Easily and Quickly Remove Shopathome.com Redirect Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 6, 2013

Is your start page changed to Shopathome.com? Do various ads pop up on the screen? Does your PC perform much slowly? Here is the solution for your problem.

Is Shopathome.com a dangerous virus?

Shopathome.com is categorized as a harmful redirect virus that would cause a large amount of damage to the infected computer. This annoying browser hijacker enters your operating system in some ways. It always makes use of your Internet vulnerabilities to intrude inside. Shopathome.com virus mainly attacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox in Windows system.

Many people report that shopathome.com pops up on the screen once the machine is launched. That is because this nasty redirect virus injects start-up entries to the system registry after its invasion. Besides, it can root deep in the system to avoid the detection and deletion of your installed security programs. By making some modifications to the default browser settings, shopathome.com takes over your Internet browser. As a result, you will receive irrelevant search results instead of useful information. Besides, shopathome.com generates numerous various ads on the desktop once you launch the browser. In a word, you will not be able to work or use the machine as normal.

On the other hand, shopathome.com slows down your PC performance. Furthermore, it monitors your online actions and collects sensitive information for the distant servers. It is obvious that shopathome.com is not a good thing, and it must be deleted immediately. Please follow the detailed and fast guide below to finish the removal job.

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Shopathome.com virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Shopathome.com Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the default browser settings and control IE, Firefox and Google Chrome
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and shows up many irrelevant search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and gathers valuable information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It makes the browser run slowly and even makes the browser freeze up

Manually Get Rid of Shopathome.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Shopathome.com redirect is caused by search.us.com toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And search.us.com 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 Shopathome.com virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Shopathome.com 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 Shopathome.com toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Shopathome.com virus

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\svflooje\Enum\[random]

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Shopathome.com malware

%UserProfile%\[random].exe

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\*.*

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe

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

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