When you run the web browser to visit sites or to search for something, you will be redirected to Search.ividi.org or other weird website related to it without your permission? You have tried to get your favorite homepage back several times, but Search.ividi.org still keeps popping up? Search.ividi.org is quite annoying but you don’t know how to stop it? Why is it so stubborn?
Search.ividi.org is a nasty redirect that has the ability to enter into the computer furtively and hijack your web browser. It can sneak into your computer system without your permission and install itself as a toolbar to various major browsers including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. It is able to sneak into your computer without letting you know when you type something in its search bar and click Search.
You don’t know Search.ividi.org is in the computer until you find that you are forced to visit its site when you open the web browser. It also redirects you to some nasty websites when you are searching for something on Google, Bing or any other major search engine. The web browser cannot be used normally with the redirect in the computer. You may feel uncomfortable because you cannot take complete control of your own computer. In addition, the computer will run slowly and many advertisement windows will pop up constantly when you are working on the computer. Moreover, Search.ividi.org can be made use of by the cyber criminals to modify Windows Registry and then implant virus, spyware and adware parasites into your computer, which will damage your computer system and create a backdoor for them to intrude your computer furtively. It is also able to bypass the detection and removal of antivirus programs. It also roots deep in the system and mutates fast. The antivirus programs even cannot detect its existence in the computer. The redirect needs and only can be removed manually so that it is completely kicked off from your computer.
Search.ividi.org 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 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\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
In a word, Search.ividi.org is a stubborn redirect that the antivirus programs cannot handle. When it is in your computer, you will be forced to use Search.ividi.org as your homepage and search engine. All the search results will be redirected to some random websites. The cyber criminals are able to take advantages of the redirect to access the computer. Your privacy is in a risky condition. Thus, we highly recommend you to thoroughly delete it.
Published by & last updated on September 17, 2013 4:32 am