Removal Guide

My browser has been hijacked by and I don’t know how to remove it. I used to clear the cookies and history records when the web browser ran slowly due to some phishing websites. However, all the default settings have been changed to unknown strange website. What can I do remove it completely? I need some help! is responsible for promoting specific products created by cyber hackers through the way of attaching undesirable toolbars, malicious scripts as well as potentially harmful extensions on the browser for taking over it. It seems to be as simple as There is only a search bar on the whole page. You can use the toolbar to search things. Hence, the search results are actually generated by the cyber hackers. The results are undoubtedly sponsored links which have paid for the membership of So you know that the search results provided by this search engine are not trusted. If you click on some unknown websites in the search results, many other computer infections may be downloaded. It can allow other unknown Trojan or backdoor programs to insert system. For example, it exposes your browsing history to hackers and make your browser vulnerable to viruses. For instances, it has the ability to modify browser settings to reduce the browser security level. The personal files stored in your computer will also be stolen. Moreover, some personal files may be encrypted, but you don’t know how to decrypt them. Those troubles really damage your system to instable and vulnerable.

In general, you may experience the hijack virus when you are launching some web pages. Often it goes like this: a window pops up within the webpage, suggesting you to make this website as your default homepage. Of course, you will click no if you don’t want to change your homepage. Once you modify homepage setting and replace the previous one by, the hijacker may get a chance to take over your browser. Some redirect viruses can even infect your browsers without notice when you visit the websites that have been hacked. If the computer is infected, the browser settings are usually change from default settings to unwanted ones. You may ensure that all the websites are clean and adware- free before you visit them. Therefore, you should visit a website or open a file only when you are sure that it is safe. Other system applications are also affected due to this virus. So be cautious when surfing online as many websites have unpredicted threats hidden. Don’t ever neglect this threat and let it stay in your computer for a long time, for it can cause greater trouble than you can imagine.

How To Manually Remove Virus in Several Steps

Tips: Before you perform the manual removal of, be aware that the removal involves deleting registry files and repairing registry files and re-setting some basic configurations of the operating system. The difficulty for you should be searching for and deleting the virus associated files, since the virus often names its files randomly and would changes the file paths irregularly. Any wrong action can result in data loss or worse consequences. This process requires advanced knowledge in computer filed. If you are a novice user, please use an automatic removal tool to remove the redirect virus instead.

1. Remove the browser hijacker from the infected computer.

Click on the Start button and select Control Panel. Click on Uninstall a program under the Programs category.
Find out and locate the programs related to browser hijacker. Click on the Uninstall button to remove them all.

2. Launch the infected browser and remove the add-ons or extensions related to the browser hijacker.

Internet Explorer:
Open IE, click on Tools and then select Manage Add-ons. When it opens a window, click on Toolbars and Extensions. Find out the extensions related to the browser hijacker and select them. Then, right-click them and click on the Disable option. Restart IE to finish the procedure.

Google Chrome:
Launch Google Chrome. Click on the Three-bar icon on top-right of the browser, select tools and then Extensions from the list. After that, click Extensions on the left side of the window. Locate the extension related to the browser hijacker, select it and click on the trash icon. Restart the browser to complete the procedure.

Mozilla Firefox:
Start Firefox and click on the tool menu from the top menu. Click on the Add-ons tab to open the configuration window. Then, click Extensions on the left side of this window. Now find out the extensions of the redirect virus and remove them from the browser. Restart the browser to complete the process.

3. Show hidden files and folders.

Go to Control panel again and click on Appearance and Personalization. Then double click on Folder Options. Hit the View tab, tick “Show hidden files, folders and drives” and deselect “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)” . Click on the OK button to apply the changes.

4. Delete the malicious files of from the local disk.

The files listed below are reference only because the virus may has the ability to changes the names and locations of its files.
%Program Files%\ random

5. Open Registry Editor and delete the registry entries of the browser hijacker..
Press Windows+ R keys simultaneously to open the Run window. Then type “regedit” in the run box and press Enter key to open Registry Editor.

After that, find out and delete all the registry entries of The below registry entries are also for reference only.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\browser hijacker name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System ‘DisableRegistryTools’ = 0

6. Restart the infected computer to apply all changes. Virus is very nefarious that it can compromise your computer system badly. Most of time, a common antivirus program cannot effectively this threat from your computer. Don’t hesitate to remove it from system or it will be too late. It may turn out to be a useless and even malicious program. If you don’t want your system to become crash or freeze, completely and quickly removal of it is very necessary. So, you should think twice before you get down to the manual removal activity, especially if you are a novice user. The instructions above are for the common infection situation. As for, it may cause various situations in different computers. And if this redirect virus stays for a long time, it could begin to vary to other form. Like what is listed above, it is a catastrophe for the computer. The quicker you remove it, the quicker the PC will perform. At this time, it may be hard for you to completely remove it from your computer.