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Sep 24, 2013

Hitfollower.info Redirect Virus Removal Guide

Hitfollower.info redirect has infected my PC. Each time when I launch Firefox, I will be redirected to this Hitfollower.info. There are a lot of popping up webpages coming up when I go online. How can I remove this browser hijack redirect from my PC? Can I uninstall it on the control panel or try an anti-virus program?

What is Hitfollower.info Redirect?

Hitfollower.info is a high-risk website which is created by the hijackers to collect information from the infected machine. This browser hijack redirect can be planted to the victims’ PC by malicious process and other files. Once it is installed to the infected PC, all the browsers like IE, Firefox and Google Chrome can be effected. This webpage will replace the homepage of the infected machine and change the Internet settings. If the victims can not remove hitfollower.info completely, it will bring troubles on the infected PC like low performance and other dangerous thing. You’d better remove it as soon as possible before it causes further damage on it.

In general, this hitfollower.info will infect all the browsers one by one. You may use one of them normally, but when the time goes by, all the browsers will be infected by this nasty browser hijack redirect virus. You can not even go online normally because this webpage will redirect to other malicious webpage containing viruses and Trojans. This website will publish some links on it, the victims may click on it if they know nothing about this hitfollower.info browser hijack redirect. Moreover, these links are very dangerous, other viruses, Worms and even the rough programs can invade the PC easily. This browser hijack redirect needs to be removed completely to keep your PC safe.

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.

The Screen Shot of the Redirect

hitfollower.info_.redirect-virus

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:

Hitfollower.info redirect is a high-risk webpage, it can be a new version of the browser hijack redirect, it is totally a browser hijack redirect that you can not trust at all. This webpage is created by the virus maker which wants to collect information from the victims’ PCs. If hitfollower.info keeps staying on the infected PC, the hijacker may able to get into your PC without permission, that is why it has been a top virus on the Internet. It is suggested that you should remove this virus completely and quickly to keep avoid further damage.

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 September 24, 2013 11:35 am

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