Remove Redirect

The homepage of your browser always jumps to an unfamiliar site named You feel annoyed to see it whenever you open a new tab? Yes, your computer is hijacked by this redirect which appears in the computer suddenly. Do not ignore it since it can bring you a bunch of problems. You need to get rid of it before the browser crashes. This post will help you understand more about it. Redirect Instruction : is regarded as a browser hijacker or redirect that is able to seriously interfere with the user’s online activities. Generally speaking, it is bundled with some unknown free programs on the Internet. When users download or install these programs, it can be installed together into the computer. It is also tied to the spam email attachments. In addition, unsafe websites such as pornographic websites may also contain this hijacker. Therefore, we must be careful when surfing the Internet. Once it gets into your computer, you will not be able to use the browser properly. Your default homepage will be replaced by and all new tabs will also be directed to that domain. In fact, all browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome can be affected by it.

The reason why is able to interrupt your online activities is that it tampers with Windows Registry and drops unknown files into the computer. The names and locations of the files change frequently to avoid the removal of antivirus software. At the same time, these files take up a lot of system space and resources, which makes the computer run slowly. Most obviously, the redirect has the ability to change the default browser settings including DNS settings, the homepage and the default search engine. Even if you restore the settings, the same problem will soon come back unless you remove the redirect completely from the computer. When you concentrate on your work, movies or games, some annoying ads keep popping up. In addition, you need to know that it is capable of recording your search keywords as well as personal information through reviewing search history and cookies. Thus, it is recommended to remove it as soon as possible in order to protect the computer and your private information. Many people try to use antivirus software to remove it and you may also try to reinstall the browser or reset the homepage, but unfortunately, all efforts will be in vain because the names of these files and registry entries associated with the hijacker change frequently. You can try manual removal which requires careful execution so as not to damage the computer.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Symptoms of Infection:

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.

Manual Removal Guides :

It 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\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

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\random

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor: is an annoying redirect that is able to affect those famous browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome etc.. It is good at exploiting vulnerabilities to break into the target computer in the absence of user’s permission. Downloading unknown software or visiting malicious websites will make it be into the computer. It can lock your default homepage and decrease the overall computer performance dramatically. The redirect entangles with your computer. The cyber criminals who make it become the most dangerous thing are invisible. They make use of it to access the infected computer with the purpose of implementing malicious tasks. Before it causes further damages to your computer and personal privacy, you shall remove it as soon as possible.

If you have no idea of how to do that, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on October 4, 2013 12:15 pm, last updated on October 4, 2013 12:16 pm

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