You have been redirected when surfing the Internet recently to a web page — Binkiland.com? 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?
Binkiland.com 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 Binkiland.com 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 Binkiland.com 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 Binkiland.com; 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 Binkiland.com as soon as possible.
1. Binkiland.com 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.
Because anti-virus programs are not working in removing Binkiland.com, 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 Binkiland.com 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
(3). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious 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 Binkiland.com
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 Binkiland.com’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 Binkiland.com 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\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”
Why is your antivirus program unable to stop Binkiland.com 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 Binkiland.com 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 Binkiland.com 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 & last updated on February 6, 2015 8:49 am