How to Remove Gnoosi.net Redirect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 11, 2013

Is your home page frequently redirected to Gnoosi.net? Do you constantly receive pop-up ads? Does your system freeze up sometimes? If so, your PC is infected by Gnoosi.net browser hijacker which will cause damage. Read this post and follow the detailed steps to effectively get rid of Gnoosi.net and chaos.

Is Gnoosi.net a dangerous virus?

Gnoosi.net is a deceptive website which is classified as a baleful browser hijacker. This unwanted application gets inside your workstation along with some bundled applications which can be downloaded from unknown resources for free. Gnoosi.net virus can take over your home pages and search providers on all web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Then you will have to deal with lots of inconvenience.

It is reported that Gnoosi.net is created to promote some web pages and gather illegal benefits. When doing the search with this unknown web page, you will get numerous sponsored links include those promoted ones. Besides, Gnoosi.net hijacker sometimes redirects your search results and new sites to certain predefined web pages that contain numerous ads. Those ads will induce you into clicking them and buying promoted products and services.

Without doubt, Gnoosi.net virus will mess up your operating system and the web browser. Even, it could introduce other harmful viruses like worms, spyware and malware. In such case, your PC will be definitely destroyed. Furthermore, Gnoosi.net takes up most CPU usage when running in the background. It injects many useless files to the system. Worst enough, but Gnoosi.net hijacker will gather your private data for the remote servers for commercial purposes. Thus we can see Gnoosi.net is not a good thing and you should clean it up without any hesitation. The following professional removal guide will do you a favor.

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Gnoosi.net virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Gnoosi.net Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the default browser settings and attacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and provides lots of sponsored links in the search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to commercial 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 makes the browser run slowly and even makes the web browser freeze up

Manually Get Rid of Gnoosi.net Virus

According to our research, we found that Gnoosi.net 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 Gnoosi.net virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Gnoosi.net malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

After uninstalling Gnoosi.net toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Gnoosi.net virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Gnoosi.net virus

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Gnoosi.net malware

%StartMenu%\Programs\random.lnk

%AppData%\result.db

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Local\Temp

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Gnoosi.net virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of Gnoosi.net virus.

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