Remove Redirect

A domain named appears in your web browsers suddenly? takes control of the web browsers completely? The homepage is changed by it without asking you for permission? You cannot use Google to search for something anymore? Don’t know why this happens? Is there a good way to make your browser and computer work normally again? Redirect Instruction : is a notorious browser redirect that can occupy the web browsers in the computer completely and cause many other annoying computer issues. It has the ability to affect almost all kind of browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Internet Explorer. If you forget to uncheck the agreement of installing together when you are installing a program (this kind of programs usually are uncertified programs), it will take the chance to get into the computer. Moreover, visiting malicious sites and opening spam email attachments also will result in its infiltration into the computer. is quite rampant now. Once it gets into the computer successfully, it starts to change your browser settings and system settings right away. Whenever you open the browser, the first page you can see is instead of your favorite default homepage. And when you search for something via your frequently-used search engine (Google, Bing or Yahoo etc.), you will always be redirected to the domain of the redirect or the search results it provides. Some of the search results contain a lot of advertisements while others even contain dangerous viruses and spyware. Although you come to find that it is not safe to use the redirect as your search engine, you are not allowed to make any change. Furthermore, the redirect is easy to be made use of by the cyber criminals. They can implant vicious components into your computer to make the computer work slower and slower. It is really bad to use a sluggish and weird computer and that will decrease your work efficiency greatly. Cyber criminals may be able to see what you are doing in the computer which is quite dangerous and terrible for your private information. You shall keep alert and remove the redirect immediately to protect your computer and your privacy. is created via stubborn techniques so that the antivirus programs can pick up nothing related to it in the computer. You can try manual removal under the situation that antivirus programs do not help. Manual removal is complex so please be careful during the procedure.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Screen Shot of the Redirect : Redirect

Manual Removal Guides : 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. Show Hidden Files

(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.

2. Delete Virus Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries 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\Run ‘Random’

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random


(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker.



%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In summary, is a nasty redirect that is capable of changing your default homepage and forcing you to use its search engine. The search results it shows are lots of advertisements and some sites containing dangerous viruses instead of accurate and useful information. The cyber criminals can perform malicious tasks in your computer via this redirect. You must feel uncomfortable if there is someone watching in the backdoor when you are using the computer. It is recommended to remove redirect as soon as possible.

If you have no idea of how to do that, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on July 27, 2013 2:57 am, last updated on July 27, 2013 2:57 am

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