How to Remove Virus and Fix Redirects Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 15, 2013

Are your start page and search engine replaced by Do you receive numerous various advertisements? Is the machine slowed down seriously? No worries. This post will help you to effectively remove browser hijacker.

Is a dangerous virus? is a tricky web site which is classified as a harmful redirect virus that is as aggressive as virus and virus. This annoying browser hijacker is spread into your operating system in ways of junk e-mails, hacked web pages, contaminated free programs, and other peer-to-peer networks, and so on. virus will perform many malicious activities and cause a lot of troubles on the compromised desktop.

Many people report that pop up on the screen every time the PC is launched. That is because this baleful browser hijacker injects boot-up entries to the Windows registry after its successful intrusion. Meanwhile, it may change the computer security settings to disable the installed antivirus software. Under such circumstance, additional viruses will take chance to enter your vulnerable system. Besides, takes over your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox via modifying the default browser settings. Then your start page and search engine will be replaced by without your consent.

If you imagine as a helpful search provider, you are totally fooled. This fake search engine will provide you with lots of malicious and sponsored links other than useful and informative search results. Furthermore, numerous ads are displayed on the desktop to mess up your life. The worst thing is that records your online actions and collects valuable information like user names, passwords, and credit card details. Thus, you should immediately remove as long as you find it. Or you will have to deal with more troubles.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry entries and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the default browser settings and controls Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and adds lots of sponsored links to the search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and gathers private 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 whole system crash

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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256 “(Default)”=”1?


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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