I got this Ism.sitescout.com redirect when I install some programs from the Internet. This website has taken over my browser and I can not get rid of it. My Internet Explorer and Firefox are both infected by this browser hijack redirect. Can I just change another browser like Google Chrome?
Ism.sitescout.com is a malicious website which is created by the hijackers to collect information and data from the infected PC. Most of the victim will get this browser hijack redirect on infected programs, links and E-mail attachments. When this browser hijack redirect starts its infection, the infected PC does not work normally, it will run much slowly than before, sometimes it will even cause a blue death on the infected PC. This browser hijack redirect has become one of the most dangerous browser hijack redirects on the Internet, You need to remember that this website is not a legit one, it is totally a hijacker that can damage your browser and system. You need to remove it completely to avoid further problems.
In general, this browser hijack redirect can get into your PC even you have installed anti-virus program on your PC. Once it is installed to your PC, it will change you homepage and something else, and the victims will find that it is hard to change their homepages back. If you have more than 1 browsers on the PC, they can be infected at the same time or one by one. So do not naive, reinstall the browser and change another browser can not help you solve this problem. What you need to do is to remove this virus completely from your PC, since this browser hijack redirect can not be removed by most of the anti-virus program, so the best way to remove this nasty hijacker is the manual removal.
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
Ism.sitescout.com can infect all the browsers on your PC if you can not get rid of it as soon as possible. This browser hijacker will redirect to malicious webpages and create a low of popping up windows when you go online. What is worse, the virus maker can track your record by this nasty virus, the history, cookies and favorites can be the targets. Do not regard it as a legit webpage that can help you go online, this thing must be removed from your computer quickly, or you may be the next victim by this browser hijack redirect.
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 July 5, 2013 7:18 am