Hey, there. My computer is being hacked by a vicious browser hijacker which is named lp.freebonanzas.com. I am always being redirected by this pesky virus to some unwanted websites. I feel so boring about this browser. I can’t go online normally either. I want to remove this virus from my computer now. But when I follow the removal guide, I have no idea about where I should start first. Now the virus is still making chaos on my computer. How should I do now? Any help?
Lp.freebonanzas.com is sorted as an unwanted adware program which is created by cyber criminals to trick computer user around the world. This adware is spreading on the Internet through being bundled with the third party software. Once it sneaked into your computer, it may display pop-up ads or advertisements on websites that you visit. These ads will be showing in various boxes across your screen, or as underlined key phrases, or potentially as advertising banners and pop-ups. You will be interrupted frequently when you are browsing the Internet. You will not use your computer normally as before. How to get your computer back as before is a big problem which you should not neglect. So you should remove it immediately when you notice it that your computer is infected by this malicious browser hijacker.
Lp.freebonanzas.com is a program that wants you to believe its offering you a useful service. This adware tries to tell the user that it is putting great prices on your screen for items that you are shopping for, if only it were that simple. This description of the program could be considered useful, however these ads are obstructive and most users do not want them displayed on their screen. Malware by description is not beneficial to the user and software like this browser hijacker should be removed from your computer. Once this annoying browser hijacker attacked your computer, it has the ability to take control of your computer and then change your default browser setting and homepage automatically. And it is capable to run itself when you start the computer or open a new tab. After installation, this virus can add itself as a browser extension, add-on or toolbar, to internet explorer, chrome or firefox and then display advertisements and in-text ads which will be brought to from this malicious sites’ domain. These advertisements are aimed to encourage installation of very suspect software that present to you content you probably don’t want to see. This could include web browser toolbars, speed utilities, optimization programs, or other software products; the only point to this is generating revenue for malware publishers. Thus, so as to avoid all these things happening to you, you should get rid of lp.freebonanzas.com as soon as you can.
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!
Lp.freebonanzas.com 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 virus
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 hijacker’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 browser hijacker 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”
Lp.freebonanzas.com is so tricky and dangerous hijacker which will influence computer users’ normal daily life if it invades the targeted computer. It will keep you from doing anything normally with the infected computer. It is definitely a nasty and annoying browser hijacker which should be removed from the computer without any hesitation. It can steal your personal information and misused it for this hijacker’s inappropriate goals. It will become a big threat to your personal security if it leaves in your computer for a long time Make sure you read carefully what other free applications you’re suggested to install into your system in addition to the main software of your selection. Always choose the option of a custom installation, instead of the standard one. What’s more, you’d better do not open spam emails attachments, unwanted emails, or download video. If you get this infection on your computer, you should remove it right now.
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 November 15, 2014 7:07 am