Remove/ Uninstall Redirect Virus and Fix Popups

Posted by Britt Duncan - November 1, 2013

Are your home page and search engine replaced by without any consent? Does the computer perform much slowly? Are you fed up endless pop-ups during online activities? This post will help you completely and permanently remove browser hijacker and fix related problems.

Is a dangerous virus? is a fishy domain which is regarded as a nasty browser hijacker. This unwanted hijacker is able to cause a lot of troubles and inconveniences. So it is highly advised to remove it as soon as possible. It is believed that redirect virus is distributed through unsafe websites like porn sites, unverified free downloads, and spam e-mail attachments, and so on.

Usually, browser hijacker will first add boot-up files to the Windows registry once it enters the target computer successfully. Besides, this pest may drop useless files or processes to the system, which will lead to the much poor PC performance. By making some modifications to the web browser, virus takes the control of all web browsers such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Internet Explorer. It can set itself as the default home page and search provider without seeking for any permission. pretends to be a legit and helpful search engine, but it provides you with a lot of sponsored or commercial search results.

In addition, hijacker will redirect your visits to some predefine web pages including its domain. As a result, this nasty browser hijacker helps the remote servers gain more net traffic and gather illegal profits. Furthermore, you could be annoyed by constant pop-up ads during web browsing activities. Those ads would possess unknown PC threats like Trojans, worms and spyware. Worst still, hijacker keeps record of your keystrokes and online actions to gather your personal information. In a word, the earlier you remove this foxy and harmful browser hijacker, the better it will be. The following post will do you a favor.

Note: The following removal needs certain computer skills. If you want to avoid any accident caused by wrong manual operation and save your time, It’is recommended to use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to save your time and trouble.

Download Automatic Virus Removal Tool Now virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies the browser settings and hijacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine and provides lots of sponsored search results
4. It redirects frequent web visits to misleading websites and generates numerous annoying ads
5. It traces 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 drops useless and harmful files and makes the browser run slowly

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\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0

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:

Automatically Remove All Nasty Viruses (Recommended)

Not every victim can manually get rid of the virus with success, because the virus mutates very quickly to avoid being detected and deleted from your computer. If you have no idea about where its malicious files are really hiding, it is recommended that you use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to help you save your time and hassle.

Download Automatic Virus Removal Tool Now

Note: Four benefits you will get from Auto Virus Removal Tool:

1. Virus Scanner - powerful, professional and easy-to-use

Auto Virus Removal Tool is a powerful, professional and easy-to-use application that will safely and effectively scan the computer's memory, registry, cookies and files for infected items. A small action will remove all infections, so it is especially simple for new users.

2. Spyware HelpDesk - Free customized fix

Spyware HelpDesk is a unique and highly effective interface through which you can contact our technical support department! If our tool is unable to remove an infection from your computer, our team will be happy to generate a customized fix for you,which is absolutely free.

3. System Guards - Protect your system

With integrated techniques, the new feature System Guards protects your system through blocking malicious processes from executing and running on the system. You can then gain the whole control over all processes including those authorized and unauthorized ones.

4. Network Sentry - guarantee the Internet safety

Network Sentry is to guarantee your Internet safety and secure. It prevents malicious software from modifying networking settings such as HOSTS files, Windows system files, DNS servers and explorer homepage settings. You don't need to worry about encountering unauthorized redirections as this tool will notify you if any changes are made.

Download Automatic Virus Removal Tool Now
Note: SpyHunter is a powerful anti-malware tool. Its malware scanner checks to see if your computer is infected with malware for free. If you want to remove the detected malware, you will need to purchase it. More information about the program can be found in SpyHunter review. If you do not want to use it, uninstall SpyHunter here.

The Previous:
The Next:

Comments are closed.


TESTED:  20 Feb