Virus Removal Instruction redirect virus attacks my web browser but I have no ideas how to remove it. I usually clean some cookies and history records after browsing web sites. Hence, I cannot stop the attacks from even if I have reinstall the browser this time. What is the best way to get rid of this threat and get my browser back to normal? I need your help!

Description of Virus is a vicious browser hijacker which disguises as a legal web site to attract people to click the ads or use the search bar to search information on that page. When you first take a glance at it, you will think that it is a legitimate website just like or But don’t be fooled and cheated by its look. If you click on its infected links, unpleasant things may happen. The links on the malicious website are often implanted with dangerous codes. The search results it offers are often websites with advertising or unhealthy contents. So the search results are not real. If you click those search results, you might get infected with some other viruses. It can put your system in a very dangerous situation. Under such circumstance, you should be aware of your privacy for malware usually attempts to introduce on the system. In this case, other malware can take the chance to break into your computer and further steal your private information like banking account details if you make online payment during the infection session. The personal files stored in your computer will also be stolen. Sometimes, your personal files could be encrypted by the malware and you couldn’t decrypt them with ease. Those troubles really damage your system to instable and vulnerable.

Commonly, your computer gets infected with this redirect virus when you view some malicious websites. Sometimes, when you visit a website, you may see a pop-up asking if you want to keep that website as your homepage. But once you click infected links when curiously, the virus or malicious codes will automatically download into system forcibly. But sometimes you may not realize that this it is a trick and rashly click yes to accept the website being your homepage. This disguising website virus can modify start menu settings, Windows registry settings as well as browser settings. So you may notice that not all the websites are safe to load nor all the files are safe to run. Actually, not all websites are safe to browse and not all files are safe to open, either. They take up a lot of precious system resources and space, such cause a more and more slow and instable PC system. You can follow the instructions to remove the hijacker manually. So be cautious when surfing online as many websites have unpredicted threats hidden. Don’t underestimate the power of this tinny virus, it can mess up your system!

Manual removal way to get rid of Virus

Note: The manual way is to complete change some old system settings to a totally new one, including deleting unnecessary files, resetting browser configurations and adding essential missing parts. The real difficult part is to identify the files related to the virus because the files would be randomly named. Sometimes, a slight mistake could lead to unwanted data loss or even serious system problems. This process requires advanced knowledge in computer filed. This needs the user to have properly trained by computer skills. If you are not sure you can do this, you may call for a local computer technician.

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. You should remember that you protect your computer not rely on antivirus programs. Don’t hesitate to remove it from system or it will be too late. And this also brings in more viruses to your system. The manual removal instructions apply to those who have rich experience in virus removal. Before you take the removal steps, please consider it seriously. In addition, the instructions above can delete the common redirect viruses. There are many variables of virus. 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.

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