Virus Removal Guide

Hello, there. What will you do if your computer gets infected by virus? Can AVG remove this virus from the infected computer clearly? No? Why? Manual removal can help you remove this virus from your infected computer completely. Believe that? Take a look at the bellowing post on how to remove this virus by manual. Hope that may do you some favor!

More Information About Hijacker: is a potential unwanted program which is created by cyber criminals to attack the famous browsers on victims’ computer, such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Safari etc. This infection not only can infect Windows computer likes Windows 8, but also can attack IOS mac computer as well. This fake search engine is preparing for the Olympic Games in Rio. Cyber criminals made this virus to appear with sport symbols, symbolizing five Olympic rings. As usual, just like other browser hijacker virus (such as virus), it displays a couple of shortcuts (this time these links lead to recipe centers) and a search box, powered by In order to make itself to be “real”, it uses the name of the famous search engine: Yahoo. However, it is nothing related to Yahoo or other good search engine: Google or Bing, but completely a bad search engine, a malicious browser hijacker virus. virus can get into your computer without your attention since it has been attached to a third application, such spam email, junk emails’ attachments, suspicious website, freeware downloads (music, videos, PDF files etc.) on the unauthorized website, and infected pop-ups & commercial ads and unknown links. Once this virus gets into your computer, it will automatically saves into your add-ons without your permission. Next, it will modify your browsers’ settings and DNS settings to make you get out of the regular websites. Later, you will be forced to use as your default start-up page. Your search engine will be replaced secretly as well. There is no way to retrieve your settings back before the virus is removed from the infected computer. Furthermore, other problems will arise to the surface and disrupt the natural flow of your browsing. Lots of pop-ups, banners, ads, coupons will float everywhere on your screen while you are browsing. This hijacker is an annoying virus. If you don’t remove it in time, it will mess up your whole computer as soon as it 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.

A Screenshot of Infection


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:

Conclusion virus is known to influence your browsers through kinds of ways such as changing your default homepage, replacing your search engine, and displaying you with endless advertising campaigns. Once the virus is on your computer, every time you decide to surf the net, your tasks might be selfishly interrupted by re-appearing advertisements. Otherwise, it may collect your online information (credit card information, bank account information, etc. ) and then pilfer it and send it to the remote hackers. What’s more, it can be leading you into a dangerous domain, capable of infecting you with malware. Such URLs can also be incorporated into the results to search queries and the destination point of redirection. Therefore, you can use your computer normally as usual since the virus got into your computer. If you want your computer back to normal, please remove it immediately once it is found. Manual removal is the most effective way to get rid of the virus. You can try that!

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 on August 6, 2016 3:35 am, last updated on August 6, 2016 3:35 am

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