What is ad.xtendmedia.com redirect? Is it a safe website? How can you get this redirect when you are under the protection of the anti-virus program? How can you remove it by yourself?
ad.xtendmedia.com redirect is categorized as a browser problem that appears on your computer and brings you constant troubles. Once one of your browsers has been infected by it, it will keep redirecting you to unwanted websites. That’s why it’s also called as a browser redirect virus. ad.xtendmedia.com may be a safe website, however, if you are infected by a virus using the same domain, it will redirect you to some no-relations webpage such as some advertisement webpages. And this website will change your homepage to ad.xtendmedia.com and redirect you to it when you visit other webpages. In a word, this is a browser hijack virus that you should remove it.
ad.xtendmedia.com redirect is a browser issue that can infect your browser such as Google Chrome , IE or Firefox browsers, it will change your setting of the browser you usually use, it can redirect you to the same domain as ad-xtendmedia-com when you visit Internet. It will also take you to the website that you really don’t want to go such as some advertisement or porn websites, and these websites may contain lost of viruses and Trojans, if you click on it, your computer may face a great dangerous situation. When your PC is infected by this tricky virus, your computer will be slow down than ever before and when you are surfing on the internet, a lot of advertisement will pop up to make you feel crazy . What is more, it may freeze your browser that you can not to use it at all, and it may do damage to your infected PC such as download some other viruses and Trojans to damage your PC. You should remove this virus as soon as possible, don’t be cheated by this stubborn virus, it is no use for your PC. What the virus do is to slow down your PC and send you something dangerous.
1Your computer will be slower and slower.
2You need to take a long time to open a webpage, your browser is much more slower than before.
3It always redirects you to ad.xtendmedia.com.
4The harmful redirect virus causes poor Internet connection and system frequent crash.
5You will see a lot up website popping up when you visit Internet
1. Open the Windows Task Manager
You can press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
If it dose not work, Click the Start button, click the run option, type taskmgr and press OK. The Windows Task Manager should open.
2. In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of ”ad.xtendmedia.com redirect” by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will end the process.
3. Delete malicious registry entries related to ”ad.xtendmedia.com” redirect.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe’
4.Remove malicious files of ”ad.xtendmedia.com” virus
ad.xtendmedia.com redirect is a tricky browser hijack virus that can escape from the anti-virus program and make damages to your computer. Usually it may spread addition spyware to your infected computer and track your record on the internet. What’s more, it can change your homepage that you can not change it back by any means. These advertisements will always pop up when you are using this infected computer. And you will have a trouble that your computer is running much slowly. If you just wait and do nothing ,this virus can badly damage to your system of your computer. You should be very careful when you are dealing with this virus, because the the name of the virus’ name may change, If you haven’t sufficient expertise in dealing with program files, processes.dll files and registry entries, it may lead to mistakes damaging your system. This virus can a lot of scams to your computer and messes up the system data. What is worse, It can track your actions online, that is to say, it may get your personal information such account number and password or some important files. This redirect even can download Ransomware to your infected PC without your permission then your computer may be locked by the virus. Next time, when you open your homepage, it changes to ad.xtendmedia.com hacked domain, do not hesitate and confuse, it is a browser hijack virus that you need to remove it as soon as possible before it brings further damage to your system.
Note: If you find it difficult to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online will help you remove ad.xtendmedia.com redirect from your computer completely.
Published by Selina Lynmich, last updated on February 7, 2013 3:54 pm | Browser Hijacker Removal Guide