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Nov 13, 2012

Instructions on Completely Remove Way-search.net Redirect Virus

Is your browser currently not working properly? Always redirect you to this certain page –Way-search.net? Do you believe it as one of the search engines? In fact, it is called a browser redirect virus which must be removed out of your computer manually and immediately.

Introduction of Way-search.net Virus

Way-search.net is known to be a browser hijacker that makes troubles for vulnerable computer users worldwide. A browser hijacker, or a browser redirect virus often appears and pretends itself to be a real search engine on users’ computers. But it is actually quite evil beneath the beautiful look. Like Asktofriends.com, Aim-search.net, Shoppinghornet.com and many other browser hijackers, this latest version, instead of being a real search engine or queries of computer users, is in fact controlled by remote hosts to make entrance to the infected computer and bring more viruses and bugs.

Why antivirus programs can’t handle the situation? Because Way-search.net redirect virus is created by a bunch of people who know computers and antivirus programs well. And if the legitimate virus protector has taken this virus out, you shouldn’t be bothering by reading online instructions. Normally, this hijacker can reset the default settings of the browser and registry files so that it can show up every time you reboot the computer. But don’t use this fake search engine for online searching. Even if you do and it looks still normal, all the results and links are leading to malicious webpages with thousands of viruses and malware inside. When you accidentally open a page, lots of pop-up ads and useless notices will take over your screen and annoy you to the most. Therefore, it is without any doubt that this virus should be removed as soon as possible before more unwanted consequences happen.

A Screenshot of Way-search.net Webpage

How Dangerous is Way-search.net Virus?

a. It can introduce lots of viruses and bugs into your computer without permission;
b. It can change your browser settings and redirect all your searching results to hacked pages;
c. It can capture important personal information and send to cyber criminals.

Manually Remove Way-search.net by the Following Instructions :

Since the manual removal by self requires expertise, it is suggested that you do a backup before making any movements on your computer.

1. Restart the infected computer and press F8 key constantly to get into Safe Mode with Networking;
2. Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time or right click of the mouse on the bottom Taskbar;
3. Click on Processes and end the process [random].exe;
4. Find out and delete all these associating files and registry entries:
%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe
%AppData%\Application Date\dll
%AllUsersProfile%\{random}\
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Way-search.net.lnk
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{random}
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32

5. Reboot and get into normal mode. Run the browser to have a double check.

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Note: If you don’t have much knowledge of computer and have failed to do the removal, please feel no hesitation to contact YooCare experts in taking care of your computer with a fast and professional help.

 

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