Remove Gon.driveopen.net Redirect Virus from Your IE/Firefox/Chrome

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 10, 2014

Gon.driveopen.net changes your default search engine and homepage and you don’t know when it happened? You always see strange websites added to your bookmarks again even you have tried to remove them? You are not able to get any accurate search results after your browsers are affected by this malware? This post below provides you step-by-step guide to delete this redirect virus.

What is Gon.driveopen.net Redirect Virus?

Gon.driveopen.net redirect virus has the ability to affect major web browses such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, etc. Commonly, some freeware on unsafe websites, junk emails, and annoying pop-up ads would be packed with this virus. If computer owners recklessly install the risky shareware, open attachments in the emails or click on those ads, this redirect virus will seek a chance to infiltrate their computers. In general, this browser hijacker replaces default start-up page with gon.driveopen.net by altering browser settings without users’operation. Thus, users will have to start with its site when they open the installed browsers, which will help to increase page views of this malicious website.

Additionally, Gon.driveopen.net browser hijacker will slow down overall performance of the infected browser dramatically as it will load tons of junk files without notification. As a result, unfamiliar extensions may be seen on the victimized browser from time to time. Also, it may take more time for the browser to load a website or respond. Even worse, endless advertising windows will pop up suddenly, disturbing users’ online activities so much.

Without any doubt, Gon.driveopen.net redirect virus shall be responsible for all abnormal computer behaviors. Hence, it is highly recommended to get rid of this browser hijacker immediately if any computer owner notice its existence.

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Pay Attention to Harm of Gon.driveopen.net:

1. It replaces the default search provider and homepage on all your browsers;
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 sites where additional threats may lurk;
4. It adds shady websites onto your bookmarks and sponsored links to your search results;
5. It keeps record of your browsing history and confidential data in the background.

Instruction on Removing Gon.driveopen.net

According to our research, we found that Gon.driveopen.net redirect virus often gets installed together with other programs. And Gon.driveopen.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 Gon.driveopen.net virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Gon.driveopen.net malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove en.eazel.com 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 Gon.driveopen.net or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Gon.driveopen.net virus

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

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Gon.driveopen.net malware

% Program Files% \ Gon.driveopen.net pop-up \ Gon.driveopen.net pop-up. exe
%UserProfile%\Desktop\ Gon.driveopen.net pop-up. lnk
%UserProfile%\Start Menu \ Gon.driveopen.net pop-up \ Gon.driveopen.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 Gon.driveopen.net virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal cannot guarantee a thorough removal of Gon.driveopen.net virus.

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