My computer was hit by this Intl.search-results.com redirect when I was downloading a freeware from a web page as suggested to optimize the system. I ran full scans through the system, but I just found it unable to delete any virus. Will another antivirus help me get rid of the browser hijacker? What is a better way to remove the redirect infection entirely? Any ideas will be highly appreciated.
Intl.search-results.com is a harmful browser hijacker whose interface seems quite similar to licensed web pages. By this way, it tricks unknown net users to take it as the default search engine and homepage. It is a bogus website that displays many pesky pop-up ads on your screen, and those pop ups may lure you into downloading nasty freeware, installing ads-on and buying unwanted things. The redirect infection adds to the Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox and so on, and it modifies your homepage and browser default settings at random. When you click on familiar web links, you are typically redirected to other malicious web pages. At the same time, some hazardous ads-on, plug-ins and other items may take advantages of the system vulnerabilities to install in the computer secretly. With the help of this redirect virus, cyber hackers may visit the contaminated system remotely without any permission to record the system data and online history, aiming at collecting vital information to perform further illegal activities. Urgent as the situation is, you are required to take actions to remove the nasty browser redirect completely soon.
Apart from corrupting the Internet browsers, the Intl.search-results.com redirect affects the system and executable programs greatly. In details, the hijacker infection usually comes bundled with many additional computer threats, such as adware and malware. Once affected, your computer will perform slowly and network disconnects frequently. After the system is slowed down, it is easy to get stuck and freezes. The longer the redirect stays in the computer, the greater damages it will occur. Unexpected damages like system crash and corrupting system file errors are likely to occur to the computer if you delay to deal with this hijacker infection. Besides, the redirect attacks your antivirus to make it malfunctioning and the disabled antivirus won’t help you pick up any computer virus entirely. Therefore, manual removal will enable you to delete the browser hijacker effectively.
#Browser homepage and settings are changed, and constant pop-up ads will be displayed on your screen.
#It enables cyber hackers to pilfer information from the contaminated system secretly.
#It redirects your specified websites to unsafe ones and changes your browser settings and homepage.
#The harmful redirect virus causes poor network connection and system freezes.
This Intl.search-results.com redirect targets the computer together with additional computer threats, hiding in the affected system deeply. And it blocks functions of the antivirus greatly. One disabled, your anti-virus software won’t be able to take effective to deal with any computer infection, let alone potential threats. The redirect virus will keep coming back after reboot, if you just try another antivirus and reinstall the Internet browsers. Moreover, it is a waste of time and money if you choose a PC store or technician to handle with the redirect virus. Actually, it is better for you to remove the redirect infection manually with the assistance of PC experts online.
Manual removal is not an easy process, and it requires sufficient computer skills, for any mistake of deleting computer files may cause great damage to the computer. If you are not sure which item is related to the redirect virus, you had better back up system data and important data before giving it a try. To help you position the affected files related to the redirect effectively, following manual removal steps will do you a favor.
1. Open the Windows Task Manager
You can press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
If it does not work, Click the Start button, click the run option, type taskmgr and press OK. The Windows Task Manager should open.
2. In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of THE Redirect by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will end the process.
3. Search for malicious registry entries related to this Intl.search-results.com redirect and wipe them out entirely.
4. Remove harmful files of this redirect virus infection.
Computer users should pay close attention when browsing resources online. Any bogus search engine adding to the Internet browsers, just as the Intl.search-results.com hijacker, must be deleted as soon as possible. Indeed, the redirect virus makes changes to the default browser settings and redirects your web search results to non-beneficial web pages. Meanwhile, constant pop-up ads will appear on your screen, annoying you very much. Some unfriendly ads-on, toolbar, plug-ins and other items may take chances to install in the computer which turns out to be vulnerable. Your system and normal programs are also affected by the redirect virus terribly. Since the antivirus becomes disabled and fails to catch any computer virus, then manual removal is required. To enjoy clean computer environment, please contact YooCare: PC professionals 24/7 online will assist you to remove hijacker virus entirely.
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Published by & last updated on November 6, 2013 2:05 am