Remove Search Module by Goobzo from IE/Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox

Search Module by Goobzo is a potentially unwanted program that is designed to protect its bundled programs and make sure they remain installed or unchanged by other third party programs.

What is Search Module by Goodzo?

Search Module by Goobzo is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is ad-supported.  Similarly to other hijackers, Search Module has the ability to modify your default homepage, search engine and new tab page. Once Search Module has successfully installed, it changes Windows host file, DNS settings as well as registry entries. You will notice that your PC performance becomes much slower than it was before.

Search Module may show advertisements into all well-known browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. In some cases, the program will monitor user’s behavior and inject rival advertisements or just inject new ones all together. Search Module may also collect your Internet browsing activity by recording IP addresses, browser types and versions, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), cookie information, and webpages visited. Such kind of behavior can lead to serious privacy issues or identity theft.

How to remove Search Module by Goodzo completely and safely?

Method 1. Remove Search Module by Goodzo manually
Method 2. Remove Search Module Goodzo automatically with security tool

Tips: The manual steps may require some computer skills, when you operate you should pay attention to every steps, because a small error can damage your system. So we highly recommend you to use a safe security tool.

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 Method 1. Remove Search Module by Goodzo manually

Step 1. Start your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.

Restart your PC and keep pressing F8 key before Windows launches. When you get to the interface, please select “Safe Mode with Networking” and then press “Enter” on your keyboard.

 safe mode with networking

End all the harmful processes of Search Module by Goodzo

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys simultaneously to quickly get to the interface. In the Processes section, seek for all ongoing related or suspicious programs and right click all the harmful processes to end them.

Step 2. Delete Search Module by Goodzo from your windows

Windows 7:

1. Access Window’s Start Menu and select “Control Panel”.
2. Select “Programs and Features”.
3. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking the “Uninstall” button.

Windows XP:

1. Click “Start”, choose “Settings” and click “Control Panel”.
2. Locate and click “Add or Remove Programs”.
3. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking the “Remove” button.

Windows 8 users:

1. Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search”.
2. Type “Uninstall a program”, then click “Settings”.
3. In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program”.
4. Search for the potentially unwanted program and uninstall it by clicking “Uninstall / Change” button.

Mac OSX:

1. Click “Finder”, in the opened screen and select “Applications”.
2. Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash (located in your Dock), then right click the Trash icon and select “Empty Trash”.
3. In the uninstall programs window, look for “Search Module” and uninstall it by clicking “Uninstall” or “Remove”.

Step 3. Disable Search Module from your browser

Internet Explorer
1. Go to Tools and select Manage add-ons
2. Disable the items which are related the program.

Mozilla Firefox
1. Go to Firefox’s Tools, and then select Add-ons
2. Navigate to Add-ons panel, and remove those extensions which are associated with Search Module by Goodzo

Google Chrome
1. Click the Menu icon of Chrome and select Settings
2. Click Extensions on the left panel and remove the extensions related to Search Module by Goodzo

Step 4. Reset your browser

Internet Explorer

  • launch up IE> click Tools (click on gear icon in IE9/IE10)> choose Internet Option
  • Internet Option window> Advanced tab> click Restore Advance Settings> click on Reset
  • tick Delete personal settings> click on Reset

 Google Chrome

  • open Google Chrome>click on Settings>choose configuration page> search for Open a specific page or set of pages> click on Set Pages
  • find configuration page> search for Manage search engines and click it> get Default search engine settings> change your default search engine
  • search for these 2 options: Make Default&Close button “x” to delete the search engine.
  • make default your Google search engine and delete all one by one

 Mozilla FireFox

  • open troubleshooting information from browser Firefox
  • get Help menu and click Troubleshooting information
  • with page of Trouble shooting information, search for Reset Firefox and click on Reset.

Method 2. Remove Search Module by Goodzo manually

Step 1. Download SpyHunter to have a full scan and a thorough clean

1) Click the below button to download the file.


2) Double click on SpyHunter-Installer.exe to install the program.


3) After the installation, click Finish.


4) Open SpyHunter and click Scan Computer Now! to allow the program to start a scan on your computer.


5) SpyHunter will now start scanning your computer as shown below.


6) When the scan is completed, all the threats in your computer are successfully detected. Tick Fix Threats to uninstall it.

Step 2. (OPTIONAL) Download RegCure Pro to speed up your computer

RegCure Pro is an advanced optimizer which is able to solve your computer system problems, remove your privacy items produced by online searches, delete junk files, uninstall malware and fix performance problems. Here shows how it works.

1) Click the below button to download the file.

2) Run the RegCure Pro Setup Application and click the Yes button to install the program step by step.

3) When the program is successfully installed, double click on its desktop shortcut to open it. On the Overview tab, check all the scan settings and then click on the Click to Start Scan button to run a system scan on your computer.

The screenshot of the system scan progress is shown below.

4) When the system scan is done, click on Fix All button to completely remove all the performance problems in your computer.

Though Search Module by Goodzo is just a browser extension, its harms can not be ignored. Once you find its trace on your computer, you’d better remove it as soon as possible.

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