How to Remove Storage.conduit.com? (Removal Guide)

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How to Remove Storage.conduit.com? (Removal Guide)

Postby Ocean » 2013-02-07 3:41


Storage.conduit.com is a malicious website which ranks high in threat level. It has already existed for several years, yet still rages throughout the cyber world, attacking unprotected and vulnerable system. Some people get infected with this browser hijacker, and don’t know how to fix it. Meanwhile, removal instructions obtained through Google is either too complicated or too unfriendly. That’s why we write this article. Our main purpose is to provide you with an easy-to-do instruction to help you fighting against browser hijacker virus like storage.conduit.com and completely remove it from your system.

You may wonder how such browser hijacker virus captures your system. “I don’t even recall going to that site, why I keep seeing this domain in my browsing history?” In fact, it is spread through rootkits, Trojan, spam email attachments, malicious links contained within a baleful website. Any inadvertent operation online may give the virus chance to infect your PC. After get infected, your browser will become abnormal. The designers of such threat sacrifice the victims’ interests to achieve their wicked ambitions. If storage.conduit.com appears on your computer, we recommend you to get rid of it as early as possible or it may end up with a bigger loss.

Below harmful effects may be noticed once storage.conduit.com captures your system.

1. The browser settings are changed automatically without your knowledge.
2. Your default homepage will be altered into storage.conduit.com.
3. Your searching queries will be redirected to storage.conduit.com and other unwanted websites.
4. It may slow down your computer. Start to speed up a slow PC.
5. It can corrupt your windows registry to make way to unwanted pop ups.

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Storage.conduit.com Removal Guide:

Step 1: To make the removal easier, scan you PC with Anvi Smart Defender to disable virus, and malware process.

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Step 2: Remove Storage.conduit.com from the homepage of IE/FF/Chrome.

    Internet Explorer:
    Click on Tools> Select Internet Options> On the General interface> Type the desired website in the Home page area> Click Apply to complete the operation

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    Google Chrome:
    Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon> Settings> In On startup section click Set pages> mouse-over to the Storage.conduit.com and click the x symbol to remove it> Add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.

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    Mozilla Firefox:
    Click Tools> Options> Switch to General in the opened window> Remove Storage.conduit.com from the homepage box and enter a preferred domain > Click OK to complete the change.

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Step 3: Remove Storage.conduit.com from the new tab of IE/FF/Chrome.

    Internet Explorer:
    Tools> Internet Options> General> Find the Tabs area, and click on Settings> Click on the button under: When a new tab is opened, open: > Select A blank page> Hit OK to complete the operation.

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    Google Chrome:
    Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon > Settings > Search > Manage search engines > Check the list of Default search engines, Other search engines> Remove Storage.conduit.com> Click OK to complete the change.

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    Mozilla Firefox:
    Type about:config into the address bar> Press Enter> Accept the Warning> Search for browser.newtab.url in the search bar >Right click on the result to reset. (Remove Storage.conduit.com whether by setting it a blank page, or typing the desired website in the box,) > Hit OK to apply the change.

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Step 4 Check Windows HOSTS file and remove additional malicious entries.

    Go to: C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts.

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    Open the hosts file with Notepad, and you should see below image.

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    There should be only:

    127.0.0.1 localhost, in Windows XP.
    &
    127.0.0.1 localhost
    ::1 localhost
    in Windows Vista

    If you see more lines of code and IPs, delete them

Storage.conduit.com is supposed to be completely removed from your browsers. However, your browser may still act weirdly due to corrupt registry entries left and plug-ins/extension added by this hijacker. Then go further steps with step 5-7.[/list]

Step 5: Remove Storage.conduit.com related toolbar/add-ons/extensions from IE/FF/Chrome

    Internet Explorer:
    Tools > Manage Add-ons > Find and delete Storage.conduit.com related toolbar/add-on/extension

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    Google Chrome:
    Click on the Wrench or 3-Bars icon> Tools > Extensions > Find and delete Storage.conduit.com related toolbar/add-on/extension

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    Mozilla Firefox:
    Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A) > Find and delete Storage.conduit.com related toolbar/add-on/extension

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Step 6: Scan your computer with a system cleaner tool, such as Cloud System Booster.

    Important Note: You should never skip or overlook this operation since your browser might act strangely after the removal due to some registry errors or corrupt registry entries left. Scan your system with Cloud System Booster to remove such corrupt remnants and fix the errors in one-click.

    If you skip this step, you will find your browser may take a long time to load a page, such condition will persist until you fix the registry error caused by the removal.

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Step 7: Restart your browser.

Note: This removal guide is workable for most cases, yet if for any reason you are having difficulties removing Storage.conduit.com, please feel free to leave a message below or start a new thread in our forums.

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