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Jun 8, 2013

Hijacked by Findamo.com virus? Guide on How to Permanently Get Rid of Findamo.com Browser Redirect Virus

Has your online search always been redirected to the same webpage named Findamo.com? Have you felt confused about this aggressive redirection as you may think it’s just another search engine? In fact it is not. This is defined as a browser redirect virus and has turned many vulnerable computer users to victims.

Findamo.com Virus Description

Findamo.com is a particular hacked website which pretends itself as a real search engine. Browser hijacking is turning into a serious PC issue today while computer has become a necessity in daily life including entertainment and work. Some people are taking advantage of this situation and making illegal profit out of it via lots of computer viruses, malware and spyware. This browser redirect virus has become one of the them. By redirecting victims to pre-designed websites, it brings more problems to infect one’s computer and allows cyber criminals to track the online activities of the owner so as to “earn” a lot of money.

Findamo.com hacked webpage does not show its evilness on its normal appearance. So you should be cautious when using known search engines. Once it’s in your computer, the first thing this virus is going to do is to change your browser default settings and registry entries. When the first step is done, it will not be easily removed from your computer but it will grow its power generally. When you open your browser and try to do some search, you will find this malicious webpage Findamo.com has taken over your homepage. No matter what you do to change it back, the previous homepage is not going to show up. If you do think this hacked page is just an ordinary online search engine and then use it without second thought, you will be facing lots of pop up ads and thousands of malicious links and sites containing numerous viruses and malware ready to install in your computer without permission and do further damages. All these searching results from this Findamo.com browser hijacker are in fact webpages remotely controlled by cyber criminals instead of the actual wanting of computer users. Therefore, it is without any doubt that this virus should be removed as soon as possible before more unwanted problems get into your computer.

Why Antivirus Tools Failed to Remove Findamo.com?

It is said that you can easily get infected with this redirect virus when you visit illegal websites, download porno movies and other unidentified programs and open spam emails. You may still do these above activities even if you are aware of their dangers because you think your legitimate antivirus software can take care of the threats. But as a matter of fact, the creators of this browser redirect virus are so familiar with the functions of antivirus tools that they can make it escape from the detection and removal of any virus protectors. Thus, it is better to be careful even if there’s a antivirus software.

If you want to terminate this suffer quickly with less pain, please contact YooCare Experts and let them help you recover your computer now.

A Screenshot of Findamo.com Webpage

Dangerous Threats of Findamo.com :

1) It can redirect you to hacked websites with lots of pop up ads to annoy you and slow down your computer;
2) It can change your default settings and registry entries to mess up with your files;
3) It can introduce more viruses and ransomware like the FBI Antipiracy virus to infect your computer;
4) It can help remote hosts capture your valuable personal information and cause you a loss of properties.

Guide on the Manual Removal of Findamo.com Browser Hijacker :

Following are some steps for you to do the removal job on your own. Please take some time on making a backup beforehand in case that any mistake might occur during the self-removing process.
Step A) Restart the computer and press F8 key constantly and then use arrow keys to select and get into Safe Mode with Networking;
Step B) Open Task Manager by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del keys or right click of the mouse on the bottom Task Bar;
Step C) End the process [random].exe;
Step D) Find out and delete all these associating files and registry entries:
%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe
%AppData%\Application Date\dll
%AllUsersProfile%\{Findamo.com}\
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Findamo.com.lnk

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{random}.exe”
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{random}
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
Step E) Reboot the computer and get into normal mode when the above steps are done.

Video Shows You How to Safely Modify Windows Registry Editor:

Note: If you don’t have much knowledge and have failed to remove Findamo.com by yourself, please contact YooCare Experts for a fast and professional help.

Published by Vinson J.Porche & last updated on June 8, 2013 5:54 pm

One response to “Hijacked by Findamo.com virus? Guide on How to Permanently Get Rid of Findamo.com Browser Redirect Virus”

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