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Apr 30, 2014

Adware.Vi-view.com Removal Guide

You feel surprised to see that Adware.Vi-view.com ha run on Internet Explorer and set as a default search engine? Webpage is changing without your acknowledge or permission? It is occupying the browser now? You want to use the computer anti-virus program to remove the annoying hijacker thing but failed? There is an effective way to get rid of it eternally

Details of Adware.Vi-view.com:

Adware.Vi-view.com is a stubborn browser redirect in the browsers of the victim computer which can completely cause many troubles to the computer. There is a search bar and search button displaying on its Web site, which looks similar to some other well-known search engines, such as Google, Yahoo or Bing. In fact, this redirect is a rogue search engine which is made in order to interrupt your online activities. It will not provide you any useful search results you need. If you visit a malicious web site and open spam email attachments, it would like to take this opportunity to penetrate into the computer.

Once the browser redirect enters target computer successfully, it begins to modify your browser settings and system settings. Every time you run the victim browser, the first page you can see is its domain instead of previous homepage. You need to know that its domain provides false result. You can get some not so well-known websites which has no reliable advertisement. Some of the browser hijacker may even contain dangerous malware or spyware. Some unwanted popups would be shown on your browser when you are using the victim computer; you have to watch until they finished the video. In addition, some of the browser hijackers can be exploited by malware. They can put something viruses into the victim computer as well. What you need to do is try to manually remove this redirect as soon as possible.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

What Can the Vicious Virus Do?

1. It has the ability to download additional components and other infections in the target computer in order to fully complete its penetration.
2. It is able to cause system crash and destroy some of your programs in the infected computer.
3. It facilitates the virus makers to intrude your computer remotely without letting you know.
4. It is capable of collecting your browsing history and other private data.

Manual Removal Guide:

The malicious adware can install itself into the computer system without your consent and awareness. It makes your computer work slowly and implants other nasty infections into the computer. To make things worse, this Trojan is a tool for the cyber criminals to invade the infected computer to steal your information. Through making use of advanced technology, it maintains the ability to combine its components with system files or to generate fake system files, which confuses computer users as well as antivirus programs. They cannot identify it accurately and timely, let alone remove it thoroughly. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to drive it away from your computer. In this case, you are advised to delete every file generated by it manually so as to spare all later trouble. The manual removal needs to be handled carefully so as to avoid any subsequent damages. Users can follow the manual guide here to have the virus removed instantly.

1. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end the processes of Adware Generic_r.KI

2. Show Hidden Files

(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel

(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization

(3). Click on Folder Options

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

(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window

*For Win 8 Users:

Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

3. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries of Adware Generic_r.KI through Registry Editor

Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”

While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete the related registry entries

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

In conclusion, Adware.Vi-view.com is an annoying browser redirect that can sneak into the computer secretly and has the ability to perform some browser hijacking. The victim browser will have its domain as the default homepage and you cannot change it back. The computer performance will be very slow, and the victim browser looks very strange to you. It provides large amount of advertisement and some malicious domain which contain viruses. It will mix the good search results with some unwanted malicious advertisement. Anti-virus program cannot delete browser hijacker. Therefore, you should take action to remove it as quickly as possible.

The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.

Published by & last updated on April 30, 2014 11:31 am

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