What is QkSee?

QkSee is a browser extension that comes to your computer without the user’s consent. Usually it comes bundled with other free programs, and it starts to degrade the performance of your computer. After penetration QkSee displays advertising content of different content. According to the developers, QkSee helps the user to find the best offers of popular sites such as Amazon and others. In fact, these offers are false, and it is not QkSee assistant, and potentially unwanted software. QkSee also can analyze your browsing and to collect your personal data. Some data may be transferred to third parties without your consent. We recommend that you remove QkSee, if you find it on your PC.

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How QkSee gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs are not viruses, but it can cause serious harm to your computer. Malicious software, such as QkSee comes to PC bundled with free downloads without user consent. However, in most cases, users could easily prevent infection in their computer. It is necessary to closely monitor the installation process, namely remember a few simple rules. Always read the user’s agreement and select the “Advanced” installation type to know about everything that the installer offers. Disagree to install components that cause you suspicious. Also, you can use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If QkSee already penetrated on your computer, you can use our instructions indicated below.

How to remove QkSee from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove QkSee

Or uninstall QkSee manually.

Step 1: Remove QkSee from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove QkSee from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find QkSee.
  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 QkSee.
  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 QkSee.
  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: Remove following files and folders of QkSee:

Remove following registry entries:

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.bmp
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.gif
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.j2c
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.jp2
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PicexaViewer.bmp\DefaultIcon\
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PicexaViewer.bmp\shell\open\command\
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PicexaViewer.bmp\shell\preview\command\
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PicexaViewer.gif\DefaultIcon\

Remove following files:

qkdl.exe
qkdup.exe
qksee.exe
qkseeSvc.exe
libcurl.dll
curlpp.dll
uninstall.exe

Remove following folders

C:\Program Files (x86)\qksee
C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\qksee
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\qksee

Written by Rami Douafi

2 Comments

  1. Thank you! I finally get rid off manually.

  2. Thank you so much got rid off it

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