How to Remove Speed-Find.com
Speed-Find.com is malware classified as browser hijacker. It is compatible with all major internet browsers. Nevertheless, the infection of Internet Explorer (IE) is different from the infection of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. If the hijacker infiltrates IE browser,Speed-Find.com toolbar will appear, but this won’t happen if the user is using Firefox or Chrome. In latter case, only the search engine will be changed. Furthermore, no matter what internet browser is used, their default search engine and homepage will be changed. The adjustments to the settings are protected by additional software, which is downloaded by Speed-Find.com. As a result, when the user tries to change the modified settings to the original ones, the software sets them back again, each time the browser is restarted.
Once the hijacker will infect the PC, it will constantly redirect the user to Speed-Find.com domain while one is browsing the net. The promoted domain is a useless search engine which displays sponsored links and ads. The most annoying thing that you can’t use any other search provider as you will be constantly redirected to Speed-Find.com. The corrupted search engine and the toolbar performed redirecting increase web traffic of certain webpages. This is the main source of income for the developers of Speed-Find.com. Furthermore, the search engine is gathering data concerning the searches you have made.
The redirects performed by the toolbar is probably the most dangerous feature of the application. The Speed-Find.com might lead you to a website which is corrupted and contain malware. As a result, you may encounter serious PC infection, such as banking Trojan ,which leads to serious financial damage. Furthermore, the Speed-Find.com hijacker might bring along adware which will display even more advertisements or a fake registry cleaner. These tactics are used very often by the developers of similar software.
Automatic Speed-Find.com Removal
Download and install SpyHunter to detect Speed-Find.com and remove it.
Windows XP/Vista/7/8. Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
- Install SpyHunter by double-clicking the downloaded file. Follow the on-screen instructions
- SpyHunter will automatically scan and detect threats
Note: download size is 0.7 MB. SpyHunter trial version offers an unlimited number of scans and detections for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Manual Speed-Find.com removal
Important Note: Speed-Find.com can be removed manually, however any mistakes can lead your PC to permanent damage of the system. Therefore a manual removal process is highly recommended for IT experts and system administrators. For regular users, FixBrowsers.com team recommends using SpyHunter or any other reputable security application.
1. To remove Speed-Find.com, check your Add/Remove Programs list in Control Panel (Start -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs). In the list search for apps related to Speed-Find.com and then choose ‘Uninstall’.
2. Delete any browser plugin related to “Speed-Find.com”:
Firefox -> Add-ons -> Extensions.
Google Chrome -> Settings -> Extensions.
Internet Explorer -> Manage add-ons ->Toolbars and Extensions.
3. Also remove Speed-Find.com from your browsers:
Tools -> Internet options -> General tab. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.
Settings -> Appearance. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.
Options -> General tab -> Startup. Enter your desired website to make it the default homepage.
4. Delete any folder related to “Speed-Find.com” from the following folders: