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Sep 10, 2013

Search.lphant.net Hijacker – How To Remove

What is Search.lphant.net Hijacker? When  I attempt to sign in my homepage or use my original search engine, this  website always comes up and take over the webpage. I don’t know how can I get this irritating domain in my browser, not to mention to get rid of it. It is corrupting my web surfing and makes me angry!! How can I get it off from my computer? Any help would be appreciated!

Search.lphant.net Hijacker Instruction:

Search.lphant.net Hijacker is defined as a browser hijacker because it hijacks the target browser once it gets into your computer and gets rid of most of the removal process from simple tools. It is available in most versions of Windows, including Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 and can hijacker the browsers you have installed such as Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. Every time you try and reopen but search engine is still taking over by it at all due to the changes it makes on the settings of victim browser.

Generally, this browser hijacker is trying to mess up the browser setting and confuse computer users between other common web sites and its domain so that computer user may consider it as a safe website and have no worries to use it. In fact, it is a fake hijacker that will not only hijackers your browsers intently and forces you to use its search engine, but also reduce the speed of network connection. Also, the privacy will be broke and your personal data will be in an unsafe condition. Considering its universality and complexity, this Hijacker is best to be removed by manual way.

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 Search.lphant.net Hijacker:

Search.lphant.net

Manual Removal Guides:

Search.lphant.net Hijacker is a 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 Viral Files

(1). Delete the related registry entries virus 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_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files.

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random“.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion

As we all know, Search.lphant.net Hijacker is famous as a browser hijacker that will take over the target browser in a very short time as it is able to make changes on browser settings. Realizing the fact that this hijacker is designed to confuse computer users by its highly similarity of common search engine and its insecure result will help computer users avoid many unnecessary troubles because it would also record browser histories and cookies for further usage. When you find that your browser is being redirected to this domain and your default search engine is being replaced, then you can sure of its existence and need to get started to remove it.

If you are still not sure about which files to be deleted, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on September 10, 2013 12:24 pm

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