How to Remove Taplika.com from IE, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

By | September 27, 2014

Taplika.com is a dangerous browser hijacker which gives a false impression to inexperienced web browsers or computer users as a genuine search engine opposite to the reality. The site depicts itself as legitimate and any web surfer who ends up in this site could bring serious effects to his/ her computer. How to Remove Taplika.com from IE, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox Taplika.com is powered by an unsafe web engine called MySearchDial bundled with the capability of tracing cookies and other malware. It is able to record user information such as history of webpages visited, the shopping records, the user’s search queries, accounts as well as passwords. It uses this information to prompt unwanted pop up ads which in most cases pose a threat to the user’s computer. It can also add soft wares and install programs in the user’s computer which will control all the browsing activity of the search engines commonly used.

Taplika.com-removal

Most cases when someone surfs in the net, he/ she might come across obstacles such as pop up ads which depict themselves as legitimate websites whereas they are scam sites such as Taplika.com. If one stays for some time in taplika.com, it exposes ones computer to viruses such as Trojan horses, spywares, worms, malwares etc. this viruses normally hide within the script of these pop up ads.

Often are cases when web surfers cannot tell how Taplika.com sneaks to their computers, this because it tricks the user into opening different browsers which displays blank information, in a case as this, the cunning browser hijacker modifies the default settings of the user’s computer without consent. This is very dangerous since it ends up infecting other installed web search engines such as; Internet Explorer, Google chrome as well as Mozilla Firefox.

Symptoms

Some of the symptoms that you need to look out for in a computer exposed to Taplika.com include:

  • The PC will start to run more slowly.
  • Frequent insufficient memory error pop ups even when the user runs one or two programs.
  • Often times the PC hangs and shuts down suddenly without any manual instruction to do so.

Symptoms

  1. It installs itself without the user’s consent.
  2. Hijacks Google as well as other search results.
  3. Allows criminals to attract traffic to their websites for monetary desires
  4. It is always accompanied with a lot of ad-ware parasites as well as spywares.
  5. Infects ones PC and redirects any web searches to malicious webpages instead.
  6. Replaces the initial homepage and hijacks new websites that one visits.

How to remove Taplika.com from your Computer

Has your computer settings been altered by this malicious ad-ware? If yes, it’s unfortunate but there’s always a way out. To begin with, remove all taplika.com related programs which can simply be done using the control panel; Remove/ Uninstall program option. Select related programs such as Taplika and MySearchDial, click remove and agree to its removal. You also have to remove all files and folders related to these programs. How to Remove Taplika.com from Ie, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox This also is accessed from the control panel; Appearance and personality option. Click on view tab and highlight the “show hidden files folder” option. Click OK and save the changes made. Go back to C:\disk and D:\ to find files under temp, User File Folder and App Data and delete all Taplika related files. Thirdly, start Run and type “regedit”. On the registry editor navigate through the HKEYs and delete all entries related to taplika.com. Finally, reset all your browser settings which Taplika tampered with. These include; search history records, cookies and internet Temp files.. Do this to all the web search engines installed in your computer (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox).

Basic steps to Remove Taplika.com.

Step 1 : Uninstall Taplika.com malicious programs from your computer (Manual Step).

Method 1 – Manual Removal Guide.

Step 2 : Remove Taplika.com browser hijacker from “Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome” (Manual Step).
Step 3 : Remove Taplika.com virus from “Windows Shortcuts” (Manual Step).
Step 4 : Remove Taplika.com malicious program from “Registry” (Manual Step).
Step 5 : Remove Taplika.com suspicious from “Computer Start-up” (Manual Step).

Method 2- Automatic Removal Guide.

Step 6 : Remove Taplika.com adware using “AdwCleaner” (Free).
Step 7 : Remove Taplika.com Browser hijacker using “Junkware Removal Tool” (Free).

Final Step : Scan your computer with Anti-malwares.

Step 8 : Remove Taplika.com virus using “Hitman-Pro” Anti-Malware (Free).
Step 9 : Remove Taplika.com Infection using “Malwarebytes” Anti-Malware (Free).

STEP 1 : Uninstall Taplika.com malicious program from your computer (Manually).

Uninstall Taplika.com browser hijacker from control panel, which you have accidentally got installed recently, Uninstall recently installed programs. follow below instructions to uninstall it from control panel.

  • Click on Start button –> click on Control Panel –> click on Add & Remove program or uninstall a program You will get a window which have listed all the installed program on your computer.
    (if you are using windows 8, then Right-click on a bottom left hot corner (Normally known as a Start button) –> Control Panel –> click on Uninstall a Program).
  • Uninstall Taplika.com program. (If Taplika.com won’t uninstall itself then use REVO Uninstaller Tool to remove it.) Click here to know more How to Uninstall any software with Revo Uninstaller Tool
    (If you don’t see Taplika.com into installed program list then uninstall all other unwanted programs, may be it has installed with another name.)
  • Uninstall all unwanted programs which have installed recently (you can short all them by the date using clicking on date column on uninstall page). We are giving you a list of suspicious program, If you got installed any on your computer so please uninstall all them immediately List here:- DownloadTerms 1.0, LyricsGet, BrowseToSave, TidyNetwork.com, SuperLyrics, and WebCake 3.0.

STEP 2 : Remove Taplika.com browser hijacker from Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome (Manually).

Internet Explorer.

Remove Taplika.com homepage from Internet Explorer.

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click on Tools menu on menu bar (Press F10 key to activate menu bar).
  • Click on Internet Options.
  • A Internet options window will come up, click on General Tab. Under General tab you’ll get a homepage box.
  • Now change your home page as your want. (www.google.com).
  • Click here to know more How to Remove Addons from Internet Explorer (Removal Guide).

Reset Internet Explorer (Restore to default setting)

  • Open Internet Explorer.
  • Click on Tools menu on menu bar (Press F10 key to activate menu bar).
  • Click on Internet Options.
  • A Internet options window will come up, click on Advanced Tab.
  • Click on Reset Button under advance tab.
  • An another confirmation window will come up, Here Check mark a box “Delete Personal Settings”, then click Reset button on it.
  • Click here to know more How to Reset Internet Explorer as Default (Reset Guide).

Mozilla Firefox.

Remove Taplika.com homepage from Mozilla Firefox.

  • Open Firefox browser.
  • Click on Tools menu (Press F10 key once to activate the menu bar)
  • Click on “Options
  • You’ll get a window. Here change homepage URL.

Remove Taplika.com addons from Mozilla Firefox.

  • Open Firefox browser.
  • Click on Tools menu (Press F10 key once to activate the menu bar)
  • Click on “Addons
  • You’ll get a window which have listed all installed addons, Remove / Disable Taplika.com add-ons. Also remove all the unwanted add-ons from there.
  • Click here to know more How to Remove Addons from Firefox (Addon Removal Guide).

Reset Mozilla Firefox (Restore to default setting)

  • Open Firefox browser.
  • Click on Help menu (Press F10 key once to activate the menu bar)
  • Click on “Troubleshooting Information”
  • You’ll get a window, Click on Reset Firefox button and follow their on-screen instructions.
  • Click here to know more How to Reset Firefox as Default (Reset Guide).

Google Chrome

Remove Taplika.com homepage from Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome, click on menu icon google-chrome-setting-icon which is located right side top of the google chrome.
  • Click on Settings –> click on “Set Pages”, remove all other pages and make a new startup page www.google.com.

Remove Taplika.com extension from Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome, click on menu icon google-chrome-setting-icon which is located right side top of the google chrome.
  • Click on Tools –> Extension, you will get a window which have listed all the installed Addons / Extension.
  • Select Taplika.com extension and click on their recycle bin icon google-chrome-remove-extensionto remove it completely from Google chrome. Also remove all the unwanted extensions from there.
  • Click here to know more How to Remove Addons from Google Chrome (Addon Removal Guide).

Reset Google Chrome (Restore to default setting)

  • Close All the Google Chrome window.
  • Open Google Chrome, click on menu icon google-chrome-setting-icon and then click on settings (Note: menu icon is located right side top corner)
  • Scroll down and click onShow advanced settings…” You’ll get more option expend on the bottom of the page. (Note: , “Show advanced settings…” is located bottom of the setting page.)
  • Now scroll down this setting page and click on “Reset Browser setting” button
  • That’s it
  • Now, your google chrome has been restored back to factory default settings.
  • Click here to know more How to Reset Google Chrome to Default Setting (Reset Guide).

STEP 3 : Remove Taplika.com infection from “Windows Shortcuts” (Manually).

  • Right click on the icon of Internet Explorer on desktop then select Properties option, you’ll get a small window, In that window, look on the target field, if you found “Taplika.com” string in this target field, please remove all the string related to Taplika.com.
    (You may leave that step, if you don’t see this type of infection.)
  • Repeat the same step with all the shortcuts of browsers (Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari) and from all the locations under Startmenu/Taskbar/Desktop etc.

STEP 4 : Remove Taplika.com malicious program from “Registry” (Manually).

  • Press Windows key + R key together on your keyboard, you’ll get a RUN box, Type Regedit on this RUN box and then click on OK button or hit enter key on your keyboard. You’ll get open a Registry Editor window.
  • Before modifying registry, we have to take backup of whole registry. click on computer icon on the top of Registry Editor, then click on File menu and then click on Export, then Save that registry backup file with any name.
  • Click on Edit menu and then click on Find, you’ll get a find box to find any string in registry.
  • Type Taplika.com into find box, and click on Find Next button. if it found any entry with the name of Taplika.com in result, so please replace all them to Google, or you may remove them if you found suspicious.

STEP 5 : Remove Taplika.com suspicious entries from “Computer Start-up” (Manually).

  • Press Windows key + R key together on your keyboard, you’ll get a RUN box, type MSCONFIG into this RUN box and then click on OK button or hit enter key on your keyboard. You’ll get open a System Configuration window.
  • Click on Services Tab, and un-check all the Taplika.com entries.
  • Click on Startup Tab, and un-check all the Taplika.com entries.
  • Then click on apply and then click on OK.

STEP 6 : Remove Taplika.com Adware registry entries using “AdwCleaner” (Free).

  • Download Adwcleaner.exe, click here to download : Adwcleaner.exe, and then Run it. An Adwcleaner application will be started, It have the 4 buttons Scan / Clean /Report / Uninstall.
  • Click on “Scan” Button to start the scanning on your computer. After finished the scan, it will show you results, actually adwcleaner has been found all the Unwated Programs / Adwares on your computer and all these have been selected here. so please look on them once and Un-check the Items which you don’t want to remove (only selected items will be deleted when you click on “Clean” button).
  • Now click on “Clean” button to remove all that selected items – then follow their on screen instruction to complete it.
  • Now after all done, it will be asking for reboot your computer, so please allow it to reboot. After reboot, you will get a notepad open automatically when computer get started, this notepad will be listed all the logs.
  • After reboot you will be got rid of Taplika.com from your computer.

STEP 7 : Remove Taplika.com browser hijacker using “Junkware Removal Tool” (Free).

  • Download Junkware Removal Tool, click here to download : Junkware Removal Tool, and then Run it.
  • A “Junkware Removal Tool” application will be started with the command line screen. Here it is asking you that “press any key to continue” to start the scanning, so “press any key” on your keyword to start the scanning and fixing process.
  • Now “Junkware Removal Tool” is scanning your computer, After finished the scan, it will automatically open a text file which have listed all the logs, you can close that text file after reading.
  • Now please Reboot your computer.
  • After reboot, you’ll get removed Taplika.com from your computer completely.

STEP 8 : Remove Taplika.com virus using “Hitman-Pro” Anti-Malware (Free for 30days).

  • Download Hitman Pro, click here to download : Hitman pro-32bit Hitman pro-64bit, and then Install it.
  • Start Hitman Pro program.
  • Click on Next button to start the scanning process and then follow their on screen instructions to complete it.

STEP 9 : Remove Taplika.com Infection using “Malwarebytes” Anti-Malware (Free).

  • Download Malwarebytes, click here to download : Malwarebytes, and then install it on your computer.
    (If you want to use it free for forever , so don’t select the check box named as “Enable free trial of malwarebytes Antimalware PRO” while installing).
  • Now Start Malwarebytes application.
  • Now select option “Perform quick scan” then click on “Scan” button to run a scan on your computer.
  • After finished the scan process, click on “Show Results” button.
  • It will show you a results page, actually Malwarebytes has been found all the Adwares / Malware on your computer. so please select all the found items and then click on “Remove Selected” button.
    (You can deselect the selected items if you don’t want to remove any- because only selected items will be deleted when you click on “Remove Selected” button).
  • Now please Reboot your computer.
  • After reboot, you’ll get removed Taplika.com from your computer completely.

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6 thoughts on “How to Remove Taplika.com from IE, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox

  1. Steve

    Thanks so much. Fixed the problem of removing Taplika from IE in minutes rather than the hours I thought it would take

    Reply
  2. lasertest

    Hi there! Do you know if they make any plugins to protect against hackers?
    I’m kinda paranoid about losing everything I’ve worked hard on. Any tips?

    Reply
  3. Jim

    Thanks, It worked for me. Awesome!! Keep doing the good job like this who helped people like me. Again Thanks. Have a great day!!

    Reply
  4. James

    Wow, It worked like a charm. I don’t believe that I am free from Taplika virus. Thank you very much for the detailed steps.

    Reply

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