Taplika Search stands for a nasty browser hijacker invading many PCs in the computer world these days. This virus is actively distributed in the web together with many other cost-free applications. It is, by the way, very similar to Speedial Search, Groovorio Search and Astromenda Search browser hijackers. Users must be very careful when they install anything downloaded by them free. However, if you fail to be attentive, you could end up facing all sorts of useless applications, such as Taplika Search in your PC and your browser.
Following this tutorial we will help you to remove Taplika Search virus from your system. First of all, you will find out that it doesn’t really furnish you with any relevant search results that would match your queries. Most often you will encounter a lot of annoying ads and sponsored links shown in the home page of your hijacked browser, or together with the “search results” redirected through this hijacker. But you will not find any relevant data through Taplika Search browser hijacker.
As we’ve said above, Taplika virus is actively spread in the world today along with many other cost-free applications. So, you should be careful not to allow any hidden installations to take place on your computer without your approval or consent. Make sure you always select the option of a custom installation, instead of the standard one. This is where you will have a chance to deselect all sorts of unwanted programs from being brought into your system. Also, it is mandatory that you carefully read the End User’s License Agreements of any free programs you decide to install into your PC, because this is where you will find the information about third-party software offers ahead of time.
Our strong recommendation is that you get rid of Taplika Search browser hijacker from your system right now, without postponing it to some later date. Please carefully follow the step-by-step uninstall guide below that will help you to remove Taplika Search from browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox automatically. If you need any further help on our part, please let us know, and we will do all our best to help you as much as we can.
Software necessary for Taplika Search automatic removal:
Important milestones for Taplika Search automatic removal:
- Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware through the download button above.
- Install the program and scan your computer with it.
- At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections associated with this browser hijacker.
- Important! It is also necessary that you reset your browsers with Plumbytes Anti-Malware after Taplika removal. Shut down all your available browsers now.
- In Plumbytes Anti-Malware click “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options.
- Click on “Reset” button:
- You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
- Reboot your computer now.
Taplika Search detailed manual (free) removal instructions
Step 1. Uninstalling Taplika from the Control Panel of your computer.
Instructions for Windows XP, Vista and 7 operating systems:
- Make sure that all your browsers infected with Taplika Search are shut down (closed).
- Click “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
- In Windows XP click “Add or remove programs“:
- In Windows Vista and 7 click “Uninstall a program“:
- Uninstall Taplika. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista and 7 right-click on the item related to this malicious program with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.
Instructions for Windows 8 operating system:
- Move the PC mouse towards the top right hot corner of Windows 8 screen, click “Search“:
- Type “Uninstall a program“, then click “Settings“:
- In the left menu that has come up select “Uninstall a program“:
- Uninstall Taplika. To do it, in Windows 8 right-click it with the PC mouse and click “Uninstall / Change“.
Step 2. Removing Taplika from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.
In addition to removal of Taplika virus from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove Taplika from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to Taplika and other unwanted adware and potentially unwanted programs installed on your PC.