Step by Step Remove Redirect Virus Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 9, 2013 pops up when you start the web browser? Search engine changed to unknown site? Receive tons of sponsored search results? Cannot speed up the computer performance? No worries, read this page and step-by-step remove browser hijacker completely.

Is a dangerous virus? is a virus that is related to browser malware. This browser hijacker penetrates into your computer and causes a lot of problems. And it is able to affect a variety of browsers like IE, Google and Opera.

Once your PC is infected with redirect virus, your Internet life will be made chaotic. Your browser default homepage will be changed forcibly. It also replaces your default search engine with When you open your browser, you may think this search webpage is as useful and safe as Bing and Yahoo. But once you enter your searching keywords to the search box of this unknown search webpage, you will be surprised at your search results. They have nothing to do with your search requests. On the contrary, the search results include a great deal of sponsored links. It is clear that is not helpful. Moreover, this browser hijack virus incessantly generates annoying redirections to interfere with your browsing experiences. Some unauthorized websites probably make your system get infected with fatal computer pests.

What is more, hijacker tracks your browser histories for the purpose of gathering your Internet browsing habits. Then remote hackers use your information to carry out illegal activities. It is strongly recommended that you clean up virus from your machine as fast as you can.

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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 Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It replaces start page and search engine and provides a ton of sponsored search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to misleading websites and displays lots of annoying ads
5. It records online activities and collects login user names, passwords and credit card data
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It drops useless files and takes up high system resources to slow up the PC performance

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\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = %AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Roaming

C:\Users\user account\Appdata\Local\Temp

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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TESTED:  23 Feb