What is FindInfoQuickly?
The cyber threat analysts have determined that FindInfoQuickly is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) belonging to the family of Browser hijackers. The aim of browser hijackers is to make advertising profit. For example, a browser hijacker redirects the user’s homepage to the browser hijacker’s page that contains ads or sponsored links; a browser hijacker redirects the user web searches to a link the browser hijacker wants the user to see, rather than to legitimate search engine results. When the user clicks on advertisements in the search results, makers of browser hijackers gets paid. The browser hijackers authors can gather privacy info such as user browsing habits as well as browsing history and sell this information to third parties for marketing purposes.
If your personal computer has been affected with FindInfoQuickly hijacker you’ll be forced to use its own search provider. It could seem not to be dangerous, but you still should be very careful, since it may show annoying and malicious ads created to mislead you into buying certain questionable programs or products, provide search results which may redirect your internet browser to certain deceptive, misleading or harmful webpages. We suggest that you use only the reliable search engine such as Google, Yahoo or Bing.
Another reason why you need to remove FindInfoQuickly is its online data-tracking activity. It can collect privacy info, including:
- IP addresses;
- URLs visited;
- search queries/terms;
- clicks on links and ads;
- web browser version information.
In order to get rid of browser hijacker from your PC, clean the affected browsers and revert back the Mozilla Firefox, IE, MS Edge and Chrome settings to its default state, please use the FindInfoQuickly removal guide below.
How can a browser hijacker get on your PC system
|Type||browser hijacker, PUP, startpage hijacker, search engine hijacker, redirect virus|
|Affected Browser Settings||search provider, startpage, newtab page URL|
|Distribution||free applications setup files, misleading popup advertisements, fake update tools|
|Symptoms||Unwanted ads appear on web sites that you are visiting. You keep getting redirected to questionable webpages. Unexpected program installed without your say-so. Unwanted browser toolbar(s) Your internet browser homepage has replaced and you are unable to change it back.|
|Removal||FindInfoQuickly removal guide|
How to remove FindInfoQuickly from Chrome, Firefox, IE, Edge
Not all unwanted programs such as this browser hijacker are easily uninstallable. You might see a new startpage, newtab page, search engine and other type of unwanted changes to the Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and MS Edge settings and might not be able to figure out the program responsible for this activity. The reason for this is that many undesired apps neither appear in MS Windows Control Panel. Therefore in order to completely delete FindInfoQuickly home page, you need to perform the following steps. Some of the steps will require you to restart your PC system or exit this web site. So, read this guide carefully, then bookmark this page or open it on your smartphone for later reference.
To remove FindInfoQuickly, follow the steps below:
- How to manually remove FindInfoQuickly
- Automatic Removal of FindInfoQuickly
- How to stop FindInfoQuickly redirect
How to manually remove FindInfoQuickly
Read this section to know how to manually remove the FindInfoQuickly browser hijacker. Even if the steps does not work for you, there are several free malicious software removers below that can easily handle such hijackers.
Remove questionable software using MS Windows Control Panel
You can manually remove nonaggressive browser hijacker by uninstalling the application that it came with or removing the browser hijacker itself using ‘Add/Remove programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ option in Microsoft Windows Control Panel.
Windows 10, 8.1, 8
Click the Microsoft Windows logo, and then click Search . Type ‘Control panel’and press Enter such as the one below.
When the ‘Control Panel’ opens, press the ‘Uninstall a program’ link under Programs category as on the image below.
Windows 7, Vista, XP
Open Start menu and choose the ‘Control Panel’ at right like below.
Then go to ‘Add/Remove Programs’ or ‘Uninstall a program’ (Microsoft Windows 7 or Vista) as displayed on the screen below.
Carefully browse through the list of installed programs and remove all questionable and unknown applications. We recommend to click ‘Installed programs’ and even sorts all installed applications by date. Once you have found anything suspicious that may be FindInfoQuickly website or other potentially unwanted application (PUA), then choose this program and click ‘Uninstall’ in the upper part of the window. If the questionable program blocked from removal, then run Revo Uninstaller Freeware to fully get rid of it from your PC.
Remove FindInfoQuickly from IE
First, run the IE, click ) button. Next, press “Internet Options” as displayed on the image below.
In the “Internet Options” screen select the Advanced tab. Next, press Reset button. The Microsoft Internet Explorer will show the Reset Internet Explorer settings prompt. Select the “Delete personal settings” check box and click Reset button.
You will now need to reboot your device for the changes to take effect. It will remove hijacker that causes web browsers to display the intrusive FindInfoQuickly web page, disable malicious and ad-supported web browser’s extensions and restore the Internet Explorer’s settings such as home page, search provider by default and newtab to default state.
Remove FindInfoQuickly from Google Chrome
Run the Reset web-browser utility of the Chrome to reset all its settings like startpage, new tab page and search provider to original defaults. This is a very useful tool to use, in the case of browser hijacks such as FindInfoQuickly.
Open the Google Chrome menu by clicking on the button in the form of three horizontal dotes (). It will display the drop-down menu. Choose More Tools, then click Extensions.
Carefully browse through the list of installed extensions. If the list has the plugin labeled with “Installed by enterprise policy” or “Installed by your administrator”, then complete the following instructions: Remove Chrome extensions installed by enterprise policy otherwise, just go to the step below.
Open the Chrome main menu again, click to “Settings” option.
Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on the “Advanced” link. Now scroll down until the Reset settings section is visible, like below and click the “Reset settings to their original defaults” button.
Confirm your action, click the “Reset” button.
Get rid of FindInfoQuickly from Mozilla Firefox
If the Mozilla Firefox web-browser program is hijacked, then resetting its settings can help. The Reset feature is available on all modern version of Mozilla Firefox. A reset can fix many issues by restoring Mozilla Firefox settings such as search provider, startpage and newtab to their default values. Your saved bookmarks, form auto-fill information and passwords won’t be cleared or changed.
First, open the Firefox and click button. It will open the drop-down menu on the right-part of the browser. Further, click the Help button () such as the one below.
In the Help menu, select the “Troubleshooting Information” option. Another way to open the “Troubleshooting Information” screen – type “about:support” in the browser adress bar and press Enter. It will display the “Troubleshooting Information” page like the one below. In the upper-right corner of this screen, click the “Refresh Firefox” button.
It will show the confirmation prompt. Further, click the “Refresh Firefox” button. The Mozilla Firefox will begin a process to fix your problems that caused by the FindInfoQuickly browser hijacker. When, it’s complete, click the “Finish” button.
Automatic Removal of FindInfoQuickly
Malware removal utilities are pretty useful when you think your computer is affected by hijacker. Below we will discover best utilities which can be used to identify and delete FindInfoQuickly from your web browser.
Use Zemana Free to get rid of FindInfoQuickly search
Thinking about get rid of FindInfoQuickly from your web browser? Then pay attention to Zemana Free. This is a well-known tool, originally created just to scan for and remove malicious software, adware and PUPs. But by now it has seriously changed and can not only rid you of malware, but also protect your personal computer from malware and adware, as well as find and delete common viruses and trojans.
Download Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) on your MS Windows Desktop by clicking on the link below.
Author: Zemana Ltd
Category: Security tools
Update: July 16, 2019
When the downloading process is finished, close all software and windows on your device. Open a directory in which you saved it. Double-click on the icon that’s named Zemana.AntiMalware.Setup as displayed in the following example.
When the installation begins, you will see the “Setup wizard” that will help you install Zemana on your computer.
Once installation is done, you will see window as shown in the following example.
Now click the “Scan” button to search for browser hijacker that causes internet browsers to show the unwanted FindInfoQuickly web site. While the Zemana Free is checking, you can see count of objects it has identified either as being malware.
After Zemana Anti-Malware (ZAM) completes the scan, you’ll be shown the list of all found threats on your PC. Make sure to check mark the threats that are unsafe and then click “Next” button.
The Zemana Free will delete hijacker which causes the FindInfoQuickly web-page to appear and move the selected threats to the Quarantine.
Delete FindInfoQuickly homepage from internet browsers with HitmanPro
HitmanPro is one of the most effective tools for removing browser hijackers, adware, potentially unwanted programs and other malicious software. It can search for hidden malware in your personal computer and remove all harmful folders and files linked to browser hijacker. HitmanPro will allow you to get rid of FindInfoQuickly from your computer and Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Internet Explorer. We strongly recommend you to download this utility as the developers are working hard to make it better.
- First, visit the page linked below, then click the ‘Download’ button in order to download the latest version of HitmanPro.
Category: Security tools
Update: June 28, 2018
- When the download is done, double click the Hitman Pro icon. Once this tool is started, press “Next” button to detect hijacker that responsible for browser redirect to the annoying FindInfoQuickly web-site. A scan may take anywhere from 10 to 30 minutes, depending on the number of files on your computer and the speed of your PC system. When a malware, adware or potentially unwanted applications are detected, the number of the security threats will change accordingly. Wait until the the checking is done.
- When that process is done, Hitman Pro will open a list of all items found by the scan. When you are ready, click “Next” button. Now press the “Activate free license” button to start the free 30 days trial to remove all malware found.
How to remove FindInfoQuickly with MalwareBytes Free
If you’re still having problems with the FindInfoQuickly homepage — or just wish to check your computer occasionally for browser hijacker and other malicious software — download MalwareBytes Free. It is free for home use, and identifies and deletes various undesired software that attacks your computer or degrades computer performance. MalwareBytes can remove adware, potentially unwanted programs as well as malware, including ransomware and trojans.
MalwareBytes can be downloaded from the following link. Save it on your Windows desktop.
Category: Security tools
Update: April 15, 2020
After the download is done, run it and follow the prompts. Once installed, the MalwareBytes Free will try to update itself and when this process is finished, press the “Scan” button to start scanning your computer for the hijacker which redirects your browser to the FindInfoQuickly webpage. This task may take quite a while, so please be patient. While the MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) utility is scanning, you can see number of objects it has identified as being affected by malware. All found threats will be marked. You can delete them all by simply press “Quarantine” button.
The MalwareBytes Anti Malware (MBAM) is a free application that you can use to remove all detected folders, files, services, registry entries and so on. To learn more about this malware removal tool, we suggest you to read and follow the guide or the video guide below.
How to stop FindInfoQuickly redirect
One of the worst things is the fact that you cannot stop all those unwanted webpages such as FindInfoQuickly using only built-in MS Windows capabilities. However, there is a program out that you can use to stop intrusive internet browser redirects, advertisements and popups in any modern browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Edge and Google Chrome. It is named Adguard and it works very well.
Download AdGuard on your computer by clicking on the link below.
Author: © Adguard
Category: Security tools
Update: November 15, 2018
After downloading it, start the downloaded file. You will see the “Setup Wizard” screen as displayed in the following example.
Follow the prompts. When the install is finished, you will see a window such as the one below.
You can click “Skip” to close the install application and use the default settings, or press “Get Started” button to see an quick tutorial which will help you get to know AdGuard better.
In most cases, the default settings are enough and you do not need to change anything. Each time, when you run your computer, AdGuard will start automatically and stop unwanted ads, block FindInfoQuickly, as well as other malicious or misleading web-pages. For an overview of all the features of the application, or to change its settings you can simply double-click on the AdGuard icon, which can be found on your desktop.
To sum up
Once you have removed the browser hijacker using this few simple steps, Google Chrome, MS Edge, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox will no longer open the FindInfoQuickly web-site on startup. Unfortunately, if the step-by-step guide does not help you, then you have caught a new browser hijacker, and then the best way – ask for help here.