How to Remove Http:// Redirect Virus and Stop Chaos

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 3, 2013

Is your home page changed to Http:// without your permission? Do various ads pop up on the screen when you surf the Internet? Does your PC perform much slowly? Read this post and take the effective and professional guide to solve the problem.

Is Http:// a dangerous virus?

Http:// is a deceptive web page which can be categorized as a malicious and stubborn browser hijacker. Many people report that their home page is changed to this unknown website when they accidentally click suspicious links or icons, open junk e-mail attachments or download unverified free programs or files. That is, Http:// browser hijacker has the capability to attack your Windows System stealthily and secretly. Thus you should be much cautious during online activities.

Like many other harmful browser hijackers, Http:// will carry out many malicious activities after its successful invasion. For instance, it drops start-up entries to the Windows registry. Meanwhile, it roots deep in the system so as to avoid the detection and deletion of the installed antivirus software. Http:// virus will modify the browser settings automatically. This pest sets itself as the default home page and search provider of all web browsers including some popular ones like Google Chrome, IE and Firefox. After then, Http:// causes a lot of chaos by frequently redirecting your visits to some commercial websites and constantly showing up various advertisements. In a word, you’ll find it really difficult to work as usual.

If you keep Http:// long in your machine, it will do more harm. It can download files to do instant update, which results in complex removal job as well as much slow PC performance. Worst still, Http:// virus monitors your online actions to collect your login user names, passwords and credit card details. Then you’ll encounter more loss. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you remove Http:// browser hijacker as soon as you find it.

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Disadvantages and risks of Http:// Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies the browser settings and attacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces home page and search engine and offers many sponsored links in the search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted 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 consumes a large number of system resources and makes the browser run slowly

Manually Get Rid of Http:// Virus

According to our research, we found that Http:// 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 Http:// virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Http:// malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Http:// virus

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0


2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Http:// 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 Http:// virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of Http:// virus.

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TESTED:  20 Feb