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Danger level 7
Type: Browser Hijackers
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine
  • Can't be uninstalled via Control Panel
  • Hijacks homepage
  • Connects to the internet without permission

Lasaoren Search

Lasaoren Search is a search engine that could be mistaken for a browser hijacker. It changes default browser settings, and sometimes users are not aware of that. Hence, Lasaoren Search may seem like a computer infection, especially if you do not know where it came from. However, it is clear that this search engine is very far from being a dangerous computer threat. It is true that you need to remove Lasaoren Search from your system in order to ensure PC safety, but it seldom enters target system silently – users often install it themselves without even realizing it.

Usually we would download freeware applications from their official websites. There are a lot of programs that are promoted this way, and Lasaoren Search has a homepage too. But it is not possible to download the application at This site only provides general information on Lasaoren Search, saying that it is an interactive search provider that also provides you with shortcuts to the most popular websites, including Facebook, Amazon, eBay, Tumblr, Hotmail and many others.

Perhaps it is not a bad idea to have shortcuts to your favorite sites, but the question is whether you need Lasaoren Search for that. After all, you can add shortcuts to your default browser, and the use of a third-party search engine for that would be rather redundant.

To tell you the truth, users seldom download Lasaoren Search willingly. This search engine is usually distributed through such third-party websites as or There are also quite a few potentially unwanted programs that spread this search engine around, for example, SunriseBrowse, PC SpeedBoost, Optimizer Pro and many others. Basically, whenever you download a freeware app onto your computer, you have to read all the setup steps carefully – you might be informed about Lasaoren Search in one of them.

If Lasaoren Search gets installed on your computer, it will add extensions to Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer browser. It will also change your default homepage and search engine to However, this search engine does not provide you with original search service – Lasaoren Search simply redirects you to The engines main page and search results are often full of commercial offers and other types of advertisements.

It makes Lasaoren Search an annoying and intrusive application that tries to promote third-party content. Quite often this content could be related to malware distribution and other suspicious activities. Therefore, you need to prevent any potential intrusion by removing Lasaoren Search immediately.

After manual removal, scan your system with a licensed antispyware tool because you may need to take care of other unwanted applications. Do all you can to safeguard your PC against various threats.

How to remove Lasaoren Search

Windows 8

  1. Move mouse cursor to the bottom right of the screen.
  2. When Charm bar appears, click Settings and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove Lasaoren.

Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove Lasaoren.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start menu button and go to Control Panel.
  2. Open Add or remove programs and uninstall Lasaoren.

How to restore browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and go to Manage add-ons.
  2. Remove Lasaoren from Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Click Search providers on the left pane.
  4. Set a new default search engine and remove Lasaoren. Click Close.
  5. Press Alt+T again and select Internet options.
  6. Change your homepage address under General tab and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the search engine icon on the left of Firefox search box.
  2. Select Manage search engines on drop-down menu.
  3. Remove Lasaoren from the list and click OK.
  4. Press Alt+T and go to Options.
  5. Change your homepage address under General tab. Press OK.
  6. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and Add-ons manager tab will open.
  7. Disable and remove Lasaoren from Extensions. Restart browser.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and select Tools. Go to Extensions.
  2. Remove Lasaoren from Extensions and click Settings on the left.
  3. Mark Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup.
  4. Click Set pages and change your startup page address. Press OK.
  5. Click Manage search engines button under Search.
  6. Set a new default search engine, delete Lasaoren and click Done.
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  1. Casey Oct 2, 2014

    You guys are awesome!

  2. lasaoen Oct 17, 2014

    please remove lasaoren search

  3. Joel D Seattle, WA Nov 12, 2014

    Thank-you for your help. I am glad you had the answer. I wish you well.

  4. Ann Marie Dec 22, 2014

    liars that does not remove Larasoren

  5. susan Mar 21, 2015

    This worked fantastic. This thing had gotten in my. Home and nothing would remove it, except following your instructions. Worked slick as can be. I thank you tremendously.
    Warmly, susan

  6. susan Mar 21, 2015

    .....oops, typo...had gotten into my Chrome browser. ..

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