What is Ixquick.com? Is it a useful webpage that can help you go online? How can you remove this webpage if you don’t want it to stay in your computer? This post will tell you the truth of Ixquick.com browser hijack redirect and the manually way to remove it.
Ixquick.com is not a real search engine like Google, if you regard it as the truth webpage, you may be cheated by this browser hijack redirect. This redirect can install in your computer when you download some unknown programs, that is way many victims have no idea when this redirect comes into their computers. Ixquick.com has nothing different from other browser hijack redirect, it can modify your Internet setting, such as your homepage and something else. Once it infects your computer, not only can it slow down your computer, but also download threatens to your computer. Do be innocent, this redirect will not leave your computer automatically, you need to remove this browser hijack redirect completely from your computer.
Ixquick.com can be one of the most dangerous browser hijack redirect once your computer is infected. Your computer will be very very slow because this browser hijack redirect can download lots of useless process or even programs, Ixquick.com can not be erased by the anti-virus program easily because it can escape from the most anti-virus programs. If you search something on this webpage, you will get the no-relations results such as some websites like advertisement or porn, which contains lots of viruses and Trojans can damage to your computer. This browser hijack can always redirect that you can not go online well, that is the reason that Ixquick.com makes you annoy. What is more, you can not just uninstall it in control panel, because this browser hijack redirect can even make files in your system disk and registry. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it may lead to mistakes damaging your system.
1Your computer will be slower and slower.
2You need to take a long time to open a webpage, your browser is much more slower than before.
3It always redirects you to Ixquick.com
4The harmful redirect virus causes poor Internet connection and system frequent crash.
5You will see a lot of website popping up when you visit Internet
1. Open the Windows Task Manager
You can press Ctrl + Shift + ESC together or Ctrl + Alt + Delete together.
If it dose not work, Click the Start button, click the run option, type taskmgr and press OK. The Windows Task Manager should open.
2. In the Windows Task Manager, find out the process of THE Redirect by name random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will end the process.
3. Delete malicious registry entries related to this browser hijacker redirect.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
4.Remove malicious files of redirect
Ixquick.com is totally a browser hijack redirect that you should not trust it at all. If you regard it as the real search engine and use it. Your computer can be not safe any more, when Ixquick.com virus hijacks a system, it can change your homepage and replace your search engines without permission. Like other redirect viruses, it will do anything to make you visit unsafe sites and make some money for the criminals. Generally speaking, the virus is distributed via freeware, shareware, spam emails and malicious attachments. Being as a stubborn virus, it resides deeply in your computer. Even if you delete everything related to Ixquick.com, the redirect problem is still there. It is suggested users don’t spend time trying to change browser to stop these attacks. It is useless. this virus can escape from all kinds of antivirus programs that should be removed manually as early as possible.
Note: If you find it difficult to follow the removal guide above, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online will help you remove this redirect from your computer completely.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last updated on April 1, 2013 11:56 am