Instructions on Better-Search.net Redirect Virus Removal

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 11, 2014

Better-Search.net becomes your default search engine and homepage and you receive tons of pop-ups against your will? You always see strange websites added to your bookmarks without your permission? You are not able to browse your favorite sites after your browsers are affected by this malware? Read this article to get more information about how to remove this PUP.

What is Better-Search.net Redirect Virus?

Better-Search.net is a computer infection that takes over random computers with deceptive methods when their users install some freeware. Once inside, this redirect hijacks the default search engine and homepage to Better-Search.net and makes other changes to gain control of the target browser. The hijacker can have an impact on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Though looking like a regular search provider, it doesn’t have any practical function. This threat modifies users’ search results by including a bunch of commercial web pages. The reason why this pest does so is that it is invented for advertising certain sponsored links.

Authors behind this malware are paid by their partners to generate traffic for those websites.That is to say, the more page views on those sites, the more profits the malware inventors will receive. Therefore, netters should be cautious when downloading free programs from the Internet. It is much better for users to detect free applications before installing them into the systems. In most of the cases, computer owners are able to see all bundled programs during the installation processes. Always deselect any options to install unfamiliar applications. Take immediate actions to remove Better-Search.net once it is detected on browsers. Security tools will not be of help in dealing with this pest. In that case, users can refer to manual removal guide provided below.

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Better-Search.net Screeshot :

Pay Attention to Harm of Better-Search.net Virus:

1. It changes the default search provider and homepage to its own site without your permission;
2. It loads lots of junk files onto the infected browser and makes it much slower than before;
3. It reroutes your websites to other compromised websites where additional threats may lurk;
4. It adds shady websites onto your bookmarks and sponsored links to your search results;
5. It collects your browsing history and confidential data secretly.

Instruction on Removing Better-Search.net Virus

According to our research, we found that Better-Search.net redirect virus often gets installed together with other programs. And Better-Search.net hijacker 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 Better-Search.net virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Better-Search.net malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Better-Search.net and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Better-Search.net or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Better-Search.net and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Better-Search.net virus.

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\13376694984709702142491016734454
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

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

% Program Files% \ Better-Search.net pop-up \ Better-Search.net pop-up. exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\ Better-Search.net pop-up. lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu \ Better-Search.net pop-up \ Better-Search.net pop-up. lnk

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

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