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How to remove EverydayLookup extension and search

How to remove EverydayLookup extension and search

EverydayLookup is the name of a Myway and Mindspark Interactive Network browser extension compatible with Google Chrome and other popular internet browsers. The EverydayLookup extension is recognized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) by reputable sources. The extension is known to utilize deceptive marketing tactics, collect user browsing data, change internet browser settings, and cause other complications.


Once the EverydayLookup extension is installed it will change your homepage, new tab page, and search settings to a search.myway.com webpage. This will cause affected web browsers to start-up on and redirect to the EverydayLookup search webpage when a new browser window is opened, a new browser tab is opened, or a search is performed in the browser’s address bar.

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The EverydayLookup extension is also known to bundle with or be advertised alongside other threats including malware and potentially unwanted programs. The scan above shows that this extension arrived on our test machine alongside 17 additional threats including one malicious backdoor agent.

Name EverydayLookup, Everyday Lookup,  EverydayLookup virus *This extension is not a computer virus  by definition
Detection Categories Adware, Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)
Publisher Description Access the best way to look up addresses, phone numbers and more.
Symptoms Advertisements in the web browser
Redirects to EverydayLookup search and 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}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Storage\
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What is EverydayLookup?

EverydayLookup is promoted as a free browser extension that can help you lookup phone numbers, physical addresses, and more. Even if EverydayLookup does what it is supposed to do, it is still a completely unnecessary object and the user can be affected because of its data collection policy, extension permissions, and changes to existing internet browser settings.

The EverydayLookup extension for Google Chrome is very intrusive compared to browser extensions that are considered legitimate and safe. The extension has permissions set allowing it 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.

How to remove EverydayLookup

This EverydayLookup removal guide will remove EverydayLookup search, the EverydayLookup extension, and other threats from your computer and browser.

  1. Scan your computer with Malwarebytes
  2. Scan your computer with HitmanPro
  3. Uninstall EverydayLookup and unwanted programs
  4. Remove EverydayLookup extension
  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.

EverydayLookup malwarebytes

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 EverydayLookup and unwanted programs

The third step to remove this program is to uninstall EverydayLookup 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.”

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

4. Once you have uninstalled EverydayLookup 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 EverydayLookup extension

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.

EverydayLookup extension

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

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open the Menu and click Add-ons.

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

Microsoft Internet Explorer

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

2. Search for the EverydayLookup 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 EverydayLookup 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.

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