Do you know what Taplika.com is?

Taplika.com is a search engine, and this website can become your default home page and search provider if you do not deselect certain boxes when installing a program called Taplika. The Taplika program is a browser extension which enables you to customize your new browser tabs. More specifically, this program enables you to fill your new browser tab with links to various websites so that you do not have to waste your time typing the URL of the website in the address bar. However, this seemingly useful program is identical to Astromenda, which, as well as Taplika, is bundled with other free programs, including DealKeeper, MyPCBackup, Optimizer Pro, and many other threats.Taplika.comTaplika.com screenshot
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It is crucial to be very attentive when installing any program so that you can prevent sad consequences. The search engine Taplika.com is sponsored by third-parties, which means that it serves computer users with third-party advertisements and sponsored links. Taplika.com has no control over third-parties, and, by using the search engine, you agree to be provided with suspect third-party offers.

Bear in mind that there are many deceptive websites aimed at obtaining your personal information or making you install unreliable programs, and search engine such as Taplika.com are one of the means to promote those websites.

According to the privacy policy of the search engine, Taplika.com is owned by Groovio, however, another company called IronSource Ltd is responsible for monitoring the users of the search engine. IronSource claims that they do not collect personally identifiable information such as name, address, phone number, etc. What they collect is your IP address, browser type, and some other non-personally identifiable information that could be used to draw some conclusions about your browsing patterns and enhance the quality of the service.

If you want to be secure on the Internet, you should use search engines that are not promoted by suspect browser add-ons. Moreover, extremely close attention to your online privacy should be paid when the settings of your Internet browsers are changed without your interference.

When it comes to removal, we have two options. Below you will find our step-by-step removal instructions which should help you remove the Taplika browser extension and also remove Taplika.com from the browsers. Our second option is automatic removal, which is by far the best option in any case related to unreliable programs. We recommend using SpyHunter because this program can eliminate the unwanted extension, fix your browsers, and shield the system from various malware and spyware threats.

How to remove Taplika.com

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the unwanted program.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall the unwanted program.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse pointer to the bottom-left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click.
  3. Select Control Panel.
  4. Click Uninstall a program.
  5. Remove Taplika.

Restore your former browser settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the General tab.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Press Alt+T and click the Manage Add-ons option.
  5. Click Search Providers and set a new default search engine.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Under On startup, select the last option and click Set pages.
  3. Set a new startup page.
  4. Under Search, click Manage search engines and set a new search provider.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+T and click Options.
  2. Change the home page on the General tab.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Press Ctrl+Shift+A and click Extensions.
  5. Remove Taplika and close the tab.
  6. Click the search engine icon next to the search box and set a new search provider.

In non-techie terms:

Taplika.com is a search provider that you can encounter when installing freeware. In case this search provider has altered the settings of your browsers, use the below-given instructions to install our recommended anti-malware program.