What is Search-quick.com?

Search-quick.com is a dubious search engine that can appear instead of your homepage one day. It is capable of infiltrating mostly used web browsers, like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari. The main aim of this browser hijacker is to ensure the users that Search-quick.com is a trustworthy search domain that can take the place of Google, Bing or Yahoo. By this the hijacker makes people use it and make search queries on the page. Search-quick.com presents corrupted results which causes redirections on unwanted sites. Usually these are the sites of recently appeared shopping resources or infected sites. To not to expose your system to danger you should remove Search-quick.com from your system and browsers.

Search-quick.com

How Search-quick.com gets on your PC?

Search-quick.com is, of course, can be installed manually, however all victims of Search-quick.com claimed that they haven’t done it. The hijacker is mainly transported in the form of plug-in. This plug-in is mainly distributed via bundling method. Bundling means that the malware gets into the computers alongside with freeware or shareware installers. When performing an installation of such applications people do not expect having malicious elements added to it. In addition, Search-quick.com is difficult to spot as it is hidden in Advanced/Custom type of installation. So, to prevent Search-quick.com and other malware from appearing on your system you should choose these types of setup and deselect additional components.

How to remove Search-quick.com from your computer?

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Search-quick.com

Or uninstall Search-quick.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Search-quick.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Search-quick.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Search-quick.com.
  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 Search-quick.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 Search-quick.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 Search-quick.com:

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