WhiteSmoke Toolbar is a browser hijack virus that infect your browser such as Google Chrome , IE or Firefox browsers, it will change your setting of the browser you usually use, it can change the result when you search something on search engine. It will take you to the website that you really don’t want to go or some website which has a different result. 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 search that you can not to use the search, and it may do damage to your infected PC such as the 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.
The worst thing is that you can change your homepage to what you used before if you get this tricky virus. Your computer will run slowly and slowly since the virus has rooted in your computer. You may lost your browser history in one day bu this virus. Do just stay and waste your time, it may destroy your computer completely.
1 Your computer is becoming slower and slower than ever before.
2 Your browser needs more time to open a web page.
3 Every time when you open your browser, you are redirected to some odd web pages such as “WhiteSmoke Toolbar” page.
4 It always pops up some advertisement and illegal links.
5When you open your task manage, you will find some strange process.
If the virus has successfully hacked some famous social online communicate websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo and sites like that, it may be the reason you get this virus while you are surfing these websites.
Hence, no matter what way does the virus access your computer, bear in mind Searchamong.com is a highly dangerous virus that are created for commercial, advertising or marketing purposes only. It has no benefit for your computer but just can harm your machine. Remove it as quickly as you can.
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 ”Search Here” 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.
All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
WhiteSmoke Toolbar is a trick browser hijack virus that can escape from the anti-virus program and make damages to your PC. Usually it may spread addition spyware to your infected PC and track your record on the internet. What’s more, it can change your homepage that you can change it back by any means and when you use it to search something, you usually get the advertisements website, then this advertisements will always pop us when you are using this infected PC. And you will have a trouble that your PC is running slowly. This tricky virus will download other virus in your infected PC. If you just wait and do nothing ,this virus can badly damage to your system of your PC. 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.
Published by Selina Lynmich, last updated on October 3, 2012 12:47 pm | Browser Hijacker Removal Guide