Hello, there. Why does my computer keep telling me that my computer is infected by a virus while I am watching videos on YouTube? It was fine last night. Things happened after I visited some websites. Then I did a entire scan on your system. There was one thing I found, which is called Diriginal.info. I tried to clean it from the registry. But when I got the registry, I had no idea which one should I choose to delete. Antivirus is useless for getting rid of this browser hijacker. I am so confused why it can’t do this? Now what should I do? If anyone can help me, I will be so appreciated!
Diriginal.info is classified to be a malicious browser hijacker virus which may be a lethal threat for your computer as it may do lots of harmful things on your computer once it is installed on your system. This virus is capable of adding itself into your system without your consent and knowledge. This readdress virus is an absolutely malicious application which can severely hamper the performance of your computer. Additionally, it may compromise with your confidential data security such as username, password, bank account details, credit card information, and online trading information and so on. This program is not a good program at all. This application is unwanted software which is suggested to be removed as soon as you detect it on your computer.
Diriginal.info is a computer infection which is likely to contain a rogue browser extension for your system browsers, such as Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and more other web browsers. This virus has the ability to spread unstoppable fake software update information on your computer through the Internet. Then it may fraud you into clicking and downloading unwanted programs which even contains malware so as to invade your computer deeply. This virus can get into your computer by taking advantage of being bundled with free downloads, visiting suspicious websites, opening intrusive links or clicking dubious pop-up ads. Once this virus is installed on your system, some unwanted unknown browser extensions are added onto your web browser. Besides, it may add its website address onto your favorite website folder as well. What’s more, millions of tons of pop-ups varying from fake update information, coupons and discounts display on almost each web page you are browsing. Due to this virus, you may see that degradation and browser crash on your computer become frequently each time you start your computer and begin to use it. Hence, you are strongly recommended to remove this browser hijacker 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!
Diriginal.info 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”
To make a conclusion, Diriginal.info is a risky and malicious browser hijacker. Once this virus is installed on your computer, it may flood your computer with numerous pop-up ads which may consume a great part of your system resources. If you don’t remove it in time, your computer will work more and more slowly day by day. This virus may readdress you to visit its domain no matter when you start a new tab or begin to browse regardless of your need. This browser hijacker is considered as a great potentially threat to your computer security as well as your personal security. Therefore, this virus should be terminated immediately at the time when you find it on your computer.
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 February 8, 2015 8:37 pm