Aug 10, 2014

How to remove Conduit browser hijacker malware?

I used to use FreeFileSync a few years ago and liked it, so I recently installed it on a Windows laptop. Unfortunately, they decided to add conduit malware as part of the package, which is a browser hijack. How can I get rid of it? I’m on a Windows 7 machines using the Firefox browser.

Is your device infected by some kind of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUP)? If so, here's some suggestions:
• Make sure Chrome is up-to-date by checking your Chrome version
• Reset Browser Settings
• Disable and/or remove unwanted extensions
• Install an Adblock extension
STEP 1 : Uninstall malicious programs from your computer
1. To uninstall a program from Windows system, click “Start” button, then “Control Panel” menu option.

2. Click on the “Uninstall a program” option under “Programs” category.
3. Scroll through the list of currently installed programs and uninstall the program which you haven’t downloaded.
You can manually get rid of this browser hijacker virus by following this removal guide at http://blog.doofix.com/manually-remove-lab-search-conduit-com-virus-and-fix-redirects/. This guide comprehensively introduces the browser hijacker and removal.
How to remove Conduit Search (Virus Removal Guide)

It’s a pain to do, but you can do it manually. Here is a link for a step by step guide at TechSupportAll to remove it from your machine, including Windows shortcuts and the registry. After you get that done, you need to remove it from the browser.   




Once you are done with the uninstallation of malicious programs, here comes the need to remove Conduit search toolbar from the web browsers. Below are the easy-to-follow steps given to complete the task.


Here is a complete guide, how to remove it : http://www.techvedic-reviews.co.uk/remove-conduit-search-toolbar-web-bro...

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