How to uninstall (remove) Qip.ru redirect

What is Qip.ru?

Qip.ru is another false search page aimed at Russian-speaking users, however, it increasingly infects users’ browsers from other countries. This is a typical browser hijacker, changing browser settings and significantly complicating browsing. This sets http://qip.ru/ as the homepage, and also changes the settings for browser shortcuts or creates copies of it. All this in order to constantly redirect the user to third-party sites with advertising content. The main goal of developers is to encourage users to download the browser QiP Surf. According to them, this browser greatly speeds up browsing and has many convenient functions. It’s just a trick. This can lead to the penetration of other malicious software and adware. We strongly recommend that you remove Qip.ru right away. Use our recommendations to permanently куьщму this hijacker.

Qip.ru hijacker

How Qip.ru gets on your PC?

Qip.ru comes without the user’s consent, bundled with freeware downloads. Qip.ru is hidden in its downloaders, web clients, and other software. The main cause of infection of the PC is the user’s inattention. You should carefully follow the installation process, pay attention to all the additional elements and components of the installers. Do not install something that does not inspire confidence. Also, you can use multi-clean utilities and programs that can help you protect your PC. If your PC is already infected by Qip.ru, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Qip.ru from your computer?

To uninstall Qip.ru remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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Or uninstall Qip.ru manually.

Step 1: Remove Qip.ru from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Qip.ru from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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