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How to Fix Google Redirects to IP Address 8.26.70.252? – Virus Manual Removal Help

Are your browsers redirected to IP address 8.26.70.252? How does it happen and you are not sure how to remove this virus? Read the following post to know about this redirect virus and remove it as quickly as you can.

8.26.70.252 Description:

8.26.70.252 belongs to google redirect virus that can perform many corrupted actions on the infected computer. Once downloaded, it can cause annoying search redirecting activity on the compromised web browser. When this virus exists on your computer system, you will be in a hard time while searching up something by Google, Bing as well as other search engines. Although it still goes to one of the listed resulting websites, soon you will get redirected to random websites and even to 8.26.70.252. which is an unsafe website, pretends to be a legitimate search engine, and is related to malware threats including Google Redirect Virus and ZeroAccess rootkit. This IP address will not provide you any reliable search results related to your queries but just increase the risk of your security. This tricky virus is always designed by the criminals to generate illegal revenue. Once detect, an immediate removal is needed.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills like editing Windows Registry and other related operations. If you’re not computer literacy or need instant solutions to resolve this 8.26.70.252 virus, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

Screenshot of this hijacker:

Other symptoms that prove the presence of this redirect virus include:

Homepage is changed without any permission.
Desktop background is gone somehow.
Browser setting is modified.
Browsers like IE and Firefox work slowly.
Registry files are corrupted.

Hijacker Manual Removal Guides:

1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8″ key constantly.

2. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
%TempDir%\[random].exe
%TempDir%\[random]
[random].exe in hard drive

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\*random letters
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\random letters
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServicesOnce\*random letters

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

If you failed to remove this malware with the instructions above or need any assistant, you are welcome to contact YooCare experts to resolve all the problems completely.

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Published by Sarah Poehler, last updated on August 18, 2012 4:15 am | Browser Hijacker Removal Guide

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