What is Palikan.com?

Palikan.com is annoying homepage and search engine. Palikan.com – is a rogue application, that poses as a good software. But it is classified as potentially unwanted program, that hijacks user’s browsers. What does it mean? Homepage and default search engine in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer are replaced by Palikan.com. It can also hijack browser shortcuts. It has bad search engine, because it displays not only poor results, but different ads too, including sponsored links. Those advertisements may redirect user to malicious websites, where user’s PC may be additionally infected. We highly recommend you to remove Palikan.com from computer.

Palikan.com

How Palikan.com gets on your PC?

Hijackers such as Palikan.com can be installed on computer by using “bundling”. Bundling – is a method of PC infection, where adware is bound to freeware or shareware. So malware gets installed with free or share software. To prevent bundled malware installation, don’t download software from unknown or suspicious websites. Be careful during installation process, unmark checkboxes with unwanted programs (in custom/advanced setup options) for disabling their setup. There are other ways to get installed on users computer, but “bundling” is the most known and popular method.

How to remove Palikan.com from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Palikan.com

Or uninstall Palikan.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Palikan.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Palikan.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Palikan or Go_Palikan.
  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 Palikan.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 Palikan.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 Palikan.com:

Remove following registry entries:

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Remove following files:

Sqlite3.dll
uninstall.exe

Remove following folders

C:\users\user\appdata\local\{970fa153-b3a7-cdeb-de3f-e803fa57149b}

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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