Have no idea what just happened to your Firefox? It was working fine before getting this new home page -diggerview.com. It seems that no one can replace this unfamiliar domain with other sites. It just stays in the home page URL. Whenever one tries to go online from this site, he/ she will be redirected to other web sites instead of going to the sites they want. How does one get rid of this Diggerview.com redirect and get Firefox back to working?

Diggerview.com Redirect Description

Diggerview.com seems to be a regular web site that gives an easy way to search online. However, while it can be a common site, PC hackers can also turn it into a fishy site which help them collect the browsing histories of many and benefit from them later on. Usually, we call this kind of issue as a browser redirect virus. A browser redirect, like what it’s called, is mostly targeting at browsing applications including Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome and causing redirect problems online while one surf the internet. A browser redirect will not only collect your browsing records, but also redirect you to other fishy sites or malicious programs to get your PC more infected. Be careful with your online searching when there’s a Diggerview.com redirect problem on your browser/ browsers.

It is now a very common problem for computer users from different areas to get annoyed by a browser redirect issue. As long as the computer becomes vulnerable or the protecting system weakens down because of inappropriate online activities, Diggerview.com and other viruses could seize their chances to sneak into your computer without permission. Due to the fact that it is associated with PC hackers, this browser redirect virus can fail many antivirus programs on protecting the computer. Hence, one shouldn’t feel 100% safe to surf porn or fishy web sites online while having protections from antivirus applications. Viruses and malware can still get in and infect the system. By then, you will be suffering from constant troubles on your computer. As mentioned before, you’ll be redirected to other unwanted places online. And usually, there are many pop ups on these places. When the situation gets worse, you may even be cut off from the internet.

To stop personal data from being stolen, Diggerview.com redirect should be gone as soon as possible! Contact YooSecurity Online PC Expert now for removal assistance if you are not familiar with any virus removing process. Since antivirus programs have failed to help you solve this issue, manual removal is suggested (advanced computer skills required).

A Screen-shot of Diggerview Redirect

diggerview-virus

From the above screen-shot we can see that a browser redirect usually contains a simple search engine for one’s convenience to surf online. But if you go ahead and search from this fake search engine on Diggerview.com, you will be redirected to more fishy sites where Trojans and other malware could probably be hidden beneath. Avoid using the unfamiliar search engines to go online is one good way to reduce the damage.

Manual Removal Guide

Below are some basic steps giving you a general concept on how to get rid of this Diggerview.com redirect issue manually. Manual removal is only suggested here because it guarantees a complete removal compared to other methods. That being said, it also requires better computer knowledge to do the job.

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to this Diggerview.com domain. 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 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” = “”.exe.dll
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\{.exe}
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Explorer\DisallowRun=””

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Summary

Diggerview.com redirect is a browser problem that’s been quite common in these days. It usually is in disguised with a regular appearance which is hard for PC users to tell. And because one can’t get around its domain to other web sites, they are forced to use this fake search engine to go online. That’s where the chaos begins. It is believed that many given results by this “I Feel Lucky” search engine are associated with PC hackers. There are more viruses hiding beneath. Once you are on those sites, Trojans, malware and sypware could be allowed to get into the system. As time goes on, you will experience more troubles than just being redirected online. With more viruses inside the infected system, hackers will be able to benefit more. Don’t want to lose more to hackers because of this Diggerview.com redirect? Get rid of it is the first thing you will need to do before going back to regular online searching.

Note: Haven’t got rid of this browser redirect thing successfully? Cannot decide which files to delete? Please contact YooSecurity Online Expert now for further assistance. Any remaining items associated with this Diggerview.com redirect can bring it back right away.

Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on March 9, 2013 2:51 pm

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