Step by Step Remove/ Uninstall Freemium 2 Toolbar Browser Hijacker and Fix Redirects

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 26, 2013

Is your home page changed to unfamiliar website? Does Freemium 2 Toolbar install on your web browser? Do you get many sponsored search results? Are you fed up with much slow PC performance? Read this post and get effective and fast guide to completely get rid of Freemium 2 Toolbar browser hijacker.

Is Freemium 2 Toolbar a dangerous virus?

Freemium 2 Toolbar is deemed as a browser hijack virus that is able to infect random Windows operating system surreptitiously. As long as your desktop is affected by this virus, your browser homepage will be changed to the domain of Freemium 2 Toolbar that is not easy to be removed. Apart from the default homepage, your search provider and search results are made different. It is a pity that your activities on the Internet end up with these odious redirections.

Abominable browser hijacker Freemium 2 Toolbar drives you mad, but you have no idea how to handle it. No matter how many times you try, you can’t clean up Freemium 2 Toolbar from your machine. To be honest, it is very dangerous and risky to keep this parlous browser hijacker on your machine. Typically, such undesirable browser hijacker gathers your search terms, login details and sensitive privacy from your browser histories stealthily and secretly. Then the collected information will be utilized by remote hackers to carry out lawless actions. There is the possibility that hackers use you name to upload some illegal content to the Internet or swindle money out of your friends.

If you would like to refuse installing Freemium 2 Toolbar, you need to pay much attention to the installation procedures of freeware. And you’d better not open spam email attachments. Besides, visiting some shady websites may put your Windows in bad condition. When you pick up Freemium 2 Toolbar browser hijacker in your system, you need to take measures to remove it promptly.

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Freemium 2 Toolbar virus Screeshot :

Disadvantages and risks of Freemium 2 Toolbar Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It modifies browser settings and hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox
3. It changes homepage and search engine to unknown sites and displays sponsored search results
4. It redirects web visits to random sites and generates tons of unwanted advertisements
5. It traces web browsing activities and collects important information like credit card details
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware
7. It makes the browser run slowly and even makes the Internet connection freeze up

Manually Get Rid of Freemium 2 Toolbar Virus

According to our research, we found that Freemium 2 Toolbar redirect is caused by Freemium 2 Toolbar toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And Freemium 2 Toolbar 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 Freemium 2 Toolbar virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Freemium 2 Toolbar malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Freemium 2 Toolbar 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 Freemium 2 Toolbar toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Freemium 2 Toolbar toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go through the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Freemium 2 Toolbar virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Freemium 2 Toolbar virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = %AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Freemium 2 Toolbar malware

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Freemium 2 Toolbar virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not guarantee a thorough removal of Freemium 2 Toolbar virus.

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