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Friday, February 22, 2013

How to Remove QwikLinx.net Completely?

Do you know what is QwikLinx.net? Hacked by such virus? Have consulting with many people for solution to eradicate it, but with no luck? Is there any effective way to get rid of it? No worry, just reading this entire post, you will know how to manage with it.

General Information About QwikLinx.net


QwikLinx.net is a malicious redirect virus that aims to attack web browsers for vicious purposes. From it is outward appearance, it looks like a legit website that can search what information you want to know. Actually, it is a corrupt website that acts like what the legit one does. Normally, pc virus sneaks into targeted pc out of the permission of users, so does QwikLinx.net. Once executed, it adds a new registry entry for running automatically, and changes some of the browser settings to hijack your web browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Internet Explorer. So change another browser won’t be any help to stop this redirect virus. When you want to search something from Internet, it just redirects you to its own website. From its website, you will be advised to download something for making your time online more efficient.




Moreover is that some banking websites pop up when you do a search. Don’t be taken in to input any information about your accounts and privacy. On the other way, QwikLinx.net may come along with other computer threats like Trojan, malware, worm, and so on. Meanwhile, the remote hackers can take advantage of the browser vulnerability to monitor your browsing habits, and steal some important information.

You should remove QwikLinx.net as soon as you find it for any removal may badly damage the compromised system. You can follow guide in below to remove it.

QwikLinx.net is Really Tricky and Dangerous


* QwikLinx.net drop corrupt files on system out of your permission and notification.
*QwikLinx.net may come along with other pc threats.
* QwikLinx.net will hijack your web browser/browsers.
* QwikLinx.net redirects your web search results.
* QwikLinx.net may pop up some banking websites to lure you write account details.
* QwikLinx.net can run in the background without any interaction by adding new registry entry.
* QwikLinx.net allows other accesses of the third party to corrupt further and steal private information.
* QwikLinx.net can change from time to time to gain difficulty to be found and removed.

How to Remove QwikLinx.net Completely?


Manual Guide to Help You Remove QwikLinx.net Completely


Step one- Reboot your computer and select Safe Mode With Networking.
As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8″ key constantly. -> Use the arrow keys to highlight the “Safe Mode with Networking” option and then press ENTER. ->
Step two - open your Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys and then stop all the QwikLinx.net process:
[random name].exe of QwikLinx.net
Step three- delete the following files created by QwikLinx.net in Local disk C hard drive:
%Windows%\system32\[random].exe
%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\[random]
%Temp%\[random].bat
%AppData%\[random].exe
%System%\drivers\UAC[RANDOM CHARACTERS].sys
Step four - go to Start Menu, type in Regedit, and then click OK. When you have been in Registry Editor, please delete the following registry entries associated with QwikLinx.net:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\[random numbers]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random].exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\Run\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\[random numbers]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\[random]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[random].exe

Automatic Guide to Help You Remove QwikLinx.net Completely


1) Download the SpyHunter by clicking the following button.

  
2) Start the installation by double-clicking the download file.



3) Now you need to click the “Run” button to continue the installation.


4) Next you should accept the License Agreement and click the “Next” button.


5) You need to wait until the whole installation finishes. In this process, you are not allowed to click the “Cancel” button, otherwise the executing will stop.

6) Now the installation finishes.


7) After finishing the installation, now you should click “Malware Scan” button to have a quick or full scan on your computer.”



8) Tick the “Select All” and choose the “Remove” button to eliminate the detected threats on your computer.



Note
The manual way of getting rid of QwikLinx.net is quite dangerous and complex. If you are careless in your uninstalling process, you may make a mistake of deleting some important process. So deleting QwikLinx.net manually is a risky job. The wise choice is to choose the SpyHunter. Anti-Malware program SpyHunter is very convenient, effective and easy-operating. It can detect and eliminate the malicious virus thoroughly. At the same time, it can prevent your computer from attacking in the future.

1 comment:

Marisa Hensch said...

How can I find the Registry Editor with an older computer? The start menu doesn't have a search bar...

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