. Research has shown that ElastiSearch Chrome Extension may have the ability to make your computer vulnerable to remote attacks which could result, initially, in loss of money, possibly identity theft, and, eventually, a painstaking ElastiSearch Chrome Extension removal process.

How can you manually remove ElastiSearch Chrome Extension

Manual removal of ElastiSearch Chrome Extension may not be for everyone. Each manual ElastiSearch Chrome Extension removal step must be followed delicately to completely remove all related files and registry entries from your computer. If you are unsure or have doubts about editing your system registry, then we recommend that you use the automatic ElastiSearch Chrome Extension removal process.

ElastiSearch Chrome Extension can be removed manually by following the steps below.

  1. With all programs closed, click the Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.
  2. Locate the Add/Remove Programs icon and double click it.
  3. Locate ElastiSearch Chrome Extension in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find ElastiSearch Chrome Extension, you can continue to step 5.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Close all open programs and windows on your desktop.
  6. Open your registry editor (regedit) program by going to Start Menu, type in regedit, and click OK.
  7. Find all of the following registry entries and delete them. If you do not know how to do this, then you can read how to edit the registry in Windows.

  8. You may need to return to this removal process for removing ElastiSearch Chrome Extension. You can do this easily by bookmarking or adding a favorite to this page by clicking here. If you are using the FireFox web browser you can press the keys Ctrl and D simultaneously to bookmark this page.

    Image 1. Bookmark PCHubs removal process


  9. Delete all of the following files that are associated with ElastiSearch Chrome Extension from your computer.

    If you need a better understanding on how to search for these files then you can read how to find and search for files and folders here.

    If you have issues deleting any of the previously listed files that are associated with ElastiSearch Chrome Extension, you can try rebooting your computer into safe mode. Booting into safe mode may allow certain malicious files to be deleted. If you are wondering how to boot into safe mode, you can read our process for starting a computer in safe mode here.

    Image 2. Select "Safe Mode with Networking"


  10. After locating and deleting the previous files you must remove all directories associated with ElastiSearch Chrome Extension by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\ElastiSearch Chrome Extension folder, select it, and delete it. In some cases you may not be able to find this directory. You can still continue to the next step.

  11. Restart your computer. You do not need to boot into safe mode at this point. You should have removed ElastiSearch Chrome Extension completely from your computer. If you find that ElastiSearch Chrome Extension is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic ElastiSearch Chrome Extension removal process.

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