Google.com or your homepage has been changed to ihavenet.com? You have already uninstalled it from Control Panel but it’s still on your Internet Explorer? Well this article is what you need.
Discription of Ihavenet.com re-director
Ihavenet.com, 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. Your homepage will be replaced by Ihavenet.com page with a different interface, search box and operating buttons. Don’t think it can really replace your original search engine. It can only bring you much trouble. It will add more shortcut icons on the search page as if these icons can save your time. In fact, when you click these icons, you will open some odd web sites with a lot of advertisements and illegal promoting links. What is worse, when you open your web browser next time, you will find that your original homepage is completely changed to other sites including Ihavenet.com page.
The most intolerable thing is that you can’t modify your homepage back to the original one any more if your computer gets such virus. You might find some solution and uninstall it from control panel, but the virus just takes root there and you may find since your computer got such virus, it runs more and more slowly. Don’t wait for any longer time, otherwise your computer will be completely destroyed.
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Let’s have a look at Ihavenet.com screenshot
Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with Ihavenet.com 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 Ihavenet.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 Ihavenet.com Search 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 of Ihavenet.com 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 Ihavenet.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 Ihavenet.com virus
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Ihavenet.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 Ihavenet.com 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 Ihavenet.com, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, Ihavenet.com virus 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.
Published by Leo R. Oscar on September 4, 2012