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May 27, 2016

How to Remove WorldSearchPro.com Virus

What’s that? I am chatting with my friend online. However, just with a sudden, an ad pops up and asks me to click on that link. Later after that, I kept being redirected to WorldSearchPro.com no matter what I was doing. What is this browser? Is it a hijacker? Why didn’t I start my browser likes Google Chrome or Internet Explorer normally? Why has my default homepage been changed automatically? How can I get rid of those annoying ads? What should I do then?

More Details About WorldSearchPro.com Virus

WorldSearchPro.com Virus belongs to the family of browser hijacker which is designed by the cyber-criminal to do something illegal on the targeted computer. Definitely, none of you would like to keep this malicious browser hijacker on your computer with the passage of time. You may not know when and how this malicious browser hijacker gets into your computer. This tricky browser hijacker can be found in some unsafe application programs, SPAM emails, unwanted email attachments and dubious website link. Once this hijacker attacks your computer, all your settings of website browsers will be changed automatically without your approval. It will create lots of computer troubles on your computer to prevent you from using the compromised computer normally. You’d better remove this fake website as soon as you can.

WorldSearchPro.com is definitely a malicious and stubborn browser hijacker virus which may set your computer in a real danger situation. If you think it is completely safe to visit these unreliable online resources as there is an AVG or a Norton program installing in your computer, the fact will show you how a big decision you have made. As a matter of fact, this browser hijacker can escape from the scanning of the antivirus programs and dive into the computer system without the permission of the computer user. Once this malicious program installs into your computer system, it will add extensions to all web browsers on your computer, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, etc. Numerous commercial advertisements and pop-ups will be provided by this annoying program from these extensions while you are going on the Internet. If you do use WorldSearchPro.com, in the provided search results you will discover that there are some suspicious links. Besides, once it sneaks into your computer, it will record all your confidential data, such as passwords, IP address, credit card information, banks’ account numbers and then transfer them to various cyber hackers. Obviously, this malicious browser hijacker may not do anything good on your computer. It is so strongly recommended to remove this virus as early as possible before things are not changing badly.

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.

Basic Symptoms and Potential Risks of WorldSearchPro.com Pop-up 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:

WorldSearchPro.com Pop-up 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:

Conclusion

WorldSearchPro.com is a browser hijacker which is designed by the cyber criminals in order to conduct evil online activities by attacking the computer users around the world. This tricky browser hijacker can be found in some unsafe application programs or dubious website link, etc. Once installed, your homepage will be modified as well, and then this browser hijacker will change itself to be your usual search engine. If you see this kind of search engine, you should sober that this is a browser hijacker. You can not use that search engine, even though this nasty engine seems to be reliably search engine. However, this browser hijacker will spread tens of thousands of ads on the computer. The search results it provided to you are not trusted. You should take immediate action to get rid of this malicious virus as soon as you found it on your computer. Manual removal way is the only and most effective way to remove this virus completely and permanently from your compromised computer.

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 May 27, 2016 4:45 pm

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