Conduit.com is an online search engline, which has a browser toolbar that is supposedly 'powered by the community'. The search engine tries to create an image that it's similar to such search engines as Google or Bing, just it is smaller.
No, it’s not. But the fact is that the browser toolbar which they promote makes some unauthorised changes to browser settings, initiates changes in start page/default search engine without your approval reveals that it is. Additionally, users report that it installs into the computer without their knowledge. No wonder why people think that it’s more like a browser hijacker or redirect virus, instead of believing that it's a normal addon. If you’re suffering from search.conduit.com redirects, you’re infected with this browser hijacker. (users call this more simple: a virus)
You can get infected with Conduit virus by installing various free applications from the Internet. For example, search.conduit.com is installed with VUZE, which is a popular file sharing program and infects even MAC browsers, primarily Firefox. Although conduit.com isn’t a malware, some victims report that they can't remove it. Manual removal might be tricky, so we would recommend using programs that are given in Automatic Conduit removal guide to make sure your PC stays clean and fresh.
For more information about the Redirect Virus, read this: What to do when Google/Yahoo/Bing results are redirecting?
You can remove Search.conduit.com Virus automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.
Uninstall Search.conduit.com Virus and related programs
If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Search.conduit.com Virus or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Search.conduit.com Virus from Windows shortcuts
Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.
Remove Search.conduit.com Virus from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
Information added: 10/20/14 08:37;
information updated: 10/20/14 08:37