Computer gets infected with the annoying Imnjuhost.com Browser Redirect? Then you definitely come to the right place. Imnjuhost.com is very tricky and no antivirus can handle it. This post will show you the manual removal guide to help you get rid of Imnjuhost.com Redirect completely.
Imnjuhost.com is a fake search engine which can cause annoying browser issues and threat your private information. Inexperienced computer users may be easily cheated by its professional appearance with a search bar, but it will sneak into your computer system without your permission if you click on those links on its website. Besides, you may also get this redirect from downloading unknown “free” software, opening unknown e-mail attachments or visiting malicious websites. Imnjuhost.com is able to infect all kinds of browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
Once Imnjuhost.com has finished its installation into your computer system, it will modify your browser settings, DNS settings, HOSTS settings as well as important system settings. At first, it will change and lock your default homepage and search engine, simultaneously redirect all your search results of Google, Yahoo, Bing and other major search engine to some weird websites. Some of those websites display a lot of fake ads from which the cyber criminals can make money. Some other websites even contain dangerous Trojan virus or malware. Furthermore, Imnjuhost.com will constantly interrupt your work on the infected computer by countless pop-ups. You will find that your computer runs very slow like a snail and then a complete computer crash will happen if you don’t remove it as soon as possible. What is worse, Imnjuhost.com is bundled with rootkit and Trojans which can monitor your online behaviors to collect your sensitive information and confidential data including finical information and social security numbers. We kindly suggest the redirect should be completely removed from your computer as quickly as possible before more damages and losses.
Reinstalling browser is useless as Imnjuhost.com is hiding deep in your computer system and it can automatically reanimate itself. Moreover, it contains a rootkit component which is to conceal the presence of itself and disable various legitimate antivirus programs. Therefore, this stubborn redirect needs manually removal with expert skills so that it is completely kicked off from your computer.
Imnjuhost.com is a high-risk browser redirect which will change the homepage and browser settings, and redirect your web search results to random sites containing lots of illegal advertisements, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware virus. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify the computer threat accurately and timely or remove it permanently, therefore, manual removal is the best choice to uninstall it completely from your computer. Users can follow the manual guide here to have this redirect removed instantly.
1. Clean cookies
* Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.
* Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.
* Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.
2. Clean add-ons and extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons
(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard
(3). Click Manage add-ons and disable all the suspicious add-ons.
（1）. Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button → Tools → click Extensions
(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.
3. Show hidden files
(1). Click on the Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on the Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on the Folder Options link
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose the Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4. Delete infected files
Find out and remove the associated files of Imnjuhost.com browser redirect.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
In one word, Imnjuhost.com is a dangerous and notorious redirect which disguises as a legitimate search engine to earn your trust. When it gets into your computer system, it will redirect you to some malicious websites without your allowance. The cyber criminals can intrude your computer to collect your privacy. Furthermore, Imnjuhost.com can disable your antivirus programs leaving your computer in a high-risk condition. Thus, we strongly recommend you to remove it as soon as possible to avoid more damages and losses.
Published by & last updated on February 24, 2013 11:53 pm