Do you feel uncomfortable to see Onmylike.com popping up once again when you are surfing the Internet? You don’t know what Onmylike.com is, but you are sure that it is a bad thing. It can be classified as a browser hijacker which sets the default search engine to Onmylike.com without notifying the user and asking the user for approval. It also redirects you to some strange websites when you are using the browser. How to completely uninstall this annoying Onmylike.com from your computer?
Onmylike.com is classified as a browser redirect or hijacker which is able to hijack the web browser, modify the default DNS settings as well as HOST files and interfere user’s online browsing activities. These modifications are without permission. Although it has a professional appearance which looks similar to other search engines like Google, Yahoo or Bing, it is unable to provide good search experience. Onmylike.com loads some unwanted sites in user’s browser compulsively rather than performing the expected search command. In general, this hateful browser hijacker enters into the computer together with some contaminated free programs. If you download those uncertified free programs from the Internet and then forget to unmark “agree to install the following recommended programs” option, you will find Onmylike.com in the computer later.
Once successfully getting into your computer, Onmylike.com can control your browser totally. It is capable of occupying all major browsers quietly (IE, Firefox, Chrome etc.). You can’t use your favorite Google search engine normally to search for information. We all know that the browser hijacker is intended to increase visiting traffics and improve its search ranking, so you will be forced to use it. At the same time, various annoying advertisement windows keep popping up to disturb your work. Moreover, the performance of the computer is becoming increasingly worse. Sometimes you need to spend around 10 minutes on waiting webpage buffering. If you check your control panel, you may find that some unknown programs have been installed in the computer. There are a lot of unnecessary processes which are in operation secretly in the background. Onmylike.com has an indirect relationship with many computer threats and may interfere with the antivirus programs making the computer vulnerable to other virus infections. More importantly, cyber criminals use it to acquire your browsing habits and other profitable information stored in the computer. The collected information will be sent back to them through the remote server. Letting the evil strangers know about your information is very dangerous since no one knows how they use the information and you may suffer from a great loss. Therefore, in order to protect your privacy, you are advised to completely remove Onmylike.com as soon as possible.
1. Your computer performs slower and slower.
2. You need to wait for a long time while opening a webpage and your browser runs much slower than before.
3. You are always redirected to some malicious websites.
4. The harmful redirect also causes poor Internet connection and system crash frequently.
5. You will get many advertisement windows when you are using the Internet.
Onmylike.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 Onmylike.com.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Onmylike.com, a tough and annoying browser hijacker, spreads widely in the Internet. It pretends to be a legitimate site that can improve your webpage browsing and offer quick search function. But when you use it to search for something, you are always redirected to some advertising pages. It also changes your homepage and search engine. Cyber criminals can implant spyware into your computer to monitor what you have done in the computer via the redirect. Your useful information will be collected by them to obtain illegal profits. If your computer is accidentally infected by it, you are strongly advised to remove Onmylike.com as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on September 30, 2013 11:47 am