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Danger level 8
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection

SearchIt

Adware.SearchIt is malicious adware that is going to drive you mad with pop ups and advertisements. Adware.SearchIt runs very high risks of manifesting itself as a browser toolbar. This means that if your toolbar acts differently or something appears which wasn't there before, then this could be a sign that you have the malicious Adware.SearchIt on your computer system.

Adware.SearchIt may manifest such symptoms:

  • You may receive vast amounts of pop ups.
  • You will receive large amounts of advertisements.
  • Stuff will start installing without your consent.
  • System settings will change with you not knowing it.
  • Your computer may start becoming increasingly slow.
  • Your computer may become unreliable and unstable.

The suspicious adware program is usually installed onto the computer via security vulnerabilities; however, you could install it yourself by downloading an unreliable program. It is known that schemers utilize bundled downloads to infiltrate malignant software onto the computer. For example, it has been discovered that the home page of your browsers could be switched to searchit.com if you install Spyware.IEToolbar. Therefore, you should be extra careful about the applications you download onto the computer. Otherwise, soon enough you could face highly undesirable modifications of your browser settings. If you wish to prevent this, as well as suspicious data collection initiated by adware components, and you are tired of the questionable, potentially dangerous pop-ups flooding your PC – remove SearchIt.

Adware.SearchIt is not something to play around with and it needs to be removed from your computer. You have the option of the manual removal process or the automatic removal process. It is vital for you to know that you can cause serious additional damage to your computer if you perform the manual removal incorrectly. For this reason, it would be best to employ authentic spyware removal software which could delete SearchIt automatically. Once this is done, you can move to the manual instructions below to change the undesirable search provider and home page settings.

How to modify browser settings?

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE, simultaneously tap Alt+T and select Manage Add-ons.
  2. Select Search Providers and click the option you wish to delete from the list.
  3. Click the Remove button and then Close.
  4. Now tap Alt+T again and select Internet Options.
  5. Click the General tab, remove/change the Home Page and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Launch Firefox, simultaneously tap Alt+T and click Options.
  2. Click the General tab, overwrite/remove the Home Page and click OK.
  3. Click the search provider icon placed on the search box.
  4. Select Manage Search Engines and click the undesirable provider.
  5. Click Remove and then OK.

Google Chrome:

  1. Launch Chrome, tap Alt+F together and click Settings.
  2. Under On Startup mark Open a specific page or set of pages and click Set pages.
  3. Overwrite/remove the undesirable URL and click OK.
  4. Under Appearance mark Show Home button, click Change and perform step 3.
  5. Under Search click Manage search engines and remove (hit X) the unwanted provider.
  6. Click OK to save the changes.
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How to manually remove SearchIt

Files associated with SearchIt infection:

toolbar.dll
e-chords.dll
vindennl.dll
ganges_toolbar.dll
mof-toolbar.dll
algeriechat.exe
PowerSearchTool4.exe
ixquick.exe
ClamAVFile
24hxml.dll
qi32.dll
srchitbar.dll

SearchIt DLL's to remove:

qi32.dll
toolbar.dll
e-chords.dll
vindennl.dll
ganges_toolbar.dll
mof-toolbar.dll
24hxml.dll
srchitbar.dll
srchitbar.dll

SearchIt processes to kill:

algeriechat.exe
PowerSearchTool4.exe
ixquick.exe

Remove SearchIt registry entries:

SOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerToolbar{6C413541-29A1-4ffe-894C-9D68313C9F73}

SOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerToolbar{6C413541-29A1-4ffe-894C-9D68313C9F73}
6C413541-29A1-4ffe-894C-9D68313C9F73
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser\BECD7FB6-D67E-4104-A8AD-0DBC10251438
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\BECD7FB6-D67E-4104-A8AD-0DBC10251438
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\6C413541-29A1-4ffe-894C-9D68313C9F73\
Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MenuExt\&SearchIt Toolbar search
Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Management\ARPCache\ToolbarToolbar5IEToolbar
Toolbar5
BECD7FB6-D67E-4104-A8AD-0DBC10251438
ToolbarToolbar5
ToolbarToolbar5.1
F43085A3-5FBD-4954-B7BF-00A8F1A1B9FE
6D3F5DE4-E980-4407-A10F-9AC771ABAAE6
Searchit
3789CBF0-C4CA-4e98-B93B-22ACF0587FBA
1997CBCA-0368-47C4-96B7-7F02206F325F
7B9A715E-9D87-4C21-BF9E-F914F2FA953F
Pugi.PugiObj
Pugi.PugiObj.1
8D038F3D-7A31-42FA-8233-ED
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