Step by Step Remove Holasearch.com Redirect Virus Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 8, 2013

Is your homepage replaced by Holasearch.com? Have no idea about how it gets into your machine? This post provides details about Holasearch.com redirect virus and removal instructions.

Is Holasearch.com a dangerous virus?

Holasearch.com is defined as a risky redirect virus which can take over your web browsers including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. If your machine is infected by this unwanted virus, you may probably have visited some suspicious websites, clicked hacked links, opened junk email attachments or downloaded free programs from unknown resources. Those are common ways for cyber criminals to distribute Holasearch.com virus.

Once Holasearch.com virus invades your operating system successfully, it will carry out many evil actions. To begin with, it adds malicious entries to the system registry so as to execute itself on Windows boot-up. Holasearch.com roots deep in the system to avoid the detection of installed antivirus. After then, it modifies the original browser setting and takes over the Internet browser. As a result, your favorite start page as well as the search provider will be replaced by Holasearch.com. Then your nightmare will soon begin. For instance, search results are added with lots of sponsored links, visits are redirected to unknown and risky websites, numerous various ads keep popping up on the screen. Under such circumstance, you will not be able to work as normal any more.

Furthermore, Holasearch.com virus may record your online actions and collect sensitive information for its evil designers for illegal purposes. Thus, we provide professional and effective methods below to help your remove Holasearch.com redirect completely.

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Disadvantages and risks of Holasearch.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 makes the browser run slowly, consuming a large number of system resources

Manually Get Rid of Holasearch.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Holasearch.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 Holasearch.com virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

After uninstalling Holasearch.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 Holasearch.com virus.

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\svflooje\Enum\[random]

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

%UserProfile%\[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 Holasearch.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 Holasearch.com virus.

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