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Jan 27, 2014

Remove Windows.Errorhelper.com Pop-up Virus

I get Windows.Errorhelper.com pop-up on my new Dell laptop. This redirect virus has infected my Internet Explorer and Google Chrome completely, I try to remove this redirect virus on the control panel, but it will still take over the browsers no matter how many times I have uninstalled it. How can I remove it completely from my browser? Any help will be appreciated.

What is Windows.Errorhelper.com Redirect Virus :

Windows.Errorhelper.com is a malicious webpage which attacks the careless PC users on the Internet, some victims will get the virus infection accidentally while installing unsafe program or clicking links. Once the virus process starts its working, it is able to modify system settings for its malicious purpose, the infected browser will be in an unsafe situation because Windows.Errorhelper.com is able to mess up system files so that the virus process can damage system files easily. That is why this browser hijack redirect can be one of the most dangerous virus processes on the Internet. This site can not help PC user go online at all, it needs to be removed completely to keep the infected browser and PC safe.

In general, this Windows.Errorhelper.com redirect can attack all kinds of the browsers on the infected PC. What is more, this browser hijack redirect can create useless add-ons on the infected browser without PC user’s permission, the victims may follow its guide to finish the survey if they don’t know this redirect virus. However, this site is created by the cyber criminals to collect information from the naive victims, PC users will be redirected to other malicious sites which contain other threats. Cyber criminals can also track your actions online via its hidden process. Since it can cause terrible virus infection on the computer, it is strongly suggested that PC users should remove this virus completely.

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 Windows.Errorhelper.com Redirect

Windows-ErrorHelper-com-virus

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 Windows.Errorhelper.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

Windows.Errorhelper.com is an extremely dangerous site, once it has been installed to infected PC, not only can it change the key settings but also slow down the Internet speed and that is the reason the infected browser and computer will be wired after getting this virus infection. PC users need to remove this virus infection as soon as possible to keep the infected PC safe, or the cyber criminals may be able to invade the infected machine via its backdoor process, they may even remote control the infected PC so that hijackers can get the information easily. Windows.Errorhelper.com is totally an unsafe site at all, if your PC is infected by this browser hijack redirect, all you need to do is to get rid of it before it causes further damage.

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 27, 2014 4:59 am

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