Swiki is a web site what what looks like an average site with search engine and allow user to find what they need on the Internet. But the truth is different, Swiki is a browser hijacker what will randomly redirect you to different sites and if you try to find images you will be redirected to another search engine. This hijacker can easily get to any browser includes Mozila, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, Edge and other. Swiki will just redirect you to another search engine every time you try to find anything. This browser hijacker can also track your browsing activity and transfer it to the third parties.
After Swiki becomes part of your system you will be redirected to it every time you go online. Never allow to download any program from this site or your computer will be infected with more viruses and you can lose the whole system in no time. If you want to secure your personal information and protect your computer, you should remove Swiki from your computer ASAP.
How does Swiki get into my system?
Swiki didn`t have any installation files on the official website that mean that if you was randomly redirected to it, then you already have some viruses on your computer (or you skip installation of some freeware). If you `Skip` installation, then you should be ready that something can be installed on your computer without your permission. This simple stem will protect you from virus attack in the future.
Removal tool for Swiki:
NOTE: A free version of GridinSoft Anti-Malware works as a scanner and allows you to use its tools. You need to purchase a license to be able to remove detected items.
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Swiki in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):