How to uninstall (remove) Swapgame.net

What is Swapgame.net?

Swapgame.net is a browser hijacker that comes invisibly to the user without his or her consent. Swapgame.net comes as the browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. Outwardly, this search page looks like the popular Google, Yahoo and Bing. Per the developers, Swapgame.net improves search quality, rule out irrelevant search results, and more. In fact, this hijacker can irritate and cause irreparable damage to your browser. Swapgame.net changes your browser settings, which are becoming unchanged. This sets https://swapgame.net/search.html as a homepage and default search engine. It collects user personal information and passes it to third parties for unknown purposes. If you find Swapgame.net on your PC, then you need to remove it immediately.

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How Swapgame.net gets on your PC?

Most of the penetrations of adware or malware occur without user’s consent. Often, programs as Swapgame.net come bundled with free programs and applications. For example, when you download the player, converter, or anything else, then you run the risk of catching Potentially Unwanted Program. To avoid infecting your computer, you should remember a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button until you have verified that the program is safe. Choose the Advanced installation type to see all the additional software that installer offers you. Read reviews about obscure and suspicious programs. In addition, there are many programs on the Internet, which can help you to protect your PC. If your computer is already being attacked by Swapgame.net, use our instructions, which are specified below.

How to remove Swapgame.net from your computer?

To uninstall Swapgame.net remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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

Recommended Solution:

SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of Swapgame.net – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solutions:

1. Plumbytes Anti-Malware – detects files, registry values and folders of Swapgame.net.

 

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2. Malwarebytes Antimalware – finds Swapgame.net – can clean up leftover items after removal.

 

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Or uninstall Swapgame.net manually.

Step 1: Remove Swapgame.net from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Swapgame.net.
  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 Swapgame.net 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 Swapgame.net, 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 Swapgame.net 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 Swapgame.net from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Swapgame.net from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Swapgame.net.
  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 Swapgame.net.
  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 Swapgame.net.
  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 Swapgame.net:

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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