Bestofreeapps2.com kept redirecting me to its domain while I was browsing the Internet. It is so pesky! I don’t even know when this virus gets into my computer. It comes to my screen each time I start my computer. I want to get rid of it now. I can’t bear it anymore! But How? I don’t know where to start. Can anyone help me fix this problem? Thank you!
Bestofreeapps2.com is a newly created computer infection which is sorted to the family of browser hijacker. It is a latest adware program which may do lots of malicious thing on your compromised computer. This virus not only infects Windows computers but also attacks Mac computers. This virus penetrates your computer by infected free programs, suspicious links and spam e-mail attachments. Therefore, when you are surfing the Internet, you should pay more attention to all things you did. Hence, you can protect your computer from being hacked by this virus. Anyway, if your computer is infected by this virus, please get rid of it without any delay or it will ruin your whole computer system.
What will Bestofreeapps2.com do after it gets into your computer? Usually, this virus states that if you install HD Video Player on your computer, so that you can watch videos online in full HD resolution. Is this real? In most cases, it just offers you an update version to replace the one that are already installed in your computer. However, if you click on its link and try installing whatever it suggest, you will actually give it the chance to add some potentially unwanted program onto your computer. After that, it continues to make chaos on your computer by decelerating your computer performance and speed gradually. Otherwise, it may automatically change your default homepage and browser settings as well. In addition, it may record your online cookies and then collect your sensitive information which will be sent to remote hackers. In short, Bestofreeapps2.com is a potential threat to your computer security as well as your privacy. It should be removed 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!
Bestofreeapps2.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”
Bestofreeapps2.com is known as browser hijacker or browser redirect. This virus mostly gets installed through freeware programs that you download from infected web pages; or through the spam emails you are reading; or through the suspicious and risky websites you are visiting. Once it gets into your computer, it may affect your computer performance so badly. It may bring into other infections like spyware, adware, malware and so on. Lots of ads and pop-ups will be distributed from its domain to chock up your system resource. In a word, it is not wise to keep Bestofreeapps2.com on your system. You’d better eliminate it when you detect it.
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 July 4, 2015 11:51 pm