Sep 3, 2013

Remove Redirect

Every time you open the web browser including the famous Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome, you are forced to visit Why does become the homepage of the browser even though you do not change the browser setting? You are always being redirected to when you are using the browser? You have tried the antivirus program to remove it but the antivirus program even cannot detect its existence in the computer? Redirect Instruction : is a nasty redirect that is able to infiltrate into the computer furtively and hijack the web browser. Searching for something via this fake search engine will lead to its automatic installation into your computer because it makes full use of existing system security. In addition, downloading pornographic videos, visiting other malicious websites or opening spam email attachments will also lead to its entrance into the computer.

As soon as infiltrates into your computer, it begins to modify Windows registry entries, essential system settings and browser settings. You will find that the default homepage and search engine are changed. All your search results will keep being redirected to some unwanted websites. You may feel uncomfortable because you cannot take complete control of your own computer. Moreover, the redirect makes the infected computer run slowly and some advertisement windows may pop up suddenly when you are using the computer. Furthermore, it also will slow down computer performance considerably, which makes you feel like that the computer works like a snail. The evil cyber criminals also can make use of the redirect to access your computer. Imagine that someone is monitoring you when you are running programs, visiting sites or reviewing files as usual. So far, there is no antivirus program which can handle it completely. The antivirus programs even cannot detect its existence in the computer because it uses complex methods to hide deep in your computer and it can reanimate itself automatically. Thus, it is recommended to remove it as quickly as possible.

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 : Redirect is a high-risk 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 CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =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:

Conclusion is a fake search engine with a fraudulent search bar which can affect your web browsing experiences constantly. If we want to keep away from this kind of annoying things, we need to be more cautious when viewing, opening or downloading anything online. Whenever you try to search for something in the Internet, you will be redirected to some weird websites instead of the information you want. The cyber criminals can make use of the redirect to access the computer with the purpose of recording your personal information. Thus, you shall have it removed as early 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 & last updated on September 3, 2013 6:05 am

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