Help! I got this terrible browser hijack redirect. I have no idea how can this website take over my browser. I tried to get rid of it by my anti-virus program but failed. Is there anything that I can do so that I can remove this Digstar hijack? Any help will appreciate.
Digstar is a latest browser hijack redirect created by the hijacker to collect information and data from the infected PCs. Most of the victims get this virus while they are visiting unsafe webpage or infected E-mail attachment. This browser hijack redirect can get into the infected PC by passing through the security programs like anti-virus and firewall. Once it is installed to the infected PC, it will start to change the Internet settings like homepage and default browser, part of victims may regard it as a real search engine and use it because they know nothing about this browser hijack redirect. However, when the time goes by, this hijacker will do anything to damage the infected PC, the victim realize that it is a big virus but it has caused a serious situation on the infected PC. This redirect can be a high-risk hijacker that you need to get rid of it completely.
In general way, this browser hijack redirect can infect all kinds of browsers on the PC. At the beginning, this thing can infect your Firefox at first, you will be redirected to other malicious webpage when you go online, but the Internet Explorer will work normally. The victim may decide to ignore the problem occurred on the Firefox and use Internet Explorer. But this virus will infect your PC step by step if you can not remove it completely, that is why the victim will find that Internet Explorer can be infected by this nasty hijacker as well. What is more, the infected PC will be in a low performance due to this browser hijack redirect, you will take more time to open a word or visit a video. Stop hesitating, this virus needs to be removed immediately once it is installed to your PC, do not ignore the problem, or your PC will be in a very dangerous place.
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
Digstar is a malicious website that you can not trust it at all. This webpage cheats victims by acting a real search engine. Actually this website can not help you go online at all. If you search some words in it, what you get are some unsafe webpages as the results. These webpage contain viruses, Trojans and Malware, if you click on it accidently, your PC will be infected by different viruses. All in all, this browser hijack redirect is one of the most dangerous viruses on the Internet, it has been spared widely. Next time if you see this website hijacks your browser, you need to remove it completely to avoid further damage.
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 8, 2013 7:21 am