Trusted.net Redirect Virus Removal Guide

Posted by Britt Duncan - February 14, 2014

How can Trusted.net 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 Trusted.net redirect virus.

What Is Trusted.net Redirect Virus

Trusted.net is a pesky browser hijacker that can be distributed together with online shady free downloads. These files can be any free programs, musical files or videos which can be accessed by anybody on the Internet. This redirect virus is able to attach itself to some major web browsers such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. As soon as this hijacker is inside, it will alter some settings of installed browsers to replace the original homepage and deliver commercial ads.

This knotty program, invented by cyber hackers, helps its makers to make illegal profits from promoting affiliated websites. A bunch of sponsored links will be inserted to your search results when using the affected search provider to acquire information. Inexperience computer users may be misled by this site and consider it as a helpful browser add-on mistakenly. As a matter of fact, Trusted.net will employ deceptive methods to monitor users’ online browsing habit and histories secretly to deliver more targeted ads. Undoubtedly, it will make a copy of cache files of victims, such as saved passwords, accounts of social networking sites as well as online bank details. Therefore, users may encounter identity theft unexpectedly.

To avoid Search.StartNow.com browser hijacker, users need to pay attention to the installation procedures of free programs or files. Seeing any pre-selected confirmation boxes recommending installation of additional applications, you shall deselect them without any hesitation.

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Trusted.net Screeshot :

Disadvantages of Trusted.net Computer Infection

1. Trusted.net gets into your system using deceptive methords;
2. Trusted.net replaces your original homepage with its site and hijacks all your desired websites;
3. Trusted.net may bring in other online spyware, adware and other malware;
4. Trusted.net slows down the infected browser and generates tons of junk files;
5. Trusted.net violates your privacy and compromises the security of your machine.

Instruction on Removing Trusted.net Virus

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

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Trusted.net malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

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

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

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Trusted.net virus

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Start Page” = ”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Trusted.net malware

%temp%\<random>.exe
C:\Program Files\<random&gt

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

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