Whenever you launch the web browsers in your computer including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, you are always redirected to a weird site named Updatevideos.com? How to stop this irksome redirect? The antivirus program can find nothing related to Updatevideos.com which is indeed causing annoying issues in the computer? Are you seeking an effective manual removal to get rid of Updatevideos.com?
Updatevideos.com is a nasty browser hijacker that can change your browser settings without asking you for permission. Inexperienced Internet users may be easily cheated by the professional appearance of this browser hijacker. It is able to get into the computer easily if you are not cautious when surfing the Internet via bundled installers of some freeware from unsafe sources, malicious websites and spam email attachments.
Once infiltrating into the computer system, Updatevideos.com will change your default homepage and prevent you from changing back to your favorite. Inexperienced users may think it is able to provide useful information. Actually, all you can get are weird websites displaying bogus advertisements and even containing dangerous viruses. If you allow Updatevideos.com to stay in your computer for a long time, the running speed of the computer will become increasingly slow and network security will be in a high risk condition. Besides, it may facilitate the hacker to steal your individual privacy and install more threats into your computer. Thus, we highly suggest you to remove it as soon as possible before more damages.
Since most antivirus programs cannot remove Updatevideos.com completely and simple uninstall is useless, users may have no idea of how to get rid of it. Actually, manual removal can be the best choice. But if you don’t want to lose your data and damage the computer, please be more careful during the removal.
Updatevideos.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 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\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker.
Updatevideos.com is a notorious browser hijacker that can redirect your web browsers to its own domain without permission. It disguises as a useful webpage and recommends computer users to install a video player. However, it is a phishing site that is bundled with many fake programs and unreliable advertisements luring you to buy something. Updatevideos.com can change your default homepage to increase the visiting traffics of its site without your approval. A lot of advertisements windows from which the cyber criminals can earn money will pop up to interrupt your work on the computer. It may also be able to record your online behaviors endangering your privacy security. Please have Updatevideos.com removed as quickly as possible.
Published by & last updated on June 17, 2013 10:21 am