Kuikdelivery.com “Virus” Removal (Dec.2017 Update)

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This page aims to help you remove Kuikdelivery.com “Virus”. Our removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows.

In this article we are going to talk about the reasons why a program known as Kuikdelivery.com usually targets your browser apps (Firefox, Chrome, Opera and/or Explorer), and is for that reason classified as a browser hijacker. What’s more, we are going to thoroughly talk about all the basic features that typically characterize this kind of software. Some of its usual effects that are worth pointing out are its ability to produce plenty of possibly annoying online ads; to make your browsers redirect you to a location on the web you have never really intended to go to; or to set an absolutely unfamiliar homepage (and change the default search engine too) to your browsers, no matter which ones you use on your PC. Also, we are going to share some prevention tips to make it easier for you to avoid this kind of software, right after you have successfully removed the ongoing contamination. For the safe and effective process of removing this irritating program we have designed a detailed Removal Guide, which is available below absolutely for free!

Kuikdelivery.com “Virus” is a program falling into the browser hijacker category, a fact that logically explains its nature. Such software may be perfectly capable of rendering some unwanted modifications to the browsers you have installed on your PC and the way they look and function. Perhaps you have already guessed from its ‘nickname’ that such software versions might be able to inflict changes of your browser apps’ settings. Such possible changes could result in the display of plenty of online ads; and in the conducting of some annoying redirection processes; as well as in the display of a new search engine or homepage. Basically, these are the most irritating probable effects any browser hijacker could show while installed on your PC.

Kuikdelivery.com “Virus” Removal

If you are a Windows user, continue with the guide below.

If you are a Mac user, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.

If you are an Android user, please use our Android Malware Removal guide.


Step1

Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

Step2

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Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab (the “Details” Tab on Win 8 and 10). Try to determine which processes are dangerous.

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Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:

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After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.

Step3

Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.

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You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them.

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:

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Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.

Step4

Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

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If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

Open the start menu and search for Network Connections (On Windows 10 you just write it after clicking the Windows button), press enter.

  1. Right-click on the Network Adapter you are using —> Properties —> Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP/IP), click  Properties.
  2. The DNS line should be set to Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, set it yourself.
  3. Click on Advanced —> the DNS tab. Remove everything here (if there is something) —> OK.

DNS

Step5

  • After you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the next step as well or it may reappear on a system reboot.

Right click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.

NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).

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Properties —–> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe.

ie9-10_512x512  Remove Kuikdelivery.com from Internet Explorer:

Open IE, click  IE GEAR —–> Manage Add-ons.

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Find the threat —> Disable. Go to IE GEAR —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.

firefox-512 Remove Kuikdelivery.com from Firefox:

Open Firefoxclick  mozilla menu  ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.

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Find the adware/malware —> Remove.
chrome-logo-transparent-backgroundRemove Kuikdelivery.com from Chrome:

Close Chrome. Navigate to:

 C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:

Rename the Folder to Backup Default

Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.

Step6

WARNING!
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Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!

Are hijackers related to any versions of malware (such as Trojans or Ransomware)?

It may be true that browser hijackers really top the list of the most irritating software versions you may ever catch on the web. Nonetheless, they are NOT really related to any virus program, judging from the fact that they never show any dangerous features. Here we are going to explain the differences between the popular forms of malware and this form of advertising software more thoroughly:

The usual traits of the most popular malware types (Ransomware and Trojans) include researching your data and encrypting the files you access most frequently. Furthermore, any standard virus such as one from the Ransomware category is usually perfectly capable of crashing your system, or destroying some of your most valued files. Another characteristic feature of the known kinds of malware, for example – of any Trojan-based virus, is their ability to really spy on you and track all your activities, once the virus has infected your PC. Another even more bothering aspect is that all these malicious activities could be so subtle that you may not notice the virus before it has caused some serious harm, such as identity theft, for instance. In contrast, no program from the family of the browser hijackers has ever shown such capabilities and malicious qualities. So, there’s no reason to freak out.

How does a usual hijacker infection process occur?

The possible methods of distributing Kuikdelivery.com are usually related to the main reason why such software is developed in the first place. Software developers spread browser hijackers and other forms of ad-related software by putting these programs in bundles with plenty of other kinds of software, apps and games. Generally speaking, such software mixtures are available free of charge as their creators get paid for the ads a hijacker may display on your monitor later on. Nonetheless, a contamination caused by Kuikdelivery.com or some similar program is impossible as a result of the mere act of downloading any bundle. Such infections could only take place if you neglect the installation process of the bundle’s content. For that purpose, if you really want your computer to remain hijacker-free, and to have the opportunity to install only the components of any bundle you indeed need, it is absolutely compulsory that you go with one of the following installation features: the Customized, the Custom or the Advanced one.

Our Removal Guide below may be your solution in case of an already ongoing hijacker infection. Make sure to check it out and implement the instructions in it carefully and you should be able to return to care-free browsing in no time.

SUMMARY:

Name Kuikdelivery.com
Type Browser Hijacker
Danger Level Medium (nowhere near threats like Ransomware, but still a security risk)
Symptoms Irritating modifications of your browsers; many ads might cloud it or some redirection may annoy you.
Distribution Method Via spam, torrents, shareware , but mainly via software bundles.
Detection Tool We generally recommend SpyHunter or a similar anti-malware program that is updated daily.

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