Home page on Firefox got changed to isearch.fantastigames.com domain? Why is this site so stubborn and hard to replace once it’s there? But most importantly, you keep being redirected while surfing online to other unwanted web sites with constant pop-ups showing. And every once in a while you will be cut off from the internet. How do you get rid of this unwanted Isearch.fantastigames.com/465 redirect?
Isearch.fantastigames.com/465 can be put in the category of browser redirect which is one of the major problems to computers worldwide. Now, you may see this domain before and think it’s just another regular site. But computer hackers can also create a virus using this same domain as an Isearch.fantastigames.com/465 redirect which will mainly target at browsing applications on computers including Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Once your browser is hacked by this special web site, you’re about to suffer from constant troubles brought up by this redirect issue. You may also come across this Mystart.incredimail.com redirect which is similar.
What can this Isearch.fantastigames.com/465 do once it’s in your computer? First of all, you should know that this browser redirect is created mainly to help hackers collect valuable information from PC users and benefit. And since it’s mainly targeting at browsers, it usually will show up as a common site with a search engine on it. By letting you notice, it will change your home page domain without permission to its own page and won’t let you change it back. So now you are forced to start online activities from this site. The search engine on http://isearch.fantastigames.com465 seems to provide you with lots of resources online but it doesn’t. All the given results are believed to be associated with PC hackers. And many other Trojans, malware and spyware are hidden among those sites and links waiting to get in your computer to make it more vulnerable till crash down! Other than that, you may also be disconnected from internet once in a while; and there will be many pop-ups while you surf online to stop you from accessing web sites properly. Try to remove this Isearch.fantastigames.com/465 as soon as possible if you are not ready to let PC hackers scam you.
Below are some basic steps on how to get rid of this Isearch.fantastigames.com/465 manually. As mentioned before that this manual process requires better computer skills, please consider making a backup of important files before you make any changes to computer system. Due to the changeability of this redirect virus, you may not be able to find the exact same files listed below. These steps just give you a general idea of how to remove it manually. That’s also why the process requires certain levels of computer knowledge.
1. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard or right click on the bottom task-bar to open the Windows Task Manager; then scroll down to find associated processes with [Isearch.fantastigames.com/465].exe and End processes;
2. Open Folder Options from Control Panel, then click View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK;
3. Press Windows+R keys to open the Run window and then type in regedit to open Registry Editor;
4. Find out and delete all these associating files as below:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[rnd]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
Isearch.fantastigames.com/465, like other redirect problems, can be widely spread over the internet. That is to say, as long as a computer is connected to the internet, this virus will be able to seize the chance to infect your computer. But not all the computers connecting to the net are vulnerable. In order to be infected by this virus, the computer may have been used to visit online pornographic content or movies or download malicious programs by accident. The system environment is already vulnerable because of that and so isearch.fantastigames.com/465 can seize the chances to get your computer infected. Once the infection is done, you will come through all the consequences listed above and among which collecting valuable information is the most dangerous. Therefore, it’s better to get rid of this redirect virus ASAP.
Suggestion: Still experience the redirect problem after restarting computer? Seem not be able to get rid of this Isearch.fantastigames.com/465 successfully? Contact Online PC Expert now for further assistance and to save your computer in time.
Published by Vinson J.Porche, last updated on February 21, 2013 8:13 am | Browser Hijacker Removal Guide