Jul 11, 2012

Cannot Get Rid of Newsfudge.com Browser Hijacker Completely? (Manual Removal Instructions)

Have you always seen a webpage under the name of Newsfudge.com on your browser? Cannot change it back to the previous homepage? How do I get rid of it successfully so that it won’t get on the browser again after reboot?


Newsfudge.com is known to be a nasty browser hijacker as it shows up forcibly in your browser and redirect your online activities without your permission. It is believed that this redirect virus is created by cyber criminals to collect as much money as possible from vulnerable computer users. By pretending to be a smart search engine and providing rich categories of contents, it has successfully tricked many computer users. Real search engines provide actual requests of computer users while this fake Newsfudge.com is connecting to thousands of hacked links and malicious websites with numerous viruses and bugs. It is known as a financial fraud of the Internet.

Ways to be infected with Newsfudge.com could be resulting from visiting illegal websites, downloading unknown free software or opening spam emails. If you are not sure what it is as it shows up as a normal search engine, you are not suggested to use it for your online searching. If you do, you will be facing more troubles. Once being installed, it will change your browser settings for the first step so that it won’t be removed easily. Then when you are tending to surf the Internet, you will get forcibly redirected to unwanted places where lots of pop-up windows including advertisements, fake survey and fake security messages will interrupt you from using the computer. Lots of malware and viruses will be installed into your computer to do further damages if there’s not a fast removal. Worst ever, Newsfudge.com will also allow the entry of a third party and collect all your information. When you have detected this browser hijacker in your computer, it is not a wise decision to seek for free tools to remove it as there’s not a perfect antivirus software can deal with it completely, but you should try to get rid of it quickly with manual processing.

The following instructions require computer skills to do the manual removal processing. If you’re not a Pro and not sure how to remove Newsfudge.com virus, please live chat with YooCare experts now

A Webpage Screen Shot of Newsfudge.com:

Potential Threats:

– It will forcibly change your homepages and redirect you to malicious websites with numerous pop up ads.
– It can bring more viruses and malware to be installed in your computer without permission through created system security flaws.
– It will collect your personal information and bring them to remote hackers for making illegal benefits.
– It can drop infected files and folders to act like legitimate ones so that antivirus software cannot detect them.
– It will turn your computer to be running slower than ever till it’s completely stuck.

A Step-by-step Manual Uninstall Guide:

Designers of this Newsfudge.com browser virus have made it qualified with the ability to avoid the detection and auto-removal of legitimate antivirus software. Before you make any changes to your computer, it is suggested that you’d better spend some time on making a backup first. Then follow the steps given below to start immediately:

1. Reboot the infected computer and keep pressing F8 key and then use arrow keys to select Safe mode with networking;

2. Click on Start menu -> Control Panel -> File Options;

3. In File Options, click View tab -> tick Show hidden files and folders -> non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) -> OK;

4. Press Windows+R keys to open Run window and type in regedit to search;

5. Find out and delete all these associating files:
%AllUsersProfile%\{ Newsfudge.com }\*.lnk
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\ Newsfudge.com.lnk

6. Find out and remove all these associating registry entries:
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{ rnd }
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{ Newsfudge.com }.exe”

7. Restart the computer to normal mode.

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Note: If you don’t have much computer background knowledge and have failed to remove Newsfudge.com redirect virus, please contact YooCare a fast and overall help.

Published by & last updated on July 11, 2012 5:49 am

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