How to Uninstall/ Remove Redirect Virus Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 12, 2013

Is your home page changed to without your permission? Are you usually forced to visit unrelated and commercial websites? Are you fed up with constant pop-ups? Does your PC perform much slowly? Have a look at this post and get effective method to solve the problem.

Is a dangerous virus? is classified as an insecure browser hijacker. Although this hijacker seems to be a reliable search website, it is able to mess up various browsers like IE, Firefox and Google. Once browser hijack lurks in your Windows system, it can modify the settings of your browser including default homepage and search engine.

This vicious and pesky browser malware incessantly redirects some websites or tabs to a plenty of malicious and dangerous webpages. Likewise your search results are often redirected to irrelevant and unverified sites. hijacker always generates redirections for the purpose of promoting third party websites and raising the ranking rate. Dangerous as malware is, it makes use of your computer loopholes to install many unwanted programs and add-ons onto the OS. Gradually, redirect virus affects the performance of your machine. Besides, the browser hijacker together with other viruses damages the whole system day by day. Moreover, a lot of computer users complain that can help remote hackers to collect private information. The hackers utilize your information to perform unlawful activities. browser malware is tricky and stubborn because it can escape from the removal of many antivirus programs. It can even download files to do instant update. Hence, we provide professional and effective removal guide below to help you completely get rid of hijacker.

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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 browser settings and hijacks Google Chrome, Firefox and IE
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and offers many sponsored search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to unrelated websites and displays various annoying ads
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially financial data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It drops tons of malicious files and affects the computer 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 throught 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\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware



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:  20 Feb