SearchPageInjector Removal Process (remove SearchPageInjector)

January 15, 2019

SearchPageInjector is a Mac OS X malware threat that is dubbed OSX/SearchPageInjector. The actions of SearchPageInjector are to attack a vulnerable Mac computer that isn’t running any antivirus or antimalware software.

Upon infection of SearchPageInjector, the threat is prone to injecting malicious JavaScript code that may allow remote hackers to access the infected Mac computer where the threat could be initiated to mine cryptocurrency or perform other malicious activities over the Internet.

The dangers of malware and threats like SearchPageInjector have found their way to Mac computers, which used to be a rarity. However, Mac OS X systems are susceptible to threats like SearchPageInjector if they are left unprotected. Mac computer users who suspect threats like SearchPageInjector should take immediate action to obtain an antispyware or antimalware program for their Mac to safely detect and remove SearchPageInjector.

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

Why should you remove SearchPageInjector?

If SearchPageInjector 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 SearchPageInjector 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 SearchPageInjector removal process.

How can you manually remove SearchPageInjector

Manual removal of SearchPageInjector may not be for everyone. Each manual SearchPageInjector 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 SearchPageInjector removal process.

SearchPageInjector 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 SearchPageInjector in the list of programs. If you find it, select it and remove it. If you cannot find SearchPageInjector, 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 SearchPageInjector. 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 SearchPageInjector 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 SearchPageInjector, 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 SearchPageInjector by going to the C:\ProgramFiles\SearchPageInjector 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 SearchPageInjector completely from your computer. If you find that SearchPageInjector is still on your computer, you can repeat the steps again or go to the automatic SearchPageInjector removal process.

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