Search Protect is a PuP – Potentially Unwanted Program. PuP’s are applications that the vast majority of users uninstall. The reasons are varied, but they can be due to slow computer performance, undesired functionality, and bundled installations from free software downloads. Search Protect has been categorized by our tool as a PuP for these reasons.
Search Protect usually launches at start time, and may present itself in your start menu and start bar. You can attempt you uninstall manually, but the ideal method is to use our tool. It easily detects and removes Search Protect.
Recommended: Download the Automatic Repair Utility to correct this and other PC performance issues.
We suggest removing Search Protect with a malware removal tool to speed up the removal process. Some applications don’t like to be removed and make you jump through extra hoops with confusing warning messages and dialog.
Once Search Protect has been detected, you will be able to select it for removal. One selected you may click the “Next” button. This will the cleanup process for removal.
Once the removal of Search Protect completes you will be given the option to restart your machine to finish the removal process. Click “Restart”
Once logging back into windows very that Search Protect is no longer visible in your start menu, desktop, or taskbar.
(dsl/cable: 3sec; dialup: 2min)
Click the “Scan” button
Once the scan completes, click “Fix All” to repair errors