Monday, July 8, 2013

How to Remove Search Conduit Virus: Completely Stop

Learn to Effectively Get Rid of Search Conduit ( Redirect

Search Conduit is another stubborn browser hijacker virus that appears itself as a search engine virus. Once infected, Search Conduit ( may attacks the browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Commonly, malware may change your homepage and reroute the online reequipments to random advertising sites. With modifying system default DNS setting, Search Conduit virus automatically appear when the browser is opened and it blocks your favorite online visite without your permission. Basically, Search Conduit ( provides fake search results and it has the same interface with popular search engine server like Google, Yahoo and Bing, which makes it more trustworthy. However, this malware provides fake search results that are not the one you are requiring. It is promoted by the third parties keep displaying annoying ads. In order to trace your online ability and make its work easier, Search Conduit malware may be bounded with malicious add-ons and plug-ins, which may record your sensitive information like credit card, password and work record.

It is weirdly that Search Conduit ( cannot be picked by any antivirus programs and it completely take over the browser activities by constantly popping up advertisements. Besides, as a vicious redirected virus, Search Conduit may execute its files into system drive data to keep from being removed. Moreover, there are unknown icons are set on the desktop without your knowledge and it installs many undesired softwares that may contain Trojan, worm and other parasites. Although Search Conduit is pesky, there’re still effectively manual instructions available to get it off without troubles.

Step one: Remove all add-ons from IE, Google Chrome and Firefox.

For IE:
Open IE and go to ‘Tools‘ → ”Manage Add-ons’.
Choose ‘Toolbars and Extensions’ and uninstall everything related to from the list.
Choose ‘Search Providers’ → choose the search engine you used before and make it your default search provider. Additionally, select ‘Web Search’, click ‘Disable suggestions’ to disable it.
Go ‘Tools’ → ‘Internet Options’ and select ‘General’ tab. Click ‘Use default’ or enter your own website name, or other. Finally, click ‘OK’ to save the changes.

For Mozilla Firefox:
Open Mozilla Firefox, go ‘Tools’ → ‘Add-ons’.
Choose ‘Extensions’ → Search Conduit and click ‘Uninstall’.
Go ‘Tools’ → ‘Options’. Finally, reset the startup homepage or change it to

For Google Chrome:
Click on the icon ‘Customize and control Google Chrome’, select ‘Options’.
Choose ‘Basic’ Options and change Google Chrome homepage to or any other browser and then click the ‘Manage search engines…’ button.
Choose ‘Google’ and make it your default search engine.

Step two: Remove Search Conduit ( search engine from Add&Remove list

1) Click the “start” button on the lower left corner of your desktop
2) Double click the button “Control Panel” to process
3) Highlight  “Add / Remove Program” icon from Ctrol Panel
4)Select the icon in the list,
5)Click”Remove” icon to uninstall
6) Press OK to apply the changes.

Step three: Delete all registries associated with Search Conduit virus 

HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*

Conclusion: If you failed to remove Search Conduit ( virus using the above removal guide, submit question to MiTechMate Support Team and provide as much details as possible.

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