I’m having a problem of being redirected very often to R.searchfun.in with so many pop ups on its site. I have tried searching it to delete it, but I have no idea which file I should delete. How can I get rid of it completely? It is driving me crazy!!
R.searchfun.in is not a safe website to be used on your computer. It is a nasty browser hijacker which is created to display many pop-up windows on your browser or redirect you to unwanted websites. To stay in your computer and promote harmful products, it is made for tracking your surfing habits and preference so that its creators can obtain the data they want for further analysis and promotion. This would violate your privacy and cause some inconveniences. It can be in many famous browsers, hijack your homepage and search engine as well. When you visit a malicious website or unsafe domain, you will get unneeded advertisements or links. Double Clicking on the link unconsciously then you will find out that your browser is redirected to unknown domain with many malicious downloading links.
Other virus like Trojan horses, worm viruses or ROOTKIT viruses are brought into your computer. Or you will have to face adware or other harmful programs problem in your computer which are caused by this browser hijacker. This infection is specially designed to make money through the network by displaying pop up windows on the target browser or promoting ad links to increase its sponsor income of network traffic. If you get a lot unwanted ads from this domain, you should be aware with nasty browser hijackers. Browser hijacker usually goes into your computer through a malicious web site or bundle with legit software as a small plug-in that contain malicious downloading. To tempt you to download malware from spam e-mail attachments, it would use attractive slogan and alluring pictures. Do not click links from unknown recourses. Usually, it plans to change the computer settings and avoid security detection from antivirus in the victim PC.
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 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.
（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.
*R.searchfun.in 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 R.searchfun.in.
Known as a big threat to both computer and its user, R.searchfun.in usually get installation permission with other legitimate software. It cannot be installed if goes alone because people would rather not to have it. In general, browser hijackers like this one will mainly encounter with victim browser. But it may infect other spare browser as well. virus infection does not affect the way the victim browser should behaved, but the performance would be wired after infection. More specifically, it will automatically change the default homepage and search engine without your permission. Continuing to redirect Webpage to some malicious domain, it is annoying to so many victim people. It can also be found in every possible position in the system program files to seduce the performance of your computer. If you want the original settings back, you need to remove it as soon as possible.
Published by & last updated on April 22, 2014 4:20 am