Best Way to Remove Redriect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 5, 2013

Is your homepage replaced by Are you fed up with constant redirects and pop-up ads? Does the machine perform much slowly? If so, your machine is affected by browser hijacker which will cause damage and loss to you. Read this post and get the best way to remove it and solve related problems.

Is a dangerous virus? is a phishing website which disguises as a legit and useful search provider to induce people into using it. However, this unknown program is classified by computer security experts as a malicious browser hijacker. It’s reported that malware always hides in some fishy download icons, pornographic web pages, and spam e-mail attachments, and so on. It can bypass the installed firewall and antivirus software to infiltrate the target Operating System.

Generally speaking, browser hijacker will first add harmful files to the Windows registry once it successfully enters inside. Meanwhile, it roots deep in the system so as to avoid the detection of your security programs. By changing the web browser settings, takes the control of your entire web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Besides, the default homepage as well as your search provider is replaced by without any consent. When you try to search something as before, this fake search engine offers you lots of commercial web pages. In addition, you’ll always get to some unknown and suspicious websites when clicking the search results or opening new tabs. Those pop-up sites could contain risky PC viruses like Trojans, worms, spyware and malware.

If you do not remove redirect virus in time, you’ll have to deal with more troubles. It will take a long time for you to launch the machine, execute applications and connect to the Internet. That may drive you mad. Worst still, virus keeps track of your online actions to gather your login account data like user names and passwords and credit card details. The collected information will be put into illegal use. Thus, you should not hesitate to remove browser hijacker once you find it.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry entries and activate itself on Windows boot-up
2. It modifies the browser settings and attacks Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer
3. It replaces the homepage and search engine and offers many sponsored search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to misleading websites and generates lots of annoying ads
5. It traces online activities and collects Personal user information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It consumes most of the system resources and makes the browser run much slowly

Manually Get Rid of Virus

According to our research, we found that redirect is caused by toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of virus

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon


2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware


%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll


You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of virus. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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