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Remove SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar and Search.conduit.com Redirect ( Removal Guide )

 

SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar is categorized as browser hijacker that generates traffic and monetizes it through changing users’ browsing experience including displaying ads/sponsored links in their web search results.

Screenshot of the homepage hijacked SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar

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Symptoms of Being Hijacked by SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar

After SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar goes to your PC, it mainly alters your browser default settings. Thus, you will see the following changes appearing on your browser.

> Default homepage is redirected to http://search.conduit.com/ (a websites that created by Conduit company); whilst, your frequently used search engine becomes SearchFlyBar2 Customized Web Search.

> SearchFlyBar2 is found in your browser add-on/extension tab.

> SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar installs on your PC without your content.

> What’s more, this toolbar will add conduit boot item to your PC so as to make it runs alongside you log on to computer.

Although SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar exhibits malicious traits, it is not technically a virus but a potentially unwanted program (PUP). However, many people regard it as a virus causing it infiltrates their computers without knowledge.

 

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How to Remove SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar and Search.conduit.com Redirect

 

Effective method for the removal of SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar and Search.conduit.com Redirect

Step 1 Remove SearchFlyBar2 toolbar from your PC

  • Option 1 Remove SearchFlyBar2 toolbar via Anvi Uninstaller( a box tool of Cloud System Booster )
  • Option 2 Remove SearchFlyBar2 toolbar through control panel

Step 2 Repair Browser Damages–IE, Firefor & Google Chrome (automatically/manually)
Step 3 Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC using Cloud System Booster
Step 4 Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

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Step 1 Remove SearchFlyBar2 toolbar from your PC

 

Option 1 Remove SearchFlyBar2 toolbar via Anvi Uninstaller( a box tool of Cloud System Booster )

 

Note: SearchFlyBar2 toolbar infects your PC alongside different free software, shareware or video, etc.you download from the internet, so you are suggested to uninstall all unknown and dubious programs. By the way, you’d better consider the recent installed program tracing back to time of the search.conduit.com redirect hijacking appearing.

 

If you are feel hard to find the potentially unwanted programs(PUP) installed recently, it is highly recommended to uninstall them via Anvi Uninstaller.

Advantages:

  • Delete leftover items of SearchFlyBar2 toolbar after removing it from your PC
  • Categorize the programs on your PC to help you find PUP installed recently quickly and easily

 

1. Please install Cloud System Booster first.

Free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

2. After installing, open it and click Expert, and then click Toolbox to download Anvi Uninstaller within several senconds.

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3. Then, click run to scan all programs on your PC.

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4. Switch to Recently Installed tab ( help you find PUPs easily ), Select SearchFlyBar2 toolbar or other potentially unwanted programs like below, right click on it, then click Uninstall. Repeat the operation to remove other unwanted programs.

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5. Anvi Uninstaller customizes three removal steps for users during the process of removing SearchFlyBar2 toolbar. Picture is displayed below, you can skip first step to go on the following operations. (Perfect Scan is only available in Pro version)

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6. After removing SearchFlyBar2 toolbar, Anvi Uninstall will detect all leftover items of this infection to offer you a perfect removal. Please click Delete to remove it and then click Close.

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Option 2 Remove SearchFlyBar2 toolbar through control panel

 

For Windows XP: Click “Start“>”Control Panel“>”Add or Remove Programs“>”Programs and Features“>Look for SearchFlyBar2 toolbar, unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Remove one by one.

 

For Windows 7/Vista: Click “Start” (“Windows Logo”)>”Control Panel“>”Uninstall a program“(under Program)>look for SearchFlyBar2 toolbar, unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.
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For Windows 8: Right-click on the screen’s bottom-left corner> “Control Panel” >”Uninstall a program“(under Program)> Look for SearchFlyBar2 toolbar, unknown and dubious programs, select them and click Uninstall/Change one by one.

 

Step 2> Repair browser damages–IE, Firefox & Google Chrome(automatically/manually)

 

——Repair browser damages via Anvi Slim ToolBar

 

1: Download and install Anvi Slim ToolBar.

 

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_ast.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/astupgrade.php

 

2. Remove toolbars from browsers

 

After installing Anvi Slim ToolBar, please open it(if you use trial version, click wwwat the right bottom of box; if you use pro version, input your license key in the blank box), and click on Manage to detect toolbars in your browsers. When the result is displayed, select SearchFlyBar2 extensions and others you what to remove, and then click Remove button to remove them.

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3. Repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine.

 

In Anvi Slim ToolBar box, please click on Browser Repair. IE, FF and Google Chrome are listed in the left; you can select any of them to change its homepage and search engine. When you choose customize homepage or customize search engine, please input the one you prefer.

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Then click on Repair button to repair hijacked homepage and modified search engine and click on OK.

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——Manunally repair browser damages

 

For Internet Explorer users

For Mozilla Firefox users

For Google Chrome users


 

If you are Internet Explorer users:

 

1. Go to Tools> Internet Options> General, change the malicious domain http://search.conduit.com/ to the one you prefer, like http://www.msn.com/ and hit Apply and then click on OK.

 

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2. Go to Tools> Manage Add-ons> Search Providers, right click on Bing or others and select Set as default, and then right click on SearchFlyBar2 Customized Web Search, click on Remove. (the order for removing can’t be reversed absolutely)
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3. Go to Tools> Internet Options> General, find the Tabs area, click on Settings, click on the button under “When a new tab is opened, open:”, select A blank page and hit OK to complete the operation.
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4. Click on Tools( For Windows XP )/gear icon B4JW7WO`5C[EBT{1(CYUCLR( For Windows 7 ) at the upper-right corner of the Window, and the click on Manage add-ons. Then come to Toolbars and Extensions tab. Right click on  SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar and then click on Disable.

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If your are Firefox users:

 

1. Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Options and switch to the General Tab. Then click on Restore to Default, hit OK to recovery your default homepage.

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2. Click the down arrow next to the search engine icon and select Manage Search Engines…, select SearchFlyBar2 Customized Web Search and other unknown search engines and click Remove

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3. Go to Firefox KQ)0~}BED~G9HGB2Q_AL`BU, click on Add-ons and switch to the Extensions Tab. Click Remove to get rid of SearchFlyBar2 extension .

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If you are Google Chrome users:

 

1. Go to wrench or three bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5, click on Settings, and then come to On startup tab, select Open the new tab pages and click Set pages.

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When Startup pages pops up, remove http://search.conduit.com/ by clicking X behind it.

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2. Next, switch to the Appearance tab, click Show Home button and click Change, and then change http://search.conduit.com/ into http://www.Google.com/ or any one you prefer.

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3. When the operation above is finished, come to Search tab, make sure that the content of the first bar is Google and then click Manage Search engines.

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Then remove malicious search engines by clicking X behind them and click Make default behind Google to set it as your default engine.

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4. Go to wrench or 3 bar icon 0$5ZM`7WU4VNDP6(@_WU)I5(next to the address bar), click on Tools and then click on Extensions. Locate SearchFlyBar2 and then remove them by clicking the trashcan icon next to it.

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Step 3 Remove residual junk files and invalid registry entries from your PC using Cloud System Booster

 

There still exists some residual junk files and invalid registry entries in your computer system after uninstalling SearchFlyBar2 toolbar. Thus, Cloud System Booster is required to clean up them and save your disk space so as to increase running speed of your computer.

 

Free download link: http://dotfab.com/download_csb.html

Purchase link: http://www.dotfab.com/csbupgrade.php

 

1. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.

 

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2. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

 

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Step 4> Block spam ads, malicious websites including phishing websites automatically via Anvi Ad Blocker

 

To avoid being infected by adware and annoyed by popups, you are recommended to install internet ads blocker—Anvi Ad Blocker to give you a real-time protection. It  protects Windows system from malicious URLs, phishing websites, pop-up/flash ads as well as your unwanted websites by blocking them all. Moreover, it also speed up your webpage loading meanwhile it blocks all risky or potentially risky things from the Internet. Install Anvi Ad Blocker to protect the browsers from various pop-up ads, malicious websites. Download and install free or pro version of Anvi Ad Blocker. Then open it and it will keep running to help you to protect your computer from various online risks and annoyance ranging from spam ads, pop up ads, flash ads to phishing, hacked websites and many other malicious websites.

Download link: http://www.dotfab.com/download_adb.html  

Purchase link: http://www.anvisoft.com/product/adbupgrade.php

 

After installing the spam ads and malicious URLs blocker, please click on the ON button to keep it running, so it will give you a real-time protect to help you out of the annoying of popup ads and attack of various malicious URLs.

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When appearing malicious or unwanted URL, Anvi Ad Blocker will popup this window to Remind you. If you are agree to block it, please click OK; if not, please select Add to the White list to let the URL never be blocked again.

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Besides, you can add malicious URLs to Black Lists to block them run and add URLs that you think aren’t annoying to White Lists to allow them to run.

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Now, you have removed SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar completely and are relatively safe online with the protection of Anvi AD Blocker.

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Recommended Tips

 

Though you remove SearchFlyBar2 toolbar and other potentially unwanted programs successfully, your disk drives may still carry a heavy load. Due to the infection of this browser hijacker or even other more malicious malware, there will be some of file system errors and junks and invalid fragments in your disk drives. it is necessary to install a repair and clean tool like Anvi Ultimate Defrag to help you fix bug and errors of files in your disk drives, clean up junk files, rearrange fragmented data in the disk as well as optimize the performance of your disk drives.

Free download: http://www.dotfab.com/downloads_aud.html

Purchasehttp://www.dotfab.com/audupgrade.php

After install it, please select the disk drive you want to repair and clean and operation you would like to run ( Repair, Clean, Defrag and Optimize ), then click on Start.

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