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Quiknowledge Removal Manual

Experts classify Quiknowledge as a program that has browser hijacking features. Quiknowledge may redirect your searches and replace your homepage and new tab page. The program affects Mozilla, Chrome, IE and other popular browsers. Quiknowledge may lead to system slowdowns and intrusive online advertisements. Experts recommend the removal of Quiknowledge with a competent anti-malware tool.

Download a System Scanner, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Quiknowledge.

How Does Quiknowledge Affect Your System?

Quiknowledge is promoted as a free software that enhances the users’ search activities and helps them translate the needed information easily. The program displays relevant information from Big Translate, Wikipedia, and Big Search as the user highlight a certain word on the page. The provided service may be of interest to many users, but keep in mind that the Quiknowledge is ad-supported.

Quiknowledge is known to alter the web browser setting on the affected computer. The program may manipulate the users’ search result, redirecting them to affiliated web pages. Users may land on unverified or even malicious web pages and expose their systems to numerous security issues.

You may also see various advertisements in the web pages you visit labeled “Ads by Quiknowledge” and “Quiknowledge Ads”. Such intrusive marketing materials are considered a potential threat to the system’s safety.
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Quiknowledge – Distribution Technique

Quiknowledge is typically bundled with freeware and shareware programs available for download online. Stealth installations are commonly used by developers as a loss-covering technique. Select the Advanced settings as you install new software on your PC and avoid additional programs.

Users are advised to pay more attention throughout the installation process and carefully select their download sources.

How to Remove Quiknowledge from Your PC?

Although Quiknowledge is not a virus, it may cause several issues on the compromised machine. Quiknowledge can be removed manually or with a competent anti-malware tool. Follow the steps in the manual below to delete Quiknowledge and similar programs from your computer permanently.

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1. Remove/Uninstall Quiknowledge

1. Remove/Uninstall Quiknowledge in Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps to remove that program. No matter if you are using Windows 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program get left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, mistakes with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:

  • Hold the Windows Logo Button and “R” on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear (fig.1).
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  • In the field type in “appwiz.cpl” and press ENTER (fig.2).
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  • This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC.
    Select the program that you want to remove, and press “Uninstall” (fig.3).
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    Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall Quiknowledge.

    2. Restore the settings in your browser

    2. Remove Quiknowledge from your browser

    Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
    Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window

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    Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu

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    Select Quiknowledge and click “Remove

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    After Quiknowledge is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu

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  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Quiknowledge and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Quiknowledge is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Quiknowledge to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.

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    After Quiknowledge has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.
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    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Quiknowledge
    Click ‘Uninstall’

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    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Quiknowledge. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Quiknowledge will be removed.

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    3. Remove Quiknowledge automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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