Remove/ Get Rid of Dfd.pathci.net Redirect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 29, 2013

Are your web browsers messed up by Dfd.pathci.net redirects and pop-ups? Is the slow PC performance driving you mad? Dfd.pathci.net browser hijacker is a hazardous virus which cannot be deleted by antivirus only. To totally get rid of it, please read this post and take the detailed and professional manual guide.

Is Dfd.pathci.net a dangerous virus?

Dfd.pathci.net is classified as a harmful and stubborn browser hijacker virus which will seriously slow down and damage the affected Operating System. Usually, this dangerous redirect virus is spread through suspicious pop-ups or links, unknown web pages, spam emails and peer-to-peer networks. Once it enters the target machine successfully, Dfd.pathci.net redirect virus will perform many evil activities.

First of all, Dfd.pathci.net malware adds malicious files to the system registry. By doing so, it will be able to execute itself each time the workstation is launched. Meanwhile, this pest disguises as a legit system process to escape from the detection and deletion of the installed security programs. Like many other browser hijackers, Dfd.pathci.net attacks the web browser by modifying the browser settings. It sets itself as the default home page of all web browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. After then, you will have to deal with chaotic online activities. Dfd.pathci.net hijacker will redirect your visits like search results or new tabs to its domain or similar web pages.

On the other hand, lots of various ads or suspicious links will be displayed by Dfd.pathci.net on the screen during your web browsing activities. Those charming and attracting pop-ups will induce you to click them and paying for promoted products or services. However, your machine would get additional harmful infections. Even, Dfd.pathci.net browser hijacker acts as a spyware to collect your login user names, passwords and credit card details for illegal purposes. Therefore, it is highly advised to remove Dfd.pathci.net redirect as fast as possible.

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Disadvantages and risks of Dfd.pathci.net 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 IE, Firefox and Google Chrome
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and provides lots of sponsored search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to misleading websites and displays lots of irritating ads
5. It records online activities and collects sensitive information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It eats up many system resources and makes the browser run slowly

Manually Get Rid of Dfd.pathci.net Virus

According to our research, we found that Dfd.pathci.net 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 Dfd.pathci.net virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Dfd.pathci.net malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Dfd.pathci.net virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\svflooje\Enum\[random]

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Dfd.pathci.net malware

%AppData%\result.db

%Desktop%\random.lnk

%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 Dfd.pathci.net virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of Dfd.pathci.net virus.

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