DownloadCamp.com is a new browser hijack redirect that can infect the Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google chrome and other browsers. Usually the victim will get this virus infection when they visit unsafe webpages and install the infected programs. Some victims even get this browser hijack redirect when they open the unknown E-mail attachment accidentally. This browser hijack redirect can modify your system settings easily like homepage and default browser, that is why many victims will lose their homepages. It has been one of the most malicious virus on the Internet, you need to pay attention to this big browser hijack redirect
In general, DownloadCamp.com virus will infect all the browsers on the PC, it may infect one of the them at first, you can even use the uninfected browser normally as usual, however, when the time goes by, it will finally infect the other browses as well. What is more, this website will list some unsafe links which contains different viruses, Trojan and even and malware on it. If the victims click on those links, their PCs will be in a extreme dangerous situation. What is more, the infected PC will stay in a low performance like running slowly and even the freeze. Never click on any links on this browser hijack redirect, or your PC will suffer a further damage on the infected PC.
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 DownloadCamp.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.
DownloadCamp.com is a nasty browser hijack redirect that can attack the victims’ PCs by passing through the security programs like anti-virus program or firewall. It can do malicious action on the infected PC such as stealing personal data and messing up system files. The hijacker can even get into the infected PC to steal the information and data. This browser hijack redirect needs to removed completely as soon as possible. Changing another browser can not solve this problem, the virus can infect the new browser as well if it keeps staying in your PC. It is suggested that you should remove this tricky browser hijack redirect manually.
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 April 4, 2014 6:51 am