QuickConverter Search is a doubtful search-engine provider that illegally modifies the PC settings. It adds its related extension in the browser that could not be removed directly by the users. The default homepage and search-engine provider gets replace d with QuickConverter Search without user’s permission. It promises to provide the best and most relevant results for the search queries. But this is just another bogus claim.
QuickConverter Search neither provides relevant results for user’s queries nor does it offer any other benefits. It doesn’t have its own database to show result for user’s queries. It modifies the Yahoo results with so many sponsored webpage and commercial ads and then shows in its own result. So, basically it promotes sponsored third-party result in its webpage and gets funds and commission in return. It doesn’t bother whether the promoted website is safe for the users or not.
How QuickConverter Search Successfully Spam the victims?
The appearance of its related homepage is very similar to some genuine search-engine provider hence the novice users easily gets manipulated. It makes so many lucrative promises such as powerful search tool with most relevant result, free extension downloadable on any browser, new-tab with converter recommendation and so on. All the services are promised to be provided free hence the novice user doesn’t find it hard to install it in their PC.
On the other hand, Cyber-criminals spend a lot of money as well as uses deceiving tricks for its circulation and aggressive promotion. It could get inside the PC without permission using tricks such as freeware and shareware attachments, peer-to-peer file sharing networks, nasty hyperlinks and pop-ups, spam emails and so on. After settling down, it purposely modifies the browser settings in order to cause commercial webpage redirections more frequently. The cyber-criminals try to gain maximum benefits of advertising revenue.
It is very difficult to remove QuickConverter Search manually especially if it is in your PC for a very long time. There is high possibility that had brought other severe malware and spyware in your work-station and thus a lot of chaos is created for you. Hence it is advised to scan your work-station with a powerful anti-malware tool that has strong scanning algorithm and programming logics.
- Don’t download anything in your PC from untrusted sources
- Choose advance download option and read the terms and agreement carefully
- Don’t directly open the email attachment receive from unknown sender. Scan the email attachment with anti-malware tool before opening it
- Don’t visit unsafe websites such as porn domains, Online gambling and dating etc.
- Upgrade the overall security settings of your PC
Remove QuickConverter Search using powerful Windows Scanner
Download Automatic Removal Tool to eliminate infectious threat
Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with QuickConverter Search then you were highly suggested to delete QuickConverter Search by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.
So, what is anti-malware tool?
Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like QuickConverter Search . However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove QuickConverter Search . As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall QuickConverter Search from Computer.
Complete tutorial to delete QuickConverter Search using automatic removal method
- As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.
- You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.
- If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.
- Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).
- System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.
- By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.
- Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.
How to get rid of QuickConverter Search manually?
Eliminate QuickConverter Search by going through Control Panel:
- Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).
- Select Control Panel option > Programs.
- The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.
- Please find out QuickConverter Search as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.
Remove QuickConverter Search entries from Windows Registry box:
- In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.
- Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)
- Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete QuickConverter Search .
- HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ QuickConverter Search .exe
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=http://random.com
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.
Method to prevent QuickConverter Search and other similar threats in future
After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like QuickConverter Search infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by QuickConverter Search again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.
- Keep your anti-malware updated.
- Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
- Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
- Block auto update from network inside System.
- Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
- Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
- Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
- Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
- Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
- Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.