I keep getting redirected to sites when clicking yahoo searches. I’ve ran some tool with instruction online, and then they came up with a few adware files, so I deleted them. but it came back after a few days. I tried reinstalling browsers but it is failed
Search.hdvideobar.com Redirect is a stubborn browser hijacker. People don’t know this unnecessary redirect will allow malware installation because it tries to prohibit multiple security defenses to allow malicious program to get installed. It is a computer security threat that can interfere with normal Internet online surfing. It is equipped with the latest technology so as to identify system firewall defense and pass High level of security level to break down onto the target computer. Invading a target browser through BHO technology is quite simple for it. Be careful of what you set to prevent malicious attachments or plug-in that asks for permission to get installed. If you unwarily click on some malicious link, you will still have the risk of being infected by this virus again because the firewall will not define it as a virus.
Technically speaking, browser hijacker is not so dangerous like some Trojan virus which is mainly used for remote control of the infected computers. But that does not mean it is a very good tool you can keep. It is mainly used for acquisition of common type of browser data on the target computer which can be used for preparation of network attack. In the beginning, the entire browser was taken charge. Then, change the Internet browser content of the victim browser such as interference with your homepage, search engine, viewing the browsing history and favorites, use the virus to hook into the operating system. This means that you can’t decide what to do on your own computer and your data will be sent to some unknown servers. Surfing online on the infected browser is not safe anymore. This is undoubtedly a huge security risk. A wise choice is to look for the effective removal guide to get rid of it.
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.
*Search.hdvideobar.com Redirect 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 Search.hdvideobar.com Redirect.
Search.hdvideobar.com Redirect is reported to be a stubborn browser hijacker and is compatible with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox or other famous browser. Once installed, it can change your browser settings immediately to the set. First of all, your browser’s home page will be changed to Search.hdvideobar.com without your consent. You will be redirected to the malicious domain when you launch the victim browser. It stops all the running programs and changes browser settings so that it can redirect you to malicious websites. Browser hijackers are able to collect your personal information and sensitive data, such as name, identity card, phone number, password, credit card, online bank accounts and so on. It should be removed from the system, was found immediately.
Published by & last updated on May 25, 2014 1:56 am