Internet Explorer is infected by Search.tube-bar.com redirect virus. This virus invades my computer when I try to install an anti-virus program. My browser is taken over by this browser hijack redirect completely. Each time when I try to go online, I will be redirected to this Search.tube-bar.com website. How can I get rid of completely? Should I change another browser?
Search.tube-bar.com can be categorized as a browser hijack redirect that can infect your computer when you download and install some infected programs. Once it is installed to your computer, this redirect can change your Internet settings on Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer. Likes other browser hijack redirect viruses, it can create some add-ons to your browser which looks like useful tools. However, when you click on those add-ons, you may be redirected to some malicious webpages which can be very dangerous. This annoying redirect should be removed from your computer immediately and completely, or your infected computer may face a terrible situation.
In general, Search.tube-bar.com browser hijack redirect can infect your computer even you have installed an anti-virus program on your infected computer. That is why many customers want to remove this browser hijack redirect by anti-virus program but finally fail. What is worse, this redirect can download other viruses to your computer without your permission, once your computer is infected, your computer can be much slower than ever before. It may provide unsafe links with viruses and Trojans or even malware if you search something on it. Please do not trust this webpage, it is not a reliable webpage. It is just a browser hijack redirect that you should remove it from your computer.
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.
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.
（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:
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.
Search.tube-bar.com redirect can let the infected PC stay in an unsafe situation, it can slow down or even freeze your browser at all. When the time goes by, this virus can run a backdoor process so that the hijackers can get into the infected computer to view and copy the personal data. All the action can be recorded by this browser hijack redirect. Anyway, it is a extremely dangerous so that the victims need to remove it completely before it causes further damage, stop hesitating, or you may be the next victims by this Search.tube-bar.com redirect virus.
If you are not sure which files are related to malware, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.
Published by & last updated on October 27, 2013 7:51 am