How to Remove Completely

Every time I launch the browser, the website appears automatically as my default homepage. I have tried resetting Google as my homepage but failed. It drives me mad. My computer system is Win7 64 bits and IE browser is my frequent used browser. How can I resolve this problem? Any suggestion will be appreciated.

Description of is a notorious website which is related to browser hijacker and adware. It has an appearance similar to other legitimate websites so that computer users won’t suspect its safety and believe it is a helpful site. However, you should not believe in that search engine, which is especially designed by the hackers to trick the innocent users, for it will not provide you with any reliable information. If you analyze the page more carefully, you will find out that it is actually designed to bombard pops- up to promote undesirable things on the computer. The sly program will display predetermined virus number and scare users to instantly fix the problems. It tries to make users believe its fraud by exaggerating the risks computer faces and consequences of the threat using error messages and false warnings. Some pop-up advertisements asking you to download unknown programs, update plug-ins or scan and optimize your computer performance with some products and so on will frequently show up. You should not rashly click on that advertisements, for any click on them could lead to invasion of other malware like Trojan, spyware and adware.

Even though you purchase its full version to help fix threats, it turns out that nothing works out. The main purpose of the devious program is to gain users’ money by cheating them. You may feel angry because you are cheated. Furthermore, it can take over the local DNS and prevent it from any modification with the purpose of control the browser even if you have re- installed it hundreds of times. Since the browser hijacker can change the homepage and search engine and slow down the computer performance, it is suggested that you get rid of it as soon as possible to prevent further damage.

Don’t hesitate to get rid of as it’s so annoying, and it especially affects the proper running of browser and system applications. Use a specialized tool to deal with the browser hijacker if you are not sure about the manual removal.

Troubles Caused by the Browser Hijacker

1. You are redirected to unwanted web pages and the search results are not relevant to your requirement.

2. There are lots of advertisements popping up on the browsers, which badly affects your surfing experience.

3. Computer is infected with the parasites it brings, causing application slowdown and system instability.

4. The browser performance is drastically slowed down since many ads are downloaded and displayed on the web pages.

5. It complicates usual surfing experience, adds unneeded features to browser, and serves unwanted website instead of the required ones.

How to Manually Remove

If the antivirus software or antispyware cannot detect or delete the browser hijacker, you can choose to remove it manually step by step. Prior to the manually remove the threat, you should be noted that this removal way is not only cumbersome but also risky, and it requires users to have certain levels of computer knowledge and skills. Luckily here we organize the manual method into 4 steps, by following them manual method will become much easier (The entries and files maybe different according to different operating system):

Step 1: Terminate the related processes immediately
1) Right click on the task bar and select Task Manager or press the Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Esc composite keys to open Task Manage.
2) In the Windows Task Manager window, click on the Processes tab, find out all the related processes of and disable them.
3) Exit the Task Manager window.

Step 2: Remove related program from the Control Panel
1) Click on the Start button and click Control Panel in the menu.
2) Click on the Uninstall a program link below the Programs.
3) In the showing programs list, search for the unwanted program that is associated with the redirect virus and highlight it then click on the Uninstall.

4) Next, follow the prompt to complete the uninstallation.
5) Once finished, refresh the list and find out if the browser hijacker has been successfully removed.

Step 3: Clean from the browsers
Internet Explorer
1) Start the Internet Explorer, click on Tools in the menu bar then choose the Internet Options in the drop-down list.
2) Click on the Advanced tab in the showing window, then click the Reset button.
3) Restart the Internet Explorer.

Mozilla Firefox
1) Open the Mozilla Firefox, click on the Firefox menu. Locate the Help then click on the Troubleshooting Information.
2) In the showing Troubleshooting Information page, click on the Reset Firefox button and confirm the reset request.

Google Chrome
1) Launch the Google Chrome and click on the Settings in the list.
2) In the Settings label page, click on Show advanced settings.
3) Click on Reset browser settings button.

Summary redirect virus is a computer virus used by cyber criminals to promote their own website or other affiliated websites. It may bring unwanted add-ons, plug-ins or extensions on the web browser to make your browser unstable or even functionless. It must be frustrating when appears on the browser each time it starts up. You fail to eliminate the web page even though you have re- install the browser. Even worse, it can harvest your privacy, including personal identifiable information, online shopping account information, online bank information and credit card details. To secure your own privacy, we highly recommend you to get rid of redirect virus instantly.

Note: You are required to have sufficient computer expertise and skills to perform the manual removal. If you still don’t clearly know how to manually remove the threat after reading the guide above, please download and use an automatic removal tool instead.

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