Eshield Safe Search

What is Eshield Safe Search?

Eshield Safe Search is a suspicious search tool that is often identified as a PUP, or a potentially unwanted program. This is due to the fact that this search engine is installed as a beneficial browser assistant, but, in reality, it is nothing more than a useless search tool that requires immediate removal. Many computer users install Eshield Safe Search from Our malware analysts here at have tested this sample to learn how the program works. Our research results have shown that this potentially unwanted program is quite suspicious. Needless to say, we recommend removing Eshield Safe Search, and the sooner you do that, the better. Continue reading our report, and post a comment below if you need further assistance when deleting this PUP.testtesttest 100% FREE spyware scan and
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How does Eshield Safe Search work?

The official download page of Eshield Safe Search indicates that this program has detected over 93 thousand threats; however, some security experts suggest that this PUP is a threat that requires removal. Users click the Download button on thinking that they will install a browser tool that will ensure safe and anonymous browsing, as well as protect their search engines. Unfortunately, this add-on is followed by unauthorized home page, default search provider, and new tab modifications. Due to this, some users delete Eshield Safe Search as a malicious browser hijacker. Our researchers have found that this program affects all browsers differently. If you install Eshield Safe Search onto Internet Explorer, you are likely to find set as the home page, and eShield might be set as the default search provider. While it is unlikely that you will need to remove Eshield Safe Search-related search tools from Chrome or Firefox browsers, it was found that this PUP can modify the new tab of your Mozilla Firefox browser. Luckily, this is fixed as soon as you delete Eshield Safe Search.

How to delete Eshield Safe Search

Even though Eshield Safe Search can change your browser settings seemingly without your permission, it is most important to delete this PUP is because it does not work as a reliable security tool. For one, this search tool presents sponsored links and ads, which is not how a reliable security tool should work. If you follow the manual removal instructions presented below, you will remove Eshield Safe Search add-on from all browsers, as well as the undesirable search tools from Internet Explorer. If you find that you need to delete Eshield Safe Search-related search tools from other browsers, make sure you leave a comment below, and we will improve the manual removal guide.

Remove Eshield Safe Search

Remove from Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button on the Taskbar.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Remove the undesirable program.

Remove from Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows icon on the Taskbar.
  2. Open the Control Panel menu.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and right-click eShield.
  4. Click Uninstall to delete this PUP.

Remove from Windows/Windows 8.1

  1. Simultaneously tap Win+R to launch RUN.
  2. Enter Control Panel and click OK.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and right-click eShield.
  4. Click Uninstall to delete this PUP.

Remove from Internet Explorer

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+T.
  2. Select Manage Add-ons and click Toolbars and Extensions.
  3. Disable the undesirable add-on.
  4. Go to Search Providers and Remove the undesirable provider.
  5. Tap Alt+T again and select Internet Options.
  6. Click the General tab, edit/delete the Home Page URL, and click OK.

Remove from Google Chrome

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Alt+F.
  2. Move to More tools and click Extensions.
  3. Click the trash icon associated with the undesirable add-on.
  4. Select Remove.

Remove from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open the browser and simultaneously tap Ctrl+Shift+A.
  2. Select Extensions and Remove the undesirable add-on.

N.B. If you want to be aware of unreliable programs before you install them onto your PC, you need to install authentic security software. SpyHunter, for example, can protect your operating system and automatically remove Eshield Safe Search, which is why we recommend installing it onto your PC. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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