Browser Hijacker Removal Guide

Hi. Need help of removing from Google Chrome. First, I need to state that I didn’t install it and somehow it appeared and rooted there. Every time, I open Chrome, it shows while Chrome displays a notification telling that it is deceptive website. I don’t know why it still gives this website as it says it is a bad one. Is Google Chrome forcing me to view that website or someone else?

Brief Description of Browser Hijacker is a potential danger domain that belongs to the browser hijacker family. It is able to attack all the version of Windows OS such as Win XP, Win Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 10 and so on. No matter what browser you use, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge or Mozilla Firefox, there is always a chance that your computer is infected with browser hijacker. Its developer spreads it for marketing purpose. Hence, it will do everything its developer wants it to do for revenue. It changes your search engine and some of the system settings to make it convenient to perform its tasks and avoid being removed. A flood of annoying ads will appear on your screen. Random browser redirect will drive you crazy. Besides, it also targets on your privacy on computer. We suggest you remove as soon as you see it on the browser.

How Browser Hijacker Works? do harm to your system. Not like other legit search engine like Google and Yahoo, it does not help you a lot in searching for useful information. Instead, it ruins your browsing experience badly. First of all, it changes your homepage into or other unknown domain. Default browser settings also are changed without your consent. Malicious extensions, add-ons, plug-ins and banners will appear on the browser. Unknown links are added to your Favorite while you didn’t do anything to make that happen. Though you notice it and try to put things back to normal, it is still be able to come back. Once it takes over the browser, it uses codes to make the browser display ads and redirect you to its sponsored websites. After you connect the computer to network, endless ads pop up on the screen which will definitely disturb your works. Search results supported by this useless search engine are filled with ads. You will be redirected to suspicious websites after clicking on the false links. It also changes the DNS settings. Hence, you may find that you can’t access some normal websites with good network connection. browser hijacker also has the capability to deactivate your security program and block your browser firewall. In this way, browser hijacker is able to install more malware to damage your system and allow the remote owner to access your computer. Harmful programs will be able to run in the background secretly. It monitors your online activities so as to collect information, such as your frequent visited websites, search key words, information you use to login and so on which later will be sent to its developer. It will be horrible if the hackers access the information. You need to stop as soon as possible.

Ways that Browser Hijacker Access Your Computer

No.1: illegal movies or music. You may note that lots of illegal movies and music demand a certain media player. The website provides link to download the software, but you need to be careful. The malware like browser hijacker is embedded in the downloaded software on behalf.
No.2: pop-up ads. The cyber criminals usually design the browser hijacker programs very well and make them pop up in an attractive form. We have to tell you that unexpected clicks on suspicious links or pop-up ads may install this nasty browser hijacker on your computer.
No.3: malicious Trojan programs. Most of the Trojans are spreading via malicious software nowadays. Users who access these malicious programs in conjunction with Trojan virus will severally got infected with this browser hijacker.
No.4: ad-supported programs. Many people would like to download free software from the Internet. You should know that browser hijacker program usually is bundled with free software and shareware. It will be installed along with this kind of software as a plug-in. Cancel the plug-in installation to avoid unwanted programs.

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. browser hijacker Removal Guide

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 suspicious add-ons


* Firefox:

(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 Redirect Vrius

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 browser 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 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

(2). Find out and remove the associated files




Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Conclusion is an untrusted and harmful program on your computer. It alters your default settings randomly which will put your computer at considerable risk. Endless ads will attract you to click on it thus helping its developer generate revenue. To promote their products, browser hijacker forces you to view their ads by redirecting you to their sponsored websites. That will waste lots of your precious time on browsing. The most important thing is that this threat can cause information leak. The cyber criminals can grab money from unexpected users secretly. You need to remove browser hijacker right now. Locate the malicious files and delete them completely to protect your computer and valuable information.

Can’t remove the virus and are afraid of making any critical mistakes damaging your computer? please contact YooCare Expert for further removal help.

Published by on November 24, 2016 6:22 am, last updated on November 24, 2016 6:24 am

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