What is Search Swift?

Search Swift is malware that constantly generates advertising banners, pop-ups, coupons and other advertising content. This comes on the PC in the form of a browser extension for Chrome, Mozilla, and others. Also worth noting is that Search Swift periodically opens new tabs and redirects the user to third-party sites at any time during browsing. In fact, Search Swift is not so useful. Search Swift collects and analyzes your personal data, such as your browsing history and online activity. This information is passed on to third parties for unknown purposes, so if it has already penetrated your PC, then you can be sure that your personal information is under the threat. We recommend you to remove Search Swift right now.

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How Search Swift gets on your PC?

Similar malware comes to the PC hiding in the loaders and installers. Similar malware comes to the PC hiding in the freeware’s downloaders and installers. The main reason why this infects PCs is the inattention of users. Most of us do not pay attention to the installation process, the list of installed program components and so on. Sometimes you just need to uncheck the unwanted software, but users hurry and skip these items in the installation window. Be attentive and mindful. If Search Swift has already come into PC, then you urgently need to get rid of this extension. To do this, use our detailed instructions, which are listed below.

How to remove Search Swift from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Search Swift

Or uninstall Search Swift manually.

Step 1: Remove Search Swift from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Search Swift from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

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