How to Remove Redirect

Why are my web pages always being redirected to What is it? Is it really a legitimate search engine? How can it be in my computer without my permission? I cannot uninstall it completely even though I have tried various antivirus program. What is the best way to remove it completely so that I can use my computer safely? Redirect Instruction: is a notorious redirect that can hijack browser and cause many other problems. It pretends to be a legitimate search engine with a search box. If you use it to search, you will be forced to visit some unsafe sites which display unwanted information, unreliable advertisements luring you to buy something and even contain Trojan or other malicious virus. can install itself without permission. It can sneak into the computer if you open spam email attachments, visit malicious websites or download some freeware from hacked sources. Once infiltrating successfully, it will change your default homepage and search engine immediately. You will be forced to visit its own domain or some nasty websites when you are searching for something on Google, Bing or any other major search engine. What is more terrible, This redirect is able to drop Trojans, malware and keylogger into the infected computer, which will cause further damages to the computer. Cyber criminals can steal your personal information including credit card and bank account information. Therefore, it is urgent to remove it as quickly as possible.

This redirect can escape from the detection and removal of antivirus programs. Thus, manual removal can be the best choice. Please notice that the process of manual removal is cumbersome and requires expertise. Any wrong operation will lead to damages to the computer.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Screen Shot of This Redirect:


Manual Removal Guides: is a high-risk 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 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 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:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “Random” =


(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this redirect.




%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~Random

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In a word, is a horrible redirect that sneaks into the computer without permission and then performs obnoxious activities immediately. You will keep being redirected to its own website or some other weird websites when you are using the browser. The cyber criminals can steal your privacy and damage your computer system. Thus, it is highly recommended to remove it as soon as possible.

If you have no idea of how to do that, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on April 24, 2013 12:32 pm, last updated on April 30, 2013 6:42 am

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