What is Siteken.com?
Siteken.com is a browser hijacker that could have been recently added to your system after downloading any new software. Siteken.com is compatible with all popular browsers. After Siteken is activated, you see changes while browsing the Web like the appearance of ads, sponsored links and redirects. If you want to go back to normal browsing, you should delete Siteken.com.
How does Siteken.com work?
Once Siteken.com enters your PC, it changes your homepage, new tab page and default search engine. The hijacker also affects your shortcuts so you may have difficulties restoring your browser settings. If you start using the Siteken search engine, you will notice that it alters your results. At the top of your search results you will see ads and links that have little to do with your search. Moreover, you will also be redirected to unfamiliar pages while you are browsing the Internet. All of this is done to generate traffic of the promoted pages and thus make profit. The program is not useful to the computer user at all.
You should also keep in mind that Siteken.com may expose you to unsafe data. You could be presented with fake ads or corrupted links that may lead you to pages harboring adware or malware. So we recommend to stay away from these links no matter how good the offer may seem. The only reason it even appears to be useful to you is because the hijacker is tracking your cookies and collecting information about your browsing habits. If you want to avoid adware or malware infections and keep your private details safe, you should eliminate Siteken.com.
How to remove Siteken.com?
You can remove Siteken.com manually or automatically. If you want to complete manual Siteken.com removal, you can use the instructions presented below. Please note that it is very important to complete the second step, because otherwise you may not be able to reset your browser settings. However, if you want to improve your system security level, you should download and install a malware removal and prevention tool. The anti-malware utility can easily get rid of Siteken.com and other unwanted applications that may be on your computer. It will also protect your PC in the future by shielding it from similar and more serious online threats.
Step 1. Uninstall Siteken.com and the related program
1. Click Start or press Win+S
2. Type in Control Panel and hit Enter
3. Go to Add or remove programs/Uninstall a program
4. Select the application and click Remove/Uninstall
Step 2. Modify your browser shortcuts
1. Right-click on the shortcut to your browser
2. Select Properties and click on Shortcut
3. In Target delete all text after “exe”
4. Click OK to save changes
Step 3. Delete Siteken.com from browsers
- Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset → Close
- Menu → Question mark → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox → Finish
- Google Chrome menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset browser settings → Reset.