Browsers are occupied completely by QVO6.com? The Uninstall provided by QVO6.com is useless? The scan result of antivirus program shows nothing but QVO6.com is indeed hijacking the browser? Try to set the default homepage and search engine back to your favorite but still see QVO6.com every time you open the browser? How to get rid of it?
QVO6.com is an extremely dangerous browser hijacker virus that forces people to visit its own domain and use its fake search engine. It is able to sneak into the computer without users’ permission. Cyber criminals who created this virus may implant it into some freeware, malicious websites or unknown links and spam email attachments. Therefore, please be on the alert when surfing the Internet.
QVO6.com is able to change and lock the default homepage as well as search engine at QVO6.com, which aims at increasing its domain’s Internet traffic to acquire benefits. Most major browsers including IE, Firefox and Chrome can be attacked easily. Through modifying DNS settings, browser settings and other system settings, QVO6.com will always be there every time you open the browser. The search results this hijacker redirects you to contain fake advertisements and links bundled with other high-risk viruses. Accidently clicking on them may cause further damages to the computer. In addition, you will feel very annoyed of the constantly pop-up advertisements when you work on the infected computer with Internet connection. There is no doubt that QVO6.com is making chaos in your computer and shall be removed as quickly as possible.
You may have tried some famous antivirus programs but still cannot get rid of QVO6.com. It hides deep in the system to escape from the auto removal of antivirus programs and can mutate at a fast speed. Thus, manual removal is the best way to get rid of it completely.
QVO6.com is a high-risk browser hijacker 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 virus removed instantly.
1. 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.
2. Delete virus files
(1). Delete the related registry entries to this hijacker virus through Registry Edit
Guides to open registry editor: Click “Start” menu, hit “Run”, then type “regedit”, click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the following registry entries listed below:
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.
In summary, QVO6.com is a notorious browser hijacker virus designed by cyber criminals, which can cause annoying redirects and damage the computer system. It pretends to be a legitimate search engine with a search bar. In fact, the search results it provides are unreliable and even unsafe. To protect your computer and privacy, please remove it immediately.
Published by & last updated on April 30, 2013 6:46 am