How to uninstall (remove) Siteken.com

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What is Siteken.com

Siteken.com – is a simple hijacker, that poses as useful and good program. As many hijackers, it replaces homepage and default search engine by its own (Siteken.com). It has simple website, which contains a lot of bookmarks and search bar. This is why Siteken.com is considered as potentially unwanted software. Its search results are bad and may contains sponsored links. Those links may redirect user to malicious websites. Also this hijacker may scan you browser history, what is not good for your privacy. It is highly recommended to remove Siteken.com from PC as soon as possible.

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How is Siteken.com installed on my PC?

As one of the many hijackers, Siteken.com infects personal computers using different methods. The most exploitable method is “bundling”. It means, malware binds itself to free software, which can be downloaded from “Freedownload” websites. If user installs this freeware, bound malware gets installed too. To prevent this, first of all, don’t download freeware from unknown and suspicious sources. Download only license software from official websites. Secondly, pay attention to every step of installation process of freeware. Choose Custom/Advanced setup settings to disable malware installation.

How to remove Siteken.com?

To get rid of Siteken.com you can read our manual removal tool. Or you can download special removal tool, that fully eliminate malware with its files. Also removal tools may reset browser default settings in one click.

Recommended Solution:

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

 

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Manual Siteken.com Removal Guide

windows 7 logoWindows 7:

  1. Click the Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Click Uninstall a program (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Category);
    Click Programs and Features (if computer’s settings Viewed By: Icons);
  4. Find programs possibly related to Siteken.com;
  5. Click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

windows 8 logoWindows 8:

  1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search (If you’re using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search.);
  2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then tap or click Control Panel;
  3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then tap or click Programs and features;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Siteken.com;
  5. Tap or click the program, and then tap or click Uninstall;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

windows xp logoWindows XP:

  1. Click Start;
  2. Click Control Panel;
  3. Double-click Add or Remove Programs;
  4. Find programs possibly related to Siteken.com and Click it;
  5. Click to Remove;
  6. Follow the instructions on the screen or just wait.

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

google chrome logoGoogle Chrome:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “chrome://settings/” in address bar.

  1. Open Google Chrome;
  2. Click on Options Icon or press Alt+E, Alt+F;
  3. Click Settings;
  4. Click a link Show advanced settings;
  5. Turn down and click Reset settings;
  6. Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

mozilla firefox logoMozilla Firefox:

You can skip steps 1-3 by typing “about:support” in address bar.

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox;
  2. Press Alt+H;
  3. Click Troubleshooting Information;
  4. At the Right-Top Corner click Reset Firefox;
  5. Click Reset Firefox.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

internet explorer logoInternet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer;
  2. Press Alt, click Tools, or Click on Gear Icon;
  3. Click Internet Options;
  4. Click Advanced tab;
  5. Click Reset;
  6. Mark Delete Personal Settings, Click Reset.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Conclusion

Siteken.com – is a nasty hijacker, that doesn’t allow user to surf the Web properly, so better to delete Siteken.com from computer. Don’t forget to reset you browser settings.

Author: Olga Karpuk

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