How to Remove/ Get Rid of Redirect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 30, 2013

Are your start page and search provider taken over by Are you driving crazy by endless pop-ups? Are you suffering from much slow PC performance? Find no ways to remove it completely? No worries, read this post and get the best way to get rid of browser hijacker and fix related problems.

Is a dangerous virus? is a notorious browser hijacker which causes frequent redirects and generates a lot of advertisements. Your machine will be messed up totally once affected by this nasty browser hijacker virus. Usually, hijacker will infiltrate your workstation when you mistakenly click suspicious links or icons, visit unverified web pages or open junk e-mail attachments, and so on.

After intrusion, malware will try hard to carry out as many harmful activities as it can. For instance, it injects boot-up entries to the Windows registry so as to make sure its auto activation. Besides, this pesky redirect can download files to do instant update, which will lead to more complex removal job of virus. Meanwhile, the PC performance will be made much poorer than before. After then, it will modify the default browser settings to take over all your web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. After then, you will see every time you launch the web browser. Besides, it replaces your search provider automatically as well. This unknown website pops up on the desktop frequently when you click search results or open new tabs.

On the other hand, hijacker will display many unwanted pop-ups which promote various programs, products and services. But they could be used by web criminals to drop risky viruses. What’s worse, virus will record your online activities to collect your sensitive information for illicit use. All in all, will not only threaten your computer but also violate your privacy. Please take the following professional and fast guide to get far away from it.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It adds malicious files to the Windows registry and activates itself on Windows boot-up
2. It modifies the browser settings and system DNS settings to take over all web browsers
3. It replaces homepage and search engine and offers unrelated and sponsored search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to misleading websites and displays lots of annoying ads
5. It records online actions and collects Personal user information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It eats up a great amount of CPU usage and makes the browser run slowly

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 NT\CurrentVersion\Windows



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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