My homepage is changed to another website without my permission. And each time when I type a web site in the address bar, it redirects me to asking me to download a security program. I don’t want it at all and I cannot set Google back as my homepage. Please help!!!

Browser Is Redirected To is another misleading website that promotes rogue security application. Normally, this website is not harmful, however, constant redirect to this website can be an annoying thing to PC users. This threat is affiliated with browser hijackers and the ZeroAccess Rootkit that can infect a computer by exploiting security vulnerabilities. Once computer is compromised, the first thing you will see is your homepage is changed without any permission. If you want to search information by Google or Bing, you will find that the results will be rerouted to and other dubious websites. Thus, you can’t go to the page you’re looking for straight away.

Mistakenly click on the ‘download’ button from can lead Rogue program installed on your PC. And it installs several malicious files into your system, and proceeds to harass you with numerous fake security pop-ups that state you have been infected with malware. When the rogue Antivirus sneaks into your computer, it will also disable all kinds of security software firstly and your PC just has to allow itself to be trampled upon by the fraudulent transactions. Don’t be fooled by that rogue program. The nasty virus takes control of your computer completely and modifies your browser settings. You will be forced to go to a certain corrupted page without your approval. In a word, is a website that uses scare tactics to convince you into buying product you do not need, secretly installs malicious code or tries to harm you in other ways. You have to avoid it and never trust this website to download a threat on your PC.

Note: Do not want to lose more data and personal information to this redirect thing? Cannot uninstall it from Control Panel? Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts now for removal assistance.

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How to Remove Redirect Without Recurring?

Since most virus scanning tools will not detect the redirect because the hackers hide it in many different places in an attempt to infect as many computers as possible. They use mass spam emailing in order to send it as an attachment and hope that users will open the attachment out of curiosity, because doing so will automatically download and install the virus onto the computer. They also hide it in images and videos on porn sites and once they are clicked on the computer will become infected. The same goes for freeware websites and file sharing sites. The users on these websites carelessly open files and download them to their computers without properly scanning the files first. Even with a scan there is a chance that the redirect will go undetected.

To successfully remove the whole trace of this redirect thing, first of all you need to stop the running processes through the Task Manager. Next manually get rid of the browser hijacker from the registry editor. It will require better computer skills to do that. Any lack of experience could lead to unpredictable problems. Also, a backup of necessary files and programs is suggested if you don’t want to mess around with important data.

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the redirect virus, To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.

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.

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

Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries in Registry Editor as below:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll

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Summary is closely related to browser hijacker that sneaks inside the PC in a bundle with other programs. Once it gets inside the PC, it alters computer’s settings and starts making its victim visit this site against its will. Users attacked by it start finding themselves redirected to malicious website where they get the option of running a free system scan. Although it looks like a legitimate website, it still cannot be trusted. This website is just designed to lure you to buy the rogue. If you detect your browser is redirected to, it is suggested to manually remove it so that the virus can be totally gone from your PC and it won’t come back to bother your PC again.

Note: Still having problems with redirect virus after trying almost everything on the forums? Failed to get rid of this redirect virus as it changes fast? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts now to save your computer from all the troubles and future consequences.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 29, 2013 5:52 am

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