What is SearchWizard?

SearchWizard is described as a free extension for Google Chrome that allows users to search the Internet and find content like pictures, videos, news, and so on. Users should know that to provide this, the application may need permissions to change their default search tools as well as view their browsing histories. Since such functionality could be undesirable and irritating, the application was classified as a potentially unwanted program. If you want to learn more about it, we recommend reading the rest of this article, in which we talk about the ways this extension could be spread, its working manner, and it's deletion. If you are mostly interested in the extension’s removal, we recommend checking the instructions available below that show how to erase SearchWizard from Google Chrome.test

Where does SearchWizard come from?

At the moment of writing, we can see that SearchWizard on the Chrome Web Store page and the application’s official website called Since it is a potentially unwanted program and some of these tools travel with bundled software installers, pop-ups, or ads, we believe that the mentioned websites might not be the only source of this extension. We always recommend staying away from unreliable file-sharing sites and questionable pop-ups or ads that promote unknown freeware if a user does not want to download a potentially unwanted program accidentally. However, such software might be found on trustworthy pages as well, which is why we advise researching software before you install it.

How does SearchWizard work?

According to the application’s description, it provides a search tool that allows users to surf the Internet for pictures, videos, and so on. The extension might do so by presenting a search engine that ought to be called Researchers say that the application might change your default search engine with it. If you are expecting a powerful search engine, you might be disappointed because it seems that the extension’ search engine might have to employ the Yahoo search engine to both gather and display search results.

Moreover, it seems that SearchWizard could be using a modified version, which means there is a chance that the potentially unwanted program might be able to inject search results with third-party ads. It is quite possible that the application could show ads or help its third-party partners to display such content because its Privacy Policy mentions that SearchWizard can gather data and share it with third parties to “Recommend content based on your preferences.” This might be the reason why the application asks for permission to view your browsing history.

How to erase SearchWizard?

If you decide you do not want to keep this potentially unwanted program on your system, you could erase SearchWizard. One of the ways to eliminate it is to remove it from your browser’s extensions menu. The task might not be complicated, but if you need any assistance, feel free to use the deletion instructions we display below this paragraph. The other way to remove SearchWizard from your browser is to scan your computer with a legitimate antimalware tool. After the scan, it should be recognized as a potentially wanted program, and you should be able to delete it along with other identified items at once.

Eliminate SearchWizard

  1. Go to Google Chrome.
  2. Insert the following link into the browser’s address bar: chrome://extensions
  3. Press Enter and search for SearchWizard.
  4. Click Remove and select Remove to confirm.
  5. Close the Extensions menu.
  6. Restart your browser. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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