I keep getting redirect to Best-Found.com when clicking Google search. It took place my default search engine. But I don’t want to use it. I’ve run Malwarebytes, and that came up with a few adware files, so I deleted all of them and hoped it would work. But it came back after a few days. How to remove Best-Found.com Redirect completely? Any help would be appreciated!
Best-Found.com Redirect is a new released browser redirect. It is an annoying search engine which would take place of the original search engine and redirect current webpage to its domain constantly. When we are talking about computer virus, some nasty Trojan virus or malware will instantly come into our mind. But most often people would ignore of phishing websites which is created to steal important data and numerous adware online which is displaying on the normal webpage. Of those malware which are making chaos on the victim computer, browser hijacking malware is the most common fishing software we have to deal with in our daily life. This redirect is created to deceive people by counterfeiting the content of famous search engine. It bait-and-switches the entire composition of famous search engine. The familiar looking would make people believe they are using a new legit search engine and they don’t need to guard against this unknown domain. But the fact is that this search engine is not as safe as other legal search engine.
This method is widely used by the domain owner who wants to capture the PC user attention. At first, it will secretly kidnap the target PC by redirecting people to its website. This website can be open in most of the popular browser product, says Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.. Next step is to hijack the webpage. When people opened a new tab on the victim browser, the webpage was taken to malicious Webpage while they are trying to access normal website. Home page and search engine in the victim browser has been modified to unknown resources. It is mainly used in the website which is lack of attractive content in order to improve traffic and increase ranking, which can make it more popular than before. Finally, this redirect would successfully replace all the webpage in the victim browser and change the browser setting thoroughly. If you want to use the victim browser as proper as before, this redirect must be removed as soon as possible.
The search engine such as Google or Yahoo will be redirected to its domain and your homepage will be modified to unknown resources. Your computer is responding slowly in every process and the responding process makes you feel like it stuck. You will be annoyed about the budges of pop-ups and adware that accompany with it. You have to wait for more time than usual while opening a new webpage on the infected browser because it takes more time to load process. You are always being redirected to some unsafe links or malicious websites.
Best-Found.com Redirect allow cyber-criminals to break into the infected computer without noticed and disables executable program and cause system crash. It changes important computer settings to allow remote control from cyber criminals. It will modify your registry settings and important key value to make it difficult to be removed. It accesses your data, your tabs and browsing activity on all websites and is able to cause system crash and disable your executable programs. Meanwhile, it drops some other threats including malware, adware parasites and spyware into your computer.
Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.
1 Clear all the cookies of the affected browsers.
* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete
* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”
2 Remove all the add-ons and extensions.
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions
(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Settings → Click Manage Add-ons
(2). Click Programs tab → Click Manage Add-ons → Disable all the suspicious add-ons.
（1）. Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Press Win+R to get run option
(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel
(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link
(3). Click on Folder Options link
(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window
(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab
(6). Click Apply to effect， then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.
4 stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.
(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager
(2). Click More details
5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
*Best-Found.com Redirect 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, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware virus. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify the 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). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.
*Guides to open Registry Editor:
Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of Best-Found.com Redirect.
Technically, Best-Found.com Redirect is not belonging to PC virus because it does not deliberately create fearful incidents on computer like Trojan viruses do. Trojan viruses are mainly used for allowing remote control from hackers on the infected computer. But that does not mean that browser redirect is not dangerous. Data acquisition is a common type of network attack made by browser redirect in the target computers. Changing the network mode to disable Internet connection, replacing the content of the current webpage, slowing computer performance are the negative influence it brings. It shows a large number of adware to take its malicious functions effect. The interference of user experience, the usage of rootkit to hook into the operating system function would allow its creator easily get access to the important files in the victim browser. Once your PC is captured by it, it means that you can’t decide what to do on your own computer and you cannot protect the sensitive data that stored in it. This is undoubtedly a huge security risk. The wise choice is to get rid of it as soon as possible.
If you still find it hard to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooCare: PC experts 24/7 online will offer you the most effective tech support to remove infection completely.
Published by & last updated on January 22, 2014 6:20 am