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May 29, 2015

Browser Hijacker 321oyun.com Removal Guide

321oyun.com makes you mad, because it takes over your web browser? You search results are redirected to other sites? Don’t know what 321oyun.com is? Are you looking for a reliable solution to remove it? Let us learn some basic knowledge about the browser hijacker.

More Details about 321oyun.com:

321oyun.com is classified as a browser hijacker. It is capable of causing tremendous damages to the web browser and even the whole computer. Now there are more and more browser hijackers that are interfering with computer users’ online activities, because the developers want to make money. Similar to many other browser hijackers, 321oyun.com looks like a legitimate search engine. However, it is a notorious browser hijacker that can gain unapproved installation on your computer. In normal circumstances, it is associated with many unknown free software on the Internet as well as spam e-mail attachments.

By modifying browser settings, 321oyun.com replaces your home page and search engine. It also adds registry values on the system, which makes the computer and browser run slowly. Every time you search information on Google or other search engines, you are redirected to strange places which may be embedded in dangerous viruses by cyber criminals. All browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox can be affected. Most importantly, 321oyun.com is able to monitor your online activities and record your information so that it can send you some unreliable ads according to what you like. There is no doubt that it has the ability to cause a lot of problems for you and your computer. Therefore, it should be cleared.

Processing manual removal is supposed to have a certain level of computer literacy. If you are not sure how to start and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging the computer system, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

Screenshot of the 321oyun.com Browser Hijacker:

321oyun.com

Primary Symptoms and Potential Risks:

1. 321oyun.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.

Manual Removal Guide:

321oyun.com browser hijacker changes the homepage as well as browser settings, and redirects your web search results to random sites containing lots of illegal advertisements, even Trojan, rootkit or other malware viruses. Sometimes the antivirus software cannot identify it accurately and timely or remove it permanently. Therefore, manual removal is the best choice to uninstall it completely from your computer. Users can follow the manual guide here to have the hijacker removed instantly.

1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions

* Internet Explorer:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options

Tools in IE

(3). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons

* Firefox:

(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons

Tools in Firefox

(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable

* Google Chrome:

(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions

Customize and control Google Chrome button

(2). Disable the extensions of 321oyun.com

2. End Relevant Processes

(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab

Windows Task Manager

*For Win 8 Users:

Click More details when you see the Task Manager box

Win 8 Task Manager

And then click Details tab

Details Tab in Win 8 Task Manager

(2). Find out and end 321oyun.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

View in Computer Window

Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category

View Tab in Folder Options Window

4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files

(1). Delete the registry entries related to 321oyun.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\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

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\Explorer\run\Random.exe

(2). Find out and remove the associated files

%AllUsersProfile%\random.exe

%AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\random.exe

%Temp%\random.exe

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~random

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

321oyun.com is a useless browser hijacker. You cannot get your favorite home page because it takes over the browser. When you open your browser, you first can see the hijacker. In some cases, when you want to visit your favorite web sites, you are redirected to some unknown places. Some ad windows play over and over again, even if you close the browser. In fact, the hijacker can change the default browser settings, DNS settings and network settings. More importantly, it can record your search history and analyze your search habits. We recommend that you remove it as soon as possible, otherwise you will not be able to use your browser. Based on users’ complaints, antivirus software will not help them remove 321oyun.com. In this case, you can remove it manually.

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 May 29, 2015 7:55 am

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