How to uninstall (remove) Swiki

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What is Swiki?

Swiki – is a program that comes to the computer in the form of an extension to the browser. Swiki hijacks popular browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. This potentially unwanted software, which comes without the user’s knowledge, complete with free programs. Swiki distributes promotional content. This program displays the banners and coupons, as well as pop-up advertising content. This advertising may refer to the popular Internet sites and online shops. Swiki shows the most “best” offer. In fact, most offers are false. The main objective in this program – is to make the user spend money for nothing. Swiki also reduces the performance of your PC, increases traffic, changes your browser options, and changes the search results. Swiki also collects your personal information. This information may be disclosed to third parties. If you find Swiki on your computer, we recommend that you remove it immediately.

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How Swiki gets on your PC?

Potentially unwanted programs, such as Swiki, sneak into a computer bundled with other free software. It comes without the user’s consent. The user may not realize that their computer is infected. This can happen when the user downloads the free software or application, such as Archiver, converter, player and so on. Some sites create special download managers that hide malicious software. You must follow a few rules in order to avoid penetration by malicious software. Always read the user agreement in full. You should know what you are offering. Also, always choose advanced installation type and don’t agree with the proposals to install unfamiliar and unwanted program. Don’t click “Next” until you have verified that the program is safe. Follow the installation process and take your time. Be careful. If your computer is already infected, then use our instructions to remove Swiki.

How to remove Swiki from your computer?

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

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

Recommended Solution:

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Swiki.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Swiki

Or uninstall Swiki manually.

Step 1: Remove Swiki from Control Panel

Windows XP:

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

Step 2: Remove Swiki from browsers

Google Chrome:

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

Remove following regitry entries:

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Remove following files:

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Written by Rami Douafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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