Jun 5, 2016

Search.safesidetabplussearch.com Virus Removal Guide

Hey, there. I was watching a video and just with a sudden, a pop-up popping on the screen and asking me to visit it. With a beautiful picture on its screen, I felt so interesting then I clicked on that pop-up. That link was not a good link. I was redirected to visit a websites with lots of pornographic pictures showing on the screen. After that, another strange thing happened. Each time I started to browse, I was redirected to browse Search.safesidetabplussearch.com Virus’s domain. I reset my browser. But it didn’t work. I don’t what should I do now. Please advise!

More Information About Search.safesidetabplussearch.com Virus

Search.safesidetabplussearch.com Virus, a malicious browser hijacker virus, is created by vicious cyber criminals with the purpose of hacking innocent computer users’ browsers. Nowadays, most people would like to find out the things they need more easily on the Internet. Cyber criminals catch the mind of these people and then trick them to fall into the trap. This hijacker is stated to help users search things more easily and efficiently. Time is money! People want to save their treasure time so they used to find the most quickly shortcut to find out the things they need. However, when you add this virus into your computer, it means that the disaster just begins on your compromised computer. Once infected, this virus will immediately take influence on your computer. The most obvious thing is that you will be redirected to Search.safesidetabplussearch.com no matter what you are doing on the Internet. Anyway, this webpage is not a good search engine website, just a fake malicious browser hijacker virus.

Search.safesidetabplussearch.com is a readdress virus which can get into your computer through kind of ways. Cyber hackers used to get into your computer through the help of third party application by downloading freeware, visiting suspicious websites or links, reading or responding spam emails as well as its attachments and installing unsafe programs on your computer. Once this virus gets into your computer, lots of malicious things will be caused by this virus. Once installed, this virus will change your important system files to stop you from using your computer smoothly as usual. Otherwise, this virus is capable of changing your default homepage and search engine. As a result, you will be forced to use this virus’s domain as your search engine. So, when you start your browse or add a new tab, you will be readdressed to this virus domain immediately. All the search result links are associated with commercial ads as well as other virus. While you are browsing, you may find that lots of pop-ups, ads windows displays on your web screen to stop you from doing anything well on the Internet. What’s more, this virus has the ability to steal your sensitive data on your computer, such as bank account information, credit card information and online trading information and so on. All this information will be transferred to the remote hacker who may use your information on the illegal way. It is obvious that your computer is in a great of danger. Hence, it is strongly suggest you get rid of Search.safesidetabplussearch.com virus as soon as you can.

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 Search.safesidetabplussearch.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:

Search.safesidetabplussearch.com 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:


Search.safesidetabplussearch.com infection is a dangerous and pesky browser hijacker virus which may perform several actions when executed. This virus used to dive into your computer by being attached to spam email messages pretending as worthy material from a reputable company. It also can get into your computer while you are reading spam email as well as it attachment, visiting porn websites and downloading unwanted malicious freeware. Once installed, this infection may control your Internet browsers (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc.) by altering search results and gaining online profit for its authors. As soon as you boot your computer, it may run itself and conduct lots of activities at your background. It may create files on different target locations on your computer so that you may not detect it easily with general antivirus programs. In a word, if you detect this infected or its related threats on your computer, you should remove it as early as you can. It is said that only manual removal way can get rid of this stubborn virus effectively and completely.

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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