Step-by-Step Remove/ Uninstall Redirect Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - December 28, 2013

Web browser taken over by unknown Being Forced to make searches on this unfamiliar web page? Fed up with lots of sponsored search results? Cannot effectively speed up the PC performance? Don’t worry. Have a look at this post and get step-by-step instructions to completely solve the problem.

Is a dangerous virus? is a type of insecure browser hijack virus that can do great harm to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and other popular browsers. For the sake of avoiding such terrific browser hijacker, you should be aware of the infiltration ways of this pest. In general, hijacker is bundled with freeware, shareware and spam email attachments. Your Windows operating system is likely to be infected with this virus when you utilize these insecure resources accidentally. It is suggested that you pay much attention to your activities online.

Once parasite sneaks into your Windows system, some crucial system settings like DNS will be altered without your awareness. And this unknown program sets itself to be the default homepage on your browser. When you open your browser, you cannot find the original homepage that you like. Additionally, the interface of hijacker looks like a legit search engine at first sight. When you make use of this unfamiliar search provider to make searches, you will get many misleading search results that contain sponsored links and messages. It is clear that malware seeks to cause redirections to popularize sponsored webpages and collect net traffic.

In order to help remote hackers and sponsors gather your Internet habits, hijacker keeps track of your browser histories silently and stealthily. Furthermore, you’ll suffer from much slow Internet connection. Hence, you need to clean up from your machine urgently. If you cannot remove it completely, you can use some useful methods below to deal with this parasite.

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Disadvantages and risks of Virus:

1. It drops harmful entries to the system registry and executes itself on Windows boot-up
2. It modifies browser settings and attacks Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome
3. It changes default home page and search engine and provides unrelated search results
4. It causes constant web redirects to dangerous websites and shows up numerous unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially the credit card data
6. It could introduce many other risky PC viruses like spyware, rogueware and adware
7. It consumes high system resources and greatly slows down the whole computer 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 NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon


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. Redirect Virus Removal Video:

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TESTED:  23 Feb