What is wrong with my computer? One day when you want to log in Facebook just like what you did before, but you can not succeed, because your browser redirects you to another advertisement’s webpage. How can this annoying thing happen? And what is Searchregard.com? How can this webpage replace your homepage? This post will show you the way to remove this browser hijack virus completely and manually.
Searchregard.com is classified as a web browser hijack virus, just like some similar browser hijack viruses, when your computer is infected by this tricky virus, it will change your Internet settings without your permission. You may get this annoying thing when you visit some unsafe webpage such as some webpages about porn. This browser hijack can redirect you frequently, that is way this browser hijack virus can make people crazy.
This browser hijack virus can infect your computer when you are visiting infected webpage, when this virus complete its infection on your computer, you may get a lot of pop-up pages that make you annoying, this browser hijack virus can redirect you to some webpages that you can not log in your Facebook or your E-mail address. This virus can bring threats to your computer even you have anti-virus program. This virus will change its name and position so that it can escape the killing of the most anti-virus program, this virus can even download something to protect itself. Please do not trust this webpage, if you regard it as the real search engine, you may become one of the victims by this virus. You need to remove this virus completely from your computer before it does further damage to your computer.
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 Searchregard.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”
Searchregard.com is a browser hijack virus that you can not trust it at all. If you don’t know anything about this virus, you may regard it as the real search webpage, however, that is why this tricky has cheated so many victims. Once your computer is infected by this virus, it can slow download your computer so that you need to take a long time to open a webpage or run a program. This virus can also make System Bugs then the virus maker can access to your computer even you are under the protection of the anti-virus program, if you can not remove this virus completely, it will even freeze your Internet. Please do not be fooled this webpage, if you search something on it, what you get is the no-relation results, which contain different viruses and Trojans. This virus can cause further damage to your computer if you can not remove it completely from your computer, it can mess up your system data and steal your information. Next time when you see this webpage on your computer, you should know that your computer is infected by this browser hijack virus, what you need to do is to remove this virus from your computer completely.
Published by Selina Lynmich & last updated on June 4, 2013 12:14 pm