Nov 22, 2015 Virus Removal Help

Last night, a pop-up came on my screen to mention me doing a update of my browser. Just as usual, I click on the Download button without thinking twice. Thing went on a different way. virus was installed on my computer during the update installation. After I realize that this program is a potential unwanted program, I want to uninstall it from my computer. Unfortunately, I failed to uninstalled this program even thought I have tried all the security tools installed on my computer. It is so suck for me! What should I do now? How to get rid of this headachy program out of my computer? Help, help, please help!

More Information About Virus is a malicious browser hijacker virus which can invade your computer as a browser add-on which will generate lots of pop-ups and inline-text ads. It is a computer infection with high-level risk. It is so skillful of hacking computer users’ web browsers and keeping readdressing them to its domain and some unwanted websites. This vicious program is designed by cyber hackers to pretend as a good program which is stated to safeguard your computer system from being hacked by malicious websites and by doing in this way that it can decrease the risk rate of your computer being infected by malwares. However, to be contrary to what it states, this rogue program is actually another kind of adware application program which will chock up your screen with many unwanted commercial advertisements and pop-ups. So, it is highly advisable to clear this fake program away from your computer without any delay, or you’ll regret later for leaving this malicious program on your computer with the passage of time.

Do you know how hijacker gets into your computer? You may not have any clue when you find this virus on your computer. With lots of researches, it indicates that this virus can sneak into your computer with the use of junk emails and its attachments, suspicious web sites like porno web pages and peer-to-peer networks, freeware download and so on. This virus can be spread throughout the Internet. Once you did something with careless attention, you may give the chance for the virus to get into your computer and make chaos on it. After the installation of this virus, you may find that you can’t remove this virus completely by your any anti-virus programs. Therefore, it is highly recommended to take manual removal method to get rid of this virus completely if you find this virus on your system.

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.

A Screenshot of Hijacker


Basic Symptoms and Potential Risks of Infection

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!

Manual Removal Guide: Hijacker 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

Tools in IE

(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the dubious 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 this virus

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 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

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 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”

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:


To sum up, virus is a potentially unwanted application. After the installation of this virus, each time you start your system, this adware will run numerous malicious programs automatically on the background without your consent or knowledge on your computer. The things which run on the background may use up a huge of resources of your computer making it become really very slow and sluggish while it is working. Moreover, this virus may record all your confidential information and then transfer to remote hackers. Hence, due to this virus, your computer may be set in a risky situation as it is a great threat to your system as well as your private information. Therefore, this virus is suggested to be removed from your computer as early as possible. Manual removal method will be the most effective and quickly way to get rid of this virus. If you don’t know how to do this by yourself, please feel free to contact YooCare online expert for help by only one clicking on the Start Live Chat Now button from

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.

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