Hey, there. Something weird is going on my computer. The thing is that no matter when I started to browse or open a new tab on my browser, I always got a window redirecting to Secureprohelp.com. My computer worked fine last night. Problem just happened this morning after I visited an unknown website. Would that be the way for virus comes into my computer? Anyway, I need to remove this annoying adware infection right now. However, problem is how to do this. I am not a computer genius. What should I do now? Can anyone help me get rid of this virus? Thank you!
Secureprohelp.com is considered as an adware which belongs to the browser hijacker family. This pesky infection is with great level of risk which will conduct lots of harmful things on your system once it is installed on your computer. The first thing it will do on your computer after its existence is to change your system web browsers and modify its default settings like replace browser homepage, search engine and etc. Your homepage may be reset to the virus’s domain. Mostly, this adware can be associated with all kinds of browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. This adware can install on your computer system without your approval or knowledge. So you should take care of your online activities.
How does Secureprohelp.com get into your computer? Commonly, this virus can be attached to something online like freeware downloads, suspicious link, unsafe websites as well as spam email attachments and so on. This malware usually pretend to be legitimate search engine but actually it is just an advertising podium which is an unwanted application serving its supporters. This virus may compromise your important internet browsers files on your system. Moreover, it may modify them so that it can harm your browsers fully. Additionally, this virus can also readdress your browsing to nasty hosts who paid them to distribute harmful content through browsers redirects. So, you may find that each time you begin to browse this adware will redirect you to some unsafe websites which may act as a platform for other infection intrusion. Due to this virus, your computer may become stuck and even crash so often while you are doing some stuff on it. If you want your computer back into normal, computer researchers suggest you remove this virus as soon as you find it on your computer.
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!
Secureprohelp.com 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”
Secureprohelp.com is a malicious computer infection. This adware can distribute lots of pop-ups and ads on your system once it sneaks into your system. This virus often mess up with your privacy settings on your system and exploit them to pilfer your personal files or information like passwords, credit card, bank account information etc.. Because of this virus, your computer may work more and more slowly day after day if you don’t remove it in time. This virus poses great threat to your computer. Once you detect this infection on your system, please remove it immediately, in case it may do more damage 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 15, 2015 6:17 am