Hey, there. My computer is affecting by a pesky virus which is named Gamersinfo.org. It is an annoying and malicious adware program. I just got this bad thing this morning. I was struggling to remove this virus by myself the whole day. Until now, it still doesn’t do well for me. What should I do now? Please help.
Gamersinfo.org belongs to the family of the browser hijacker, which is created by cyber criminals for the purpose of attacking computer users’ computer system. This virus is an exceedingly vicious and unsafe redirect virus. This browser hijacker will mislead your search result to unwanted website and causes several annoying problems. This malicious search engine just pretends as a good search engine. However when you use to search something, it will display you fault results which are not the result you want. Once this hijacker invades your computer, it affects almost all browsers including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Otherwise, it has the ability to modify your default homepage and search providers for the purpose of marketing different kinds of commercial websites and then making profit from these affiliate links. If you click on the link on its site, you may be redirected to some unsafe and suspicious web page. So you should not believe the information this browser provides on its web domain.
How does this virus get into your computer? Gamersinfo.org gets the opportunity when you download some software programs online carelessly, including free players, download managers, PDF creators, and so on, because this hijacker hides in these programs trickily. Once this virus got installed, this changes your homepage and then redirects you to wrong and unsafe websites. Because of this virus, your windows task manager and other system utilities may not run fluently and properly as usual. Moreover, while you are surfing the Internet, a bunch of ads and pop-up may chock up your system and spread everywhere on your screen. As a result, your computer performance may be affected severely. Additionally, you computer may reboot randomly at a regular basis. Furthermore, you may find that there are few unwanted application icons on your desktop. Hence, in order to get rid of this virus, you should take manual removal to remove this virus out of your computer as soon as you find it on your system 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!
Gamersinfo.org 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”
Gamersinfo.org is a dangerous and annoying browser hijacker. This infection can’t be removed by any other antivirus program. Only manual removal way can get rid of this virus completely. Due to this infection, you may not use your computer as usual any more. Once this browser hijacker infected your computer, it will keep you redirecting you to visit some malicious and unsafe websites. This vicious browser hijacker will distribute lots of ads and add malicious links into your computer system. All these ads and links will chock up your system. You may experience slow browsing speed, reduced computer performance etc..If you want to get your computer back to the normal mode, you should follow the above step by step removal guide to remove this malicious adware as quickly as you can.
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 January 10, 2015 6:49 am