Remove Redirect redirect is a common issue that annoys computer users recently. Is your browser being redirected to Why you keep getting crazy popups? Cannot get rid of this browser hijacker from IE, Firefox and Google Chrome? Follow the manual guide here to find an effective way to get rid of this browser redirect virus now.

Does Your Browser Keep Redirecting You to How to Fix? is affiliated with browser hijackers that can infect a computer by clicking malicious code or distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails. Once it is installed, it attacks browsers such as Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer and interrupt your browsing activities while you are surfing on the Internet. This hijacker is also related to AllGamesHome Search which belongs to a bogus search engine. It seems to provide you with free downloadable games. But in reality, the hijacker works by offering fraudulent search results and forcing your web browser to constantly so that criminals can use the artificial traffic to boost affiliate payments.

This search engine can be easily set to track browsing habits of its users and send this data to the third parties. Once infected, it easily becomes your home page, start page and new tab page without your permission. Thus, you will notice that your browser is taken over completely and you are not capable to use Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari or other browsers. Moreover, the most dangerous thing about this Redirect is that it can secretly spy your browsing activities and your computer performance becomes poor after being infected. If you use this fake search engine instead of the legitimate one such as Google, Bing or others, you will see the advertisements provided on particular websites but also among all the search results after clicking the Search button. Thus, it is suggested users not use AllGamesHome Search and get rid of redirect as soon as possible.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid to make any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.  Redirect/ Fake AllGamesHome Search Engine Screen Shot:



Infected Symptoms:

1. It can redirect you to malicious websites with numerous pop up ads to interrupt and stop you from doing anything on your computer;
2. It can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death;
3. It can introduce more unwanted viruses and ransomware to do further harms;
4. It can help cyber criminals track your online activities and capture significant personal data to cause you a loss of value.
5. It can change your default DNS configuration and block you accessing your favorite sites.
6. It forcibly customizes the default homepage, search engine and bookmarks of your computer.

Why Antivirus cannot catch redirect timely?

It is said that you can easily get infected with this redirect virus when you visit illegal websites, download porno movies and other unidentified programs and open spam emails. You may still do these above activities even if you are aware of their dangers because you think your legitimate antivirus software can take care of the threats. But as a matter of fact, the creators of this browser redirect virus are so familiar with the functions of antivirus tools that they can make it escape from the detection and removal of any virus protectors. Thus, it is suggested users to follow the manual guide to delete redirect.

Malicious Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Guides:

Considering redirect can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue without any risk.

1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.

Since tricky hijacker virus has the ability to use cookies for tracing and tracking the internet activity of users, it is suggested users to delete all the cookies before a complete removal.

Google Chrome:

Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.

Internet Explorer:
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”

Mozilla Firefox:

Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”

2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.

Once is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent, slowing down the computer. If your system’s CPU spike is constant, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.

(The name of the virus process can be random.)

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time and it will open up task manager directly. Then change to “Processes” tab.

task manager

3. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

Click the View tab.

Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

4. Remove all the malicious files manually.

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\*.*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor: redirect is a browser hijacker virus that can cause an immense problem to the functioning of a computer system by altering your homepage, DNS and related settings. It usually invades your system through free software downloads. While suffering from redirections to, users must have a hard time on browsing the Internet. This hijacker starts taking users to unwanted websites without any permission and display crazy popups on your browser. Do not stay on website or use this search engine for your search sessions because you may find yourself rerouted to unwanted or malicious site. Besides, links that provided by may redirect you to blank websites, to advertisements or even to malicious websites which will show you misleading information and try to attack your PC. Therefore, this hijacker should be considered as a huge risk for an infected machine and must be removed quickly.

Special Tips: If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on May 23, 2013 7:46 am, last updated on May 23, 2013 7:46 am

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