How do I delete Astromenda Search? Why doesn't your program remove this?

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How do I delete Astromenda Search? It is malware that your program does not delete for some reason.
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beacham4

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Tom Emmelot, Champion

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Hi

Welcome to TM Home users Community, a public site where volunteers try to help each-other , also there are TM Employees that can give answers, that is only at working hours. I am just a volunteer!
If you install or give permission to install TM let you.
So first  uninstall it from the program list.
then:
Resolving website redirection issues
https://esupport.trendmicro.com/en-us/home/pages/technical-support/1111744.aspx?_ga=2.263079436.1262...

That must solve your problem.

Kind regards,
Tom

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TM_Malik

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Thank you Tom Emmelot!

Hi beacham4, the Trend Micro program will be able to detect it if it's not yet installed. If the program was installed with the permission of the user, the Trend Micro program or any antivirus program won't be able to intervene with it.

Please advise if you encountered issues while trying to delete the said program.

Thank you!
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"with the permission of the user"

What kind of permission? If it is UAC permission, then TM should detect it, if malicious.
If an exception has been added in TM in order to allow installation, by removing the exception TM should detect it.
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Hi claudiu_botezatu

"Malicious" is not the same as not "desirable" and that is what the search bar is!
and you install it most of the times with some freeware as you will know.

Kind regards,
Tom
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That's true. Most of these programs are installed together with free programs that can be downloaded over the internet.