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May 25, 2014

Oursearching.com Redirect Removal

Browser has been infected by Oursearching.com redirect. Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox are both attacked completely. Each time when I try to go online via these two browsers, it will be redirected to this webpage immediately. How can I remove this browser hijack redirect from my computer? Do I need to remove this virus via anti-virus program? What about changing another browser like Google Chrome? Any help will be appreciated.

What is Oursearching.com Redirect Virus :

Oursearching.com, as a nasty browser hijack redirect virus which created by the cyber criminals, this site can infect all the Windows OS computers. Usually the PC users will get this virus infection while installing the infected program or visiting unsafe website. Oursearching.com redirect virus acts as a real search engine to collect information from the PC users by recording the keyword and online actions, this redirect virus has been one of the most dangerous virus infections on the Internet, it needs to be removed completely, or the infected browser and even the whole computer will be in an extremely dangerous situation. In general, Oursearching.com is able to attack all the browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, if the infected PC has more than one browsers, this redirect virus is able to infect one by one or at the same time. The infected browser and even the whole computer will suffer a slow performance, PC users will have to take a long time on opening a website or viewing E-mail, browser may crash frequently because this browser hijack redirect will cause chaos. This malicious site can not be trusted at all,  PC users should remove it completely to keep the infected PC safe.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid of making any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

The Screen shot of the Oursearching.com Redirect

oursearching.com

Symptoms of Infection:

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 Can This Virus Attack the Computer?

How did you get Oursearching.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.

Manual Removal Guides:

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.

* Firefox:

(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.

Run

regitry editor

b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

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

%Temp%\random.exe

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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion

(2). Find out and remove the associated files of this browser hijacker virus.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Summary

Oursearching.com can be classified as a dangerous virus process. Not only can it cause terrible virus infection on the infected PC but also download other threats from the malicious site, the cyber criminal have the ability to install a backdoor process on the infected PC, this backdoor process will run and start to work automatically once PC users turn on the infected browser, which means all the actions on the infected browsers will be in a risk situation of being viewer and recorded. This Oursearching.com redirect virus can also escape the tracking of the security tools, it is suggested that the PC users should get rid of it in a manual way.

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 May 25, 2014 1:33 pm

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