OMG, what is going with my computer now? I am keeping to visiting some unwanted websites frequently. I can’t surf the Internet normally as before now. How can I do to get my computer back as usual? The thing happens after I installed a free program from the Internet. Why? DailyHomeGuide is founded on my computer. How do I get rid of it out off my computer? Please, help!
DailyHomeGuide adware is classified to be a risky browser hijacker which is created by the cyber criminals to trick innocent victims to install this infection on their computer. How does this virus dive into your computer with your permission and knowledge? This malicious adware is usually associated with other third party programs which you can download from the Internet and then install on your computer. This virus is commonly advertised as a program which will display coupons for sites you are visiting and affordable prices when you are viewing product pages at sites like Amazon or Taobao. As a matter of fact, this adware is reported that it is not a good program as it may produce lots of pesky in-text pop-ups or coupon and deals, such as coupons “Ads by SavePass”. So, you should not be tricked by its vicious advertisement. Once you found it on your computer, you should take immediate action to remove it right now.
Once DailyHomeGuide installed on your computer, it is capable to change your default browser setting and homepage to prevent you from browsing the Internet normally. The main purpose is to gain extra money from computer users by tricking them to pay for something useless or even harmful to the computer. This virus can collect your tracking from your computer. It may add some suspicious links to eBay, Facebook, Twitter, and some other websites. Besides, the extension of the browser will offer radio player and email notifier for you. It may transfer your confidential data and send them to remote cyber hackers without your consent or notice. Since, this adware change your default settings, it will run itself automatically when you start your computer or open a new tab. Lots of troubles will be generated by this malicious adware by making unauthorized changes to important files and the registry. Hence, if you detect DailyHomeGuide on your computer, you should get rid of it without any delay.
1. It can be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers without your notification.
2. You are rerouted to some unknown sponsored websites that you have never seen before when you surfing online.
3. You can get a bunch of popup ads show on the webpage which you are browsing.
4. It can be installed on your computer slightly.
5. This browser hijacker can introduce various infections and unwanted programs onto your system,
6. It can investigate your browsing behavior and gather your input information online.
7. It is also responsible for collecting computer user’s private information like IP address and online traces for unethical using of online marketing.
Note: If one of symptoms mentioned above is found in your computer, then you must know that your computer is being attacked by the browser hijacker. Since the browser hijacker is so dangerous, once your computer is infected, you should take actions to delete the hijacker. If you are not a computer expert, in case you lose your important data or damage your system, please welcome to contact Yoocare/Yoosecurity Online Expert for help now!
DailyHomeGuide adware hijacks your default browser to redirect your web search results and modifies your default homepage and browser settings. Manual removal is the most effective way to completely uninstall it from an infected computer’s operating system, for the season that this hijacker is so cunning and dangerous, antivirus programs cannot get rid of it permanently. Here are the manual guides for users to remove the annoying hijacker.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the dubious add-ons
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
(2). Disable the extensions of this adware
2. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end this adware’s processes
3. 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
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries related to this adware 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 its registry entries
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’ 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
%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Some DailyHomeGuide infections contain trojan and keyloggers which can be used to steal sensitive data like passwords, credit card, bank account information etc. So it is very important to remove this adware as early as possible before it steals your information. This infection will display numerous fake infections of exaggerated security threats on your computer and then state that you should purchase the program in order to remove the infections. Do not trust the warnings shown by this malicious adware. In order to protect your computer, you’d better delete this virus as soon as you can before it messes up your computer.
Suggestion: 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 October 30, 2014 5:20 am