Remove/ Get Rid of Pix.impdesk.com Redirect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - October 7, 2013

Is your homepage changed to Pix.impdesk.com? Do you get lots of unwanted ads? Do you feel mad about the slow PC performance? That is, your machine is affected by Pix.impdesk.com browser hijacker. This post will step-by-step solve your problem.

Is Pix.impdesk.com a dangerous virus?

Pix.impdesk.com is lately reported as a browser hijacker which takes over the affected web browser and causes much chaos. With the usage of your Internet vulnerabilities and system loopholes, this nasty redirect virus gets into your operating system. Pix.impdesk.com malware is able to intrude in your workstation in some ways. So you should be much cautious when surfing online.

Generally speaking, Pix.impdesk.com redirect will perform as many malicious activities as possible. To start with, it embeds boot-up files to the system registry to make sure its automatic activation. Besides, this pesky browser hijacker makes changes to the default browser settings without asking for your permission. Pix.impdesk.com then replaces your original start page and search engine to its domain. You may get many sponsored links in the search results then. In addition, when you click any site, you could get to an unwanted and suspicious web page that contains various products and services.

In addition, you would receive lots of pop-ups on the screen when browsing the websites. In such case, your life will be messed up seriously. What is worse, Pix.impdesk.com virus will gather your important information for its designers for commercial or illegal purposes. All in all, it is wise to remove Pix.impdesk.com browser hijacker before it causes great damage.

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Disadvantages and risks of Pix.impdesk.com 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 Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine but provides lots of sponsored links in the search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and collects Personal user information especially the credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It takes up lots of system resources and makes the browser run slowly

Manually Get Rid of Pix.impdesk.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Pix.impdesk.com 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 Pix.impdesk.com virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Pix.impdesk.com malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Pix.impdesk.com 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 Pix.impdesk.com toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Pix.impdesk.com virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\UID [rnd]

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Inspector %AppData%\random.exe

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Pix.impdesk.com malware

%UserProfile%\[random].exe

%Windir%\temp\random.exe

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

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