What is Private.myquicksearch.online?

Private.myquicksearch.online is a browser hijacker that changes the home page and the default search engine in your browsers installed in the system (chrome, Mozilla, IE, Edge and so on). The hijacker constantly redirects the user to the search page on http://private.myquicksearch.online/, which looks similar to legitimate analogs, moreover, offers the possibility of surfing in incognito mode, leaving no traces. In reality, Private.myquicksearch.online is not so good and useful.

Private.myquicksearch.online hijacker

It should be noted that this hijacker collects personal data, such as the history of browsing, saved passwords, analyzes the list of visited pages and search requests. These data are transferred to third parties for further analysis and other purposes. You need to remove Private.myquicksearch.online immediately, using our recommendations.

How Private.myquicksearch.online gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Private.myquicksearch.online, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Most often, these programs come into your PC without the user’s consent, bundled with freeware’s installers, downloaders, and web-clients. Each time when you download some free software, try to pay attention to what you are offered to install. Sometimes, simply uncheck the element that seems suspicious to you. Always try to read the user agreement, don’t hurry to click “Next”. Carefully follow the installation process. Resort to using third-party programs that can help you to protect your computer. If your PC is already infected by Private.myquicksearch.online, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Private.myquicksearch.online from your computer?

To uninstall Private.myquicksearch.online remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

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You can try both of these products to remove Private.myquicksearch.online

Or uninstall Private.myquicksearch.online manually.

Step 1: Remove Private.myquicksearch.online from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Private.myquicksearch.online from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Private.myquicksearch.online.
  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 Private.myquicksearch.online.
  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 Private.myquicksearch.online.
  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 Private.myquicksearch.online:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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