Remove SearchBetter Ads From Chrome/Firefox/IE

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SearchBetter is just another adware application. Although its name suggests otherwise, SearchBetter is an application meant for karaoke lovers as what it does is to display lyrics for YouTube videos while they are playing. Unfortunately, the way it is promoted is just a scam because SearchBetter is in fact adware that aims to deliver third-party content to your browser. Thus, you will be presented with countless pop-up, banner, and other kinds of ads while you are surfing the web. You must have figured out already that since SearchBetter is untrustworthy, the same applies for the ads it generates. You should remove the application from your PC if you want to prevent damaging consequences.

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How did I get infected with?

The SearchBetter application is provided with its own representative website –, which does not really contain very detailed information about the program or about its developers. What is more, the big grey download button in the middle of the page is inactive, so it is impossible to download SearchBetter. These are all clear signs that the application you are dealing with is unreliable, so make sure you always do research before you decide to download it. Still, you are probably wondering how SearchBetter ended up on your PC if you did not install it yourself. It is very likely that it entered your system alongside other freeware that you recently downloaded or you clicked a suspicious link or ad, and SearchBetter got installed automatically. Whatever the case, it was your actions that led to infecting your system with adware.

Why are these ads dangerous?

If you took time to read SearchBetter’s Privacy Policy, you would have noticed the part where it says that non-personally identifiable information will be collected by the application. It is great that no personal details are recorded by the application, however, it is still not a good idea to let such questionable software keep track of anything you do on the web. In the Privacy Policy it is also stated that the collected information will be used to improve the service and to optimize users’ online experience. In other words, the recorded data will be used to determine your preferences and based on them you will be presented with more reliable ads. No matter how appealing they might seem, you should avoid clicking SearchBetter ads because they contain links to third-party websites that might turn out to be malicious. Hence, for all the reasons mentioned above it is strongly recommended that you remove SearchBetter from your computer as soon as possible.   

How Can I Remove SearchBetter Ads?

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the SearchBetter infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

STEP 1: Uninstall SearchBetter from your Add\Remove Programs

STEP 2: Delete SearchBetter from Chrome, Firefox or IE

STEP 3: Permanently Remove SearchBetter from the windows registry.

STEP 1 : Uninstall SearchBetter from Your Computer

Simultaneously press the Windows Logo Button and then “R” to open the Run Command

Type “Appwiz.cpl

Locate the SearchBetter program and click on uninstall/change. To facilitate the search you can sort the programs by date. review the most recent installed programs first. In general you should remove all unknown programs.

STEP 2 : Remove SearchBetter from Chrome, Firefox or IE

Remove from Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools—> Extensions
  • Remove any unknown extension by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • If you are not able to delete the extension then navigate to C:\Users\”computer name“\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\and review the folders one by one.
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

  • If you are using the latest chrome version you need to do the following
  • go to settings – Add person

  • choose a preferred name.


  • then go back and remove person 1
  • Chrome should be malware free now

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable and remove any unknown add on
  • Open the Firefox’s Help Menu


  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

Remove from Internet Explorer

  • Open IE
  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Go to Toolbars and Extensions
  • Disable any suspicious extension.
  • If the disable button is gray, you need to go to your Windows Registry and delete the corresponding CLSID
  • On the Upper Right Corner of Internet Explorer Click on the Gear Icon.
  • Click on Internet options


  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset.


  • Check the “Delete Personal Settings Tab” and then Reset


  • Close IE

Permanently Remove SearchBetter Leftovers

To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify any registry leftovers or temporary files.

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