Today when I open Internet Explorer, I found that my homepage Google.com has been changed to isearch.avg.com, even the logo is not Google but something add. I don’t know how to deal with it.
Isearch.avg.com Redirect Virus Description
Isearch.avg.com Redirect Virus is another search engine hijack virus released to destroy personal computers. Once your computer gets infected by such virus, you will be redirected to a web page with the appearance of some search engine site. But don’t be cheated by its appearance. It’s indeed a browser redirected virus. isearch.avg.com is nothing different from other normal search engine sites such as Google.com, yahoo.com. On the page, there is a search bar and some “recommended” key words. Don’t stupidly think that it is safe to use such web site. If you incautiously open this site and use it, this redirect virus will change your browser original setting such as homepage and add some toolbar in it which will make you open your web browser slowly every time. Every time you try to open other sites you want, you just open isearch.avg.com and other strange sites including porn sites or advertisement sites. And when you scan some normal sites, some pages always pop up annoying you. Never think it only can do that harm to your computer. isearch.avg redirect virus will also import more and more other dangerous Trojan virus and malware to mess up your computer system until paralyze it. The main point is however hard you try to remove it by all sorts of anti-software, it seems the virus just takes root in your computer. Is there a good and safe way to kick it our from your computer? Yes, the only and best way to delete isearch.avg redirect virus from your computer is manual way. However, if you are not familiar with this virus, you have to contact an expert to do that. Any mistake will cause data loss.
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A picture of isearch.avg.com
Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with isearch.avg Redirect Virus
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange progress which you never found before.
C. Every time you open your browser, you are redirected to some odd web pages.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Isearch.avg.com Redirector has hijacked my home page in Google chrome, Firefox, internet explorer. How do I fix this?
Downloaded isearch.avg.com Redirect Virus somehow when trying to download something for mine-craft now I can’t get rid of it and the windows security kit has been of no help. The virus is still fresh it hasn’t been on for more than an hour. What should I do first? It seems many people got the isearch.avg virus when you download some programs, which were bundled with isearch.avg.com. Then they will try to remove isearch.avg.com, a browser hijacker that they think is causing numerous problems in windows. Lately the victims have been getting recurring messages that data manager and RunDLL32.exe have stopped working and they think this may be connected (although it might also be simply a botched installation of an Adobe update). How to get rid of the virus? The manual removal guide is below.
Best Way to Remove isearch.avg.com Redirector Step by Step?
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in taskmgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries related to isearch.avg.com browser hijacker virus.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe’
Step 4?Remove malicious files of isearch.avg.com virus
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, isearch.avg.com is really a very horrible virus which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove isearch.avg completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for isearch.avg.com, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, isearch.avg may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.
Note:If you failed to remove this virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on November 26, 2012 8:40 am