How to Remove

You have been redirected when surfing the Internet recently to a web page — The browser doesn’t work normally because of the redirection problem? Why can’t you log onto those web sites you like? Is it a kind of computer infection? The most important thing is how to stop this annoying thing?

More Details about is classified as a browser hijacker or redirect which is able to bring many annoying online problems to the computer users. Through changing the default settings of your browser, it can show up as the homepage every time when you open the browser. You should be aware of this newly appeared and strange site, because it is not friendly! Similar to other browser hijackers, it displays a search bar on the web page that seems to be able to provide a lot of online information a lot for you. But the fact is that those websites and links the redirects you to are unreliable, some of which even have Trojan horse viruses and malicious software.

Generally speaking, a browser hijacker such as this one usually looks like a normal site, which makes many inexperienced computer users unable to distinguish real websites from browser hijackers. Here are some infection symptoms that you may be able to notice: 1) you can’t change the homepage as you wish and you have to continue to stay in; 2) wherever you go, you will always get some strange pop-up ad windows and unknown link constantly; 3) sometimes, unknown extensions, plug-ins or program are installed without your permission. The browser hijacker can have the chance to slip into your computer if you accidentally visit a hacked web site, open a suspicious link or download and install unknown “free” program online. Therefore, to save your computer from future damages and keep a clean system, you had better remove as soon as possible.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Screenshot of the Browser Hijacker:

Primary Symptoms and Potential Risks:

1. is able to become the startup page of your web browser via modifying browser settings. No matter which browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Opera), you can see the browser is occupied by it completely.
2. It may also install plug-ins, extensions and toolbars in the browser so as to record your search history as well as cookies.
3. You need to wait for a long time when visiting websites because the browser always gets stuck and is slow in reaction.
4. This annoying redirect may also result in unstable Internet connection and system freezes frequently.
5. You are forced to receive many advertisement windows when the computer is connected to the Internet.

Manual Removal Guide:

Because anti-virus programs are not working in removing, you should get rid of it manually. Before you take any action, please take the time to do a backup so as to prevent any critical errors from damaging your data due to the lack of experience. Then start to remove according to the following steps:

1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options

Tools in IE

(3). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons

* Firefox:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons

Tools in Firefox

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions

Customize and control Google Chrome button

(2). Disable the extensions of

2. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end’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

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries related to 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_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%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Why is your antivirus program unable to stop browser hijacker from getting into the computer so that you won’t have to experience those troubles? Do you know where it comes from and what it does? Apparently, it comes from the Internet because it is put in some online resources. The purpose of the browser hijacker is to collect your valuable info and promote ads, so it is specially designed by its developers to bypass the block and removal of most antivirus programs. Once it has the chance, it will complete installation in your computer right away. You should not use it because those search results it gives you are unsafe. Legitimate web sites won’t get into your computer and become your homepage without your permission. It is an emergency situation to get rid of the browser hijacker as soon as possible.

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 on February 6, 2015 8:49 am, last updated on February 6, 2015 8:49 am

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