What is Search.us.com virus?
Search.us.com virus (aka start.search.us.com)is recognized as its name because millions of victims of this malware found that their Internet browsers have been redirected to Search.us.com. Along with the web page there also contains malicious messages from Search.us.com which is trying to act like a legitimate website. Actually it’s a tricky virus that never should be trusted as a lot of computer users have reported being redirected to those web pages against their willing. You may get this virus when you click unknown links, open the attachment of strange e-mails, download unverified software from the Internet. Once you got this virus in your computer, your web browser will be automatically redirected to Ad web pages or other odd websites that are supported by intended companies aiming to collect your personal information or lure you to buy their products. What is even worse, this virus may bring tricky Trojans with it and thus open a backdoor for hackers who can use this tool to control your computer easily and steal valuable information for their illegal activities.
The Typical Symptoms of having Search.us.com virus infection
a) When you run your browser, it automatically redirects to Search.us.com.
b) When you type in the web address that you want to visit, you will be redirected to some odd websites that you are not familiar with.
c) There are some strange proceedings in your Task Manager when you run it.
d) You found some unknown add-ons or tool bars are installed within your browser.
e) There are always Ads or other bored messages popping up when you visit the Internet on the browsers.
f) Your computer is acting weirdly with a severe performance reduction.
Since it can bring so many damages to your system, Search.us.com virus should be removed completely without any hesitation from your computer as soon as possible before it can bring further damages. But this virus is very stubborn and pretty difficult to remove because no anti-virus programs are able to kill it successfully up to now. As the most effective solution, manual removal needs expert skills so it’s only feasible for advanced users. If you think you are skilled and experienced enough on computer and software issue, you can try to follow the following guide to remove this virus by yourself.
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A Screenshot of Search.us.com virus
Best Way to Remove Search.us.com virus Step by Step:
Firstly, please restart your computer and get in Safe Mode with Networking:
Please follow these steps to get rid of Search.us.com virus manually:
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 task-mgr 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 related to Search.us.com virus. 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.
Video Show You on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
Step3: Remove malicious files of Search.us.com virus.
Step4: Delete malicious registry entries of Search.us.com virus.
“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0x1)
Note: This article just offer an reference of possible solution to clean the Search.us.com virus for advanced and experienced computer users. Because the hackers create and update the virus from time to time, also the tricky virus may changes all the time and disguises itself, therefore it may happens that you can’t find and kill it completely according our step-by-step instructions. Meanwhile, the manual removal of virus needs expert skills. If you haven’t sufficient expertise in dealing with PC issues, especially in dealing with program files, processes, .dll files and registry entries, it is not recommended to try it yourself, because any mistake may lead to fatal damage to your system.
If you can’t clean the virus successfully with the instruction above, you’re welcome to consult YooSecurity certified agents to fix the problem.
Published by Michael Myn & last updated on November 14, 2012 9:07 am