Aug 27, 2013 Redirect Removal

Cannot get rid of redirect from IE, Firefox or Google Chrome? Don’t want shareazaweb search become your default homepage? Please follow the manual guide here to get rid of this browser redirect virus now. Redirect Issue Description: is not a reliable website as it only provides a fake search engine system to cheat inexperienced computer users. It is closely linked to browser hijacker virus and can be promoted via other free downloads. The virus uses browser helper objects and third party malware including sponsored adware and spyware platforms to change your homepage and modify your browser settings without your permission. It targets browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome and adds unwanted toolbar or cookies to the computer. hijacker is used to boost advertising revenue and it can cause annoying problems on your computer while you are browsing online. Every time you open the browser, will come up suddenly as a new tab without your opt in. Also your homepage and default search engine may be replaced to shareazaweb search which prevents you from changing it back. And it starts delivering unwanted advertisements on your computer screen. If you click any of those advertisements, you will put your computer in a high-risk situation because it may lead people into downloading malware. Although such a hijacker doesn’t bring a destructive payload, you still need to get rid of Shareazaweb Search as quickly as you can. It cannot provide you any reliable information, instead it just can redirect web browser to various websites when you click a link on search result or open a new tab on your browser, messing up your computer system. To sum up, it is highly recommended to get rid of hijacker at once.

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. Redirect/ Hijacker Picture:

Infected Symptoms:

1. It can redirect you to malicious websites with numerous pop up ads to interrupt and stop you from doing anything on your computer;
2. It can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death;
3. It can introduce more unwanted viruses and ransomware to do further harms;
4. It can help cyber criminals track your online activities and capture significant personal data to cause you a loss of value.
5. It can change your default DNS configuration and block you accessing your favorite sites.
6. It forcibly customizes the default homepage, search engine and bookmarks of your computer.

Malicious Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Guides:

Considering hijacker cannot be removed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue.

1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.

Since tricky hijacker virus has the ability to use cookies for tracing and tracking the internet activity of users, it is suggested users to delete all the cookies before a complete removal.

Google Chrome:

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.

Internet Explorer:
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”

Mozilla Firefox:

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 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.

task manager

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\*.*

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Temp

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Getting redirect virus on your computer is a dangerous and annoying thing. You can see many obvious and common symptoms on your computer once you get it installed. It keeps redirecting you to certain websites whenever you go to the Internet and blocks security tools you have installed on the computer. You will notice that popular search engine like Google and Yahoo can not function normally because if you try to search something from Google, Bing or other search page as your preferred, you will be redirected to page without any permission. Using Shareazaweb Search to search information you want is not a good choice because from the fake results, you may get unwanted pop-ups coming fast and the worse is people can not close advertisements neither the browser. Therefore, you had better remove as fast as you can in order to keep your browser and computer safe.

Note: If you are not a computer expert and have no idea how to perform the removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on September 24, 2013 6:32 am

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