Redirect Removal Guide

How do I completely uninstall Whenever I try to search on Google or Internet Explorer I keep being taken over by it. Is it a good site or browser redirect? How can I get rid of it? Can anyone tell me how I can remove it from my computer? Any help would be appreciate! Redirect Description : Redirect is a browser hijacker which can result in annoying popup windows. It has been categorized a nasty hijacker recently which is continuously sending unnecessary advertising links on the screen while people link the victim PC to the internet. It is a kind of malware that can use the victim browser as the intermediary to bring in more adware and spyware into your computer. We know your confusion. It looks like a good website which provide search engine to people who surf online. The browser hijacker can change computer settings to disable network connection settings in Internet Explorer so that it can take control of the browsers in your computer. People would find out that their computers run slower and slower, network connection disconnect from time to time and ads are everywhere.

Having advantages like wide coverage, low cost, fast speed, vast information, the high potential probability of product promotion and more popular social network website, this browser hijacker is more easily to get permission of being new homepage of the victim browser. Hackers can simply put some viral link on this browser hijacker and use it to capture target computer. This makes many innocent PCs become its victims. This domain often seduces security level to open loophole and redirect to some unsafe websites with many pop-up ads. You will soon find that your browser keeps redirecting your to unknown domains and sponsored links replace original search engine. For further security, you need to find an effective way to get rid of it.

The following instruction requires certain levels of computer skills. If you are not sure what to do and are afraid of making any critical mistake during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Several Consequences of Redirect Infection

The search engine such as Google or Yahoo will be redirected to its domain and your homepage will be modified to unknown resources. Your computer is responding slowly in every process and the responding process makes you feel like it stuck. You will be annoyed about the budges of pop-ups and adware that accompany with it. You have to wait for more time than usual while opening a new webpage on the infected browser because it takes more time to load process. You are always being redirected to some unsafe links or malicious websites.

Manual Removal Guides:

Manual removal is a complicated and risky process, so please back up all important data before making any changes on your computer. Here are some instructions to handle with the Trojan horse manually, and be cautious when going through the following steps.

1 Clear all the cookies of the affected browsers.

* Google Chrome: Click on the Tools menu → select Options → Click “Under the bonnet” tab → locate “Privacy” section → browsing data” button → “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.

* Internet Explorer: Click “Tools” → Click “safety” → “delete browsing history” → Tick “cookies” box and click delete

* Firefox:: Click “Tools” → Click “Options” → Click “Privacy” → Click “remove individual cookies”

2 Remove all the add-ons and extensions.

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions


(2). Select the related Extension and click Disable.

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Settings → Click Manage Add-ons


(2). Click Programs tab → Click Manage Add-ons → Disable all the suspicious add-ons.


* Firefox:

(1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-ons


(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable.

3. Show Hidden Files

(1). Press Win+R to get run option


(2). Type in Control Panel and hit enter to get Control Panel


(3). Click on Appearance and Personalization link


(3). Click on Folder Options link

(4). Click on View tab in Folder Options window

(5). Tick Show hidden files, folders, and drives under Hidden files and folders tab


(6). Click Apply to effect, then click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window.

4 stop virus processes in the Windows Task Manager.

(1). Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager


(2). Click More details


5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
* Redirect is a high-risk browser hijacker which will change the homepage and browser settings, and redirect your web search results to random sites containing lots of illegal advertisements, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware virus. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify the computer threat accurately and timely or remove it permanently. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to uninstall it completely from your computer. Users can follow the manual guide here to have this virus removed instantly.

(1). Using Registry Editor to delete all the related registry entries.

*Guides to open Registry Editor:

Press Win+R key together then Registry Editor will pop up.


(2). Find out and remove the associated files of

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor: Redirect is a browser hijacker that once it is set up, your homepage and search engine will be replaced by its domain with secret DNS changing. In fact, this is a redirect that can record you search results. It looks like a safe and legal webpage. In fact, it contains a large number of Trojans virus, worms and other malicious spam ware. Many spyware and adware are bundled with When the victim computer is infected with this browser hijacker virus, it changes home page secretly so that every time this website comes up when you open a new page. you need to delete it quickly before more dangerous.

Friendly Reminder:

If you still find it hard to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooCare: PC experts 24/7 online will offer you the most effective tech support to remove infection completely.

Published by on April 19, 2014 11:38 pm, last updated on April 19, 2014 11:39 pm

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