Fast Way to Remove Redirect Virus Thoroughly

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 24, 2013

Are your home page and search provider replaced by Do you receive lots of sponsored search results? Are you often forced to visit unrelated web pages? If your machine is accidentally affected by browser hijacker, have a look at this post and take effective guide to completely get rid of it.

Is a dangerous virus? is classified as a baleful browser hijacker which aims to promote certain websites and products. Stealthily and secretly, this unwanted program infiltrates into the target machine through spam e-mail attachments, unverified free programs and hacked websites, etc. Hence, to avoid the infection of browser hijacker, you should pay much attention during online activities.

Once your machine is compromised by browser hijacker, you’ll have to deal with lots of chaos and inconveniences. It will take a long time for you to launch the machine, execute applications and connect to the Internet. That is because malware can drop many useless files or processes to take up most of your system resources, which slows up the whole system performance. Besides, this annoying browser malware can change some of the browser settings automatically. As a consequence, your IE, Firefox and Google Chrome are put under the control of hijacker. Every time you start the web browser, this unknown page pops up as your home page. In addition, you’ll have to use this pesky website to do searches but you’ll never get many related and informative search results.

Furthermore, browser hijacker will reroute your visits like search results and new tabs to unfamiliar web pages which contain numerous promoted products and services. Even, some could possess harmful PC parasites like adware, spyware and Trojans. On the other hand, hijacker logs your online histories and monitors your web browsing activities to gather valuable information especially your credit card data. All in all, is such a malicious virus that it should be removed ASAP.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change the system registry keys and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies the browser settings and hijacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search provider and offers numerous sponsored search results
4. It causes constant web redirects to misleading websites and displays lots of annoying ads
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It eats up most of the system resources and slows down the PC performance

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\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “[random].exe

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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