How to remove (uninstall) Quiclean

In this item we'll tell you everything about an advertising program that is called Quiclean. If you already faced adware or browser hijacker - you can just go to the uninstalling advices and delete this suspicious program. If you haven't experienced suchlike programs earlier - trust us, this program surely isn't the one to keep in your system. We say this since Quiclean not just provides inconveniences while you spend your time on the Internet, but might bring a dangerous malware infection of your machine. Aren't you worried about the huge amount of advertising on each website, or the switched start page? How do you think, is it OK that the pre-set search engine is switched to the strange web-site, and it opens each time when you open your browser? These are the tags of advertising program's work on your PC and if you've seen them – your machine is in danger.

What is Quiclean

Quiclean

Scammers don't create adware only to annoy users, and each virus has precise goals. Unfortunately, if you believe that the description of this software is really useful - you're wrong. Usually, the description of adware declares that it is highly useful. 90% of advertising programs state that they will help in web-browsing. Performing some functions in Twitter, help in the search for new movies, games or music and search for deals, sales and discounts in the Web - that's the most spread functions of adware. It might seem very helpful, but when you start thinking about it, you understand that all options that are stated have long been present in the start feature set of any browser or social network. In fact, the goal of hackers is to state that their software performs something which is impossible to verify. The "better", "safer" or "faster" search on the Internet is a perfect sample of suchlike functions, as these parameters are really blurry and nearly impossible to trace. So, adware are completely useless, and is just consuming space on your hard drive? No, they have one important task and it is to fool you and to make money on ads.

 

Novice users believe that almost all viruses have no specific aim. It's pretty reasonable, didn't it? Web-scammer thinks about you, struggling to uninstall his malware, and it feels so good! Actually, any unwanted software performs some feature, and it is, in most cases, associated with money. For example, the incessant display of suspicious advertising on each website is not accidental. All this advertisement is generated to obtain money on clicks. Simply stated, defrayment of promotional services is made according to the quantity of clicks done on the advertisement, or the number of clicks from ad to the website. All advertising software's efforts are targeted at convincing you click on the link. Even if you don't take interest in hacker's ads - the click may still be performed, to close an uncomfortable annoying ad. Every click is worth the money and depending on the nature of advertising it can count up to 5 cents and for some sorts of advertisement even more. Despite this payment isn’t large, do not neglect the quantity of clicks! Credible man can decide that this advertisement is trustworthy, and try to find something worthwhile among these proposals, making hundreds of clicks daily. Well-known AV-software vendors and tech-support communities receive tens of thousands of complaints on Quiclean, so hackers do really nice money on it.

Methods to remove Quiclean

By the way, Quiclean has one more consequence that in the long perspective can bring huge issues with your PC. The point is that Quiclean switches browser controls in order to distribute advertisement more effective which makes it very vulnerable to all sorts of harmful programs. Quiclean switches the address of the starting page and the pre search engine, and also disables functions that are responsible for blocking of advertising and for denying of dangerous downloads. These changes clash with the primary principles of Internet security, and make the browser highly vulnerable to all types of threats. The viruses will overwhelm your system, because user helps it to do so. If you don't want your Computer to be in such state you have to remove Quiclean from the machine as soon as possible.

Method 1. Use special removal software

Method 2. Remove Quiclean manually

Step 1. Uninstall Quiclean from the operation system

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

 

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

Adware being distributed in several methods: through infected web-pages where the undesired download might begin after each click, and using the bundled installation. Infected web-pages are very easy to recognize: they appear on the last pages of search, and they are filled with intrusive ads and suspicious links. In addition, pay attention to the notifications that your browser and anti-virus display. Second technique isn't related to websites: you must be aware of it only if you install some programs. Installation in bundles is simple: adware is added to installation files of useful tools. The installer is modified to offer you to get more tools instead of the one that you need. In some variants you just cannot uncheck the fields, and in some - there's no sign of additional software. Remember: if Quiclean had entered your PC via installation in bundles, you, probably, have some more adware or viruses. So, if you see the choice between “safe install” and “installation for practiced users” – pick the second variant. Keep this in mind each time you install something - and your computer will be noticeably cleaner.

Quiclean removal tool

The manual deletion of Quiclean takes approximately 5-10 minutes, and might be carried out even by a newbie. Notwithstanding the fact that removal in manual manner is very safe, it has several weaknesses, compared to the software removal with help of AV-tool. If you eliminate the malicious software in manual mode, you cannot prevent it (or any other adware) from infecting the computer again. AV-tool is the wisest decision for those users who want to minimize their contribution in the security of their computers. We suggest you to install the software called Spyhunter that not only eliminates all viruses from your computer but also shields it from all other undesired programs as long as Spyhunter will stay on your machine.

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Instructions for manual deletion

Windows 7 and Windows XP

1. Uninstall Quiclean from Control Panel

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

2. Delete elements that stayed after uninstalling from Control Panel

  • C:\Program Files\Quiclean
  • C:\ProgramData\Quiclean
  • C:\Users\YOUR_USER\AppData\Roaming\Quiclean

3. Clean registry:

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

 

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How to remove Quiclean from Windows 10

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

2. Click Uninstall a program

3. Select Quiclean 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 Quiclean from Control Panel

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

7. Remove elements like on Win7.

 

How to uninstall Quiclean from Mac OS

1. Click Applications in the Finder sidebar

2. Drag unwanted program to the Trash

3. Empty Trash

 

Step 2. Remove Quiclean from the browser

How to remove Quiclean from Internet Explorer

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Tools
  • Manage add-ons
  • Remove Quiclean

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 Quiclean from Google Chrome

Step 1. Remove add-on:

  • Customize and Control Google Chrome
  • Tools
  • Extensions
  • Remove Quiclean

Step 2. Change homepage:

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

 

How to uninstall Quiclean from Mozilla Firefox

Step 1. Delete add-on:

  • Tools
  • Add-ons
  • Remove Quiclean

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 Quiclean from Opera browser

Step 1. Disable add-on:

  • Open Opera;
  • Customize and Control Opera;
  • Extensions;
  • Choose Quiclean 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 Quiclean 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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