Infected by Better-Search.net redirect? I launched the Internet browser and got this hijacker popup automatically. I tried to reset my homepage and other settings, but I just found it functionless. With this browser hijacker, I came across lots of troubles in all my browsing tasks. How can I remove this malicious redirect and get back all default settings? Any idea will help me a lot.
Better-Search.net is a browser hijacker which endangers worldwide computers terribly. It is designed by cyber hackers who obtain tricky tactics to corrupt the computer and pilfer important information from unknown net users. Indeed, cyber criminals may take use of this browser hijacker to deliver more threats to the computer so as to compromise the computer aggressively. Specifically, the hijacker infection exploits the system vulnerabilities to install some unwanted toolbar, plug-ins and ads-on to the computer, taking up the CPU usage. It also changes default settings of Internet browsers including Chrome, Opera, Firefox and Internet Explorer etc. When surfing the net, users will find that all their favorite web search results go to other harmful content no matter what key words they search for and web links they click on. Meanwhile, users are also freaked out with constant pop-up ads which asking them to do free downloads and purchase unwanted products. That is, the Better-Search.net redirect is a risky computer infection which needs to be removed from the computer promptly.
In general, the bogus search engine modifies the browser homepage, default search engine and other settings, making it an obstacle for net users to visit Twitter, yahoo mail and other online resources. While surfing the net, users will find it difficult to load websites and launch large programs. In fact, the affected computer will result in slow system speed and poor network environment, and it gets freezes frequently. Since the browser hijacker is bundled with potential threats such as adware, Trojan virus, spyware and malware and so on, it is capable to mess up your computer files unexpectedly. The hijacker virus should not be left in the computer too long, or it will cause system crash, blue screen error and other serious problems to the computer. Urgent as the case is, users should not expect your advanced antivirus to clean out the virus. Because the antivirus is also attacked and gets disabled. All you need to do is to get rid of the stubborn Better-Search.net hijacker in a manual removal way.
This Better-Search.net redirect is capable to affect normal programs, as it blocks functions of these programs to prevent them from functioning as usual. For instance, it disables the antivirus to bypass its detection, which is designed by cyber criminals. Also, the hijacker infection is released together with other potential threats, it won’t be deleted entirely via your disabled antivirus or other different ones. It makes no difference if users only reinstall the target browser and reset default settings. As a matter of fact, the hijacker and other additional threats must be removed manually, so that they can be eliminated from the computer 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 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. Press Windows+ R keys to pull up the Run box, and then search for regedit in Run. (Type regedit in the Open filed of Run, and click Ok)
*Note: Remember to back up beforehand.
4. Search for malicious system files and registry entries related to this Better-Search.net redirect and wipe them out entirely.
Better-Search.net is a fake search engine supposedly offering net users various web resources browsing and searching functions. In fact, it is malicious computer virus which users have to remove it immediately. The browser hijacker makes troubles to users by redirecting specified websites to unwanted web pages and changing default homepage and other settings. During your online activities, it will display many annoying pop-up ads on your screen. Moreover, the slow computer performance is greatly related to the hijacker infection. As the hijacker infection affects the antivirus to make it malfunctioning. PC users ought to carry out manual removal process to delete the redirect virus. 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 February 10, 2014 4:39 am