Great Way to Get Rid of Siteken.com Virus from Your PC

Posted by John Larkin - October 14, 2014

Siteken.com replaces your browser homepage and search engine? How to remove Siteken.com entirely? Read this following post now, you will get some ideas to solve all your problems.

The Description of Siteken.com

Siteken.com is categorized as an invasive browser hijacker that attacks all your installed browsers and causes tons of troubles. You will most likely to encounter this nasty browser hijacker if you accidentally install rogue software and potentially unwanted programs. Once inside, Siteken.com modifies your browser settings like homepage, search engine and toolbar. After becoming your homepage, this Siteken.com will display some normal web portals like YouTube, Facebook and Amazon. But disappointingly, this browser hijacker shows some ads at the right side. As soon as you click on the ads, you will either enter some suspicious websites or download a bunch of unwanted programs.

Obviously, the ads are just used to promote third-party software and affiliate websites. Besides, this browser hijacker can promote sales and collect network traffic with the help of the ads. In addition, Siteken.com is able to redirect search results to unknown domain that might distribute viruses and malware to your Windows operating system, which may make the chance for cyber criminals to monitor users’ browser activities and collect valuable information. For protecting well your computer and personal data, it is highly suggested that you remove Siteken.com right away.

Siteken.com Virus Screenshot

Many More Troubles Caused by Siteken.com Virus

1. Siteken.com virus will slow up the whole PC performance greatly.
2. Siteken.com virus injects many malicious files to the system registry stealthily.
3. Siteken.com virus also drops many useless files into your system folders.
4. Lots of important system settings and browser settings are changed by Siteken.com virus.
5. You will suffer a lot from annoying popup ads and browser redirection.
6. Many misleading browser add-ons are installed by Siteken.com virus without approval.

Manually Get Rid of Siteken.com Virus

1. Uninstall malicious toolbars or software that cause Siteken.com redirect on your system.

To uninstall the toolbar or program which causes Siteken.com redirect, please click Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Programs and Features.

For Windows XP users, please click Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs

For Windows 8 users, please right click the bottom-left corner in the screen and select Control Panel

Then select Uninstall a program and then uninstall malicious toolbars.

Step1. Remove its program from the PC

Open Control Panel>find Add or Remove Programs>uninstall Siteken.com

Step2. Delete all add-ons related to Siteken.com from the browsers

Google Chrome
Click “customize and control”>settings>basic options>use google.com as the homepage and make Google as your search engine at “Manage Search”

Internet Explorer
Click Tools>select “Manage Add-ons”>”search providers”>set Yahoo or other reputable search engine as your default one>go to “search results”>remove its add-ons

Mozilla Firefox
Click “magnifier”icon>Manage Search Engine…”>select “search results”>click the removal button

3. Delete all malicious registry entries of Siteken.com virus from the system.

To open Registry Editor, please click Start, click Run, type in regedit and click OK.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[Siteken.com]IEHelper.DNSGuardCLSID
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\random

4. Delete all malicious files of Siteken.com virus from the folders.

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ Siteken.com \
%AppData%[Siteken.com]toolbardtx.ini

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