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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

How to Manually Remove key-find.com.com?

Why Should key-find.com.com be Deleted?

key-find.com.com is a nettlesome browser hijacker which can occupy users’ browsers by popping up on their webpages constantly. There are several transmission modes available for this hijacker to get on your computer stealthily, such as spam attachment, corrupt website, free download, and unknown links etc. So it is common that even you didn't do anything related to key-find.com.com, you find that somehow it appears on your browser all of a sudden.

It is risky that you keep this hijacker on your browser:

•Key-find.com.com always pops up to greet you.
•It takes forever to navigate.
•Resetting the browser makes no progress.
•A bundle of tools fail to pick up this uninvited guest.
•It may bring in something malicious.

Tips: Since there are so many ways available for key-find.com.com to sneak into your system, you could not pay too much attention while enjoying the internet. Especially you are highly suggested to opt for custom installation when installing something now.

How to Erase key-find.com.com From Your Browser?

Plan A: Remove key-find.com.com Manually

Plan B: Remove key-find.com.com Automatically with SpyHunter

Plan A: Remove key-find.com.com Manually

Step A- Disable proxy

1) Open Internet Explorer; Click on Tools; Click on Internet Options;
2) In the Internet Options window click on the Connections tab;
3) Then click on the LAN settings button; Uncheck the check box labeled “Use a proxy server for your LAN” under the Proxy Server section and press OK.

Step B- Reset your browser

Internet Explorer
1) Go to 'Tools' -> 'Manage Add-ons';
2) Choose 'Search Providers' ->choose 'Bing' search engine or 'Google' search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Result' and click 'Remove' to remove it;
4) Go to 'Tools' -> 'Internet Options', select 'General tab' and click 'Use default' button or enter your own website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save the changes.

Google Chrome
1) Click on 'Customize and control' Google Chrome icon, select 'Settings';
2) Choose 'Basic Options'.
3) Change Google Chrome's homepage to google.com or any other and click the 'Manage search engines...' button;
4) Select 'Google' from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result'  from the list and then remove it by clicking the "X" mark.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier's icon and select 'Manage Search Engines....’
2) Choose ‘Search Result' from the list and click 'Remove' and OK to save changes;
3) Go to 'Tools' -> 'Options'. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under the 'General tab';

Step C- Turn off all running processes
(Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step D-Delete associated files
C:\Program Files\

Step E-Delete relevant entries
(Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box and click on OK)
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = "http:// key-find.com.com /?type=hp&ts=&from=tugs&uid="
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing "NewTabPageShow" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "http://key-find.com.com/?type=hp&ts=&from=tugs&uid="

Any mistake like wrong deletion of system files during the manual removal process may lead to irreversible damage to your machine. If you are not familiar with entries stuff, you are kindly reminded to use a professional and certificated removal tool to finish the removal automatically.

Plan B: Remove key-find.com.com Automatically with SpyHunter

Step A - Download removal tool SpyHunter


Step B - Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter 

Step C- Run SpyHunter and start a full scan

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Step D - Clean all detected items

Good to Know: Manual removal is an efficient way to get rid of key-find.com.com. But if you are not familiar with manual operation, you could automatically uninstall key-find.com.com with SpyHunter from here right now!