Completely Remove/ Get Rid of Redirect Virus and Stop Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 30, 2013

Is your home page changed to Do you receive many sponsored search results? Are you fed up with numerous pop-ups and much slow PC performance? This post will provide the best way to help you solve your problem.

Is a dangerous virus? is a fishy website which can be categorized as a baleful browser hijacker. It always intrudes in your workstation through suspicious websites, contaminated free downloads and spam email attachments, and so on. Thus, it is highly advised to take much care when you use the Internet. will carry out many harmful activities if not deleted in time.

It is reported that browser hijacker will make some changes to the browser settings after its successful invasion. It injects malicious plug-ins, add-ons or extensions to the web browser without asking for your permission and approval. In other words, virus will mess up your web browser and online activities. It takes the places of your home pages and search engines of all web browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Then hijacker will constantly redirect your visits to unwanted commercial web pages. Meanwhile, a large number of advertisements will be showed up on the screen during your web browsing activities.

Same as many other harmful redirect viruses, malware will eat up many system resources and slow down the PC performance. You may not be able to connect to the Internet sometimes. Furthermore, could log your online history and actions to gather your confidential data which will be sent to the remote servers for illicit purposes. 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 add malicious entries to the system registry and makes itself activate on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the default browser settings and attacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and provides lots of sponsored links in the search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects of search results and new sites to wrong websites and displays many unwanted ads
5. It keeps record of online activities and collects Personal user information especially the credit card data
6. It may create more system vulnerabilities to introduce other PC threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It takes up a large number of system resources and degrades the whole computer performance greatly

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 through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\jedi.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\vir-help.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware




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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