Malware Removal & Advanced PC Protection

Searchqu Toolbar – Forced Removal

Searchqu Toolbar offers its own uninstaller, but some computer users have problems while trying to remove Searchqu Toolbar. Moreover, the uninstaller does not fix settings left by Searchqu Toolbar in your web browsers. This article describes common problems that you might encounter while trying to remove Searchqu Toolbar and helps to overcome these obstacles.

Important: Method for Searchqu Toolbar removal described below is not the safest and easiest way to go. Make sure that you cannot uninstall Searchqu Toolbar in a preferable way offered in this article before you try method described here, or use SpyHunter for safe and easy removal .

How to Delete Searchqu Toolbar Components?

If you cannot find Searchqu Toolbar in the list of installed Windows programs, then uninstaller for this program is missed. It is also possible that the original one is replaced with a rogue and useless instance that effectively blocks your attempts to uninstall someone’s profit generator. Then, you can remove Searchqu Toolbar manually by removing files and folders that belong to this adware.

Important: Before you try to remove files and registry keys related to Searchqu Toolbar listed below, you need to reset your web browsers for removing extensions installed for Searchqu Toolbar in your web browsers. Otherwise, if you try to do this later, your web browser can stop responding, and you will be forced to completely reinstall it.

After you reset your web browsers infected with Searchqu Toolbar, you can find and delete following folders, files, and registry keys if they are found. Correct the path to files and folders as needed if your Windows system is differently installed.

Disclaimer: The information listed below is not as precise as one taken out of an actual scan ran on your infected computer. Use a free scanner offered with SpyHunter for precise and detailed information about malware detected on your computer. It is a great helper if you want to manually remove Searchqu Toolbar, but this software can also automatically remove Searchqu Toolbar and improve your anti-malware protection.

 

Searchqu Toolbar Folders

Remove folders associated with Searchqu Toolbar infection:

  • C:\Documents and Settings\%USER_NAME%\Application Data\searchqutoolbar
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar

 

Note: Replace %USER_NAME% with a name used on your computer for your user’s account.

If your system throws error message when you try to remove Searchqu Toolbar folders, then make sure that you reset your web browsers. Remove files listed below individually before removing the folder. Follow system messages if some particular file for Searchqu Toolbar cannot be removed.

 

Searchqu Toolbar Files

Find and remove files that belong to Searchqu Toolbar:

  • C:\Documents and Settings\%USER_NAME%\Application Data\searchqutoolbar\dtx.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\%USER_NAME%\Application Data\searchqutoolbar\geoip.xml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\%USER_NAME%\Application Data\searchqutoolbar\guid.dat
  • C:\Documents and Settings\%USER_NAME%\Application Data\searchqutoolbar\setupCfg.xml
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\boost_interprocess\4BA34C593AACCD01\{1832B446-3F6D-4880-99C1-0B3B26170D94}
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\BrowserConnection.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\css\new-tab.css
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\fav_amazon.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\fav_ebay.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\fav_facebook.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\fav_fantastigames.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\fav_ftalk.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\fav_youtube.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\IDR_WEBSTORE_ICON.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\imesh_logo_128.png
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\images\imesh_logo_128.png__
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\config\skin\new-tab.html
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\analytics.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\constant.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\default-config – Copy.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\default-config.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\jquery.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\localStorage.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\new-tab.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\lib\preferences.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\manifest.json
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ChromeExtension\OurLocalPage.html
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\datamngr.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\datamngrUI.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\DnsBHO.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\chrome.manifest
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\chrome.manifest.alt
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlp.xpt
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF10.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF11.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF12.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF13.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF14.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF15.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF3.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF4.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF5.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF6.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF7.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF8.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\components\DataMngrHlpFF9.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\DataMngr.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\DnsBHO.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\Error404BHO.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\NewTabBHO.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\overlay.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\overlay.xul
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\RelatedSearch.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\RequestPreserver.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\SearchBHO.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\SettingManager.js
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\content\Settings.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\FirefoxExtension\install.rdf
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\IEBHO.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\installhelper.dll

Some files in subfolders are not listed here because there are to many of them. Remove subfolders with all files that are present there.

 

Searchqu Toolbar Registry Keys

Remove registry keys set for Searchqu Toolbar in your system registry:

  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\BrowserConnection.DLL
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\DnsBHO.DLL
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Searchqu Toolbar
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Chrome
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Chrome\DS
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Chrome\FF
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Chrome\Preferences
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Chrome\Preferences\Homepage
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Chrome\Preferences\NewTab
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Chrome\Preferences\StartPages
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Files
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Files\ChromeHomepage
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Files\Homepage
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Files\SelectedSearch
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Files\UrlbarSearch
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\DataMngr\Toolbar
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\SearchquMediabarTb
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-1275210071-1326574676-1801674531-500\Software\DataMngr
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-1275210071-1326574676-1801674531-500\Software\DataMngr\Toolbar
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-1275210071-1326574676-1801674531-500\Software\DataMngr_Toolbar
  • HKU\S-1-5-21-1275210071-1326574676-1801674531-500\Software\DataMngr_Toolbar\Values

Note: Instead of removing registry keys manually, use CCleaner, RegCure Pro, or some other reliable registry cleaner that will find and automatically remove stray keys left in your system registry after you remove files and folders that belong to Searchqu Toolbar folders.

Otherwise, you need to use Windows Registry Editor and remove listed registry keys manually. This way is not advised for computer users without sufficient experience in system management.

Warning! Errors in system registry can make your computer system inoperable. You should know what you are doing and backup you registry before making changes for safety.

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