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Dec 15, 2013

MyHoome.com Redirect Virus Removal Help

One of my family computers is infected by MyHoome.com redirect virus, my Internet Explorer has been hijacked by it for a long time. Each time when I want to go online as usual, my homepage will be redirected to this redirect virus and it keeps creating lots of pop-ups webpages. I try to get rid of it by my own but can not make it, anti-virus program and other tools don’t figure out the virus infection, so I changed another browser Firefox, at the beginning, the Firefox can work normally, however, yesterday, MyHoome.com appeared on the Firefox as well! How can I remove this virus completely? Any help will be appreciated.

What is MyHoome.com Redirect Virus :

MyHoome.com is a malicious website which is created by the cyber criminals for their malicious purposes. Like some similar redirect viruses, it acts as a real search engine to collect information from the infected computers. PC users may get the virus infection on the infected programs, executable processes and unsafe links, once the infected files have been activated, the browser hijack redirect virus is able to attack the infected PC by passing through the security program like firewall and anti-virus program, and that is why the computer with anti-virus program can suffer the virus infection. MyHoome.com redirect virus can make chaos on the infected machine which makes the PC users annoyed, it is kindly suggested that PC users should remove it as soon as possible before it caused further damage on it.

In general, MyHoome.com redirect virus can infect all the browsers on the infected PC at the same time or step by step, not only can it modify the system settings but also slow down the Internet speed. Infected Computers will suffer slow performance which PC users have to spend more time opening a website or viewing an E-mail, and the virus will redirect the infected PC to visit other malicious webpages once the PC users want to go online. MyHoome.com browser hijack redirect virus has the ability to cause terrible virus infection on the infected computer, it needs to be removed immateriality and completely to keep the computer safe.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

The Screen shot of the MyHoome.com Redirect

MyHoome.com

Symptoms of Infection:

Once the infected computer is infected by the browser hijack redirect virus, it will cause terrible virus infection. The infected computer will run much slower than before, PC users will have to spend more time opening a webpage or watching a video. Sometimes the browser can crash frequently which makes PC users annoyed, the browser hijack virus is able to redirect the infected PC to visit other malicious website with different viruses and threats on it, and lots of the popping-up webpage will appear while surfing on the Internet. In a word, the browser hijack redirect virus can cause chaos and problems on the infected computer.

How Can This Virus Attack the Computer?

How did you get MyHoome.com virus on your computer? Usually these kinds of the viruses will be planted to some programs especially free programs, .exe, .bat or other executable processes and unsafe links. The computer will get the virus infection when the PC users install, open or click on these infected files. Sometimes the virus can even attack the computer by the files on the USB stick as well. Most of the unsafe website and forum will contain the virus infection, the computer can be infected while visiting these webpages.

Manual Removal Guides:

The browser hijack redirect virus is an extremely dangerous threat on the infected computer. Registry and other system settings can be modified by it completely, that is the reason the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools like anti-virus program or firewall. It is strongly suggested that PC user should get rid of this redirect virus in a manual way to uninstall it. Learn more from the manual removal guide below.

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.

* Firefox:

(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 and folders.
a. For XP: Press Win+E together, click on Tools, then choose Folder Options

For Vista, 7 and 8: Press Win+E together, click on Organize, then choose Folder and search options.
b. Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

4. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries of the virus and then delete all.

Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

a. Press Win+R to get the Run window. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.

Run

regitry editor

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Summary

MyHoome.com is an unsafe website which acts as a real search engine for its malicious purpose, PC users may get irrelevant results which contain other viruses and threats if they search something on it. The browser hijack redirect virus can install a backdoor process on the infected PC so that the cyber criminals are able to record your information on the browsers and even the whole PC. Anyway, this website can not help the PC users go online at all, the infected computer will suffer further damage due to it, next time if your computer is infected by it, all you need to do is to remove this browser hijack redirect virus as fast as you can, changing another browser is useless for the virus removal, you have to remove it in a manual way to make your PC clean

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 15, 2013 10:33 am

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