Feed.snapdo.com can be classified as a new browser hijack redirect which attacks the careless victims online. It can be planted to the free programs, links, and E-mail attachment, once the victims open these infected files, their PCs will be invaded in a shot time. Usually the infected PC will suffer a low performance since this browser hijack redirect has been installed. The victims need to spend a long time opening a program or viewing a webpage and the Internet speed will be slower than before. This malicious website has become one of the most dangerous browser hijack redirect on the Internet that you need to keep avoiding it.
In general, Feed.snapdo.com will attack all the browsers on the infected computer once it has been installed. One of the browsers can be infected at the beginning, if the PC users aren’t able to get rid of it in time, other browsers can be under attack as well, that is the reason it can cause a terrible virus infection on the infected PC. What is more, the Feed.snapdo.com browser hijack redirect will create add-ons on your browsers, if the PC users click on those add-ons accidentally, it will redirect the PC users to visit other malicious webpages which contain different viruses like Worms and even rogue programs. It needs to be removed completely to keep away from further damage.
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.
Feed.snapdo.com is a high-risk malicious webpage which is created by the cyber criminals. Since the anti-virus program can not handle this browser hijack redirect well, it is suggested that you need to get rid of it by a manual way. Stop being naive, this browser hijack redirect virus will not go until you start to take actions to remove it, all the data on the infected PC can be the target of this redirect virus, PC users need to remove it as soon as possible to keep the computer 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 & last updated on December 19, 2013 12:29 am