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Apr 28, 2013

Remove Freeantivirusglobe.com Redirect

Does your browser always redirect you to Freeantivirusglobe.com? This is a malicious website that promotes Rogue program virus to let users download it. Users should never download anything from this website and find an effective way to get rid of Freeantivirusglobe.com redirect as soon as possible.

Why my browser always redirects me to Freeantivirusglobe.com? Is it a virus?

Freeantivirusglobe.com is a browser hijacker which is an accessory part of a fake anti-spyware program. It claims to be the best utility for cleaning and optimizing your Windows PC and protects your online privacy, safeguard your data and make your PC faster. However, once you get it installed, you will soon realize that a big virus just locates in your PC and begins to attack your PC. All this website brings to you is not a helpful security tool, but a serious rogue program like Win 7 Internet Security 2013 which uses scare tactics by only showing innocent users fake reports, misleading them to pay for its useless product so as to rip off their money.

The nasty virus takes control your computer completely and blocks many basic system services. For example, you are forcibly redirected to Freeantivirusglobe.com whenever you open your browser, and then it lures you to download the rogue for free. However, once downloaded, such rogue program will scan your computer just like a real PC cleaner but that’s only what the whole process looks like. In fact, the scan does not reveal any true facts about how your system is functioning for the moment and whether or not it has spyware on board. This threat is known to attack Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. Users should get rid of Freeantivirusglobe.com redirect manually as quickly as possible.

The following instructions require certain levels of computer skills. If you’re not sure and are afraid to make any critical mistakes during the process, please live chat with YooCare Expert now.

If your computer is infected, you will see Freeantivirusglobe.com screen like that:

Freeantivirusglobe.com_

Infected Symptoms:

1. It can redirect you to malicious websites with numerous pop up ads to interrupt and stop you from doing anything on your computer;
2. It can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death;
3. It can introduce more unwanted viruses and ransomware to do further harms;
4. It can help cyber criminals track your online activities and capture significant personal data to cause you a loss of value.
5. It can change your default DNS configuration and block you accessing your favorite sites.
6. It forcibly customizes the default homepage, search engine and bookmarks of your compute

Malicious Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Guides:

Considering this malware can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue without any risk.

1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.

Since tricky hijacker virus has the ability to use cookies for tracing and tracking the internet activity of users, it is suggested users to delete all the cookies before a complete removal.

Google Chrome:

Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.

Internet Explorer:
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”

Mozilla Firefox:

Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”

2. End the malicious process from Task Manager.

Once this dangerous Freeantivirusglobe.com redirect is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent, slowing down the computer. If your system’s CPU spike is constant, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.

(The name of the virus process can be random.)

Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time and it will open up task manager directly. Then change to “Processes” tab.

task manager

3. Show hidden files and folders.

Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.

Click the View tab.

Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

4. Remove all the malicious files manually.

%AppData%Local[random].exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\*.*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM]”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”

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Freeantivirusglobe.com redirect virus can damage to your system and browser when it is installed. You may find difficult to uninstall it on control panel because this browser hijack redirect can create files in your system disk and even registry. So it can escape from the tracking of the anti-virus program easily. This browser hijack redirect can slow down your computer, freeze your security program and change the settings of your browser. Your homepage can be replaced by Freeantivirusglobe.com and you can’t change it back. This thing can redirect you to some webpages about advertisement or porn and create a lot of popups that make you annoyed. What is worse, the hijackers can get your information by accessing to the infected computer. It is suggested users to get rid of Freeantivirusglobe.com as quickly as possible.

If you are not knowledgeable enough to be able to distinguish the location of this virus, or you are afraid of making mistake during the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further help.

Published by Sarah Poehler & last updated on April 28, 2013 5:19 am

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