How to uninstall (remove) Seekmx.com

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What is Seekmx.com?

Seekmx.com is browser redirect, homepage and search hijacker. It infects Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. Several of Seekmx.com malicious actions: replaces search and start page to http://www.seekmx.com, infects browser shortcuts, do not let user to revert settings, redirects searches. Basically, Seekmx.com redirects to Google, however it may insert additional advertising. Often there is protection process that doesn’t allow users to remove the threat. On this page you can find step-by-step instruction to remove Seekmx.com hijacker.

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How Seekmx.com gets on your PC?

Seekmx.com can be advertised via low-quality ad networks. Also, it can be installed with torrents, free downloads. This is called bundled installation. When users download or install free software he receives offer boxes to install additional software, games etc. Usually adware and hijackers use such method. users need to decline such offers, or use trusted sources and vendors to download software. You can also use one of the programs below to remove Seekmx.com and protect from such infections in future.

How to remove Seekmx.com from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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

Or uninstall Seekmx.com manually.

Step 1: Remove Seekmx.com from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Seekmx.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

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 3: Remove following files and folders of Seekmx.com:

Remove following registry entries:

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Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

Author: Tim Kas
Computer security specialist. I try to do my best and share my knowledge with you by creating simple-to-follow and useful guides on various topics about computer security.

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