Description of Searchqu.com and consequences of its residing on your PC’s

Searchqu (Searchqu.com) is another url that has an ally in the world of cyber infections. The website works, or rather pretends to work, as a web search operator. It actually responds to entering keywords by returning results that seem to be more or less relevant. However, how relevant these result are fall beyond the subject of this brief study. The main point is that it is up to user to decide what kind of search tool to prefer. To ensure enforcement of such rights, click here to launch free scanner and get rid of Serchqu as a self-appointed favorite search tool of dubious quality.

Technical Details and screenshots:

  • Full name: Searchqu.com: hxxp://www.searchqu.com/406,hxxp://www.searchqu.com/419‎
  • Type: Adware, Hijacker, Google redirect virus
  • Origin: Russian Federation, EU

Signs of being infected with Searchqu.com

Serchqu.com arranges analyzes of user’s requests relying on engines of other browsers. This is a practice common for many similar pages.
Besides the website recurrent appearances, there is yet another occurrence that annoys people, but you could consider it useful as it is a definite evidence of the hijacker infection that has captured your browser. The said phenomenon is a tricky toolbar added to your favorite Internet navigator. It always reminds users of the infection affecting their web-surfing.
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Searchqu.com automatical removal:

Automated routine enables users to remove Serchqu browser hijacker without destroying useful browser settings. There is no need at all to wipe off account information that you have set to be remembered at mail/social/banking/etc. services of your trusted choice, as well as to introduce similar extreme changes on which some observers insist.

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Manual Removal of Searchqu.com:

Manual routine is aimed at complete cleanup of the browser infection. It will deliver your PC of the hijacker, hence it purges every browser from the annoying add-ons and preferences.

Remove Searchqu.com files and dll’s:

%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\coupons\categories.xml
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\coupons\merchants.xml
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\coupons\merchants2.xml
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\dtx.ini
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\guid.dat
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\log.txt
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\preferences.dat
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\stat.log
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\stats.dat
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\uninstallIE.dat
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\uninstallStatIE.dat
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\version.xml
%AppData%\searchqutoolbar\
%Temp%\searchqutoolbar-manifest.xml

Unregister Searchqu.com registry values:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}\InprocServer32 “C:\PROGRA~1\WINDOW~4\ToolBar\searchqudtx.dll”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} “Searchqu Toolbar”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}\VersionIndependentProgID “SearchQUIEHelper.UrlHelper”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}\ProgID “SearchQUIEHelper.UrlHelper.1”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115} “UrlHelper Class”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchQUIEHelper.DNSGuard\CurVer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchQUIEHelper.DNSGuard\CLSID
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchQUIEHelper.DNSGuard
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\SearchQUIEHelper.DNSGuard.1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar “Searchqu Toolbar”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} “Searchqu Toolbar”

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