Jul 5, 2013

Info.com Redirect – How to Remove

What is this Info.com website? Today morning when I turn on my PC and go online, this website has replaced my homepage! I tried to change it back but no luck! Is there any way that I can change my homepage back? Is it a virus or useful search engine? Any help will appreciate.

What is Info.com Redirect?

Info.com Redirect is another kind of the browser hijack redirect, this website acts as a real search engine to cheat the victims. Most of the victims get this redirect when they visit unsafe webpage or download infected program, that is why they have no idea how and when they got this hijack infection. All kinds of the browsers can be infected by the virus. It will change your Internet setting like default browser and homepage, this webpage is created by the hijacker which can not be trusted at all. You need to get rid of this browser hijack redirect completely before it causes further damage to your system.

In general way, this browser hijack redirect is created by the virus makers to get into your PC to steal your information, many victims will lose their data due to this virus. The hijacker has the ability to create files in your system disk and registry so that it can escape from the tracking of the anti-virus program. When this virus starts its work, your computer will be in a unsafe place like low performance, the PC will crash down and your program will close frequently, sometimes it can even forbid all the program from running at all. So the best way for this virus removal is manual way.

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.

Impact of infection:

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

Manual Removal Guides:

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

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In summary:

Info.com is a dangerous browser hijack redirect. It can infect Windows XP, Vista, Win7 and Win 8. Some victims want to remove it by the anti-virus program but this redirect will keep coming back. This browser hijack redirect can be attached to some free programs so that many victims have no idea how and when they get this infection. Do not hesitate, your infected PC will be in a terrible situation if you can not remove it completely. This browser hijack redirect should be taken off immediately.

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 August 1, 2013 3:16 am

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