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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application

Eshield Safe Search

If you see the presence of Eshield Safe Search every time you open Internet Explorer or the New Tab page in Mozilla Firefox, there is no doubt that eShield is installed on the system. In most cases, people download and install this program on their systems because it promises to protect their PCs from malicious websites and identity threats. Even though this program really seems to be beneficial, it is still classified as a potentially unwanted application by many researchers. If you want to find out how to delete eShield and remove Eshield Safe Search, you should definitely read through this article where we will explain you what to do.

If you install eShield software on your computer, you will notice that Eshield Safe Search has changed your homepage and search provider. It might seem that this search engine is very useful because all the websites which contain the relevant information will be marked as Safe, Warning, Caution, and Unknown. Even though it really seems that Eshield Safe Search can help to prevent malware from entering, you should still be very cautious because you might be provided with commercials. According to our security specialists, this might happen even if Eshield Safe Search is based on the Yahoo! service.

Researchers working at have found out that eShield program might have entered your system bundled with other untrustworthy programs. They might be installed on your system, but you might simply not know that. In order to check the system’s condition, you should scan your system with a trustworthy scanner. It will scan your PC and then provide a list of infections existing on your system. If you do not want to allow other untrustworthy programs to enter your system in the future, you should install a trustworthy antimalware tool, such as SpyHunter, and keep it always enabled. Security experts working at also suggest that you stop visiting and downloading software from untrustworthy websites.

In order to get rid of Eshield Safe Search, you have to remove the eShield program from your system. You can do that via Control Panel; however, it seems that you will have to change the homepage of Internet Explorer yourself. If you want to fully get rid of Eshield Safe Search, you can also scan your system with a trustworthy scanner, such as SpyHunter. It is enough to acquire it and then perform a system scan. If you invest in this security tool, you will not have to worry about future threats anymore because it will protect your system from malware.

Remove Eshield Safe Search

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the application and click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the program and click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key+R.
  2. Enter control panel in the box and click OK.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the suspicious software.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Internet Explorer

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T and select Internet Options.
  3. Open the General tab.
  4. Enter a new homepage address in the box and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Options and click on the General tab.
  3. Set a new homepage address and click OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. In On startup mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  4. Enter the URL of the page and click OK.
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  1. mark Jul 14, 2015

    Your removal steps are not even close for this one. Simple removal through control panel / programs does not remove it. Update your stuff...

  2. Rex Aug 27, 2015

    I agree with mark.. if it was that simple, I wouldn't be searching the web on how to remove this imbedded spyware..

  3. terry Oct 19, 2015

    I agree I cant find any way to remove,this don't want to use my internet banking which is a real pain,i am a o.a.p and cant always get to a bank.

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