You cannot log in normal websites in the web browser? The home page has been replaced by an unfamiliar site 123rede.com? Do you know what it is and how you can successfully get rid of it when it doesn’t show as a program in the add/remove list and the antivirus program does not work?
123rede.com is classified as a browser hijacker. The presence of this infection in your browser is in the form of a web page with a search engine which seems to be able to provide interesting topics and contents. Some other browser hijackers will be in the form of browser plug-ins or toolbars. If you see such an unfamiliar thing showing in your computer, you should stay away from it instead of using it for your online searches. It is said that the 123rede.com browser hijacker is able to bring you a lot of annoying problems. Once you click on it by mistake, you will suffer from constant webpage redirections and pop-up ads. You should remove 123rede.com completely as soon as possible.
No matter where you are, you still have the chance to get the 123rede.com as this browser hijacker is spread widely in the Internet through social networking sites and unknown free programs. Why can’t the antivirus software help you stop it? First of all, its creators must have a good understanding of how computers work, so they can make 123rede.com bypass most of the antivirus programs to stay in your computer as long as possible. But does that mean that you don’t need the antivirus protection? No! Antivirus programs are able to provide backs protection for your computer and there is no a perfect antivirus program that can handle everything. Once 123rede.com enters your computer, it changes your browser settings and appears in your browser as the home page without allowing you to get rid of it. You may not realize that it is not a good thing at the beginning because it has a normal appearance similar to some other famous search service providers. But if you click on it, it will redirect you to unwanted web sites or search results. Fraud ad windows will appear on the screen constantly to interrupt you. Without a quick removal, more problems will be brought to your computer. Therefore, you need to remove 123rede.com immediately from your computer.
1. 123rede.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.
Before you do any change in your computer, it is recommended that you take some time to make a backup. Then follow the steps given below immediately to clear the browser hijacker 123rede.com:
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 123rede.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 123rede.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 123rede.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”
This pop-up 123rede.com on your web browser is a browser hijacker that can give you a lot of troubles. It can’t be automatically removed by the antivirus programs. So you will need to go through all the removal process manually if you want to remove the 123rede.com. You will suffer from many annoying problems unless the browser hijacker is removed successfully, one of which is that you are not allowed to go online normally. The computer receives many unknown pop-up windows. In addition, your personal data may be collected by the creators to gain profits. Considering all the consequences, you should remove 123rede.com timely.
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 15, 2015 3:51 pm