How to Remove/ Uninstall Redirect Virus and Fix Chaos

Posted by Britt Duncan - January 12, 2014

Is your home page frequently redirected to without any approval? It just pops up when you try to open the web browser (Firefox/ Chrome/ IE)? Have no idea about how it gets into your computer? Antivirus does not help? You are in the right place then, keep reading this post and get professional guide to fix browser hijacker.

Is a dangerous virus? virus is categorized as a perilous browser malware that can do lots of harm to your browser. Once inside, this virus puts its toolbar in your browser so as to perform vicious and insecure activities. browser hijacker changes your system settings like DNS settings to cause numerous annoying redirections. You are incapable of stopping the redirections though you use different browser such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. malware often represents a bogus search engine. You’d better not be tricked by this kind of nasty browser malware. The search results that are displayed by this virus seem to be safe and correct. In reality, you will be led to some commercial webpages or dangerous websites once you click on the search results. Then many unwanted programs and infections from unknown sources will be installed onto your Windows. Later, your PC becomes defenseless and gradually performs weirdly. virus is designed by hackers for promoting third party websites. Each time you accidentally enter these sponsored websites, the webpages will be supported. In other words, network traffic of these sites is gathered successfully.

Furthermore, hackers will utilize browser hijacker to take over your browser and gather your important information. Even, they illegally sell your information to others, which endangers you or your family. Hence, removing virus from your Windows system is very important. It is suggested that you use the following techniques to deal with browser hijacker at once.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change system registry entries and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It drops malicious toolbar to Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces default home page and search provider and offers many sponsored links
4. It causes continual redirects to unfamiliar web pages and displays annoying ads
5. It records online activities and collects login user names, passwords & credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It eats up high system resources and degrades the whole PC performance greatly

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 through 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\Winlogon


2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Local

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 guarantee a thorough removal of virus. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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TESTED:  17 Jun