How to remove SafePCRepair

SafePCRepair by myway (Mindspark Interactive Network) is the title of a very deceptive browser extension for multiple internet browses including Google Chrome and a program for Microsoft Windows operating systems. SafePCRepair utilizes very aggressive, deceptive, and misleading marketing tactics in order to acquire potential users. Once SafePCRepair is installed and attached to affected web browsers it will collect user browsing data, modify various browser settings, and ultimately cause browser redirects to search.myway.com containing a SafePCRepair search page and toolbar menu and other webpages.

SafePCRepair virus

Name(s) SafePCRepair, Safe PC Repair, SafePCRepair virus
Detection Category Adware
Publisher Description Clean your PC with your SafePCRepair Chrome New Tab and supporting application.
Symptom(s) The user may experience unwanted advertisements and browser redirects in the web browser.
Path(s) C:\Program Files (x86)
C:\Users\{USER}\Downloads\
C:\Users\{USER}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\
Detection & Removal Tool(s) Malwarebytes, HitmanPro

What is SafePCRepair?

SafePCRepair is promoted as a free browser extension and program for your PC that can help you clean your computer.

SafePCRepairEven if SafePCRepair does what it is supposed to do, it is still a completely unnecessary program and the user can be affected because of its data collection policy, extension permissions, and changes to existing internet browser settings.

SafePCRepair extension

The SafePCRepair extension for Google Chrome is very intrusive and has permission to read and change your data on the websites you visit, read and change your browsing history, manage your downloads, manage your apps, extensions, and themes, and communicate with cooperating native applications.

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How to remove SafePCRepair

Follow the steps in this SafePCRepair removal guide to remove “SafePCRepair virus,” malware, ads by SafePCRepair, and other threats from your PC and internet browser.

  1. Scan your computer with Malwarebytes
  2. Scan your computer with HitmanPro
  3. Uninstall SafePCRepair and unwanted programs
  4. Remove SafePCRepair and unwanted browser add-ons
  5. Cleanup and repair settings with CCleaner

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1. Scan your computer with Malwarebytes

The first step to remove this program is to download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software in order to perform a full system scan for malicious files.

1. Download and Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

2. Open Malwarebytes and click the Scan Now button or go to the Scan tab and click the Start Scan button.

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3. When the Malwarebytes scan is complete click the Remove Selected button.

4. To finish the Malwarebytes scan and remove detected threats click the Finish button and restart your computer if promoted to do so.

2. Scan your computer with HitmanPro

The second step to remove this program is to download and install a second opinion scanner called HitmanPro by Surfright in order to perform a full system scan for malicious files.

1. Download and Install HitmanPro by Surfright.

2. Open HitmanPro and click Next to start scanning your computer. *If you are using the free version you may chose to create a copy or perform a one-time scan.

3. When the HitmanPro scan is complete click the Next button.

4. To activate the free version of HitmanPro: enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

5. Click the Reboot button.

3. Uninstall SafePCRepair and unwanted programs

The third step to remove this program is to uninstall SafePCRepair and other unwanted programs in Windows Control Panel.

1. Open Windows Start Menu and go to the Control Panel.

2. In the Programs section click Uninstall a program. In earlier versions of Windows this is listed as “Add and remove programs.”

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3. Search for SafePCRepair Supporting Application in the list and double click it.

4. Once you have uninstalled SafePCRepair Supporting Application search for other unwanted programs that may be installed on your computer such as DNS Unlocker and Money Viking and uninstall them as well.

4. Remove SafePCRepair and unwanted browser add-ons

The fourth step to remove this program is to remove unwanted browser add-ons and extensions from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari.

Google Chrome

1. Click the Customize and control Google Chrome icon and go to More tools > Extensions.

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2. Search for the unwanted extension in the list and click the trashcan icon.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

2. Search for the unwanted add-on and click Remove.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1. Go to Tools (Alt+X) and click Manage add-ons.

2. Search for the unwanted add-on in the list, select it with your mouse, and click Remove.

Apple Safari

1. Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions.

2.  Search for the unwanted extension in the list and click the Uninstall button.

5. Cleanup and repair settings with CCleaner

The fifth step to remove this program is to download and install CCleaner by Piriform in order to delete leftover junk files, tracking cookies, registry entries, unwanted start-up tasks, and more.

1. Download and Install CCleaner by Piriform.

2. Open CCleaner and go to the main Cleaner screen. Click the Analyze button. When the process is complete, click the Run Cleaner button on the bottom right of the program interface.

3. Go to Tools > Startup and search for suspicious entries in each tab starting from Windows all the way to Content Menu. If you find anything suspicious click it and click the Delete button to remove it.

4. Go to the Registry window and click the Scan for Issues button. When the scan is complete click the Fix selected issues… button and click Fix All Selected Issues.