Couldn’t Remove Finditquick Search! Try This Hijacker Removal Guide

Finditquick Search : Alters Your Browser & Other Vital Settings

Finditquick Search is reported as a browser hijacker threat which modifies your Internet browser settings without asking for your permission. Even if this questionable search tool might have a delusional appearance since it looks very similar to Google, Yahoo, or Bing, you should not trust it. Once successfully installed, it alters these web browser settings without your knowledge and assigns a different URL to the infected web browsers. Besides, the threat might try to convince you to install its associated adware or potentially unwanted applications without realizing their main purpose. Continuous redirects to unfamiliar websites and appearance of intrusive advertisements due to the presence of Finditquick Search hijacker will cause headache for you. Although, the removal of this infection might be a complicated process, so the RMV security experts do not recommend delaying it.

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System Related Issues Caused by Finditquick Search

While it may seem that the threat claims to improve your online browsing experience and delivers quick search results. However, all its promises or claims are absolutely false. The online search results delivered by Finditquick Search contain a vast of shady adverts that may reroute you to suspicious web portals where you can unknowingly notice deceptive content especially designed by the cyber crooks to infect your machine with high-risk malware. Therefore, regular system users do not benefit from using this search tool. The primary objective of this hijacker is to generate pay-per-click revenue for its developers and sponsored site owners. In case, if you encounter any kind of unwanted browser redirects to such questionable domains, then immediately leave them and never try to click on ads that it promotes. The RMV professionals suggest scanning your machine with a credible and trustworthy anti-spyware tool like the one recommended below in this article to safely delete Finditquick Search.

Finditquick Search is Bundled with Freeware Programs

You should be aware that the hijacker might sneak into your system when you download other regular applications. Usually, the creators of such programs tend to hide the information about PUPs in 'optional' or 'recommended' components of regular softwares. Below, you can find the list of security tips provided by RMV research team on how to protect your computer from the invasion of Finditquick Search hijacker and avoid installing suspicious programs.

  • Avoid 'Quick' or 'Recommended' settings while installing freewares onto your PC.
  • Always select 'Advanced' or 'Custom' installation settings for cost-free apps.
  • Download any softwares from trusted and manufacturers we portal.
  • Do not click on sponsored advertisements or intrusive links.
  • Update your installed programs and anti-virus tool in regular interval.

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Manual Steps to Remove Finditquick Search From Your Hijacked Browser

Simple Steps To Remove Infection From Your Browser

Set Up or Changes Your Default Search Engine Provider

For Internet Explorer :

1. Launch Internet explorer and click on the Gear icon then to Manage Add-ons.

IE Manage Add-ons

2. Now click on Search Provider tab followed by Find more search providers…

IE Search Providers

3. Now look for your preferred search engine provider for instance Google Search engine.

IE Find More Search Providers

4. Further you need to click on Add to Internet Explorer option appeared on the page. After then tick out the Make this my default search engine provider appeared on the Add Search Provider window and then click on Add button.

IE Add Search Provider

5. Restart Internet explorer to apply the new changes.

For Mozilla :

1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and go for the Settings icon (☰) followed by Options from the drop down menu.

Mozilla Settings Options

2. Now you have to tap on Search tab there. And, under Default Search Engine you can choose your desirable search engine provider from the drop down menu and remove Finditquick Search related search providers.

Mozilla Search tab

3. If you want to add another search option into Mozilla Firefox then you can do it by going through Add more search engines… option. It will take you to the Firefox official Add-ons page from where you can choose and install search engine add-ons from their.

Mozilla Add more search engine

4. Once installed you can go back to Search tab and choose your favorite search provider as a default.

For Chrome :

1. Open Chrome and tap on Menu icon (☰) followed by Settings.

Chrome settings

2. Now under Search option you can choose desirable Search engine providers from drop down menu.

Chrome Search option

3. If you want to use another search engine option then you can click on Manage search engines… which opens current list of search engines and other as well. To choose you have to take your cursor on it and then select Make default button appears there followed by Done to close the window.

Chrome other search engine option

Reset Browser Settings to Completely Remove Finditquick Search

For Google Chrome :

1. Click on Menu icon (☰) followed by Settings option from the drop down menu.

Chrome settings

2. Now tap Reset settings button.

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3. Finally select Reset button again on the dialog box appeared for confirmation.

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For Mozilla Firefox :

1. Click on Settings icon (☰) and then to Open Help Menu option followed by Troubleshooting Information from drop down menu.

Reset Mozilla Firefox 1

2. Now Click on Reset Firefox… on the upper right corner of about:support page and again to Reset Firefox button to confirm the resetting of Mozilla Firefox to delete Finditquick Search completely.

Reset Mozilla Firefox 2

Reset Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Settings Gear icon and then to Internet options.

Reset IE 1

2. Now tap Advanced tab followed by Reset button. Then tick out the Delete personal settings option on the appeared dialog box and further press Reset button to clean Finditquick Search related data completely.

IE Reset 2

3. Once Reset completed click on Close button and restart Internet explorer to apply the changes.

Reset Safari :

1. Click on Edit followed by Reset Safari… from the drop down menu on Safari.

Reset Safari 1

2. Now ensure that all of the options are ticked out in the appeared dialog box and click on Reset button.

Reset Safari 2

Uninstall Finditquick Search and other Suspicious Programs From Control Panel

1. Click on Start menu followed by Control Panel. Then click on Uninstall a program below Programs option.

Control panel Win 7 Vista

2. Further find and Uninstall Finditquick Search and any other unwanted programs from the Control panel.

Programs and Features

Remove Unwanted Toolbars and Extensions Related With Finditquick Search

For Chrome :

1. Tap on Menu (☰) button, hover on tools and then tap on Extension option.

chrome extension 1

2. Now click on Trash icon next to the Finditquick Search related suspicious extensions to remove it.

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For Mozilla Firefox :

1. Click on Menu (☰) button followed by Add-ons.

Mozilla Addon 1

2. Now select the Extensions or Appearance tab in Add-ons Manager window. Then click on Disable button to remove Finditquick Search related extensions.

Mozilla Addon 2

For Internet Explorer :

1. Click on Settings Gear icon and then to Manage add-ons.

IE Extension 1

2. Further tap on Toolbars and Extensions panel and then Disable button to remove Finditquick Search related extensions.

IE Extension 2

From Safari :

1. Click on Gear Settings icon followed by Preferences…

Safari extension 1

2. Now tap on Extensions panel and then click on Uninstall button to remove Finditquick Search related extensions.

Safari extension 2

From Opera :

1. Click on Opera icon then hover to Extensions and click Extensions manager.

Opera Extension 1

2. Now click on X button next to unwanted extensions to remove it.

Opera Extension 2

Delete Cookies to Clean Up Finditquick Search Related Data From Different Browsers

Chrome : Click on Menu (☰) → Settings → Show advanced Settings → Clear browsing data.

Clear cookies chrome

Firefox : Tap on Settings (☰) →History →Clear Reset History → check Cookies → Clear Now.

Clear cookies mozilla

Internet Explorer : Click on Tools → Internet options → General tab → Check Cookies and Website data → Delete.

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Safari : Click on Settings Gear icon →Preferences → Privacy tab → Remove All Website Data…→ Remove Now button.

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Manage Security and Privacy Settings in Google Chrome

1. Click on Menu (☰) button followed by Settings.

Chrome settings

2. Tap on Show advanced settings.

Chrome Privacy section

  • Phishing and malware protection : It is enables by default in privacy section. Warns users if detected any suspicious site having phishing or malware threats.
  • SSL certificates and settings : Tap on Manage certificates under HTTPS/SSL section to manage SSL certificates and settings.
  • Web Content settings : Go to Content settings in Privacy section to manage plug-ins, cookies, images, location sharing and JavaScript.

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3. Now tap close button when done.

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