What is Taplika search?
Taplika search, also known as Taplika.com, is a browser hijacker that can change your settings if you do not pay attention to freeware installation. It is most likely that Taplika search got access to your PC when you installed the Taplika application or some other free third party software. Usually computer users do not pay too much attention to freeware installation process and that is how they end up with unwanted programs. Taplika search is compatible with all popular browsers. You should not ignore this application or keep it on your PC as it will cause various disturbances. We recommend you delete Taplika search right away.
How does Taplika search work?
Taplika search is identical to other programs of this type like Speedial, Rocket-Find and Mysearchdial. The application hijacks your browser and changes its home page, new tab page and default search engine. The main page of Taplika search actually looks legitimate: you will not find any suspicious adverts or links on it. However, if you search for information using the provided search tool you will notice that the results that you get include various ads and sponsored links. You will also see adverts, pop-ups, banners and so on while browsing the Web no matter which page you are on. The hijacker is responsible for the commercial content as the main aim of it is to generate web traffic. By clicking on the ads, which is highly unrecommended, you help the developers of Taplika search to make profit.
In addition to filling your browsers with advertisements, Taplika search also collects your non-personally identifiable data. This data could be sold to third parties or used for marketing purposes. Moreover, you should also keep in mind that because of all the excess ads, your Internet speed will noticeably decrease. There is no need for you to tolerate these inconveniences. Terminate Taplika search as soon as you can.
How to remove Taplika search from my PC?
It is possible to remove Taplika search manually, however, you should keep in mind that the hijacker comes bundled with potentially unwanted programs that need to be deleted as well. Some of the programs that Taplika search has been associated with include Optimizer Pro, RegClean Pro, MyPCBackup and similar. Follow the instructions below to terminate Taplika search related applications and reset your browsers. Another solution to Taplika search removal is using an anti-malware tool that will help you scan your PC, detect all components of the infection and eliminate Taplika search completely. The security software can also be used to protect your computer after you terminate all threats that it contains.
Manual Taplika search removal
Uninstall Taplika search related program:
- Click Start -> Control Panel
- Go to Add or remove programs
- Select and remove the unwanted program
Windows 7 & Vista
- Click on Start and open Control Panel
- Select Uninstall a program
- Choose the program and uninstall it
- Move cursor to the bottom right
- Select Settings on the Charm bar
- Click Control Panel -> Uninstall a program
- Terminate unwanted software
Eliminate Taplika search from browsers:
Reset Internet Explorer
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced tab
- Click Reset and check Delete personal settings
- Click Reset again and then Close
Reset Mozilla Firefox
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information
- Click Reset Firefox twice and click Finish
Reset Google Chrome
- Alt+F → Settings → Show Advanced Settings
- Select Reset browser settings and click Reset