Swift Record Removal Guide

Do you know what Swift Record is?

Swift Record announces its presence by spamming advertisements tagged with “Ads by Swift Record” or “Provided by Shift Record” on your browser. We recommend that you remove this application if you do not want to be distracted by these advertisements and other forms of online advertising. At the moment this application is compatible Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox; so, if you use one of the said browsers, you can delete this app without much effort via Control Panel. The thing what makes Swift Record alarming is the fact that it might work as the gateway for infections to get onto your system. Read this article to learn more about this seemingly innocuous application.

Similarly to Web United, Wild West, Pine Tree and other SuperWeb-type infections, Swift Record floods your Internet browser in order to increase clicks to third-party sites. The official site theswiftrecord.com promises a lot of things but what it cannot promise is that the third-party content it endorses is completely safe. There have been many cases when computer users click on the promoted links, and thus end up infecting their computers with malware. To prevent these consequences, as soon as you notice Swift Record on your system, remove this application without any delay.Swift Record Removal GuideSwift Record screenshot
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In order to provide you with the best commercial content possible, Swift Record tracks your Internet surfing patterns. Generally, it is non-person identifiable information; however, we do not recommend that you allow some suspicious application collect data about your online activities. We encourage you to delete Swift Records in order to prevent this data to be used against you in by some undisclosed criminal entities.

The aforementioned official site does not have any active download links at the moment; therefore, it is possible that this application slithered onto your system hiding behind some other software. Usually adware developers exploit software bundles to distribute malicious applications, so be especially careful when downloading software or media from suspicious sites. If you do not want to remove Swift Record or other dangerous applications later, read the information which is provided on the installation wizard; also, opt for the customizable installation process where you are able to uncheck the undesired applications.

Even though it is possible to remove Swift Record without much trouble manually, we still recommend that you install trusted and tested antimalware removal software. These programs are the best tools to secure your system from all the threats that might want to gain access to your system. The antimalware software works scans and terminates the risks automatically so you will not need to bother yourself with security issues.

How to remove Swift Record

Windows 8 & 8.1:

  1. Press the Windows key+R.
  2. Type “control” in the field and click OK.
  3. Under View by, switch to Category.
  4. Open Programs and Features.
  5. Choose Swift Record in the program list.
  6. Click Uninstall/Change.

Windows 7 & Vista:

  1. Press the Windows key+R.
  2. Enter “control” in the field and press Enter.
  3. Under View by, choose Category.
  4. Open Programs and Features.
  5. Select Swift Record.
  6. Click Uninstall/Change.

Windows XP:

  1. Press the Windows key+R.
  2. Type “control” in the field and click OK.
  3. Switch to Category View on the left.
  4. Open Add or Remove Programs.
  5. Choose Swift Record in the list.
  6. Click Remove.

In non-techie terms:

Swift Record is an advertisement-supported application that will serve advertising content to your Internet browser. There is the possibility that this unreliable content will redirect you to unmonitored third party-sites that contain malware. To prevent your system from being infected, remove Swift Record immediately. Also, invest in tested antimalware removal software to keep your computer secure in the future.