Finding the websites of your computer redirected to another weird website? Have you ever come across this situation? What is Live Player 3.2 Toolbar? You fail to get your homepage back. Have you tried many ways to get rid of it? It is really frustrating, isn’t it? What is the best way to fix your computer without any risk? Do you want to know the answers? Here is one post for you.

Live Player 3.2 Toolbar Browser Redirect Description

Live Player 3.2 Toolbar is a combination of invasive malware categorized as adware and browser hijacker. It pops up unwanted advertisements in the form of pop-up ads, coupons and deal ads, in-text advertisements, and general advertisements when visiting online shopping websites like kmart, ebay, expedia etc. It has various versions which misguide users to approach to irrelevant websites and information, especially websites full of ads.

This virus installs the same named application which pretends to be a media player. Its main purpose is to publicize its malicious websites and lot of different rogue software. Even worse, the virus may change the basic settings of your Internet explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox non-stop and make them unrecognizable. It claims that you can watch international TV channels Live freely. However, this adware infection performs malicious tasks on infected computer instead. Basically, it designed by cyber criminals trespasses your computer as you surf spam, download unknown software or visit untrusted websites. With a lot of ads popping up, your computer will be in a total mess. Even worse, once dominates, it will not allow you to reach the websites you want. On one hand, this virus makes your common browser fail to performance. On the other hand, it makes your computer slow in performance and low instability. This virus is capable of redirecting your websites to infectious sites which your computer may have the potential of being infected by other virus. Then, it may display fake security alerts that are designed to think that your data is at risk or that your computer is severely infected. And this leads to a vicious circle. Worst of all, it poses a threat to your personal information like personal account and password of your credit card with the invasion of the disturbing virus. Taking all above into consideration, the most advisable option is to eliminate its appearance.

Therefore, for the safety of the computer as well as privacy issues, this redirect virus should be removed for good. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal assistance if you don’t have much experience dealing with computer viruses.

Removal Instructions

Since it can escape from most antivirus protections and detections, one should try to remove it from another way instead of utilizing antivirus software. Being afraid that other threats have been brought inside by this virus? That is a general worry of computer users who have been attacked by a browser hijacker. Hence, a complete removal is required before the PCs can be put back to usage normally. Manual removal steps are given here:

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this virus. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
taskmanager

Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
FolderOptions

Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Run+regedit

Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with Live Player3.2 Toolbar browser hijacker in Registry Editor as below:

%AppData%\[rnd]
%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\””
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit”
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\{.exe}

Step E: Change home page back from this unwanted Live Player 3.2 Toolbar site on targeted browsers.
IE-change-homepage

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Conclusion

Live Player 3. 2 Toolbar is adware, which can easily influence all Internet the browser if you’re not careful enough when surfing on Internet and download the freeware on the computer. It has a close relation with other malicious virus. It is difficult to remove this stubborn virus even though various methods have been applied. When one downloads a free program, these hijackers find their ways to approach to enter your computers freely. Then your computers have become easy preys. With its settlement, the virus can automatically change the home pages on your browsers as well as the default search engines like Yahoo and Google. It won’t let you connect to other web sites you used to be able to log on by constantly redirecting you to unwanted places online or by popping up crazy new tabs. User can modify the default URL in the browser settings to regain the original homepage settings. Some Live Player 3.2 Toolbar infections contain trojan and keyloggers which can be used to steal sensitive data like passwords, credit card, bank account information etc. So it is very important to remove this annoying virus as early as possible before it steals your information.

Note: However the manual removal listed above is a time-consuming process and requires expertise. Sometimes, it may fail to eliminate the virus completely and permanently. Users have to spare great effort to do it with a low rate of success. Therefore, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts to get help with a complete removal if you are not able to remove this virus redirect successfully.

Published by Michael Myn & last updated on June 17, 2013 1:17 am

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