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Aug 13, 2013

Fake WSearch Redirect Removal

Fake WSearch has hijacked my Internet Explorer, my homepage has been changed this website, I try to remove it by my anti-virus program but it says no virus has been found. Each time when I try to visit some webpages, I will be redirected to some strange webpages like advertisement and something else. How can I remove it from my computer?

What is Fake WSearch Redirect?

Fake WSearch is a new browser hijack redirect that can attack victim when they visit unsafe website and forum, usually the hijackers spare this virus by infected website, program and E-mail attachment so that it can not be prevented by the anti-virus program easily. This website can take over the homepage and modify the settings on the infected machine. That is why it has become one of the most dangerous browser hijack redirects on the Internet. You’d better get rid of it completely before it causes further damage on the problematic machine.


In general, it can infect different browser on the infected PC at the same time or step by step. For example, this virus can infect IE at first, but the victims may ignore the problem on the IE because the Google Chrome can work normally, however, when the time goes by, the Google Chrome can be infected by this browser hijack redirect as well. What is worse, this redirect can even download other viruses to your computer without your permission, once your computer is infected, your computer can be much slower than ever before. It will let the infected machine stay in a low performance

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.

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
C:\WINDOWS\assembly\KYH_64\Desktop.ini

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In summary:

When Fake WSearch redirect infects the PC, the browsers on it can be infected at the same time or one by one. That is why many victims find that different browsers get the same virus. Changing another browser or reinstalling is useless for this virus removal. The virus maker can also track your actions online by this tricky hijack, the history, cookies and favorite can be the target of the virus maker. Do not hesitate, what you should do is to remove this browser hijack redirect completely.

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 August 13, 2013 5:00 am

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