Help! I got a browser hijack redirect named Web.opinions.com when I open an unknown E-mail. This hijacker has infected my Internet Explorer and Firefox at the same time. I try to remove it by myself but no luck, this browser hijack redirect still takes over my browser. How can I get rid of it completely? How about changing another browser like Google Chrome? Any help will be appreciated.
Web.opinions.com is a browser hijack redirect that can be installed to your PC when you install the infected program and open infected E-mail attachment. This virus will change the settings of the Internet and even the whole system, that is why many victims find that their homepages, default browser and even the desktop image can be changed without their permission. Web.opinions.com can pass through the security program to damage the infected PC and even stop the anti-virus program from protecting the infected PC. Not only can it mess up your system files but also can let your PC stay in a high-risk of being attacked. So it is suggested that you should remove this browser hijack redirect as soon as possible.
In general, this nasty Web.opinions.com browser hijack redirect can infect Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8. That means if you are using a PC with Windows system, you can be the target of this virus. Most of the victims don’t know their PCs are infected by the virus until the anti-virus program notices them, however, it has the ability to change and hide its position on the computer and even the registry so that it can escape from the tracking of the security programs. Once this Web.opinions.com redirect is installed to one PC, it keeps the infected PC staying a low performance, the victims will need to take a long time to open a webpage or view an E-mail, what is more, this nasty virus can even cause a terrible situation when the victims want to run some programs, that is the reason it needs to be removed immediately.
Web.opinions.com 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”
Web.opinions.com redirect can do malicious action on the infected PC such as stealing personal data and messing up system files. The hijacker can even get into the infected PC to steal the information and data. Never trust this website and click the links on it. This Web.opinions.com browser hijack redirect needs to removed completely as soon as possible. Changing another browser can not solve this problem, the virus can infect the new browser as well if it keeps staying in your PC. It is suggested that you should remove this tricky browser hijack redirect manually.
Published by & last updated on September 29, 2013 10:11 am