Instructions to Remove/ Get Rid of Redirect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 4, 2013

Are your home page and search provider replaced by without any consent? Are you fed up with slow PC performance, frequent redirects and numerous pop-up ads? Here we will do you a favor to completely remove browser hijacker and fix all problems.

Is a dangerous virus? is defined as a foxy and nasty browser hijacker which is able to infect your workstation furtively and secretly. It is reported that this annoying hijacker can get into the target computer through unverified free downloads, unknown websites, and spam e-mail attachments, etc. After infiltration, hijacker will carry out many vicious activities. virus can change the Windows registry setting so as to execute itself on system boot-up. Besides, it hides deep in the system to avoid the detection and deletion of your antivirus tools. By modifying the browser settings, malware takes the control of your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. It replaces your start page and search engine. Meanwhile, it installs TubeBar Toolbar to all web browsers. Though imitates other legit search providers, you should not believe in it. You’ll get lots of commercial links in the search results. In addition, it is no doubt that this annoying browser hijacker will redirect your visits to some predefined web pages with numerous products.

Apart from causing frequent redirects, hijacker will trace your online activities to gather your online habits. Then charming and attracting ads will be displayed on the screen. However, you’d better not click any of the pop-up ads which may probably lead you to the installation of many other harmful viruses or malware. On the other hand, virus will occupy many system resources and slow up the computer performance. Worst still, this hazardous browser hijacker gathers your confidential information for unknown purposes. All in all, it is much better to remove hijacker once you find it.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry entries and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It changes the browser settings, adds unwanted plug-ins and installs malicious toolbar
3. It replaces the home page and search engine of IE, Firefox, and Google Chrome
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and collects valuable information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It makes the browser run slowly and even makes the Internet connection shut down

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 NT\CurrentVersion\Windows


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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