The Best Way to Remove Digstar.com Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 13, 2013

How to remove Digstar.com redirect from Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox? Why your browser is redirected to Digstar.com randomly? Follow the instructions below to completely delete Digstar.com virus.

Learn More about Digstar.com Virus

Digstar.com has been classified as a browser hijacker virus that is used by hackers to enhance the Internet traffic of certain websites. If your PC is unfortunately infected with Digstar.com virus, you will be forced to visit unwanted websites and there will be numerous pop-up ads appearing on the screen. Frequent redirect and unstoppable pop-ups can drive you mad and seriously affect PC running. In addition, Digstar.com alters browsers and DNS setting in secret, so that it takes control of your web browser and replaces the homepage and default search provider. It injects the codes to the Windows registry, so as to realize automatic activation and update. Your web browser will not work as properly as usual, until you get rid of Digstar.com virus and fix all registry errors. Due to Digstar.com virus and those endless pop-ups, the infected machine runs as slow as a snail, and suffers all kinds of problems, including BSOD, freezes, Internet connection failure, crashes and so on. The longer you keep Digstar.com virus in the system, the more problem it causes. Apart from severe PC malfunctions, it also leads to property losses, privacy exposure and other severe consequences, because it has the ability to monitor browsing activities and steals valuable data. So, for the good of yourself, before Digstar.com trigger greater damage, you need to try your best to get rid of it.

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Digstar.com Virus Screeshot :

Potential risks of Digstar.com Virus

1. Some registry entries, browser settings are modified out of permission.
2. Every time you try to open you web search engine, you are redirected to Digstar.com.
3. Other computer threats like Trojan horse may be found on the computer as well.
4. Your homepage is replaced, you web search results are rerouted.
5. Computer performance is seriously decelerated.
6. Personal information stored on the computer may be captured.

Manually Get Rid of Digstar.com Virus

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

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

After uninstalling Digstar.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 Digstar.com virus.

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

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

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

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe
%Temp%\random.exe
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\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 Digstar.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 Digstar.com virus.

Video of How to Delete a Virus from Registry:

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