Jul 22, 2013 Redirect Removal

Internet Explorer is hijacked by the How can this browser hijack redirect come to your computer? Will the Firefox be infected as well? Why the anti-virus program can not remove it? Learn more from this post.

What is Redirect? is a browser hijack redirect that can be installed to your when you download and install the infected programs. This browser hijack redirect can infect all the browsers on your PC like Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome, the victims will notice that one of the browser is infected by this hijacker, but they can use others normally. However, if the victims can not get rid of it in time, the other browsers can be infected by this hijacker as well. Once it starts its working, the infected PC will stay in a low performance, the homepage and desktop image can be changed by this browser hijack redirect. Some victim may regard it as a real search engine and use it, but this website is a malicious webpage which is created by the hijacker. It can not be trusted at all, your PC will face a terrible situation if you can not remove it completely.

In gerneral. Some victims try to remove it by anti-virus programs but finally fail, because this virus will change and hide its name and position to protect itself. This browser hijack redirect will provide no-relations webpages as results if you search something on it, it can not help you go online, you may be redirected to other unsafe webpages and get a lot of popping up windows which makes you annoyed. What is more, your PC may be infected different viruses at the same time. You need to know that this browser hijack redirect is created by the hijackers to collect money and information on the infected PCs. Do not be fooled by it, this toolbar can cause a terrible situation on your PC, what you need to do is to remove it now.

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.

The Screen Shot of the Virus

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:

When hijacks a system, it can change your homepage and replace your search engines without your permission. Like other redirect viruses, it will do anything to make you visit unsafe sites and make some money for the criminals. Generally speaking, the virus is distributed via freeware, shareware, spam emails and malicious attachments. Being as a stubborn virus, it resides deeply in your computer. Even if you delete everything related to this webpage, the redirect problem is still there. It is suggested users don’t spend time trying to change browser to stop these attacks. It is useless. This virus can escape from all kinds of antivirus programs that should be removed manually as early as possible.

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 22, 2013 8:22 am

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