Does your browser keep redirecting you to the websites you don’t want? Is your homepage already taken over by Chillisaving.com? Follow the manual removal steps below to get rid of this nasty hijacker now.
Chillisaving.com is defined as another new version of the Google search redirection virus family that will hijack your Google search engine to its malicious websites by modifying your computer settings. This browser hijacker may get into the system by clicking malicious code or distribute unsafe advertising pop-ups, visiting pornographic website or downloading attachment from spam emails.
Once it is installed, you will find your computer is running out of order. It will redirect you to some advertisements’ webpages when you are visiting Internet and create many pop-up webpage that makes you crazy. It modifies essential web browser settings, decreases default security level and adds undesirable or insecure resources to the trusted sites list. Furthermore, Chillisaving.com tracks user’s web browsing habits, records addresses of visited sites and sends collected data to a remote server. It puts your computer in a high-risk situation. Hence, before Chillisaving virus causes a havoc on your PC, remove it as quickly as possible.
1. Annoying pop-up alerts and advertisements always come up while a user is browsing online;
2. Other spywares and viruses will be installed without your permission under the help of Trojans;
3. Personal privacy is in high risk of loss as Chillisaving.com virus can create a fake website for you to register and enter important information and passwords;
4. Significant files will be relocated or hidden which may pose a sudden death of computer;
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.
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.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
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. Remove all add-ons and extensions
Google Chrome: Wrench Icon > Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A)
Internet Explorer: Tools > Manage Add-ons
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.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings “ProxyEnable” = “1”
Chillisaving.com is a browser hijack virus that you can not trust it at all. If you regard it as the real anti-virus program, you will be cheated by this webpage. Many victims are fooled by this browser hijack virus when they believe it is a illegal webpage. When your computer is infected by this virus, it can change your Internet settings immediately, such as your homepage. You can not change your homepage back when this virus finishes its infection. What is more, this virus can slow down your infected computer, you need to take more time to run a program or open a webpage, if you just let this virus stay in your computer, it can bring more damage to your computer. The virus maker can get your personal information by this virus, many victims lose these information, such as password and account number, that is way this virus can cause great damage to your computer. Next time, if you can see this browser hijack virus in your computer, please remove it as soon as possible before it brings further damage to your computer.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last updated on June 8, 2013 6:29 pm