Has browser been acting weirdly these days? No matter where you want to go or log on, you will just forcibly get redirected to Ads.alpha00001.com page? Why is your favorite homepage changed to this unwanted site as well? Apparently, your browser has been hacked by a redirect virus!

What is Ads.alpha00001.com Browser Hijacker?

Ads.alpha00001.com is categorized as a browser hijacker or browser redirect virus that many PC users can come across on their browsers when they are infected. What is a browser hijacker? It is a virus  like Delta Search virus that mostly hijacks PC users’ browsers. Once the infection is done, not only your homepage will be forcibly changed to Ads.alpha00001.com, but all your searching results are not real. There are more viruses hidden in these fake results. Once you land there, your computer will be further messed up.

Where did you pick up this Ads.alpha00001.com browser redirect virus? It is believed that to be infected by such a browser hijacker, your online activities count a lot. Visiting hacked porn sites, opening suspicious links, downloading and installing unknown “free” programs online and sharing files attached with viruses can all be the reasons for your browser to be hacked. Ads.alpha00001.com looks like a real web site, isn’t it? It pretends itself as a search engine and provides lots of content for you. But the fact is, all the searching results listed by this fake search engine are sponsored by hackers! They are not what you are supposed to get. Hence, to stick to familiar search engines can reduce the chances for you to use a fake one like Ads.alpha00001.

Screen Shot of Ads.alpha00001.com Browser Redirect Virus

To save your computer, you can manually remove this Ads.alpha00001.com browser hijacker by yourself by the following manual steps. Or you can get help from YooSecurity Online Expert now.

How Dangerous is Ads.alpha00001 Browser Hijacker?

1. It can change your browser and the overall Internet default settings without your approval;
2. It can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death;
3. There will be tremendous ads popping up your computer screen;
4. Other spywares will be installed without your approval;
5. Personal privacy is in high risk of exposure to the open;
6. System stability and data store will also be threatened;
7. Infected files can be dropped into your computer to mess up with legitimate files.

A Step-by-step Manual Removal Guide

Still search online for a better program in order to help you get rid of this Ads.alpha00001.com browser redirect virus? If an antivirus program can remove this browser hijacker, it would have deleted it in the first place, wouldn’t it? To completely get rid of this browser hijacker from your computer, follow the manual removal steps here to do it.

Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end [Ads.alpha00001.com]. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time or right click on bottom Task Bar.

Step 2: Go to Folder Options from Control Panel. Under View tab, select Show hidden files and folders and non-select Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) then click OK.

Step 3: Go to Registry Editor. First press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search.

Step 4: Delete all the following or those related to the following files.
%AppData%\Protector-[rnd].exe
%AllUsersProfile%\{random}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\[ Ads.alpha00001.com].lnk

Step 5: Delete all the following or those related to the following registry entries.
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\{rnd }
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun

Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

Conclusion of Ads.alpha00001 Virus

Browser stops working properly all because of this Ads.alpha00001.com browser redirect virus? A browser hijacker is quite nasty and aggressive since it stops you from logging onto the wanted web sites and redirects you to fake sites where more viruses are hidden beneath. How to get rid of this unwanted site and stop the annoying redirection? Some people may want to reinstall browser in order to get rid of it. Unfortunately, this Ads.alpha00001.com browser redirect virus has reset default settings of the system so that it won’t be easily got rid of and can pop up on other browsers later if one cannot completely delete it from PC. By not using the infected browser which contains this Ads.alpha00001 webpage does not do any good to the computer either. As mentioned above, this browser hijacker can continue to bring more troubles inside to damage computer system and collect valuable information, so you should try to get rid of it as soon as possible. What you can’t do is to leave it there and ignore it.

Notice: If you are still not sure on how to completely remove Ads.alpha00001.com browser hijacker or don’t want to mess up your files, please contact YooSecurity Expert now to let them help you out of this situation.

Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on May 27, 2013 2:32 am

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