Conduit virus is a dangerous computer program, which was involved to many discussions on the Internet. The main reason, why PC users report about this program, is its annoying activity, which is used by its owners to earn some revenue from advertising. When infected with Conduit virus, you may notice that you can barely browse the Internet because every search session is redirected to sponsored websites. In addition, it may change your start page and default search engine to Search.conduit.com or Storage.conduit.com, show continuous advertisements and simply initiate slow downs on the browser. We must say that Conduit virus is not as dangerous as rogue anti-spyware or ransomware, but it should definitely be eliminated from the system if you want to use your computer without problems.
Conduit virus is distributed using shady distribution methods. Typically, it relies on freeware and shareware when it needs to come on its target computer without being noticed. However, it may also get inside the system with a help of malware. If you want to avoid this redirect virus, you should be very careful when downloading such programs as video recording software, download managers and PDF creators. Typically, when installing freeware on your computer you should find the check box, which notifies about Conduit and uncheck it. This checkbox should appear during program's installation process, so try to pay more attention to it. If you think you are infected with Conduit virus, follow a detailed guide given below and remove this application from your computer.
If you suffer from continuous redirects to search.conduit.com or similar websites, your PC is infected with Conduit virus. In order to remove it, follow these steps:
You can remove Conduit 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 Conduit 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 Conduit or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Conduit 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.
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Information added: 10/23/14 07:41;
information updated: 10/23/14 07:41