Aug 19, 2014 Redirect Removal

Every time I try to open the browser, I was redirected to the annoying And some terrible ads constantly pop up like a nightmare. I don’t know what the problem with my computer is. Maybe I had downloaded some unwanted software which lead to the issue. My Norton even can’t delete it. Is there any other way to help me out? Can anyone guide me to remove redirect? Description: is a malicious website spreading through the internet around the world. It displays kinds of ads luring you to download its products. It consists of several functions which make your computer under risk. Once installed, it will change your home page to the site, modify your browser setting, threaten the security of your computer. Each time when you open the browser, you will see tons of redirections, pointing you to click the tabs and download nasty freeware. It also adds unwanted toolbars on your browser. In order to make your computer vulnerable, it may also bundle other viruses and other adware infection, throwing your computer into a terrible situation.
By infecting targeted computer, this malware can reach any goal. Therefore, once you see popping up in your browsers, you must be careful. Also, the way it performs seems weird. You can no longer surf the web normally. You may acquire most probably when you download and install third-party software. It could perform malicious activities and steal your personal information, thus threatening your privacy. It not only makes your computer run slowly, but also destroys your program files and keeps trail of your online activities etc. It is seen as an advertising platform which is focus on delivering pop-up advertisements on browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. is definitely a vicious threat if you leave it in your computer. In order to protect your computer from those malicious malicious activities, there is no doubt that you should delete it as early as possible. Don’t be upsetting, manual removal is always the best way to protect computer from the risky situation.

How Do You Know Your Browser Is Hijacked?

If you open your browser window (includes IE, Firefox, Safari and Google Chrome etc.) and notice immediately that your home page has been changed to a page you do not recognize, then your browser may have been hijacked by a virus. For this type of hijack virus, it can change your homepage to Redirect without your permission. Other malicious activities can be shown on your computer after hijacked are listed below:
1. It can not only change your web pages, but also alter other settings to add toolbars, pop-up advertisements, and bookmarks that you did not create.
2. It can modify the homepage settings of your web browser, more commonly by reducing your internet security options. And the worse thing is it prevents you from changing them back.
3. New toolbars or Favorites are installed that give you icons and links to web pages that you don’t want.
4. It may block you from visiting certain website you’d like to visit and show an error page instead.
5. It will display constant pop-up ads, sometimes in such large amounts that you are not able to close neither the ads nor the browser.

Malicious Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Guides: hijacks your browser to redirect your web search results and changes the homepage and browser settings. To completely uninstall it from an infected system, manual removal is the first choice because sometimes antivirus software cannot pick up the exact computer threat timely or remove it permanently. Now most browser hijackers are quite similar to spyware and adware threats and therefore cannot be removed with the help of popular antivirus products. Users can follow the manual guide here to get rid of this browser hijacker completely.

1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.

Since this tricky hijacker virus has the ability to use cookies for tracing and tracking the internet activity of users, it is suggested users delete all the cookies before a complete removal.

Google Chrome:

Click on the “Tools” menu and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.

clear browser data

Internet Explorer:
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”

delete browsing history

Mozilla Firefox:

Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies” button

Remove All Cookie

2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.

Once redirect is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.

(The name of the virus process can be random.)

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window:

task manager

3. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

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. Remove all the malicious files related to hijacker manually.

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main StartPage

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Does drive you crazy? Did you try again and again to get the homepage back to normal but it didn’t work at all? The hijacker is so crafty so that antivirus software seems powerless in front of it. So you just watch it in your computer performing destructive activities wantonly but you cannot do anything to stop that. You will suffer many annoying problems such as constant pop-up ads on your poor computer screen. Clicking any of them will open a back door for greater attacks. Since bypasses system security tool, it is very difficult to be detected. Now, you don’t need to worry about it. To protect your computer and your privacy, as mentioned above, manual approach is recommended to help you get rid of the nasty hijacker efficiently.

Note: If you are not a computer expert and have no idea how to perform the removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by & last updated on September 22, 2014 10:31 am

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