Tips to Get Rid of/Remove Rapidsearcher.com Virus Completely

Posted by Britt Duncan - March 27, 2014

How can Rapidsearcher.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 Rapidsearcher.com redirect virus.

What Is Rapidsearcher.com Redirect Virus

Rapidsearcher.com is a baleful website that is developed by cyber outlaws. It pop ups on the running IE/ Firefox/Chrome unexpectedly and declares that some of your programs are out of date. It then shows a download button without giving any further explanation about what applications are going to be downloaded. Unless you fulfill its requirement, otherwise you will keep receiving this message over and over again when you access online.

Recently some PC owners have reported that this hijacker is added to their browsers together with some free downloads without asking any confirmation, like some music or video players, PDF creators, image editors and so on. If you have noticed the unsolicited Rapidsearcher.com jumps out on your browser without your operation, it is high time removing it immediately as it will interfere your browsing experience.

To begin with, this hateful website changes your default homepage to random domain and your default search engine is replaced by some infamous one without your permission. Later on, it inserts lots of sponsored links in your search results no matter what search keywords you put in the search bar. This kind of action helps to increase traffic of some commercial pages and inflate their page ranking in search results. What’s more, with the help of Rapidsearcher.com virus, other infections like,Key-Find.com,Tuvaro and Adf.ly hijacker may grasp the chance to enter the computer as well.

It is recommended that you check every installation step every time when installing a new program. Upon seeing any attempts to make changes to default browser settings, you shall reject them unhesitatingly. In case that this parasite has settled down inside, you can follow the removal tutorial below to remove it manually and ensure that your computer is safe.

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Tips to Prevent Rapidsearcher.com Invasion

1. Stay away from insecure websites. Download programs, files and update package from trustworthy official addresses only;
2. Update the virus database of the installed antivirus program on a regular basis. Please keep it running real-time protection to lower the chance of being attacked.
3. Upgrade the existing applications immediately once there are notifications of update so as to prevent any system vulnerablility;
4. Be attentive when receiving unknown links from social networking sites, instant message clients and group emails. They might contain a copy of this virus.

Instruction on Removing Rapidsearcher.com Virus

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

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

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

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

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\random.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun

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

%Windir%\temp\random.exe
%Windir%\Temp\random

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

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