What is Splendor Search?

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Splendor Search (also searched for as Splendor Search virus) is adware that displays advertisements and sponsored search results in your web browser. Ads by Splendor Search will usually contain text on them that say “Splendor Search ads.” These advertisements can appear in Google Search Results Pages and on the webpages you view online.

Splendor Search

Splendor Search adware displays targeted style advertisements which means that it will access to your personal browsing information such as the things you search for online, your browser history, bookmarks, apps, and more. In order to generate targeted style advertisements this adware will use the information it views about you to display advertisements it feels you are most likely to click on.

Splendor Search adware is usually introduced to a computer system via deceptive advertisements, third-party freeware download managers, and third-party software bundlers. The adware or a program that may automatically install this adware may be advertised as something it is not like a media player, media codec, java update, flash player update, torrent file, plugin, or something else.

Threat Details

Names Splendor Search, Splendor Search virus *This infection is not technically defined as a computer virus
Detection Categories Adware, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Publisher Description N/A
Symptoms Advertisements and sponsored search results in the web browser
Browser redirects to sponsored webpages
Decreased internet speed and performance
Decreased computer functionality and performance
Bundles with malware and other potentially unwanted programs
Common Path(s) C:\Program Files (x86)
C:\Users\{USER}\Downloads\
C:\Users\{USER}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\
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Splendor Search Removal Options

Manual Removal Guide

This manual Splendor Search removal guide contains steps to help you completely remove Splendor Search and other threats from your computer. In order to eradicate this threat please follow each step in order.

Splendor Search Removal Steps

1. The first step to remove Splendor Search is to uninstall the program from Windows Control Panel if there is a usable uninstall entry. To uninstall Splendor Search go to Start Menu > Control Panel > Uninstall a Program (or Add and Remove Programs) and search for Splendor Search and other suspicious programs in the list. Once you have found Splendor Search, double click it to begin the uninstall process. Repeat this step for any other suspicious programs you may have found.

2. The second step to remove Splendor Search is to remove any unwanted browser add-ons and extensions that may have installed from each web browser on your computer.

Google Chrome Go to Customize and control Google Chrome > More Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox Go to Menu > Add-ons
Microsoft Internet Explorer Go to Tools > Manage add-ons
Apple Safari Go to Safari > Preferences > Extensions

3. The third step to remove Splendor Search is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

4. Download and Install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software.

5. Open Malwarebytes and click the large blue Scan Now button to begin a scan.

6. Once the scan is complete click the Remove Selected button and Finish button afterwards. If Malwarebytes suggests that you restart your computer please do so.

7. The fourth step to remove Splendor Search is to scan your computer and eradicate malicious files using HitmanPro; a reputable second-opinion scan and removal tool.

8. Download and Install HitmanPro by Surfright.

9. 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.

10. When the HitmanPro scan is complete click the Next button and then click the Reboot button. *To activate the free version of HitmanPro: enter your email address twice and click the Activate button.

11. The fifth step to remove Splendor Search is to clean-up and repair settings with CCleaner.

12. Download and Install CCleaner by Piriform.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. 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.

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