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Jan 8, 2014

How to Remove Bitlord-Toolbar (Manual Removal Guide)

Please help, one of my family computers has been infected by Bitlord-Toolbar on Internet Explorer. This toolbar creates many add-ons on my browser which I don’t want them at all. How can I get rid of this toolbar from my computer? I try to uninstall it on the control panel but it keeps taking over the browser completely? And the IE runs much slower after getting the virus infection, now I use Firefox instead, will this toolbar target on the new browser? What is the best way to get rid of this threat?

What is Bitlord-Toolbar Redirect Virus :

Bitlord-Toolbar redirect virus, as another kind of the browser hijack redirect, it can target on all kinds of the browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and others. Cyber criminals will plant this toolbar to Search Conduit redirect virus, that is why many PC users get both virus infections at the same time. Once it has been installed to the infected computer, Bitlord-Toolbar will take over the infected browser and create malicious add-ons on it, those malicious add-ons redirect PC users to visit other unsafe websites or forums.  Some PC users want to get rid of this toolbar by anti-virus program but most of them can not make it because the nasty redirect virus can escape the tracking of the security tools, so we suggest that PC users should get rid of it manually. 

In general, Bitlord-Toolbar will cause chaos and problems on the infected browser and even the whole computer, that is the reason slow performance will appear on the infected machine. PC users have to spend a long time opening webpage or viewing E-mail because the Bitlord-Toolbar will keep taking high resource of the CPU and Internet speed. Stop being naive, it is not useful toolbar that can help PC users surf on the Internet, the toolbar has the ability to redirect them to visit unsafe site with viruses and other threats. This Bitlord-Toolbar needs to be removed completely to keep the infected browser and 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 Bitlord-Toolbar Redirect

Bitlord-Toolbar

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 Bitlord-Toolbar 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

Bitlord-Toolbar redirect virus is an extremely dangerous browser hijack which can do further damage on the infected computer. Not only can it modify the settings but also cause terrible virus infection, homepage, default search engine can be replaced completely without PC users’ permission. What is more, it is able to download Trojan horse, Worm or other threats from the malicious sites automatically. Anyway, the Bitlord-Toolbar acts as a real one to get information from the infected PC and damage the data, PC users should remove it as soon as possible to protect the infected browser and whole computer.

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 January 8, 2014 10:54 am

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