What is wrong with my computer? Yesterday I downloaded and installed a music program, and then this sweetdreams-49 Toolbar took over my browser, it kept redirecting me to some malicious webpages when I went online. How can I remove this browser hijack redirect? Can I uninstall it on the control panel? Please help.
Sweetdreams-49 Toolbar is a browser hijack redirect that can damage to your browser and system, victims will get this hijack when they click on the infected links, programs and something else. Usually the virus maker will plant this browser hijack redirect to some programs especially free programs, when the victims install these infected programs, the browser hijack redirect will finish its infection as well. That is why many anti-virus programs can not prevent this virus from infecting. Do not be fooled by this toolbar, most of the victims will regard it as a useful toolbar, however, this toolbar is totally a dangerous one that you can not trust it at all. What you need to do is to remove this virus as soon as possible.
Generally speaking, this virus will infect IE, Firefox, Google Chrome and so on. At the beginning, it can infect one of the browsers such as your IE, but you can use your Firefox normally, that is the reason many victims will ignore this problem on their PCs. However, when the time goes by, the Firefox can be infected as well. Once it is installed to the infected system, your setting can be changed easily. You will be redirected to the unsafe websites frequently, which may have the virus or even Ransomware. Don’t regard it as the real toolbar, this toolbar is created by the hijacker to collect information from the infected PC, it needs to be removed completely before it caused further damage.
1Your computer will be slower and slower.
2You need to take a long time to open a webpage, your browser is much slower than before.
3It always redirects you to some malicious webpages
4The harmful redirect virus causes poor Internet connection and system frequent crash.
5You will see a lot of website popping up when you visit Internet
1. Open the Windows Task Manager
You can press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
If it does not work, Click the Start button, click the run option, type taskmgr and press OK. The Windows Task Manager should open.
2. In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of THE Redirect by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will end the process.
3. Delete malicious registry entries related to this browser hijacker redirect.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
4.Remove malicious files of redirect
Sweetdreams-49 Toolbar can do a great damage to your computer. This browser hijack redirect can slow down or even freeze your browser at all. This virus can make the backdoor program so that the virus maker can get into the infected computer to get the personal data. You can not uninstall it in control panel, because this virus can create files in system disk and registry. Do not be naive, this thing is not a good toolbar that can help you go online, what can it do is to collect information from the infected computer and send these to the hijackers. You need to get rid of this browser hijack redirect from your computer, or it may cause very serious problem on the infected PC.
Note: If you find it difficult to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online will help you remove this redirect from your computer completely.
Published by & last updated on June 26, 2013 7:27 am