I keep getting redirected to Buenosearch.com on line. Also when I click on any link in any search engine it redirects me to other websites that are irrelevant to what I’m looking for. Buenosearch.com redirect is taking over IE browser now. How do I get rid of it?
Buenosearch.com (as known as Bueno Search Redirect) belongs to browser hijacker that is programmed to hijack Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox browsers by modifying DNS settings in MS Windows hosts file. It can be installed to random computers bundled with free software that is available on the Internet. This website looks like a reliable search engine but it only provides spam results to users. After it is installed, you will notice that your homepage is changed to Buenosearch.com and when you open a new tab you will also see this website. Additionally, your search results can be changed to Bueno Search without your consent.
The purpose of Buenosearch.com hijacker is to force you into visiting the particular websites so that criminals can use the artificial traffic to boost affiliate payments. This hijacker damages your computer by modifying some of your browser settings and changing your default search page and homepage. It also may cause malicious programs to be downloaded to your computer. These programs are generally designed to allow remote control of your computer by the attacker and to capture personal information, often related to obtaining credit card, banking information and data used for identify theft. Thus, you have to get rid of Buenosearch.com hiacker immediately to secure your PC.
When Buenosearch.com redirect is inside your computer, your security software may be blocked immediately and your homepage will be changed without your permission. In addition, it degrades overall web browser stability and performance as it wastes too much computer resources. The most irritating feature of this redirect virus is that it will keep redirecting you to various harmful websites against your will. If you try to search something from Google, Bing or other search page as your preferred, you will be redirected to other irrelevant page. Thus, this issue should be fixed as soon as possible.
Considering Buenosearch.com hijacker can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue.
1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”
2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Buenosearch.com redirect is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent, slowing down the computer. If your system’s CPU spike is constant, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time and it will open up task manager directly. Then change to “Processes” tab.
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Remove all the malicious files manually.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\*.*
Buenosearch.com is an annoying hijacker that takes control of your browser completely and blocks many basic system services. For example, you are forcibly redirected to Buenosearch.com whenever you open your browser. And your default search engine will be changed without your permission as well. The most annoying feature is that Bueno Search causes redirections every time you try to make some searches. This is another fake search engine site with a limited reputation on the web. If you leave this bogus search engine in your PC, you may get constant pop- up advertisements interrupting your usual work. Now users should clearly know that hijackers like this one are known to be monitoring Internet browsing behaviour or other personal information and sending it to third parties. Therefore, don’t hesitate to remove Buenosearch.com once upon detection.
Published by & last updated on September 16, 2013 10:04 am