Did you find your home page on Internet Explorer get changed automatically to a specific web site – Websearch.searchrocket.info which you are not familiar with? Why does it keep resetting your browser without your permission? Can you not get online from your favorite search engine because it’s replaced? Do you also get many pop ups on the web sites? How do you get Internet Explorer to work again and get rid of this unwanted Websearch.searchrocket.info Redirect?
Websearch.searchrocket.info Redirect is a malicious redirect that will replace your original search engine, say Google search or Yahoo search to its domain. It looks like a legitimate search engine when the first time you take a glance at its homepage. Its logo also has a slight identical to a famous website’s. The truth is, it is not a real search engine nor a a safe website to keep. You might not able to get any reliable search results that should be related to your queries. Instead, it just displays the promotional links or malicious link. When you first search something on its engine, your search entries will be remember for its further usage. Next time you use it, it will automatically demonstrates the related sponsor link to your last searched keywords.
What’s more, it is believed that this domain contains rootkit and Trojans which can automatically send your online behaviors to its creators in order to steal confidential data such as bank account information, credit card information, social security number for advantages. It is available in most versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 and can hijacker the browsers you have installed such as Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. Up to now, the most effective way to get rid of it is manual removal. For this reason, start to learn how to remove it in a manual way and stop messing up with this nasty redirect!
Websearch.searchrocket.info Redirect is a 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). 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.
(1). Delete the related registry entries 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:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random“.exe”
Usually, browser hijackers target at Internet browsers at the first place. These browsers include the most popular Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. Websearch.searchrocket.info Redirect can attack these browsers installed on most operating systems. To be able to install on your computer, this browser hijacker doesn’t need permission from you. It can actually get into the computer and onto the browsers with your help. By visiting a fishy site or downloading a freeware, this Websearch.searchrocket.info can get itself installed. Then you will find that the default settings on your browsers keep being changed automatically including the home pages, search engines and even DNS servers. You will be prevented to get online properly but redirected to unwanted web sites. This is very dangerous because it can help computer hackers collect your browsing histories and online habits causing your privacy in danger.
Published by & last updated on July 1, 2013 2:57 am