Hi, there. Do you believe that Uber-Search.com is a good program? If you do think so, then you must be tricked by this program. As I downloaded this virus on my computer by accident, what it did on my computer most is to redirect me to its domain again and again when I open my browsers or started a new tab. As a matter of fact, this program is a kind of computer infection. I felt pesky on this virus now as it continues creating troubles on my system. However, I can’t figure out how to get rid of it. What should I do now? I am here asking for someone to help me. Please help! Thank you!
Uber-Search.com is a potentially unwanted application which is classified as a member of browser hijacker family. This virus is created by cyber criminals with the purpose of muddling up with your system and causing malicious activities once it sneak into your computer. This virus is so tricky. It may pretend to be a good search engine like Bing or Google. But if you believe it, then you download this program. Later you will find that this program is not a good program at all. This browser hijacker has the ability to act on all kinds of web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari and so forth. Once it gets into your computer, it will change your default home page and your browser settings. This is why you are keeping being redirected to its domain. As this virus may create lots of troubles on your computer, therefore, you are suggested to remove this virus off your system as soon as you find it.
Usually, Uber-Search.com can get into the compromised computer through free downloads, spam attachments, third party web sites and etc. So you need to pay more attention on your online activities. If you want to search something on this fake search engine, you may see sponsored links and ads everywhere from the search results. If you click on any of these misleading search results, you may be redirected to domains that sell useless goods, promote unwanted services or, most shockingly, spread malware. Otherwise, this hijacker is able to record your privacy on your computer. It may steal your information like password, band information, trading user names and password, credit card details and so on. Then it will transfer this information to remote hackers who may release your information into the public or misuse it for earning illegal extra money. Additionally, this virus may create lots of rubbishes to account for a large part of your resources. The performance of your computer will be decreased so badly. This virus is highly recommended to be removed as early as you can before it messes up 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!
Uber-Search.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”
Uber-Search.com is so tricky and dangerous hijacker which should be removed as soon as you find it on your computer. Due to this infection, you may not use your computer as usual any more. This hijacker can dive into your computer secretly and then can change your browsers settings without your permission. Once this browser hijacker infected your computer, it will keep you redirecting you to visit some malicious and unsafe websites. This vicious browser hijacker will distribute lots of ads and add malicious links into your computer system. All these ads and links will chock up your system. You may experience slow browsing speed, reduced computer performance etc.. This virus should be removed when you detect it. Only manual removal way can get rid of this virus completely and clearly. If you don’t know how to operate, please turn to 24 hours YooCare online tech support for further assistance.
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 19, 2015 5:20 am