I have an annoying issue that when i Google something and click on the result, i get redirected to monster marketplace. It happens on IE and Firefox. Is there a way I can get rid of it?

Monstermarketplace Redirect Description

Monstermarketplace is one of the redirect websites that hijacks your browsers and redirects search result to random corrupt advertising sites or Monstermarketplace.com. It alters your browser setting and modifies Windows host file which disable you to access any websites. If your browser keeps redirecting to other websites, you must get a redirect virus installed at the same time. It hides behind free software and hijacks your browser without permission. Once your computer is compromised, you’ll soon notice that your home page and standard search have been changed. You can never be sure what Web site you will be directed to and what impact you will have to face. It is undoubtedly a pain for computer users.

Most of time you may get this virus from unsafe freeware, shareware or advertising-supported programs such as various browser add-ons or toolbars. And it is often bundled with other programs and installed to your computer without your consent. The main characteristic of a redirect virus is it can slow down your internet connection and your PC performance with lots of annoying pop ups or adware. It is able to hijack your browse such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, etc. Once hijack the browsers, your homepage and search engine will be automatically changed and you will get several random adware pop ups while surfing web. For instance, when you visit a website or search for something, the search results constantly redirect to Monstermarketplace.com. It also forces you to the unknown website and cannot stop this by means of changing the homepage. Thus, it is highly suggested users to get rid of Monstermarketplace redirect virus as soon as possible.

Therefore, to get rid of this browser redirect is an urgent work to do in order to save your computer from constant loses. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Expert now to get help on removing this Monstermarketplace redirect out of your computer ASAP!

A Screen-shot of This Monstermarketplace Redirect

Monstermarketplace-Redirect-Virus

Guide on How to Remove Browser Hijacker

It is quite common that even if there’s an antivirus program installed on the infected computer, it still cannot get rid of a redirect issue. Created by hackers with the purposes to collect benefits, this browser hijacker can bypass most antivirus protection. Hence, manual removal is suggested here because it’s one way to guarantee a complete removal. Also, a backup of necessary files and programs is suggested before the manual removal processing of Monstermarketplace redirect.

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end the infected process. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.
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 associating files and registry entries with Monstermarketplace redirect in Registry Editor as below:

%AppData%\Protector\””rnd.
%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Users\””
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Regedit
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\{.exe}
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun=””

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Summary

Monstermarketplace redirect virus plays tricks on the minds of PC users who desire Google web searches by randomly redirecting them to malicious web pages or search engines. Once infected, some harmful files will be installed on your computer and it always brings other virus and brings Trojans and key logger. Trojan and key logger may record your password, break into your computer and invade privacy. If that happens, it will send your information to cyber-criminal and lead to insecure situation. Besides, the website itself also contains lots of annoying pop up advertisement. Once click the advertisement, it may bring Trojan or key logger to your computer as well. This hijacker slows down your PC normal performance to a large extent and causes system damages if it stays too long. Therefore, it is no doubt for you to delete Monstermarketplace redirect from your computer instantly.

Note: Do not understand certain steps in the manual removal? Or still facing Monstermarketplace redirect after a couple reboots? Please contact YooSecurity Online Expert now if you are not able to get rid of this browser hijacker completely.

Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on February 14, 2013 10:05 am

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