Redirect Virus Removal Tips

I get this site frequently while going online, it keeps telling that I could have a chance to get some things from this site like smart phone, tablet or something else. Is that real? I try to remove this thing from my browser but have no idea how to do that. Can I follow a guide to get rid it completely? By the way, this site appears on Internet Explorer, but my Mozilla Firefox is normal, should I worry about the Firefox? Any help will be appreciated.

What is Redirect Virus : redirect virus, as a malicious site, it is created by the cyber criminals to collect information from the infected browser and even the whole computer. Usually Internet Explore, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are the most three targets of this browser hijack redirect, once it has been installed completely, the redirect virus will start to modify key settings so that the virus process is able to make chaos on it. Like other kinds of the redirect virus, is not a reliable site at all, PC users need to be caution while surfing on the Internet, this redirect virus has been an extremely dangerous browser hijack redirect on the Internet. Anyway, it needs to be removed completely to avoid further damage, or the infected PC will face an unsafe situation. In general, will pop up automatically once the PC users run the infected browser or open a new tab, it will publish some fake advertisements on its site to cheat, if the PC users click on the links offered by, more threats may attack the computer at the short time, other infection like Trojan horse, Worm and even rogue program will make the infected computer stay in a high-risk situation of being attacked by the cyber criminals. What is more, the infected PC will suffer a slow performance, PC users have to take more time opening a program or viewing an E-mail, the Internet speed will be slower than before as well, this should be removed as soon as possible once it has been installed to the infected browser, the redirect virus can infect other browsers when the time goes by, PC users need to take action to remove it now.

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 Redirect


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 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.


regitry editor

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




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 is a malicious site which makes PC users annoyed. Cyber criminals have the ability to get the entire information on the infected browser and whole computer, that is why some PC users lost their important data and personal details but they don’t know that. Backdoor process will let the cyber criminal do the remote control on the infected PC by passing through the security tools, the infected PC won’t be safe any more once it has been infected. Since the anti-virus program is not a perfect way to get rid of this virus infection, it is strongly suggested that PC users should remove it by a manual way.

If you are not sure which files are related to malware, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by on January 24, 2014 5:33 am, last updated on January 24, 2014 10:48 am

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