Friday, 5 August 2011

How to Remove Resulturl (Uninstall Guide)

Resulturl is classified as adware/BHO and potentially unwanted application by Norton, Kaspersky, Avast! and numerous other anti-virus software vendors in the market today. Paid and often very limited search results are probably the main reasons why it's detected as adware. Each time a user searches Google or any other search engine directly from the web address/URL bar it gets redirected to Resulturl is configured to start automatically when Windows starts. It installs Mozilla Firefox Resulturl add-on and adds additional search provider in Internet Explorer. You should be able to remove Resulturl adware using Control Panel's Add/Remove feature. However, if you need help removing this adware from your computer, please leave a comment below. Good luck and be safe online!

Resulturl removal instructions:

1. Go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control PanelUninstall a Program.

2. Search for ResultUrl in the list. Select the program and click Change/Remove button.
If you are using Windows Vista/7, click Uninstall up near the top of that window.

Alternate removal: run C:\Program Files\ResultUrl\uninstall.exe

3. Download free anti-malware software from the list below and run a full system scan.
NOTE: With all of these tools, if running Windows 7 or Vista they MUST be run as administrator. Launch the program and follow the prompts. Don't forget to update the installed program before scanning.

Remove Resulturl in Internet Explorer:

1. Open Internet Explorer. Go to ToolsManage Add-ons.

2. Select Search Providers. Select ResultUrl and click Remove button to remove it.

Remove Resulturl in Mozilla Firefox:

1. Open Mozilla Firefox. Go to ToolsAdd-ons.

2. Select Extensions. Choose Resulturl and click Uninstall button.

Associated Resulturl files and registry values:

  • C:\Program Files\ResultUrl
  • C:\Program Files\ResultUrl\ResultUrl_deleted_
  • C:\Program Files\ResultUrl\ResultUrl_deleted_\resulturl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ResultUrl\ResultUrl_deleted_\resulturl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ResultUrl\resulturl.dll
  • C:\Program Files\ResultUrl\resulturl.exe
  • C:\Program Files\ResultUrl\uninstall.exe
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ResultUrl\resulturl191.exe
Registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ResultUrl
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\ResultUrl Service
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ResultUrl Service
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