How to Remove MyScrapNook Toolbar Browser Hijacker Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 14, 2013

Is MyScrapNook Toolbar redirect driving you mad? Do you receive many sponsored links in the search results? Does your machine perform much slowly? Here in this post we will help you to solve all problems.

Is MyScrapNook Toolbar a dangerous virus?

MyScrapNook Toolbar a newly spread browser infection which has the ability to attack all web browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. It is reported that this nasty redirect virus makes use of your Internet vulnerabilities and system loopholes to enter your Windows system and carry out harmful activities.

To begin with, MyScrapNook Toolbar malware adds boot-up entries to the system registry so as to assure its automatic activation on Windows start-up. It can hide deep in the system to avoid the detection of your installed security programs. By changing the browser settings, MyScrapNook Toolbar malware takes over the web browser and replaces your default home page and search provider. After then, you will have to suffer from constant redirects of visits to some unknown and suspicious websites, such as dosearches.com virus and search.qone8.com virus. So you’d better not fooled by the friendly and nice-looking interface of MyScrapNook Toolbar. In addition, this unwanted malicious program logs your online history and records the web browsing activities to show up related ads. By doing so, it helps the distant hackers gain profit from you.

Furthermore, MyScrapNook Toolbar redirect will gather your sensitive information like user names, passwords and bank account details. The collected data could be sold to the third party hackers for illegal purposes. Therefore, it is highly suggested that you remove MyScrapNook Toolbar redirect virus to prevent further destruction.

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Disadvantages and risks of MyScrapNook Toolbar 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 search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities 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 high system resources and makes the browser run slowly

Manually Get Rid of MyScrapNook Toolbar Virus

According to our research, we found that MyScrapNook Toolbar 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 MyScrapNook Toolbar virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting MyScrapNook Toolbar malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of MyScrapNook Toolbar virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of MyScrapNook Toolbar malware

%UserProfile%\[random].exe

C:\Users\Vishruth\AppData\Local\Temp\random.xml

%Windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\[random].exe

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

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