Hello, there. I found that my computer was working so weird these days. I didn’t know why each time I opened a new tab or start to browse through my browsers I would be redirected to a website named k6ov9bivq.com again and again. Moreover, I couldn’t eliminate it from my computer. I want to remove this virus from my computer as soon as possible now. I can’t bear it any more. Who can help me out of this problem? Please help! Thank you very much!
K6ov9bivq.com is classified as a browser hijacker virus which is designed by cyber criminals with the purpose of hacking computer users’ browsers and then earning illegal money from victims. This virus can get into your computer through the widely used Internet. Usually, this virus will be associated with spam emails and its attachments, suspicious links and freeware downloads and so on. If you get this virus by accident, you may find that lots of pop-ups and ads are showing on your screen. And you will be readdressed to visit unwanted web pages if you click on them unintentionally. This virus will continue to make troubles on your computer after it gets into your computer. It is said that this virus is so pesky and hazardous computer infection. This virus should be removed as early as possible before it makes chaos on your computer.
Once k6ov9bivq.com sneaks into your computer, it will do lots of harmful things on your system. This virus can automatically add into your browser add-ons without your approval and knowledge and can’t be removed by antivirus programs. After the installation, this virus will change your default homepage and browser settings to be its domain so that you will be redirected to its domain when you start browsing. This virus will generate tons of advertisements and pop-ups links to chock up your computer and occupy a huge part of your CPU. Hence, your computer performance will be decreased so severely. Otherwise, if you search something on its domain, you may not get the thing you need but it will provided suspicious link for you instead. Once you click on the link, you may give the chance other infections diving into your computer. Other viruses may include malware, adware, spyware, Trojan and so on. Furthermore, this virus has the ability to record your online information and pilfer your data on your computer like bank information, log-in information, credit card information and trading account and so on. Once it gets your information, it will transfer to remote hackers who may use this information in an illegal way to earn extra money. You are suggested to remove this virus immediately once you detected it on your system.
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!
K6ov9bivq.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”
K6ov9bivq.com is a kind of malicious and annoying browser hijacker. This virus can get into your computer by different kinds of means through the Internet. You may not have any clue on how this virus sneaks into your computer. You are suggested do not virus suspicious web sites, click on unsafe links, open unwanted email attachments and download unwanted freeware while you are browsing the Internet. One of the most important symptoms of this virus is that your browser setting and home page will be changed like your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox and so on. You will be redirected to the virus’s domain each time you start browsing. If you want to get rid of this pesky virus quickly, you are recommended to take manual removal method to clean away this virus from your system completely and permanently.
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 March 10, 2015 9:35 pm