Http:// Redirect Removal

Http:// virus infection. My Internet Explorer has been hijacked by this redirect. Each time when I try to go online, I will be redirected to some strange webpage like advertisement or porn. What is more, my Internet speed is very slow now, I don’t know how to get rid of this browser hijack redirect so that I have to install Firefox to use. How can I remove this virus from my PC completely? Any help will be appreciated.

What is Redirect Virus :

Http:// is a browser hijack redirect which targets on the Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and other browsers as well. Usually the victims get this browser when they click on the unsafe links, install the infected programs or open the unknown E-mail attachments. Once the victims get this virus infection, their PCs will suffer a dangerous situation. This browser hijack redirect can change the Internet settings on the infected PC, desktop image, homepage and browser can be modified easily. It can take over the whole browser for its malicious purpose, not only can it mess up the system files but also can cause a slow performance. It has been one of the most dangerous browser hijack redirect on the Internet, it needs to removed completely before it causes further damage on the infected PC.

In general, will infect one of the browsers at first, the victim can use the uninfected browser normally, but if they don’t remove the browser hijack redirect in time, other browsers can be infected as well. When it takes over the whole browser, the victims will be redirected to other malicious webpage while going online, the victims may even suffer lots of popping up webpages as well. These webpages contain different viruses on it, the PC will get more virus infection if the victims click on it accidentally. Anyway, is a high-risk browser hijack redirect that the victims need to get rid of it completely.

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 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 virus also causes poor Internet connection and system to crash frequently.

5. You will get many advertisement windows when you are surfing online.

Manual Removal Guides:

This redirect virus 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 and even Trojans, rootkit or other malware viruses. Anti-virus software cannot identify this 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. Clean cookies

* Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

* Firefox:Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

* Opera:Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

2. Clean add-ons and extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons

(2). Hit Enter on your keyboard

(3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

* Firefox:

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files

First, you need to show all hidden files so that you can fully check the files related to Redirect Virus.

(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.

4. 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:

%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random letters}\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~dll
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ‘1’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ‘0’

(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:


This is a malicious website which is created by the virus makers, This redirect can let the infected machine stay in an extremely dangerous situation, not only can it slow down the whole PC but also can download other virus from the Internet. That is the reason some victims get other viruses infection on the same PC. What is worse, the hijackers may have the ability to invade the infected system to view and steal the information. Your anti-virus program can be closed by it. This browser hijack redirect have to be removed completely to keep your PC safe.

If you are not sure which files are related to malware, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on October 20, 2013 11:29 am, last updated on October 20, 2013 12:32 pm

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