Remove pop-up pop-up appeared on my screen soon as I launched the Firefox. It filled up my Internet browser with numerous pop-up ads and messed up my computer terribly. The hijacker infection made me freaked out and it can’t seem to be deleted via my antivirus. What is the most effective way to clean out this browser hijacker? Read this post and remove the redirect completely with following removal instructions.

Description of pop-up: is a hazardous browser hijacker that becomes a great threat to computer users from worldwide. It is a bogus website which provides users with free fake Java download. If users download this free Java, you will notice that some unknown ads-on, plug-ins and extensions have been installed in the computer without any consent. Indeed, the hijacker infection is capable to take advantages of the system vulnerabilities to install some nasty freeware in the computer. Also, it displays many random pop-up ads on your screen, asking users to download free software and purchase some unwanted things. Soon as the redirect infection arrives, it hijacks your Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Opera etc. and makes chaos to the computer terribly. To more specific, the hijacker infection casually redirects your Internet search results to non-beneficial web pages even if you visit familiar web links and search for specified key words. It is actually released by cyber hackers to pilfer important information from unwary users. Urgent as the case is, the browser hijacker must be removed from the computer immediately.

The pop-up changes your browser homepage and other default settings at random. Consequently, users may come across difficulties to gain access to your Yahoo, Twitter and online bank account etc. While being affected, the computer just results in slow computer performance and poor network environment. That is why users are easy to get stuck and frozen up when surfing the net, playing games, watching videos and launching large programs. Harmful as the hijacker infection is, it may damage the computer miserably by making changes to computer files. The longer users leave this hijacker in the computer, the greater damages you will experience. In fact, neither the bogus website nor its free Java download is useful or reliable. Therefore, PC users need to remove this pop-up from the computer manually and completely.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure how to delete this redirect virus, please live chat with YooCare experts now.

Why Does My Antivirus Fail? How to Remove This Redirect Virus?

The pop-up hijacker is potentially harmful computer infection which takes use of the system loopholes to deliver additional computer threats to the computer. While being affected, users may find some unwanted extensions and other freeware installed in the computer without any consent. In fact, the browser hijacker is a great risk to worldwide computers, and it is capable to attack the antivirus to prevent it from functioning smoothly. Moreover, the hijacker infection changes itself daily, which becomes a trouble for security programs to update to its latest version timely. Thus, a disabled antivirus won’t help users get rid of any computer infection properly. Instead, users had better delete the redirect infection in a manual removal way.

Instructions on Removing Redirect Manually:

Manual removal is basically 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, in order to wipe them out and deal with system files and registry entries etc. properly. 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)

Registry Editor

*Note: Remember to back up beforehand.

4. Search for malicious system files and registry entries related to this pop-up redirect and wipe them out entirely.

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run |Regedit32

Video Shows You How to Successfully Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In Summary:

The pop-up does great harm to worldwide computers. It supposedly offers users a free Java download which turns out to be a fake program. This bogus website is nothing licensed or reliable but a harmful computer infection needed to be deleted entirely. Such a browser hijacker shares same features with other browser adware to redirect your web search results to unwanted content and makes changes to the default browser settings. It is also associated with poor computer performance and network connection. As designed, the hijacker infection attacks the antivirus to block its function. Thus, users should take steps to get rid of the browser hijacker in a manual removal 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.

Note: If you find that the manual removal process is difficult, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online will help you remove pop-up completely.

Published by on March 12, 2014 12:28 pm, last updated on March 12, 2014 12:28 pm

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