Tips on Removing Grandascent.com Redirect Virus Manually

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 25, 2014

How can Grandascent.com become your homepage without your operation? Annoyed by countless popups displayed by it? Browser reinstallation fails to remove this virus completely and it keeps coming back? Follow this step-by-step removal guide to eliminate this Grandascent.com redirect virus.

What Is Grandascent.com Redirect Virus

Grandascent.com is a misleading website that can totally mess up a target computer. It is a browser hijacker in disguise. Designed in quite fashionable style, this web page displays attractive information to draw attention from users, especially unwary female ones. At the first place, some female PC owners may treat it as a helpful website because they can talk about any woman’s topic on this site, such as fashion, health, hairstyle and relationship. Some male users may think that they can get a business partner from business section of that site, too.

However, things turn ugly in a short period. PC users who have been on Grandascent.com may notice that their homepage is changed to this address without their permission and notification. Futile browser add-ons and plug-ins are added automatically. Annoying ads can be seen all the time. Tons of junk files are accumulated constantly even users have them cleaned out more than once. Consequently, the affected browser slows down dramatically. Sometimes, it may freeze, even crash down.

Now users may realize that Grandascent.com is not that helpful as they perceive. To avoid Grandascent.com browser hijacker, users have to be away from shady websites, unidentified freeware as well as suspicious email attachments. If any users get this pest in their machines at the moment, don’t be too concerned. Just follow the manual removal guide below carefully to get it out.

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Grandascent.com Screeshot :

Maliciousness of Grandascent.com Hijacker :

1. Grandascent.com employs fraudulent methods to get into your computer;
2. Grandascent.com tempers the default settings of browser and inserts tons of ads;
3. Grandascent.com displays deceptive information to attract users;
4. Grandascent.com slows down the infected browser and generates tons of junk files;
5. Grandascent.com violates your privacy and compromises the security of your machine.

Instruction on Removing Grandascent.com Virus

According to our research, we found that Grandascent.com redirect virus often gets installed together with other programs. And Grandascent.com hijacker 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 Grandascent.com virus.

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Grandascent.com and other unknown software

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Grandascent.com or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

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

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main”Search Page”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\SearchScopes”DefaultScope”

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

C:\program files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\

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

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