Jdc.openmace.net redirect virus is a malicious site which is created by the cyber criminals to collect information from the infected browser and computer. Usually Internet Explore, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are the most three targets of this redirect virus, it can be installed automatically when the PC users open unknown link, process and spam E-mail attachment accidentally. This Jdc.openmace.net redirect virus is able to make chaos on the infected browser, some unsafe add-ons will be created without PC users permission and these add-ons will redirect PC users to visit other unsafe sites. Anyway, this browser hijack redirect virus is extremely dangerous which needs to be removed completely to keep the infected PC safe.
In general, Jdc.openmace.net will be shown immediately once the PC users run the infected browser or open a new tab. This redirect virus will claim that the browser which PC user is using are out of date, they need to upgrade to view this website or for better performance, then it will provide some programs or processes to download. PC users will download and install the programs from this Jdc.openmace.net site if they have no idea about the virus infection. However, this malicious site can not help PC users go online at all, the programs offered by it may contain virus infection, the infected browser and even the whole computer will face a terrible virus infection by it. Next time if you see this site on your browser, don’t download any program and install it, or you may be the next victim due to this nasty browser hijack redirect.
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 did you get Jdc.openmace.net 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.
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.
（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.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.
Jdc.openmace.net is totally an unsafe and unreliable site. It has the ability to modify system settings for its malicious purpose, PC users need to remove it as soon as possible to avoid further damage, not only can it steal the information from the browser but also mess up files on the infected computer and that is the reason Jdc.openmace.net has been one of the most nasty redirect virus on the Internet. Since the cyber criminals can spread virus widely via this kind of the unsafe sites, it is suggested that PC users should not download and install any program or process from the unknown webpage or forum, or the browser and even computer will be in a high-risk situation of being attacked.
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 21, 2014 9:52 am