Removal Guide

Your computer has been redirecting to constantly? Somehow or another the redirect Virus got downloaded to your computer? Did you try find and kill the virus on task manager, But you don’t know where to go further to remove it completely? Description: is a link that categorized as a browser hijacker. It pops up when we surf on the internet. This particular site is not friendly. First of all, it can be installed without your consent. If it got installed on the infected computer, it will infect your online activities, make changes in your home page search engine and will automatically create many kinds of faults including advertising popup, fake error. Computer hackers are believed to be associated with this redirect in behind. They use the virus to record browsing history on the infected computer, and benefit from the valuable information it has collected from the infected computer. Therefore, you should not save the valuable information in the Internet Explorer.

Browser redirect is usually used for redirecting webpage including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. When you use the browser to surf online, it will look for valuable data on your browser. People are shopping on the Internet and posting private information on the browser. It will steal your data and upload to malicious server. Computer hackers want to take advantage from browser redirect to collect these resources in order to properly scam money. How did they do it? Once the computer become weaker or lack of anti virus protection, it can easily get through the target browser. Once you install the virus, you will get a new homepage. Its website will be set as your new homepage in secret and prevent you from accessing other website correctly. It provides a search engine website, trying to force victim to visit from the beginning of this particular site. The computer hackers are able to record online activities you do. If you are searching some result from a given search engine you don’t know, you will be redirected to many suspicious web sites and other viruses including Trojan viruses and adware.

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 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). ClickPrograms 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+Rto 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). PressCtrl+Alt+Del keys together to get Windows Task Manager


(2). ClickMore details


5. Remove all the malicious files registry entries through Registry Edit.
* 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:

There are some characters we can conclude so that we can learn how to realize that is actually a browser hijacking. These characteristics are different from those of the real Web site. For example, browser redirect will install itself without the permissions of PC user. Once successfully got into the computer, it will automatically change your home address to its own site and you can’t seem to change it back easily. By keeping redirecting you to other harmful website, it can prevent you from accessing to other sites, but only its specific site. So you don’t have a choice in which redirects the browser will be able to get you online from a given search engine. Once you start using the fake search engine, you may make the situation worse. Hackers can collect your personal information through the internet. They can even enter the computer and control your computer. You need to get rid of this browser redirect as soon as possible.

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 May 1, 2014 3:52 am, last updated on May 1, 2014 3:59 am

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