Speedial.com redirect is a stubborn redirect virus that mainly used to attack browser on the victim browser from which it can display numbers of unwanted online advertisements with stranger sounds and strange pop ups of unknown products or nasty malware which play no end in the victim browser. It will appear in the home page of your browser, using the similar domain name to confuse people to change from former default search engine to it. It is installed into a computer via many downloading links of free software on website or free media files on line and people would often click OK button on every step to give permission of installation, includes this redirect. Thus, this redirect virus needs to be removed completely.
In general, Speedial.com is able to infect all the browsers on the infected computer step by step, PC users may use one of them normally at the beginning of the infection, however, it will be infected finally when the time goes by. This redirect virus will cause terrible virus infection on the infected computer such as slow performance and system crash, PC users need to spend a long time on opening programs or even turning on the infected PC, sometimes they will be redirected to other malicious sites while surfing on the Internet, this Speedial.com is an extremely dangerous virus which needs to be removed as soon as possible to avoid further
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 did you get Speedial.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.
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.
（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.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.
Speedial.com redirect virus is a malicious site which acts as a real search engine to cheat the PC users, some PC users may use this site because they have no idea about this redirect infection. In fact, this fake search engine will provide irrelevant results that may contain virus infections on it. Anyway, this Speedial.com redirect virus can not help PC users go online at all, cyber criminals will have the ability to steal the information by recording the keyword or other personal data, so it is strongly suggested that PC users should get rid of this redirect virus completely to keep the infected PC safe.
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 March 30, 2014 7:29 am