How to uninstall (remove) Qubiv

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What is Qubiv?

Qubiv – a dangerous malicious software that gets on your PC as an extension for the browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). It offers unlimited access to popular games for free. After coming to a computer, Qubiv begins to display promotional coupons, pop-ups, banners and other promotional products. These products contain offers of online stores that offer savings. In fact, these offers aren’t real, the only purpose of Qubiv – earn money and force the user to spend money for nothing. Also, Qubiv can change your browser settings, such as your homepage. Qubiv makes its entry in the system registry, change the homepage, replaces the search results, and redirects the user to other sites and much more. We advise you to destroy Qubiv right now.

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How Qubiv gets on your PC?

Qubiv isn’t a virus, but this program can be classified as potentially unwanted software. Such malware comes on your computer with other free programs. Most often, it comes without the user’s knowledge. Therefore, many users aren’t even aware that their computer has been compromised by malware. Remember, no need to rush during installation of programs. Always follow the installation process, read the user agreement and select only the “Advanced” installation type. Don’t settle for installation of the suspicious software. Don’t rush to press the “Next” button. Also, you can always read reviews about a particular program. Be careful and attentive. If it has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of Qubiv. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove Qubiv from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to Qubiv – 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 Qubiv.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Qubiv

Or uninstall Qubiv manually.

Step 1: Remove Qubiv from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Qubiv from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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