Effective and Fast Instructions to Remove Websearch.mocaflix.com Redirect Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 21, 2013

Almost have tried all things but still cannot remove Websearch.mocaflix.com from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome? This step-by-step manual instruction will help you completely and quickly remove Websearch.mocaflix.com and fix redirects.

Is Websearch.mocaflix.com a dangerous virus?

Websearch.mocaflix.com is classified as a malicious browser hijacker. This web site gets into your computer along with a certain free program which you download from the Internet. In other words, such kind of browser extension is bundled with many freeware on the net.

Once Websearch.mocaflix.com is successfully distributed to your operating system, it will make some changes to your web browser settings so as to hijacker your browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. After then, your default home page and search engine will become Websearch.mocaflix.com. You are not allowed to set it back as what you favor. On the other hand, when you do the search with this fake search engine, you will receive numerous ads other than relevant and legal search results. Furthermore, Websearch.mocaflix.com displays lots of various ads during your web browsing activities. If you accidentally click any pop-up ad, you may be led to a suspicious site that contains many computer viruses. In such case, your vulnerable computer would easily get other virus infections.

Websearch.mocaflix.com malware redirects your visits to certain predefined websites. By doing so, the gathered net traffic will become benefit for web criminals. What’s worse, Websearch.mocaflix.com could trace your browsing habits and steal your sensitive information for remote hackers. Thus, you’d better delete this vicious hijacker before it causes more damage.

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Disadvantages and risks of Websearch.mocaflix.com Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify browser settings and attacks all web browsers
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and offers many sponsored links
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and collects valuable information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It downloads useless files and slows down the computer performance

Manually Get Rid of Websearch.mocaflix.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Websearch.mocaflix.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 Websearch.mocaflix.com virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

After uninstalling Websearch.mocaflix.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 Websearch.mocaflix.com virus.

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\net [date of installation]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\EnableLUA 0

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

%ProgramFiles%\Protected Search\ProtectedSearch.ico

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Websearch.mocaflix.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 Websearch.mocaflix.com virus.

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TESTED:  18 Oct