My MacBook is keeping redirecting me to Search.inkeepr.com. It is so weird! I reset my Safari. But it seems useless. It pops up on my tab when I start to browse. I can’t use my Safari normal now. I want to get rid of this hijacker. I go into my registry, but I don’t know which file I should delete. Antivirus tool can’t remove it completely. What should I do now? Please help!
Search.inkeepr.com Virus can infect all windows computer as well as Mac computers. It is a newly produced computer infection which is sorted a browser hijacker virus. This hijacker can lurk into your computer without your awareness. This virus may get into your computer with the help of the third party applications. Commonly, you may get this hijacker when you are visiting infected websites, opening or responding spam emails, downloading free resources online and etc. Therefore, you should keep more attention on your online behaviors while you are browsing the Internet.
Once Search.inkeepr.com Virus installed on your computer, it may create countless troubles for you. It may display your computer with endless pop-ups and fake notifications. This may hold a huge large portion of your system resource. As a result, your browser will crash so frequently. The performance of your system will be degraded so severely. Otherwise, it may modify your browser settings and redirect all your search result to commercial web pages which were directly linked to third party product sites. Some of the redirected sites may contain harmful virus like malware, adware, spyware and Trojan and so on, which may infiltrate onto your computer. In addition, this hijacker may change your default home page to be its domain. As you can see that how malicious this hijacker is! So you should get rid of this hijacker immediately when you detect 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!
Search.inkeepr.com Virus 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”
Search.inkeepr.com Virus, as its name, is a virus which is created by malicious cyber criminals to attack computer users’ browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari and Mozilla Firefox and so on. Once it gets into your computer, it often mess up your privacy settings and exploits them to steal your personal files or information, such as passwords, credit card, bank account information etc. This hijacker places a tracking cookie on your web browser so as to install other add-ons. If you want to prevent virus, you should be cautious when clicking link; not download unknown “free” software; avoid opening unknown e-mail attachments. Once you detect this virus on your computer, you should remove it immediately to make your computer clean and safe.
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 6, 2015 6:23 am