How to Remove/ Get Rid of Redirect Virus Quickly

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 31, 2013

Is your home page changed to without your permission? Do you receive constant pop-ups of Are you fed up with much poor PC performance and BSOD? If your machine is accidentally affected by browser hijacker, read this post and take the best way to solve the problem.

Is a dangerous virus? is regarded as a foxy and malicious browser hijacker or redirect virus. Usually, this nasty browser hijacker attacks computers with weak protection. It will take chance to enter your Operating System when you visit suspicious websites, open spam email attachments, or download unverified free programs, and so forth. hijacker will try hard to do much harm if not deleted.

First of all, redirect virus injects harmful files to the Windows registry so as to make sure its automatic activation. Secondly, this annoying browser hijacker will change the browser settings stealthily and secretly. It takes the control of your entire web browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. becomes your default home page and search provider without your consent. After then, you’ll have to deal with chaotic online activities. Your search results and new tabs will be redirected to this unfamiliar website or other similar suspicious web pages. contains many porn hyperlinks to videos, TV shows and audios as well as images of sexy ladies. And the offered links or icons will lead you to the installation of dangerous PC parasites like spyware, adware and malware. Under such circumstance, will definitely mess up and even destroy your PC.

If you do not take immediate actions to remove hijacker, it will cause more troubles. It can download files to do update day by day, which will result in slow computer performance and complex removal job of virus. Furthermore, it could create more and more system vulnerabilities to allow additional threats to enter inside the workstation. Worst still, this pesky redirect virus will monitor your online activities to collect your crucial information for illicit purposes. Thus, it is wise to remove browser hijacker once you find it.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies the default browser settings and attacks IE, Firefox and Google Chrome
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and offers unrelated search results
4. It causes frequent redirects to its domain and similar sites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and collects login user names, passwords and credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It consumes a large number of system resources 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware


%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

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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TESTED:  19 Jan