Hey, there. Do you know something about JS/Redir.BP? I just detect it from my computer. My Norton told me that this is a Trojan virus which is so risky. I was suggested to clean this virus away from my computer as soon as I can. Then I took Norton to do a full scan on my computer again. But Norton failed to remove this virus out off my computer. What should I do now? Will this virus destroy my whole computer? Is there any way to get rid of this virus completely, quickly and permanently? Please help me out of this difficult situation. Thank you so much!
As you have no idea about how JS/Redir.BP dives into your computer as well as what this Trojan do on your computer after its installation, so in this paragraph, let’s discuss these two doubts. Normally, this Trojan infects vulnerable web sites; injects an obfuscated code into it with the purpose of redirecting you to predefined web sites that carry malware. As a result, as soon as you are redirected to its domain, this virus will download and execute malware automatically. This is the so-called drive-by-download method. Besides, spam emails attachments and freeware downloads are also ways for hackers to spread this virus. Once this Trojan is installed on your computer, it may monitor your online activities immediately. It may change your browser setting and homepage as well. Cyber hackers usually use this Trojan and its variants to generate other kinds of infections like malware, rogue program, or adware. What’s more, due to this Trojan, your sensitive information like user name, password, or financial information may be pilfered by remote cyber attackers. To get rid of JS/Redir.BP now becomes a crucial task which you should do it as early as possible.
1. Desktop background image and Browser homepage settings are changed. Google, Yahoo Searches are redirected.
2. It may slow down your computer considerably and you will feel like your computer is stuck. This includes opening programs, shutting down your computer, and slow Internet.
3. It is capable to corrupt your windows registry and uses it to deploy annoying pop up ads out of nowhere. You will get many unwanted pop-ups on your computer.
Note: No matter how the virus accesses your PC, users should know that there are no tools can remove this pesky Trojan automatically at this moment, it is suggested users not spend much time in downloading or paying any security software which claims can delete this stubborn virus. It is totally useless. To completely get rid of JS/Redir.BP, professional manual guide is needed.
Currently many computer users had the same experience that this virus couldn’t be removed by any anti-virus applications. So the manual approach is always required to combat this virus. And here is the step-by-step removal guide for all computer users.
1. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once JS/Redir.BP is installed,computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent. At any time Windows always has many running processes. A process is an individual task that the computer runs. In general, the more processes, the more work the computer has to do and the slower it will run. If your system’s CPU spike is constant and remain at a constant 90-95%, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc to quickly bring up Task Manager Window：
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press Windows key + R to open Run box. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
Then a Registry Editor window will pop up as the following picture shows:
b. Search malicious files and registry entries and then remove all of them:
JS/Redir.BP is a malicious Trojan virus which should be removed as soon as you detect it on your computer as the existence of this virus not only harms your computer system but also be a great threat to your privacy. Once this Trojan gets into your computer, it has the ability to ruin your computer system security so that other infection can get into your system more easily without your consent. This Trojan and other installed infections may damage your system severely. There is no any anti-virus tool which can remove this Trojan completely from your computer. Only manual removal is the most effective and quickly way to get rid of this virus.
Published by & last updated on February 6, 2015 10:27 am