Mystart.vi-view.com is a malicious webpage that acts as a real search engine for its malicious purpose. It can be planted to the program or E-mail attachment by the cyber criminals, once the PC users install these infected programs or open the infected E-mail attachments, this browser hijack redirect will be able to get into the infected PC without victims’ permission. It disguises itself as a useful webpage, if the PC users have no idea about this browser hijack redirect, they may continue to use it. This browser hijack redirect can infect all the browsers on the infected machine like IE, Firefox, Google Chrome and other browsers. The settings like Internet and system option can be modified by it completely, that the why some PC users may lose their homepages and desktop images. It will let the infected PC stay in a high-risk of being attacked, you’d better remove it as soon as possible.
In general, this browser hijack redirect can target the PC users who use the Windows OS. Once it is installed to the infected PC, the infected browser can be taken over completely. It will replace the homepage and create a lot of add-on on it. What is more, it acts as a real search engine which provides unsafe results when PC users search something on this tricky website, if they click on these add-ons or webpages it created or provides, the infected PC may suffer other virus infection like Trojan, Worm, and even malware. Do not be naive, if you see this virus on your browser, what you need to do it s to remove this browser hijack redirect completely before it causes further damage on your 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 Mystart.vi-view.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.
Mystart.vi-view.com is a high-risk browser hijack redirect that can make the infected computer stay in an unsafe situation. This browser hijack redirect can invade to the infected browser by passing through the security programs, the entire important data on the infected PC can be viewed and even stolen by the hijackers for their malicious purpose. Anyway, it is strongly suggested that you should remove this browser hijack redirect completely from your PC to avoid further damage.
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 24, 2014 7:36 am