Redirect – How to Remove

I got this infection when I download something from Internet, this browser hijack redirect has infected my Internet Explorer and Firefox, each time if I want to go online, I will be redirected to this malicious webpages. How can I get rid of it completely?

What is Redirect? is another kind of the browser hijack redirect which can change your Internet settings completely. Usually victims will be infected by it when they visit unsafe webpage and download unknown program or even view the infected E-mail attachment. Once it is installed to the infected PC, the homepage and default browser can be modified easily. This malicious website will list some link on its page, which may contain viruses, Trojans and even malware. It is not a useful webpage, all you need to do is to remove it completely from your PC now.

In general, it can infect different browser on the infected PC at the same time or step by step. Victims may ignore the problem on the Internet Explorer because the Firefox can work normally, however, when the time goes by, other browsers can be infected as well. What is worse, this redirect can download some dangerous things to your computer without your permission, once your computer is infected, your computer can be much slower than ever before. It will provide unsafe links with viruses and Trojans or even malware. More viruses may be brought to your infected computer when you click on those links. Please do not trust this webpage, it is not a reliable webpage. It is just a browser hijack redirect that you should remove it from your computer.

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 Redirect

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: redirect can do malicious action on the infected PC such as stealing personal data and messing up system files. The hijacker can even get into the infected PC to steal the information and data. Never trust this website and click the links on it. This browser hijack redirect needs to removed completely as soon as possible. Changing another browser can not solve this problem, the virus can infect the new browser as well if it keeps staying in your PC. It is suggested that you should remove this tricky browser hijack redirect manually.

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 on August 5, 2013 3:57 am, last updated on August 5, 2013 3:57 am

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