By JubileeX in Browser Hijackers

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 5,035
Threat Level: 50 % (Medium)
Infected Computers: 2,439
First Seen: January 23, 2014
Last Seen: September 20, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Quick-seeker.com is a low quality search engine and advertising platform that is often associated with Potentially Unwanted Programs. The main purpose of Quick-seeker.com is to generate profits using your computer, despite the fact that Quick-seeker.com is actually marketed as a useful or entertaining website. Typically low quality websites like Quick-seeker.com and their associated PUPs are marketed as ways to carry out online searches more efficiently, find better online deals or gain access to a wide range of perks and add-ons for your Web browser in the form of toolbars. However, they rarely deliver on this promise. That is because they are usually designed to make money through computer users while foregoing almost entirely any useful service they may supposedly deliver. In case your Web browser is showing symptoms that may be related to Quick-seeker.com, such as Quick-seeker.com redirects, pop-ups or changes of your Web browser's default websites to Quick-seeker.com, this indicates the presence of a PUP that should be removed at once.

Cutting Quick-seeker.com in the Bud

PUPs associated with Quick-seeker.com may be removed by uninstalling them using your Web browser's or Windows' program removal features. However, once uninstalled, content associated with Quick-seeker.com may still remain behind, causing error messages, performance problems or even allowing the PUP associated with Quick-seeker.com to be reinstalled. Because of this, security analysts recommend running of a full scan of the affected computer using the help of a fully updated security program once the Quick-seeker.com PUP has been removed.

Preventing PUP Infections Linked to Quick-seeker.com

Like with most PUPs, unwanted components associated with Quick-seeker.com may be bundled with freeware programs. You can prevent their installation on your computer by following the installation process of any alternate software with good and refuse the installation of any software you do not recognize or that is unrelated to your new program. In most cases, Custom Installation allows to select only the components you want.

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Quick-seeker.com

File System Details

Quick-seeker.com may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. file.exe 168c61527f1b971f704b92182d5d677f 0

Registry Details

Quick-seeker.com may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\quick-seeker.com
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\www.quick-seeker.com
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000001}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Quick Seeker


Quick-seeker.com may create the following directory or directories:



Quick-seeker.com may call the following URLs:


1 Comment

Danke SpyHunter, Du hast mich von Quick-Seeker befreit!


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