How to Remove Conduit Search Toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect?

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How to Remove Conduit Search Toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect?

Postby Ivy » 2013-06-07 4:11


Conduit Search or search.conduit.com is categorized as adware program which is designed to distribute the ad-supported. It is regarded as potential unwanted program due to its dishonest and stealthy behavior like change your default browser settings without any obvious notification.

Today, we come to the topic of conduit search toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect and want to share the removal guide on this annoying toolbar and search engine. If you have problem of search.conduit.com redirect on your web browser, please read more.

What is Conduit search toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect?

Conduit search toolbar is custom search toolbar that allows you to search for content such as pictures, videos, research and services on the Internet. It is going to record your browsing history, monitor your search habit and collect your personal information for commercial use, actually to distribute advertisement.

Search.conduit.com a browser search engine which mimics Google search. It is also ad-supported search engine that will go to monitor and collect your personal information including the search habit, IP, search items and more to favor your with more precise advertisement.

Search.conduit.com always disguises itself as Google Official search, when you open your hijacked web browser, it redirect you to http://search.conduit.com/?ctid=CT408137&SearchSource=48&CUI=UN24503301233104021&UM=1 and then turns out to be http://www.google.com/webhp immediately. You will sill get search.conduit.com redirect when you open a new tab.

Both conduit search toolbar and search.conduit.com browser search engine are promoted via other free downloads, that’s probably why people are usually unaware of how and when this gate-crasher comes to install on their browsers. After installed, it acts annoying and starts to change the default browser settings that results in homepage being redirected to search.conduit.com.

They change a little bit when try install on different web browser. When install on Google Chrome, it displays Temporary Logo as the startup page and new tab page, while when install on Firefox, it displays MIXI DJ as the homepage. Nevertheless, both will prompt you pop-up message and recommend you to install another ad-supported program, such as Tuneup Utilities.

Below are screenshots of the search.conduit.com redirect. See for your reference:

Search.conduit.com Redirect in Google Chrome:

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Search.conduit.com Redirect in Firefox:

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How to Remove Conduit Search Toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect?

Quick Removal Guide outlined:

Step 1 > Uninstall conduit search toolbar and related elements from your computer.

Step 2 > Remove conduit toolbar and search engine from IE/FF/Chrome.

• Tips for repairing your browser settings manually
•Tips for repairing your browser settings automatically with Anvi Slim Toolbar

Step 3 > Run System Optimization and maintenance program Cloud System Booster to clean junk files, registry entries added by conduit search toolbar.

Please follow every steps of the removal guide to completely get rid of conduit search toolbar adware. You may still experience the redirect problem if you ignore one of the steps. For detail information, please check below. Should you have any problem, please feel free to contact us.


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Step 1 > Uninstall conduit search toolbar and related elements from your computer.


Follow the instruction that corresponds to your operating system to uninstall malicious items

• Windows XP: Go to Start> Control Panel> Add Remove programs> Look for items that related to conduit, such as search protect by conduit > Click on Remove.

• Windows 7/Vista: Go to Start> Control panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features> Look for items that related to conduit, such as search protect by conduit > click on Uninstall.

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Step 2 > Remove conduit toolbar and search engine from IE/FF/Chrome.


Tips for repairing your browser settings manually


Remove Conduit Search and search.conduit.com in Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to Tools -> Extensions.

In the Extensions page, please click on the Recycle Bin button to remove Conduit Search from the list.

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2. Go to Google Chrome Settings, in the “On Startup” area, please click on Set pages.

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You will be forwarded to Startup pages, in this page, please click on the X button to delete search.conduit.com.

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3. Please scroll down, click Show Home button under Appearance. Then click Change.

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Remove search.conduit.com from the Open this page tab, and then select Use the New Tab page and click OK to save changes.

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4. At last, still in Settings page, please click Manage search engines button.

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Select Google or any other search engine you like from the list and make it your default search engine provider, and then select search.conduit.com from the list and remove it by clicking the “X” mark as shown in the image below.

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Remove Conduit Search and search.conduit.com in Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to Tools Add-ons. Select Extensions. Click on “Remove” button to delete conduit Toolbar.

2. Click on the magnifying glass search icon and select Manage Search Engines... Select conduit search…and click on Remove button to remove it.

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3. Go to Tools, select Options from the drop down list please remove search.conduit.com from the homepage tab and then click OK to save your modification.

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4. In the URL address bar, type about:config and hit Enter.

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Click I’ll be careful, I promise! to continue.

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In the resulting search page, type in “conduit” and press Enter

You will be listed al the preferences that were changed by Web Browser Search. Please right-click on the preference and select Reset to restore default value. You should reset all found preferences!

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Remove Conduit Search and search.conduit.com in Internet Explorer:

It would be easy for you to fix problem caused by Qvo6.com virus on your Internet Explorer, because Anvisoft team has developed a free to quick troubleshoot IE problem caused by malware infection. You can take the free tool, Anvi Browser Repair tool to repair the homepage, malicious toolbar and search engines with one-click solution.

Anvi Browser Repair Tool Download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/browser-repair-tool.html

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Tips for repairing your browser settings automatically with Anvi Slim Toolbar

Anvisoft has developed a program Anvi Slim Toolbar to help computer users remove malicious toolbar that added on web browser and help them repair web browser problem caused by the malicious toolbar efficiently and completely.

1. Download and install the browser repair tool Anvi Slim Toolbar.

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2. After the installation complete, please start Anvi Slim Toolbar. On the main screen of the program, please click on the Manage button to detect malicious and unwanted toolbar.

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Please find any toolbar related to conduit, such as MixiDJ Conduit, select them and click Remove button to delete it from your web browser. Please make sure to remove all the conduit toolbar under Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox to completely free from the annoying adware.


3. After you remove all conduit search toolbar, please go back to main screen again, and then select Browser Repair to fix your web browser homepage and search engine.

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Select the relative browser that you need to repair, and the select homepage and search engine you need Anvi Slim toolbar do. If you have problem on multiple web browsers such as IE/FF/Chrome, please make sure to repair them all.

Alternatively, you can also choose to perform step2 manually. For detail information, please check article Remove Conduit Search—How to Remove search.conduit.com Redirect in IE/FF/Chrome


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Step 3 > Run Cloud System Booster to clean your browser cookies to completely free from search.conduit.com redirect.

Cloud System Booster is designed to clean up and optimize Windows operation system with one-click boost mode, by throwing out junk files, optimizing system services, cleaning up installed apps and repairing registry errors. You are highly recommended to download and install Cloud System Booster free or Pro version to get rid of search.conduit.com junk files.


1. Download and install the paid or free version of Cloud System Booster System maintenance & optimizer software.

Cloud System Booster download link: http://www.anvisoft.com/cloud-system-booster.html

2. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

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3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button there to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

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Re: How to Remove Conduit Search Toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect?

Postby Ivy » 2013-06-07 4:29

That's all about how to remove Conduit Search Toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect. Should you have any problem regarding this issue, please post your problem below.
We will try our best to help you fix your issue.

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Re: How to Remove Conduit Search Toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect?

Postby Mark Surtees » 2013-11-13 6:50

this guide is really useful, thanks to the creator and thanks to this site :)
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Re: How to Remove Conduit Search Toolbar and search.conduit.com redirect?

Postby Jacques Francais » 2013-12-27 17:12

Conduit Virus Tool Bar Removal

1)
Go to Google (3 bars) tool.
Click on “Settings” right side.
“On Start Up”
”Open a specific page or set of pages. “Set pages” (Click on “Set pages”)
Remove “search.conduit” from the list by clicking on X to right of item.

2
Go to Google (3 bars) tool.
Click on “Extensions” on right side.
Click on garbage icon to right of “search.conduit” and remove.

3)
Click on Windows Start.
Type in “regedit”
Click on “Edit” tab.
Scroll down to and click on “Find.”
In “Type in” box type “search.conduit”
Erase all items related to this search (note: might have to run “Find” a few times).

4)
Run “Malwarebytes Anti-Malware” program for further removal.

5)
In C:\ look in “Program Files” and “Program Data” files for “Conduit” folders and remove both.
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