Avg.nation.com appears as the homepage and the default search engine when you open the browser? You open a new tab in the browser but still can see it? Yes, your computer is hijacked by Avg.nation.com. You had better remove it before the browser and the computer get crashed. Don’t know how to get rid of Avg.nation.com because the antivirus software does not work at all? Are you still looking for a reliable method to remove it? Please read this article to know about what it is.
Avg.nation.com is a browser hijacker which is able to do great harm to the browser and computer system. Many computer users do not even know when and how it gets into the computer. If you browse some illegal contents such as pornography or gambling on the Internet, open spam email attachments, click on unknown links in some social sites or download uncertified software or files, your computer will be infected with it or other infections. All kinds of browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google browser can be affected by it. If your computer is affected by it accidentally, your homepage and the default search engine will become Avg.nation.com.
Whenever you surf the Internet, Avg.nation.com will redirect your search results to some websites which are not related to your search keywords. Those sites may be full of pop-up advertising windows, that is to say, those sites may be responsible for promoting shoddy products and even viruses. More importantly, it uses the system and browser vulnerabilities. In this case, cyber criminals can remotely control the computer to do the things they want to do including installing high-risk viruses into the computer which will mess up the computer seriously and steal your important data stored on the computer so as to achieve their evil purposes. You must realize that it can be used to monitor your online activities and record your personal information. No doubt, it is a big threat to your computer. The longer you let it stay in your computer, the more damages it can cause to your computer. When you find it in your computer, you shall remove it immediately otherwise it will disable your browser and destroy your system. Many people try to use antivirus software to scan the computer and remove Avg.nation.com but they fail in the end because the names of its files and registry entries often change. In this case, the user needs to remove Avg.nation.com manually.
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.
Avg.nation.com is a high-risk 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”
Avg.nation.com is a browser hijacker which can seriously affect the user’s online activities. Generally speaking, when you download some contaminated programs, it will go into the computer together with those programs. It can also be bundled in spam email attachments and unsafe websites. Therefore, you must be careful when you are using the Internet. Once it completes the installation in your computer, you will not be able to use your browser normally. The homepage and the new tab page are automatically directed to the Avg.nation.com. Cyber criminals are able to monitor your online behavior to collect your information through this hijacker. In order to protect your privacy, we suggest that you shall immediately remove it.
Published by & last updated on October 1, 2013 6:49 am