Blinkx.com Pop-Up Ads has attacked my Mozilla Firefox! It messed up my browser settings and made great troubles to all tasks on the contaminated computer. I launched the antivirus to supposedly remove the redirect, but it just failed at last. Can I just ignore the hijacker and use Chrome instead? If not, how to get rid of the pesky browser hijacker entirely? If you failed to remove the redirect, please read this article and obtain some clues of this redirect virus removal.
Blinkx.com Pop-Up Ads is a risky browser hijacker which pretends to offer functions for worldwide net users to view various web pages and search for whatever they like, such as web, news, images and videos etc. The browser is released by cyber criminals to pilfer victims’ information and makes great damages to the computer. It adds to the Internet browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Internet Explore and so on. Besides, the hijacker infection takes use of the system leaks to install other nasty ads-on, plug-ins and extensions in your computer without any consent. As a result, it takes up the CPU usage greatly to slow down the system. It is capable to modify your system files and entries to makes chaos on the computer. Indeed, the hijacker does not affect the computer alone, but it comes bundled with other types of computer threats like adware parasites and spyware. Gradually as the redirect invades, the computer will perform slowly. Users will find it easy to get stuck or frozen up when surfing the net, playing games and launching large programs and so on. Further damages, such as system crash, blue screen errors and system file missing etc. are capable to occur to the computer. In this case, a virus removal of this Blinkx.com Popups is highly required.
The browser hijacker is not a friendly web page which users can keep it as browser homepage or search engine. Actually, the hijacker infection must be removed from the computer immediately, or it will make great damages to the computer. While surfing the net, users will be typically redirected to non-beneficial web pages which belong to the browser hijacker or other third parties online. Also, the redirect makes changes to the browser homepage, default search engine and other settings. Once modified, users just find it an obstacle to get access to the Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo mail and so forth. The worse is that the browser hijacker is designed by cyber hackers to pilfer important information from unwary users. Indeed, PC users need to remove the malicious Blinkx.com Pop-Up Ads redirect from the computer completely to avoid further loss.
As it is discussed, the browser hijacker endangers the target computer greatly. To illustrate, the Blinkx.com Pop-Up Ads redirect affects the functions of normal programs, making them malfunctioning. Soon as the executable programs get disabled, they can’t seem to take effective as usual, for instance the antivirus. Moreover, the hijacker virus changes itself daily, and this makes difficult for antivirus to update to its latest version to deal with the computer infection. After getting this hijacker, it makes no difference if you try other anti-virus software or just reinstall the Internet browser. Neither PC repair shop nor local technician is an effective way to handle with the browser hijacker. Instead, manual removal with PC professionals online will definitely assist you to clean out the redirect and other plug-ins, ads-on and extensions completely.
Manual removal is initially suggested for advanced users, as it is quite complicated and difficult. PC users need to know better about how to reset browser settings, find out all additional ads-on, plug-ins and toolbar related to this hijacker infection to wipe them out and deal with system files and registry entries etc. Do not delete anything that you doubt whether it is a normal computer file or an infected one. To make it easier, please follow removal guide given here to deal with the Blinkx.com Popups hijacker virus effectively:
1. Open the Windows Task Manager
You can press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
If it does not work, Click the Start button, click the run option, type taskmgr and press OK. The Windows Task Manager should open.
2. In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of THE Redirect by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will end the process.
3. Search for malicious registry entries related to this Blinkx.com Pop-Up Ads redirect and wipe them out entirely.
4. Remove harmful files of this redirect virus infection.
The Blinkx.com Pop-Up Ads turns out to be a great risk to computers. It comes from network and affects the computer during users’ improper web browsing activities. As designed, the hijacker makes chaos to the computer without any notice. It keeps redirecting users’ specified websites to other malicious web pages which pop up with numerous ads. Besides, the redirect modifies your browser homepage and other settings randomly. The slow system performance and poor network is highly related to the hijacker infection. It is capable to destroy the system to make it freezing or crashing unexpectedly. To save your computer, users have to get rid of the nasty browser redirect as soon as possible. Since the antivirus is terribly disabled, it won’t help users delete any computer threat entirely. Consequently, manual removal is chosen as a better way. If you don’t know what to do, please contact YooCare: PC experts 24/7 online will assist you to save the computer promptly.
Published by & last updated on January 29, 2014 4:58 am