Tips to Remove Virus

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 4, 2013

Infected with virus? Homepage and default search engine are replaced by How it gets inside your computer without any permission? This post will tell you more details. Virus Description: is a kind of browser hijacker virus that should be removed from your computer as soon as possible. In this post, we are going to talk about virus and the removal guide of this creepy virus.
Generally speaking, it is easy for you to get infected with virus when you visit infected websites or open malicious downloads. After invasion, this virus will instantly alter browsers and DNS settings, so as to take control of your web browsers. No matter you are using IE, Firefox, Chrome or Safari, that start page is replaced by which is really annoying and keeps showing up every time you boot up the system. This website is an advertising platform, so that it not only reroutes you to ads-related websites, but also generates a great number of pop-up advertisements. The redirect and pop-ups are unreliable and they usually contain many potential threats which can further damage your PC. On the other hand, virus is a huge threat to your privacy. It monitors browsing activities, as well as steals confidential information. As a result, hackers will take advantage of the stolen data to do more harm to your benefit.
In light of’s negative effects, once it is found in your PC, you should take immediate action to get rid of it.

Note: The following removal needs certain computer skills. If you want to avoid any accident caused by wrong manual operation and save your time, It’is recommended to use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to save your time and trouble.

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Harmful Properties of Virus

1. It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer.
2. It changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements.
3. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages.
4. It keeps record of browsing activities and interests.
5. It collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts.
6. It makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources.

Manually Get Rid of Virus

According to our research, we found that 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 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

%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random thing}\
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of malware

%AppData%\Protector\ [rnd].exe

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.

Video of How to Delete a Virus from Registry:

Automatically Remove All Nasty Viruses (Recommended)

Not every victim can manually get rid of the virus with success, because the virus mutates very quickly to avoid being detected and deleted from your computer. If you have no idea about where its malicious files are really hiding, it is recommended that you use this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool to help you save your time and hassle.

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Note: Four benefits you will get from Auto Virus Removal Tool:

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Spyware HelpDesk is a unique and highly effective interface through which you can contact our technical support department! If our tool is unable to remove an infection from your computer, our team will be happy to generate a customized fix for you,which is absolutely free.

3. System Guards - Protect your system

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4. Network Sentry - guarantee the Internet safety

Network Sentry is to guarantee your Internet safety and secure. It prevents malicious software from modifying networking settings such as HOSTS files, Windows system files, DNS servers and explorer homepage settings. You don't need to worry about encountering unauthorized redirections as this tool will notify you if any changes are made.

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TESTED:  21 Feb