How to remove (uninstall) Palikan Search

In this article we'll tell you everything about an advertising program, called Palikan Search. If you have some experience with browser hijacker or adware - you can skip this part and proceed to the removal tips and eliminate Palikan Search. If you haven't experienced this sort of programs before - believe, this program surely must not be kept in your system. Palikan Search has no good functions, since it was developed only to bring profit to its developers, and to annoy its victims. Don't you worry about the increased amount of ads on each website, or the change of start page? Maybe you’ve experienced the total retardation of computer’s and browser speed, or suspicious search results and continuous redirections to the suspicious web-sites? These are the signs of adware’s presence on your PC and if you noticed few of them – your system is in danger.

What is Palikan Search

Palikan Search

Every utility has its own task, and Palikan Search isn't an exception. Unfortunately, the real task of Palikan Search does not match with the stated ones. Usually, the description of adware declares that it is super useful. 95% of these programs promise to help in the search for anything on the Internet. Help in the download of recent music, games or movies, search for deals, discounts and sales online and tracking the activity of friends in social networks - that's the functions that 99% of adware promise to perform. The first thing you should do when you want to download any program - to take thought, is it really helpful? Don't you wonder why are all adware descriptions so indistinct? The "safer", "better" or "faster" web-surfing is a brilliant sample of suchlike functions, because these parameters are very blurry and they're very to supervise. So, advertising software do not do anything, and just take up space on your hard drive? Not at all! This software performs a highly significant task, - to let hackers to obtain thousands of dollars a day on trustful users.


It's hard to realize where it came from but today some users think that Internet-fraudsters create the harmful programs with no logical reason. It makes sense, yes? Malware developer thinks about an operator that is struggling to uninstall his perilous program, and it feels so good! It is a joke, of course. There are no useless unwanted programs. For instance, the incessant showing of dozens of ads on every page isn't an accident. All these ads are shown to obtain money on referrals. Some people know that advertisement in Internet is paid on the pay-per-click system, which means that the customer pays for every transition from the pop-up to the webpage. All advertising program's actions are aimed at making you pass the link. Yet if you don't take interest in adware's propositions - you might click on the link, in order to hide an unwanted intrusive ad. Each click costs money and based on the type of ads it can be worth up to 5 cents and sometimes even more. Although this reward isn’t large, do not forget about the number of clicks! Trusting man can decide that this advertising is good, and try to find something worthwhile among these propositions, doing tens of clicks each day. According to our information, the amount of machines, infected by Palikan Search is at least 50 000, and if all of them are doing 10-20 referrals every day, the swindler's profit no longer seems so low.

Methods to remove Palikan Search

And finally, Palikan Search has one more feature that in the long term can call significant problems with your system. We speak about that Palikan Search switches the settings of your browser in order to advertise more effective which makes it very vulnerable to all types of malware. Advertisement tools want to shift three things: home page, the filtering of intrusive advertisement and default search engine. Suchlike changes clash with the primary regulations of computer security, and make the browser extremely assailable to all sorts of malicious software. According to the user's working in the Web, the laptop can be fully clogged in a half of a month, and eventually become so slow that it is almost impossible to work. There is only one technique to stop advertisement and save your system from viral danger - to eliminate Palikan Search.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Palikan Search manually

Step 1. Uninstall Palikan Search from the operation system

Step 2. Remove Palikan Search from the browser (Google Chrome/Mozilla Firefox/IE/Opera/Safari)


If you are MAC user, follow this guide How to remove virus from MAC

Hackers use two primary methods of adware distribution: the deployment on the infected websites and installation in bundles with free programs. Dangerous web-sites are really easy to recognize: they appear on the last pages in search, and they are overwhelmed with annoying ads and suspicious links. Except that, your browser and anti-virus software will display you warning, if the website is not trustworthy. To shield your PC from the penetration via the second technique, you should attentively monitor the installation of all programs. Installation in bundles means that adware is added to installation files of other programs. User installs some program and the pop-up window during the process appears a suggestion to download some extra software. In many variations you just cannot cancel the process, and in some - you don't even realize that you're installing something else. Remember: if Palikan Search had penetrated your machine with help of bundled installation, you, probably, have some more adware or viruses. So, if you see the option among “safe installation” and “installation for practiced users” – pick the second variant. This will allow you to choose what software you wish to install and what you don’t.

Palikan Search removal tool

If had enough of redirections and advertisement in browser - we have decent advices on Palikan Search deletion. Both hand and software techniques have their own strengths and weaknesses. The uninstalling in manual manner is very plain and absolutely free, but there are cases when you just can't remove the hazardous software manually. If you are using an anti-viral software - it will provide you the defense for years. We suggest you to install a program called Spyhunter that not only deletes all viruses from your PC but also defends it from all other hazardous software until Spyhunter will remain in your system.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Palikan Search from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Palikan Search and press Uninstall

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Palikan Search
  • C:\ProgramData\Palikan Search
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Palikan Search

3. Clean registry:

  • Click Start
  • Type Regedit.exe
  • Search for "Palikan Search" and delete these elements


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How to remove Palikan Search from Windows 10

1. On the field Search Windows type 'Control Panel'

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Palikan Search and press Uninstall


How to uninstall from Windows 8

1. Point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and tap Search.

2. Enter control panel in the search box, and then click Control Panel.

3. Under View by:, select Large Icons, and then click Programs and features.

4. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.

5. Follow the instructions on the screen.

6. Delete Palikan Search from Control Panel

  • Start
  • Control Panel
  • Programs
  • Programs and Features
  • Uninstall a program
  • Select Palikan Search and press Uninstall

7. Remove elements like on Win7.


How to uninstall Palikan Search from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash


Step 2. Remove Palikan Search from the browser

How to remove Palikan Search from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Palikan Search

Step 2.Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Home page
  • Put “about:blank”

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Tools
  • Internet Options
  • General
  • Tabs


How to delete Palikan Search from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Palikan Search

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Settings
  • On startup
  • Delete all specific pages


How to uninstall Palikan Search from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Palikan Search

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Tools
  • Options
  • General
  • Put “about:blank” into homepage field

Step 3. Change new tab page:

  • Put “about:config” into address bar;
  • Confirm the suggestion;
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”;
  • Reset this field (right-click and choose reset).


How to delete Palikan Search from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Palikan Search and press button "Remove from Opera"

Step 2. Change homepage:

  • Open Opera browser;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Settings;
  • On Startup;
  • Open a specific page or set of pages;
  • Press button "Set pages" and change Homepage to your favorite one.


How to delete Palikan Search from Safari

Step 1. Start Safari browser

Step 2. Display a menu of General Safari Settings

Step 3. Reset Safari...

Step 4. Press "Reset"


Video how to reset browser and remove all extensions


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