How to uninstall (remove) Searchiksa.com

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What is Searchiksa.com?

Searchiksa.com is a browser hijacker that comes to your computer bundled with free software without the user consent. Usually, it penetrates in the form of extensions for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. At first glance, Searchiksa.com looks like an ordinary search engine, such as Google, Bing or Yahoo. It promises to improve search quality, enhance the experience of browsing and eliminate irrelevant search results. In fact, this hijacker can deliver a lot of trouble and can be very annoying. It changes your browser settings, homepage and search engine on https://searchiksa.com/. Searchiksa.com collects your personal data, analyzes your browsing and network activity. This information can be send to third parties. Searchiksa.com can redirect user to ad sites. If you find a Searchiksa.com on your computer, you should remove it right away. Do not waste your time. Use our instructions below.

Searchiksa.com Hijacker

How Searchiksa.com gets on your PC?

Malicious programs such as Searchiksa.com, come to the computer as an extension to the browser. Scheme of penetration of potentially unwanted software can change constantly. Most often, these programs (extension) come into your PC without the user’s consent, but it is worth noting that this is due to the negligence of the user. Many ad sites create their own download managers. 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 Searchiksa.com, then use our instructions listed below.

How to remove Searchiksa.com from your computer?

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

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

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You can try both of these products to remove Searchiksa.com

Or uninstall Searchiksa.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Searchiksa.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Searchiksa.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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