Tuesday, May 21, 2013

How to Manually Get Rid of Search.swagbucks.com Redirect?

Search.swagbucks.com is a dangerous infection. Can’t get rid of Search.swagbucks.comwith your antivirus software? Need help to manually delete it? This step-by-step guide will help you completely remove Search.swagbucks.com. Learn more details.


Introduction of Search.swagbucks:

There has a tricky and nasty browser hijacker called Search.swagnucks which has disturbed computer user to make a normal use of computer recently. It is an infection that created by cyber criminals aim to contact browser in your computer. Also, this browser hijacker can also bring your computer further damages and more infections if you don’t get rid of it timely.
As normal, those cunning cyber hackers will implant it in some hacked websites or “freeware” that you may download easily on the Internet. As long as you visit those unhealthy websites or install those “freeware”, your computer will be targeted by it. Then, it will start a terrible chaos in your computer, especially in your browser. Obviously, you may find that the homepage of your computer has turn to swagbucks.com without your permission and no matter how many time you tried to change it back, it won’t work. What’s worse, it also can collect those significant information from your computer stealthily for malicious purpose.
So, it is about the time to get rid of it now in you suffering this Search.swagbucks.com. To completely eliminate this threat, we need to detect and remove its related processes, files and registry entries. Wanna learn something useful, please follow this post.

Screen Shoot of Search.swagbucks:


Other Corruption of Search.swagbucks:

1 Your computer is acting slowly. This web browser slows down your system significantly. This includes starting up, shutting down, playing games, and surfing the web.
2 Searches are redirected or your homepage and desktop are settings are changed. This is an obvious symptom of this infection.
3 The cyber threat will shut down your other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs. It will also infect and corrupt your registry, leaving your computer totally unsafe.
4 You are getting pestered with lots of pop ups. The hijacker virus infects your registry and uses it to launch annoying pop up ads out of nowhere.

How to Deal with it Manually?

Before performing the manual removal of Search.swagnucks, reboot your computer and before Windows interface loads, press F8 key constantly. Choose "Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key. System will load files and then get to the desktop in needed option.


1. Launch the Task Manager by pressing keys Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time, search for Search.swagnucks processes and right-click to end them.
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2. Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you’re in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.


3. Tap Windows+R keys together to pop up the Run box, type in regedit and hit OK to open Registry Editor; then find out the following Search.swagnucks registry entries and delete:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit”
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\{.exe}

4. Get rid of the listed files created by Search.swagnucks:
%AppData%\[rnd]
%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\””

Notes: Contact us if your need help.