Step by Step Remove Redirect Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 10, 2013

How to get rid of virus from my browser completely? I just suffering from this troublesome issue and don’t know how I got it. Is it going to permanently take over my default search engine? It produces tons of pop-ups and I can’t stop them anyhow. What should I do?

What Is Virus? has been categorized as a browser hijacker virus that usually gets inside your PC without any permission. Major ways that are used to distributing this virus include spam e-mail attachments, corrupt websites, P2P network and free software. It mainly targets popular web browsers like IE, Firefox, Chrome and Safari. If your workstation is unfortunately infected with it, there will be numerous problems waiting for you.
To begin with, through altering browser and DNS settings, takes control of your web browser and replaces the start page. Because of its malicious modification, it will be difficult for you to restore the previous settings. Besides, when you do online searches, will reroute you to unwanted websites which contain lots of advertisements and have nothing to do with your search queries. Moreover, is also a advertising platform that is used by hackers to promote certain fake or inferior products and services. To realize its purposes, produces numerous pop-up advertisements. So many pop-ups seriously affect computer working, as well as introduce additional malware on the sly. Last but not the least, has the ability to steal your private information, including browsing interest and financial data in secret. That is to say, apart from computer problems, you are likely to encounter financial losses, privacy exposure, data missing and other terrible consequences. In a word, in order to prevent greater damage, you must take immediate action to eliminate redirect virus.

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.

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Disadvantages of Virus

1. virus enters your system without your permission.
2. virus corrupts the Windows registry and damages system files.
3. virus creates system leaks to make your PC more vulnerable.
4. virus opens backdoor for remote hackers to perform vicious actions.
5. virus helps cyber criminals to steal private information.
6. virus decelerates computer running speed.

Manually Get Rid of Virus

According to our research, we found that redirect is caused by its toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And its 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

HKCUSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settingsrandom
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “[random].exe”

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.

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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.

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TESTED:  18 Oct