Safe and Secure Removal Guide for Quiknowledge Malware

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 12, 2014

Quiknowledge delivers popups aggressively on every site you have been to? Rely on your antivirus program but it lets you down? What is the best way for you to get rid of this nuisance totally? This post here shows you how to do that.

Know More about Quiknowledge Adware

Quiknowledge is known by many computer users as a knotty adware that will make chaos to targeted computer with its ad-deliver mechanism. Once it resides in your system, it will have default DNS settings changed without notification and permission. All popular web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome can be vulnerable to this malware.

Whenever users connect to Internet, there will be countless banners and pop-up windows displaying on the right part of the browser. Also, all links exhibited on the search results will be highlighted. When computer users hover the mouse over these links, pop-up ads will be displayed automatically. Quiknowledge adware can monitor your browser activities, such as visited pages, saved passwords and online back account details. Cyber criminals can access all the information remotely and sell it to unknown third party for money. Besides, online incubating threats can take advantage of Quiknowledge adware to penetrate the infected system as well, causing more chaos to victims.

Usually, Quiknowledge malware is delivered via free downloads, junk emails attachments as well as compromised links. Hence, if netters are recklessly browsing online, like visiting insecure websites or acquiring contaminated software, they will pick up this adware unwittingly. So, if you want to free yourself from Quiknowledge adware annoyance, you should remove it without any delay the moment you find this PUP on your browser. Read the manual removal guide below to see how to do it safely and effectively.

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Quiknowledge Adware Screenshot:

Quiknowledge Adware Is Dangerous:

1. Quiknowledge gets into your system secretly and takes over all the installed browsers;
2. Quiknowledge modifies default browser settings without asking your permission;
3. Quiknowledge inserts various ads to promote its sponsored site;
4. Quiknowledge is promoted by malicious free downloads;
5. Quiknowledge may bring in other unwanted programs.

Instruction on Removing Quiknowledge Malware

According to our research, we found that Quiknowledge adware often gets installed together with other programs. And Quiknowledge adware has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Quiknowledge virus.

Windows xp/vista/7:
Step One: Uninstall Quiknowledge adware.

1. Go to Control Panel from Start menu.
2. Choose Uninstall a program or Add/Change programs.

3. Select Quiknowledge adware and click on Uninstall or Uninstall/Change button.

Step Two: Show hidden files.

1. Go to Control Panel, and choose Folder Options.

2. In View tab, scroll dawn and choose show hidden files, folders and drives. Click OK.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\.exe
%CommonAppData%\.exe
C:\Windows\Temp\.exe
%temp%\.exe

Step Three: Remove registry entries.

1. Open Start menu and find Run in Windows XP. Type regedit and tap Enter. In Windows vista/7, click Start and type regedit in search field.

2. At opening Registry Editor, search for and delete key and values related to Quiknowledge adware.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Start Page” = ”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm

Windows 8:
Step One: Uninstall Quiknowledge adware.

1. Type uninstall a program in the Search field.

2. Enter Programs and Features in the address bar and select Quiknowledge from program list.

3. Click Uninstall button and then follow uninstall wizard.

Step Two: Show Hidden Files.

1. Choose Windows Explorer from Start screen.

2. Navigate to File tab, tick both Hidden items and File name extensions.

3. Look for corrupted files outlined below and delete them all:

%AppData%\.exe
%CommonAppData%\.exe
C:\Windows\Temp\.exe
%temp%\.exe

Step Three: Remove Registry Entries.

1. Type regedit in the search field.

2. Search for and delete harmful key and values generated by Quiknowledge adware.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Start Page” = ”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm

Quiknowledge Adware Removal Video:

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