How to uninstall (remove) Squirrelfind.com

What is Squirrelfind.com?

Squirrelfind.com is another browser hijacker, coming without the user’s consent and attacking all the browsers installed on the computer. After penetration, this changes the settings of the home page and the search engine on http://squirrelfind.com/. This search engine may seem useful, as it looks pretty and offers familiar features for searching the web. This search engine may seem useful because it looks nice and offers the usual functions for searching for a network, but, in fact, it is annoying unwanted software, endangering the safety of your personal data. It analyzes your activity on the Internet, collecting data about the history of browsing, visited sites and so on. This information is passed on to third parties for further analysis and other purposes. You need to remove Squirrelfind.com right now, without wasting time.

Squirrelfind.com hijacker

How Squirrelfind.com gets on your PC?

Squirrelfind.com comes without the user’s consent, complete with free programs, utilities or updates. the main reason for such computer infections is the inattention of users. You should always carefully monitor the installation and download process. Select an advanced installation type to select only those installation program items that you need. Use our guide if Squirrelfind.com has already penetrated your PC.

How to remove Squirrelfind.com from your computer?

To uninstall Squirrelfind.com remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

According to our tests there are 3 products that have Squirrelfind.com in their database. Please, use them to remove Squirrelfind.com.

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Squirrelfind.com – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Squirrelfind.com.

 

Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware
 

2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Squirrelfind.com – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

Download MalwareBytes Antimalware

 

Or uninstall Squirrelfind.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Squirrelfind.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Squirrelfind.com.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Squirrelfind.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Squirrelfind.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Squirrelfind.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

After that remove Squirrelfind.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Squirrelfind.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Squirrelfind.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Squirrelfind.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Squirrelfind.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Step 4: Remove following files and folders of Squirrelfind.com:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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