Step by Step Remove Searchiu.com Redirect Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 14, 2013

Is your start page altered to Searchiu.com? Do you receive constant popups? Does your machine slow down suddenly? Don’t worry! This post provides the best way to help you completely remove Searchiu.com redirect and fix related problems.

Is Searchiu.com a dangerous virus?

Searchiu.com is categorized as a malicious browser hijacker which causes great damage to the target Windows. If you do not pay much attention when surfing online, your machine could be captured by searchiu.com.

Searchiu.com virus changes your default browser settings without asking for any approval and permission after it intrudes in the machine successfully. Meanwhile, this annoying redirect would change the system registry entries so that it can be activated on Windows start-up. Searchiu.com may also disguise as a legitimate system process to escape from being detected. This pest can take over your Internet browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Searchiu.com then replaces your favorite start page and search engine. Same as many other browser hijackers, searchiu.com is mainly spread to steal victims’ sensitive information and gain profit via displaying numerous ads. Searchiu.com keeps record of your online activities and gathers personal data for its designers. Besides, lots of ads pop up on the desktop when you are browsing the web. Those ads may contain numerous PC threats. Furthermore, searchiu.com malware downloads useless files to occupy your system resources, which leads to the slow performance of your PC.

Searchiu.com is a great danger to both your desktop and your privacy. To help you completely get rid of it, we post detailed and effective methods below.

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Searchiu.com virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Searchiu.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 and even makes the system freeze up

Manually Get Rid of Searchiu.com Virus

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

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

After uninstalling Searchiu.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 Searchiu.com virus.

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

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