How to remove Play Search Now

This guide is going to help you to eliminate Play Search Now adware from your device in several minutes. On this page, you can find an effective guide for hand elimination, good anti-viral program, and tips on the manners to protect your system against adware.


Play Search Now


If you are currently on this site, you definitely have some problems with intrusive pop-ups. It isn't a seldom thing recent years, since adware is getting very popular, and you can get infected even from most decent sites. The trick is to understand how adware functions. We're also aware of how adware penetrates the system, and we'll teach you what to do to avoid it. They always say: it’s easier to avoid adware than to deal with its fruits, and it's the truth! Our item contains the useful information about harmful programs.




Play Search Now is a hazardous software that appeared in your system, right before the device started to act weird. Almost all effects, which PC operators associate with their devices, are provided by adware, such as Play Search Now . We are talking about frequent reboots, critical errors, a slow load, lags, overheating, and many other irritating issues. Here's a detailed definition, in case you don't believe us.


  • Dilatory performance of your device is commonly caused by the clogging of an OS with malware, some unwanted programs and adware. It’s not the device’s fault. Adware has a bad habit of running in the background and launching immediately after the OS' boot. That’s why you are waiting for more than a minute before your computer is capable of giving a response to your demands after the boot. They don’t have any functions, yet they're still consuming your system's resources.
  • Overheat is caused by that very fact – too many utilities are operating together. In fact, switching them off might do fine, but they’ll quickly modify their settings and will return as soon as you reboot the PC.
  • Critical failures are not exactly the Play Search Now ’s work – they’re more of a web-criminals' misstep. Sophisticated viruses are co-operating easily with all useful programs, but the deficient adware is clashing with some popular programs and delivering Emergency shutdowns.


You might have noticed that we only talk about lots of hazardous utilities. It’s because adware doesn’t stay lonely for a long time. Play Search Now likes to have a good time with its buddies. Play Search Now can deliver you ads and modify the settings of your browser, yet apart from that – it cannot harm the PC. Another issue takes place if the undesired program remains in the device for more than a few days and lets you install more adware through the vulnerabilities that it has made in your browser. That’s when the serious fun begins: every single banner you're clicking can lead to an infected website, and you might download some scary malware. You certainly wish to evade this problem, and the only method to do it is uninstall Play Search Now in a timely manner.

How to protect your computer

Before we proceed to sweeping up the PC, we have to explain to you about anti-viral protection. We're not talking about an AV-tool, since AV-tool cannot fully ward off adware. Play Search Now applies the completely alien infection manners. Instead of sneaking into the device through some vulnerability, Play Search Now just asks for your permission for installation. The most amazing thing is that you agree. 80% customers do that. The technique is called "affiliate installation," and web-criminals just adore it. It’s more a trick than a hacking activity, yet it's still the very effective one since the Internet was developed. Web-criminals compose a software package, put several viruses in it, and describe it as a helpful program. Then anyone can download it and install viruses along with everything else. The breaking point of the process is the dialogue menu where you can pick the installation method. In most cases, it means that you will pick an installation directory for the program, modify its features or pick the optional modules that might be suitable for you. In case of Play Search Now , you can decide between “get what I want and decline everything else” and “get all that crap and don’t give a damn.” The checkmark is already set under the option, suggested by fraudsters, so you only have to click “OK.” That’s how the harmful program has penetrated your machine.

How to remove Play Search Now

There are two manners to remove adware. It can be done in manual mode if you're familiar with the principles of computer expertise, or with use of a good antivirus, which will save you a lot of your time and grant security from infection in future. Both these manners have their benefits and drawbacks. Anyone might remove a few dangerous tools in the manual mode, but when there are many of them – the system won't allow you carry it out. By-hand deletion doesn’t require buying any utilities, but still – it’s wiser to spend some funds on a worthy antivirus than to regret about not purchasing it after the infection. Here comes our favorite for adware elimination: Spyhunter. This utility is a badass adware-hunter, and you can know it for sure it if you give it a try. Press the link below to get a trial version with capped features.

Instructions how to remove Play Search Now



Step 1. Back up all data.

1. Set up Time Machine:

  • Click on System Preferences;
  • Open Time Machine ;
  • Click Select Backup Disk;
  • Select Disk for back ups;
  • Choose Back Up Now


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 1


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 2


How to back up files on MAC OS. Step 3


Step 2. Uninstall unfamiliar applications

  • In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  • Drag the app from the Applications folder to the Trash
  • Choose Finder > Empty Trash


How to uninstall application on MAC OS. Step 1


Step 3. Fix the browser

Instructions for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome

2. Click Menu (Customize and control Google Chrome)

3. Select Settings

4. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings...

5. Click Reset settings

How to find Google Chrome Settings How to find Show advanced settings in Google Chrome How to Reset settings in Google Chrome

Instructions for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Click on Help on menu bar

3. Select Troubleshooting information

4. Click Reset Firefox...

How to find Mozilla Firefox Troubleshooting information How to launch Reset Firefox... Reset Mozilla Firefox: last step

Instructions for Opera

1. Start Opera

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Settings > Browser tab

4. Select On Startup - Open a specific page or set of pages - Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one

How to find Extensions in Opera How to disable extensions in Opera How to remove extension from Opera

Instructions for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Safari - Preferences...

3. Remove unfamiliar extensions

4. Click Safari - Clear History...

5. Choose "All History" and click Clear History


Fix Safari. Step 1


Fix Safari. Step 2


Step 4. Scan MAC with anti-malware scanner

Scan the computer with anti-malware scanner to detect and remove virus.

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