Google.com or your homepage has been taken over by Click.gethotresults.com? You have already uninstalled Click.gethotresults toobar from Control Panel but it’s still on your Internet Explorer or Firefox? What to do to get rid of the virus?
What is Click.gethotresults.com? Is it popping up every time you boot up the PC?
Click.gethotresults.com is a malicious website, and it is just the same as other redirect viruses, this redirect virus will hijack the normal function of your browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Bing. When you search online then your your homepage will be changed to Click.gethotresults.com page. And it redirects you to what it designed, once click on it then your search engine will be redirected to Gothotresults.com webpage. It is another browser hijacker which controls your settings of the browser. When your computer was hijacked by Click.gethotresults.com then you will be redirected to Gothotresults.com page directly. Don’t click on the site you don’t know before or don’t download musics or movies from some sites unknown, otherwise, your computer will be attacked by some viruses, these viruses are hidden beyond the sites, most of the sites look legit and functional. Actually, when you click these sites, you were tracked by the sites with a lot of advertisements and illegal promoting links. What is worse, when you open your main browser later, only find out that your original homepage is completely changed to Click.gethotresults.com page and with welcome to Gothotresults.com display.
You may want to know that have the Click.gethotresults virus on my computer and would like to remove it, my computer is in safe mode but i am not sure which files i can delete to get rid of virus without breaking something! You have been seeking for some solutions on forums and wanted to uninstall it from control panel, but the virus just takes root there and after a reboot it is still there, and your computer is slowdown. Don’t wait for any longer time, otherwise your computer will be completely destroyed.
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Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with Click.gethotresults 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 such as Click.gethotresults.com page.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Best Way to Remove Click.gethotresults Virus 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 of Click.gethotresults.com browser hijacker 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 Click.gethotresults.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’”
Step 4?Remove malicious files of Click.gethotresults.com virus
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As you can see, Click.gethotresults.com is really a very horrible Google redirect virus which can fully mess up your search engine. But it is really hard for common users to kill it by themselves. Like one of the victims said:” i have a browser hijacker virus on my PC, have tried starting in command prompt but don’t know password? its a network PC at work, not administrator, only know password to log on network, cant get into setup either as don’t know password? neither does our boss? I’m trying to figure out how to get rid of Click.gethotresults.com virus, I’m not having any luck opening any .exe file, despite renaming and running as admin. I can’t DL any automatic malware removal because all .exe gets shut down. To avoid further harm to your computer, your must find a safe method you can follow by yourself, then please contact PC expert for assistance, it is easy and fast to save your computer.
Published by Matt Johnston on September 5, 2012