My Internet Explorer gets redirected to the Luckysite123.com for no reason and I am unable to get my homepage normally. My anti-virus program can do nothing helpful to handle such a headache. The Luckysite123.com pop-ups come from a virus or malware, right? I have tried to get rid of it myself but ended with a failure. What should I do to remove the Luckysite123.com pop-ups completely? In fact, the Luckysite123.com pop-up is a browser hijacker and will make chaos if no removal in time. Manual removal is the most effective to get rid of it. Please follow the post to get some assistance to eliminate it.
Luckysite123.com pop-up has been categorized as a browser hijacker which is sponsored specially to attack computers all around the world. Once installed on a targeted computer in degrading manner, the Luckysite123.com pop-up redirects victims’ website regardless of browsers or search engines. The Luckysite123.com pop-up will display plenty of pop-ups which are related to the browser hijacker so as to promote their products. So that innocent Internet users can’t surf the Internet easily as they usually do. Meanwhile, it forces you to view ads and malicious websites now and then. More malware will be installed to damage your computer. Gradually, your computer will run slowly and take a long time to react. It just gets stuck frequently while you are playing game or writing an important report. Hence, you must remove this threat in time.
Internet users may get the Luckysite123.com pop-ups on their computers in several manners. To illustrate, when computer users download some freeware, adware which is bundled with the Luckysite123.com, they may get such an infection. Some free games or junk emails are also mediations for cyber criminals to access a targeted computer. Accordingly, please pay attention to unknown software or programs in the case that your computer gets attacked by the annoying browser hijacker.
As soon as accessing a compromised computer, the Luckysite123.com pop-up will modify the default settings of the infected browser, and then whenever victims launch a browser or search engine, open a new tab, the Luckysite123.com pop-up will be shown to redirect the original websites. The pop-ups cause online traffic and then handicap the contaminated browser completely. The malfunction of a browser is a headache for Internet users. Virus removal is required for victims.
After taking over a targeted browser, the Luckysite123.com pop-up is supposed to install additional threats on the septic computer without any approval. For instance, other viruses will be introduced to the targeted computer to do something more harmful. Additionally, the Luckysite123.com pop-up may gather victims’ vital details and then utilize such information for velvet underground. The exploitation of victims’ privacy will be a nightmare for those innocent users. Therefore, please get rid of the cunning browser hijacker as soon as possible before it brings some serious results.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(2). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons
(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 Luckysite123.com 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 Luckysite123.com 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
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
Published by Emerson L. Sullivan & last updated on December 23, 2016 12:36 pm