What is Info Seeker?

Info Seeker is a browser extension that comes bundled with free software without the user’s knowledge. When Info Seeker comes it changes the settings of your browser, namely change homepage and replaces the search results. Info Seeker can redirect the user to ad sites and display a lot of advertisements, banners, coupons and other discounts that are non-existent. According to the developers, Info Seeker created to help users to make purchases. Actually Info Seeker created to lure your money. Many ads and offers are false. Plus, Info Seeker may collect your personal information and send it to third parties. If you don’t remove Info Seeker time, the removal of this program will be very difficult. If you find Info Seeker on the PC then try to remove it as soon as possible.

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How Info Seeker gets on your PC?

Info Seeker comes to computer bundled with free software and infects a computer without the user’s knowledge. This is due to carelessness of users during installation. Must be fully acquainted with the user agreement and closely monitor the process of installing programs. No need to click on the “Next” button, if you aren’t sure that the program is safe. Remember that there are many similar programs that don’t pose a threat to your computer. Try to read reviews about the programs or don’t install programs that seem suspicious. If Info Seeker already infected your PC, then use our instructions to remove it.

How to remove Info Seeker from your computer?

To uninstall Info Seeker remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Info Seeker in their database. You can try to use them for removing Info Seeker.

Recommended Solution:

Wipersoft – fully removes all instances of viruses, similar to Info Seeker – files, folders, registry keys.

 

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Info Seeker.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Info Seeker

Or uninstall Info Seeker manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Info Seeker.
  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 Info Seeker 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 Info Seeker, select it and click Uninstall.

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

After that remove Info Seeker from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Info Seeker.
  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 Info Seeker.
  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 Info Seeker.
  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.

Remove following registry entries of Info Seeker:


HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppIDDynConIE.DLL
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesAppID{384997EE-E3BE-49C4-9ECA-C62B7C08128A}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesInterface{2830488C-079B-45C2-88B6-AFE4EAA2DF85}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesTypeLib{781CA792-9B6E-400B-B36F-15C097D2CA54}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesDynConIE.DynConIEObject
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesDynConIE.DynConIEObject.1
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallInfoSeeker
HKLMSOFTWAREGoogleChromeExtensionsigjjkeeamkpihpncmmbgdkhdnjpcfmfb
HKLMSoftwareDynConIE

Then remove following files of Info Seeker:


common.crx
main.js
overlay.xul
common.dll
InfoSeeker.ico
Uninstall.exe

And these folders of Info Seeker:


C:Program FilesInfoSeeker

Written by Rami Douafi

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