Do you know what Swizzor is?
Swizzor is an annoying adware program that can display several popups when using the Internet Explorer web browser. Swizzor may attempt to hijack your web browser by redirecting you to various suspicious websites such as TrinityAcquisitions.com, MaximumExperience.com and lop.com. Being infected with Swizzor will make a users web surfing experience useless and a waste of time.
In non-techie terms: Swizzor and other similar parasites are designed to randomly display popups and take control of your web browsing experience. It is always a good practice to avoid clicking on excessive or mysteriously looking popup messages. Clicking on popups may result in the infection of a parasite such as Swizzor.
Swizzor Automatic Removal Instructions
Swizzor Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Swizzor manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Swizzor will be removed completely. So read the Swizzor removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall Swizzor Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Swizzor if found.
- To unregister Swizzor registry keys (view registry keys removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type regedit > press OK.
Edit the value (on the right pane) by right-clicking on it and selecting the Modify option. Select the Delete option.
Search and delete these Swizzor registry keys:
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- To remove Swizzor icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Swizzor manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your Swizzor problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Swizzor will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.