About this hijacker

Text Keeper Chrome Extension is a questionable extension, also classified as a browser hijacker. It can install without you realizing it but it’s also available on the Chrome Store. It’s advertised as an extension that will allow you to make notes while browsing online. A black screen would appear, if you type something, the extension will save it as a file.

Text Keeper Chrome Extension

In addition to that, it will also make changes to your browser, and set you a different search engine. This might seem like a useful extension but if you do not remember installing it, it’s best if you don’t keep it. And especially because it’s forcing you to use its promoted search engines, which could be inserting sponsored content into the results to redirect you. This could even lead to a malware infection. So it may be best if you just delete Text Keeper Chrome Extension.

Should you uninstall Text Keeper Chrome Extension?

The extension is available for download on the Chrome Store but if you did not get it from there, it’s possible you got is accidentally. It could have been added to freeware as an extra offer, and if you did not deselect it, it would have been allowed to install. To prevent these unwanted installations, select Advanced or Custom settings when installing programs, read everything carefully and deselect the boxes that appear. Do pay attention to how you install programs and where you get them from because you could end up with all kinds of infections. And having to remove Text Keeper Chrome Extension would be the least of your problems.

After the extension is installed, you will notice a few changes made to your browser. For one, it will change your search engine to either search.searchnewworld.com or find.mystart.space. These changes would be made without your explicit permission, and until you delete Text Keeper Chrome Extension, you may be stuck with those alterations. The extension may work as it promises so you might find it useful but you should also be careful. If you use the provided search engines, be vigilant for sponsored results. They could be inserted among the legitimate links so that you would be redirected, and owners could make money from traffic. Not all of the sites will be safe, however, so you could easily be redirected to some malicious sites, and download malware accidentally. It’s not the most trustworthy extension so think carefully before you choose to keep it. If you choose to delete Text Keeper Chrome Extension, proceed to the following paragraph.

Text Keeper Chrome Extension removal

Below this report, you will find instructions to help you manually uninstall Text Keeper Chrome Extension. Manual Text Keeper Chrome Extension removal may take a longer time but you should have no issues with it. If you choose to use anti-spyware software to remove Text Keeper Chrome Extension, find a reputable one and let it take care of everything.

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Quick Menu

Step 1. Uninstall Text Keeper Chrome Extension and related programs.

Remove Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Windows 8

Right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel choose Programs and Features and select to Uninstall a software.

Delete Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Windows 8

Uninstall Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Windows 7

Click Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features → Uninstall a program.

Uninstall Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Windows 7

Delete Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Windows XP

Click Start → Settings → Control Panel. Locate and click → Add or Remove Programs.

Remove Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Windows XP

Remove Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Mac OS X

Click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications. Select applications folder and look for Text Keeper Chrome Extension or any other suspicious software. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash, then right click the Trash icon and select Empty Trash.

Text Keeper Chrome Extension removal from MAC OS X

Step 2. Delete Text Keeper Chrome Extension from your browsers

Terminate the unwanted extensions from Internet Explorer
  1. Tap the Gear icon and go to Manage Add-ons. Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE gear
  2. Pick Toolbars and Extensions and eliminate all suspicious entries (other than Microsoft, Yahoo, Google, Oracle or Adobe) Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE toolbars and extensions
  3. Leave the window.
Change Internet Explorer homepage if it was changed by virus:
  1. Tap the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of your browser and click Internet Options. Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE gear
  2. In General Tab remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Press Apply to save changes. Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE toolbars and extensions
Reset your browser
  1. Click the Gear icon and move to Internet Options. Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE options
  2. Open the Advanced tab and press Reset. Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE reset browser
  3. Choose Delete personal settings and pick Reset one more time. Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE reset
  4. Tap Close and leave your browser. Text Keeper Chrome Extension IE close
  5. If you were unable to reset your browsers, employ a reputable anti-malware and scan your entire computer with it.
Erase Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Google Chrome
  1. Access menu (top right corner of the window) and pick Settings. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome menu
  2. Choose Extensions. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome settings
  3. Eliminate the suspicious extensions from the list by clicking the Trash bin next to them. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome extensions remove
  4. If you are unsure which extensions to remove, you can disable them temporarily. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome extensions disable
Reset Google Chrome homepage and default search engine if it was hijacker by virus
  1. Press on menu icon and click Settings. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome menu
  2. Look for the “Open a specific page” or “Set Pages” under “On start up” option and click on Set pages. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome settings
  3. In another window remove malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome extensions remove
  4. Under the Search section choose Manage Search engines. When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search websites. You should leave only Google or your preferred search name. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome extensions disable
    Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome extensions disable
Reset your browser
  1. If the browser still does not work the way you prefer, you can reset its settings.
  2. Open menu and navigate to Settings. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome settings more
  3. Press Reset button at the end of the page. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome advanced menu
  4. Tap Reset button one more time in the confirmation box. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Chrome reset
  5. If you cannot reset the settings, purchase a legitimate anti-malware and scan your PC.
Remove Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Mozilla Firefox
  1. In the top right corner of the screen, press menu and choose Add-ons (or tap Ctrl+Shift+A simultaneously). Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox add ons
  2. Move to Extensions and Add-ons list and uninstall all suspicious and unknown entries. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox extensions
Change Mozilla Firefox homepage if it was changed by virus:
  1. Tap on the menu (top right corner), choose Options. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox reset confirm
  2. On General tab delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox reset confirm
  3. Press OK to save these changes.
Reset your browser
  1. Open the menu and tap Help button. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox help
  2. Select Troubleshooting Information. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox troubleshooting
  3. Press Refresh Firefox. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox reset
  4. In the confirmation box, click Refresh Firefox once more. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Firefox reset confirm
  5. If you are unable to reset Mozilla Firefox, scan your entire computer with a trustworthy anti-malware.
Uninstall Text Keeper Chrome Extension from Safari (Mac OS X)
  1. Access the menu.
  2. Pick Preferences. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Safari menu
  3. Go to the Extensions Tab. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Safari extensions
  4. Tap the Uninstall button next to the undesirable Text Keeper Chrome Extension and get rid of all the other unknown entries as well. If you are unsure whether the extension is reliable or not, simply uncheck the Enable box in order to disable it temporarily.
  5. Restart Safari.
Reset your browser
  1. Tap the menu icon and choose Reset Safari. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Safari reset menu
  2. Pick the options which you want to reset (often all of them are preselected) and press Reset. Text Keeper Chrome Extension Safari reset
  3. If you cannot reset the browser, scan your whole PC with an authentic malware removal software.

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