How to remove Total Recipe Search from the computer and browsers

This article was written to help you to uninstall Total Recipe Search adware from your laptop in several plain steps. On this website, you will find a step-by-step instruction for manual removal, well-known AV tool, and hints on how to guard the workstation against useless tools.




If you’re reading this entry, you definitely have some problems with irritating links. It isn't a rare problem nowadays, because the advertising programs are getting more and more popular, and you may download them even from most well-known pages. The point is to realize how adware functions. We also know how adware infects the system, and we'll teach how to prevent it. Malware experts always say: it’s smarter to prevent the infection than to uninstall it, and it's the truth! On this website, you will find the helpful info about adware.


Total Recipe Search adware

What is Total Recipe Search. Removal reasons and methods

Total Recipe Search is a malicious program that appeared on your workstation, just before the system started to work slow. The majority of symptoms, that customers associate with their hardware, are provided by adware, such as Total Recipe Search. We’re talking about a problematic launch, spontaneous shutdowns, overheating, critical failures, lags, and many other disturbing problems. Here's an in-depth definition, if you don't believe us.


  • Sluggish performance of your PC is commonly caused by the obstruction of a system with malware, various undesired utilities and adware. It isn't your device’s blame. The useless programs have a dangerous custom of operating in the background and starting to work in time of the computer's boot. That’s why you are waiting for more than a minute until your OS is capable of responding to your commands after you turn it on. They aren't helpful in any way, yet they still are taking your computer's resources.
  • Superheat is caused by the identic problem – lots of tools are operating simultaneously. Of course, you're able to put them off, but they’ll automatically modify their controls and will return right after you reboot the system.
  • BSOD's aren't actually the adware’s work – they’re more like a scammers' mistake. Real malware is acting okay with the most of useful programs, but the deficient adware is conflicting with lots of the well-known programs and triggering critical failures.


We haven't said anything about the abundance of ads, and it wasn't an accident. Of course, it’s triggered by Total Recipe Search too, but who blame the system for such issue?!



Maybe, you're wondering why we only talk about multiple dangerous tools. It’s because adware doesn’t penetrate the PC alone. Adware always brings buddies along. Total Recipe Search can show you pop-ups and modify the controls of your browser, yet besides that – it cannot harm the workstation. Another story happens if adware remains inside the system for a while and lets you establish other similar programs through the vulnerabilities that it has made in your browser. That’s when the super fun begins: every single banner you click may lead to an infected website, where you can get some real malware. You certainly wish to escape such a situation, and so we strongly suggest you to get rid of Total Recipe Search promptly.

How to guard the system

Until we've started deleting Total Recipe Search, we should explain to you about anti-viral defense. We don't talk about an AV-program, as antivirus cannot fully ward off viruses. Total Recipe Search applies alternative infection ways. Instead of hacking into the system via some vulnerability, adware easily allows you to download it. And, in the majority of cases, you agree. 90% users do that. The manner is called "bundled infection," and scammers just love it. It’s more about tricks than about hacker's mastery, yet it keeps working from the days when the Web was created. Fraudsters compose a program bundle, put lots of viruses in there, and name it after some reliable program. Then anyone can get it and install every single program that's in it. The major point of the process is the dialogue menu in which you can choose the installation way. In case of a regular program, it means that you will choose a folder where you need to have the tool, change its controls or pick the optional functions that you may need. In case of Total Recipe Search, you can decide between “get what I want and ignore other stuff” and “get it all and do not give a damn.” The checkmark is automatically placed under the way that scammers suggest, so you only have to press “OK.” That’s how adware has got into the device.

How to remove Total Recipe Search

Total Recipe Search deletion usually is carried out via two basic manners. You can perform it in manual mode if you know the principles of PC knowledge, or you can just ask for the help of a high-quality antivirus, which will save you lots of your time and grant defense against the other viruses. Both these manners have their benefits and drawbacks. Anyone can uninstall a few undesired programs by hand, but if you have plenty of those – the system will be too retarded for you carry it out. Manual uninstalling doesn’t require purchasing any programs, but still – it’s better to buy a good antivirus than to grieve about not purchasing it after the infection. Here comes our favorite for adware elimination: Spyhunter. This utility is known for high efficiency against all types of dangerous software and adware. Press the button under this paragraph to install a malware scanner to try out the Spyhunter's strength.

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Total Recipe Search removal instructions

If you use MAC OS, follow our article: MAC adware removal.

If you are Android user, follow this guide: Android virus removal.



Step 1. Uninstall Total Recipe Search from Control Panel

Instruction for Windows XP and Windows 7

1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Add or Remove Programs.

2. In the Currently installed programs box, click the Total Recipe Search, and then click Change or Change/Remove.

3. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to make the changes that you want.

Press Start - Control Panel Choose Programs - Uninstall a program Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Instruction for Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter Control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by: select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.


Instruction for Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Total Recipe Search and press Uninstall

Type 'Control Panel' in Search field Programs in Control Panel Choose needed program and click 'Uninstall'


Step 2. Remove Total Recipe Search from the browser

Note: If you use antimalware scanner, it will take you through the following steps automatically.


Instruction for Google Chrome

1. Launch Google Chrome browser, click Menu (Customize and Control Google Chrome)

2. Select More tools > Extensions. Left-click on Extensions

3. On the Total Recipe Search, click Remove from Chrome

4. A notice to remove the extension will appear. Click Remove

How to remove Total Recipe Search from Google Chrome. Step 1 How to delete Total Recipe Search from Google Chrome. Step 2 How to uninstall Total Recipe Search from Google Chrome. Step 3


Instruction for Internet Explorer

1. Launch Internet Explorer

2. Click Tools

3. Select Manage add-ons

4. Select Total Recipe Search and press Disable

How to uninstall Total Recipe Search from Internet Explorer. Step 1 How to remove Total Recipe Search from Internet Explorer. Step 2 How to delete Total Recipe Search from Internet Explorer. Step 3


Instruction for Mozilla Firefox

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox

2. Open Menu

3. Click Add-ons

4. Select Extensions

5. On the Total Recipe Search, press Remove

How to uninstall Total Recipe Search from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to delete Total Recipe Search from Mozilla Firefox. Step 1 How to remove Total Recipe Search from Mozilla Firefox. Step 3


Instructions for Microsoft Edge

1. Launch Microsoft Edge

2. Click on Extensions in menu bar

3. Choose needed add-on and click on it

4. Press Uninstall


Instruction for Safari

1. Open Safari browser

2. Click Menu (Display a menu of General Safari Settings)

3. Select Reset Safari...

4. Press Reset

How to delete Total Recipe Search from Safari. Step 1 How to uninstall Total Recipe Search from Safari. Step 2 How to remove Total Recipe Search from Safari. Step 3


Instruction for Opera

1. Start Opera browser

2. Click Menu (Customize and Control Opera)

3. Select Extensions

4. Choose Total Recipe Search and press button Remove from Opera

How to remove Total Recipe Search from Opera. Step 1 How to delete Total Recipe Search from Opera. Step 2 How to uninstall Total Recipe Search from Opera. Step 3


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Step 3. Delete elements that would stay after Total Recipe Search deletion

1. Remove files and folders, if they stayed:

  • Type Total Recipe Search in the search box
  • Scroll to the bottom of the list of search results. Under Search again in, Click Computer
  • Wait for the search results
  • Delete items found

2. Delete registry keys

  • Click the Start button
  • Type Regedit.exe and press Enter
  • Press Ctrl+F and type 'Total Recipe Search'
  • Click 'Find Next'
  • Delete the entries that were found

Step 4 (Optional). Scan the computer with antimalware scanner

  • Download antivirus tool, e.g. Adwcleaner
  • Press Scan button


AdwCleaner start window


  • Press Clean button


AdwCleaner scan the system



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