Dfm.donemac.net pop-ups redirect virus on my computer! This redirect virus has hijacked all the browsers on my laptop, I try to uninstall it on control panel, but this virus still infects my computer. Now my PC is much slow than before, I can not even watch an online video at all! How can I remove this browser hijack redirect? Should I try anti-virus program?
Dfm.donemac.net is a nasty browser hijack redirect virus which attacks careless PC users online, this redirect virus can target on all kinds of the browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome and others. Once it has been installed to the infected browser, Dfm.donemac.net can modify all the settings on it, your homepage and default search engine can be replaced without your permission. This browser hijack redirect virus has the ability to slow down Internet speed, that means PC users have to spend more time opening a webpage or entering E-mail. Dfm.donemac.net can cause a terrible virus infection on the infected PC, it is not a useful webpage at all, PC users need to get rid of it completely to keep the infected PC safe.
In general, Dfm.donemac.net can not uninstall in the control panel and anti-virus program can not figure out neither. The redirect virus can escape from the tracking of the security tools, that is why it can be one of the most dangerous viruses on the Internet. Some malicious add-ons will be in the infected browser, the PC users can be redirected to other unsafe webpages if they click on those add-ons. Anyway, this website can not help you online, it is created by the cyber criminals which needs to be removed as soon as possible.
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.
Dfm.donemac.net belongs to malicious pop-ups which is extremely dangerous, this browser hijack redirect virus can make the infected PC say in an unsafe situation, the infected browser and even the whole PC can suffer a slow performance which makes PC users annoyed. What is worst, it can plant a backdoor process on the registry, once the PC user turns on the infected PC, the backdoor process will run automatically, all the actions can be viewed and recorded by the cyber criminals. The browser hijack redirect has to be removed quickly to avoid further damage.
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 November 26, 2013 1:24 am