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, this does not help to get rid of the redirect virus. How can I eliminate the virus? Any help will be appreciated. is a browser hijacker which appears as a legitimate search engine website to let people do a search with it or display many advertisements. It seems to be as simple as There is only a search bar on the whole page. Certainly, you can type some keywords into the search box and begin to search what you want. However, the search results offered by the search engine are not exactly associated with the keywords. The search results it offers are often websites with advertising or unhealthy contents. So the search results are not real. If you unintentionally click the search results it serves, the computer is very likely to get infected with other viruses. This will put your browser in a dangerous state. For instance, the level of the browser security will be decreased. 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. Sometimes, the files stored on your computer can be stolen as well. Some computer may face more serious situations such as blue screen of death, system crash or file encryption. Some of the victims may be trapped in the browser hijacker.

Commonly, your computer gets infected with this redirect virus when you view some malicious websites. When you are viewing entertainment website, browsing music webpage or playing mini games on websites, you may not notice the webpage is infected with virus or not. You may ignore the suggestion if you don’t want. If you click Yes carelessly, the browser hijacker like can become your homepage and hijack the browser. Once you allows to be your homepage, it will hijack your browser. 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. Since antivirus programs cannot detect and remove the browser hijacker currently, it is suggested that you delete the threat manually. If your antivirus program cannot effectively clean up this redirect virus, then you can try the manual removal way to remove it out of your computer. Don’t leave the virus stay in the PC for such a long time for it has the ability to completely disrupt the whole system. Be warm when receiving or opening strange emails and shared files as well.

How to Manually Remove in Several Steps

Note: You should perform the manual removal only when you have certain levels of computer knowledge and skills, because you have to deal with processes, files and registry entries related to the redirect virus during the removal process, which may potentially cause some damage to your computer system. The manual removal of requires you to set files or folders’ view, eliminate the entire files associated with the virus, eradicate potentially unneeded registry files and repair registry files, re-set some basic configurations of the whole operating system to improve the security level. You may face the risk of errors or data loss caused by wrong removal of the files. Therefore, it requires you to have sufficient computer expertise to perform the manual removal. 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.

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. can destroy your computer system. Sometimes, only relying on antivirus programs doesn’t work. Don’t download free software in case the virus may take a chance to slip into your computer. This can only lead to bigger problems. If you don’t want your system to become crash or freeze, completely and quickly removal of it is very necessary. But before you start to do the removal work, please back up the system to save the critical files. In addition, the instructions above can delete the common redirect viruses. redirect virus can show in different variations in different versions of computer system. Even worse, it can start to distribute itself through multiple ways. Please don’t look down on this virus because it can cause various unexpected troubles. The malicious files may be changed arbitrarily. At this time, it may be hard for you to completely remove it from your computer.

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