Whenever you open the web browser, the homepage is always changed to Sr.searchfunmoods.com? It also replaces the original search engine? You are able to restore your homepage temporarily, but Sr.searchfunmoods.com keeps coming back later? It hangs around in your computer for a long time because all the removal tools cannot dispose of it? The redirect is so boring that it makes you feel very tired? What can you do to get rid of it?
Sr.searchfunmoods.com is an unreliable browser hijacker. In general, it spreads widely on the Internet by several means. For example, if you access the sites controlled by cyber criminals, read spam emails containing unsafe links and attachments or install unknown free programs, your computer will likely be targeted by the redirect.
If Sr.searchfunmoods.com appears suddenly in your computer, you may think it is a legitimate and useful search engine at first glance since it provides some similar functions on the page such as Search, Image, Video, Map etc., which is similar to some famous search engine including Google, Yahoo and MSN. Although it looks like a normal search engine, it just can do a lot of unwanted things in your computer. First of all, the redirect is a boring browser hijacker that is able to control most of the famous browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome. Once you open the web browser, you will be redirected to its domain. Why do these redirects happen? You know, as a browser hijacker, Sr.searchfunmoods.com is designed to modify the browser, DNS and system settings by the creators to lead the users to the websites they promote. In this way, the visiting volumes of those websites will greatly increase, and then the creators can earn money. Secondly, when using the computer on learning, entertainment and even dealing with important work, most users will be affected by many strange pop-up windows. Some pop-up windows keep playing false advertisements, while others may contain a lot of threats such as malware, Trojans, worms and some unnecessary programs, most of which can be downloaded to your computer without permission. In this case, the computer system will be vulnerable to remote attack. Cyber criminals are able to use the vulnerability to carry out a variety of malicious actions, such as deleting your files and data, stealing important information stored in the computer or even ruining your computer. The infected computer will also become slow. You need to wait for a very long time to refresh web pages. No doubt, such a browser hijacker is a major threat to your computer and privacy. Preserving it in the computer for a long time may cause browser disablement as well as computer destruction. Therefore, in order to have a secure Internet environment, you should take the Sr.searchfunmoods.com out from your computer.
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.
Sr.searchfunmoods.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 Sr.searchfunmoods.com browser hijacker.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Sr.searchfunmoods.com is a bad browser hijacker. Many of the victims have no impression on how it penetrates into the computer system because it does not notify the users. By changing default browser settings, it occupies the browser and replaces your homepage. When using the web browser to visit websites or search for information, you will be redirected to its domain or other unrelated sites. Your computer may be infected by various computer threats like malicious rogue software, Trojans, worms or spyware for many websites you get from the redirect may contain a variety of viruses. At the same time, there are many annoying pop-up windows continuously displaying on your computer screen. Thus, you should banish Sr.searchfunmoods.com as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on October 28, 2013 1:04 pm