Cincinnati Bell Search overview
As far as we concern, viruses can be classified as many types: fake anti-spyware series, scam malware, browser hijacker and Trojan. Cincinnati Bell Search is one of those notorious browser hijackers. A browser hijack virus always attacks user’s web browser so that the functions of it can be messed up and PC owners can’t use their web browser as usual any more. No matter in what way they invade your PC, this kind of virus will furtively change browser options. Cincinnati Bell Search hijack virus will reset the homepage of user’s browser as cincinnatibell.com. Not just modify your homepage, this virus will also add some strange add-ons and tool bar on your web browser.
The harm of Cincinnati Bell Search is far more than that. Once your browser has been infected virus. It may be weaker to attack. More and more viruses will come in great numbers. This nasty virus is very stubborn that you even can’t use any anti-virus to remove it. No matter how many times you have tried to remove it and set back your homepage, the virus just stays there. But if you leave it alone, it will make your browser run more and more slowly. Even later you can’t open your web browser again.
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A picture of cbel.search
Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with Cincinnati Bell Search Redirect Virus
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange progress which you never found before.
C. Every time you open your browser, you are redirected to some odd web pages.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Cincinnati Bell Search Re-director has hijacked my home page in Google chrome, Firefox, internet explorer. How do I fix this?
Downloaded Cincinnati Bell Search Redirect Virus somehow when trying to download something for mine-craft now I can’t get rid of it and the windows security kit has been of no help. The virus is still fresh it hasn’t been on for more than an hour. What should I do first? It seems many people got the Cincinnati Bell Search virus when you download some programs, which were bundled with Cincinnati Bell Search. Then they will try to remove cbel.search, a browser hijacker that they think is causing numerous problems in windows. Lately the victims have been getting recurring messages that data manager and RunDLL32.exe have stopped working and they think this may be connected (although it might also be simply a botched installation of an Adobe update). How to get rid of the virus? The manual removal guide is below.
Best Way to Remove Cincinnati Bell Search Redirector Step by Step?
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 taskmgr 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. 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.
Step 3: Delete malicious registry entries related to cbel.search browser hijacker virus.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe’
Step 4?Remove malicious files of cbel.search virus
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Cincinnati Bell Search is really a very horrible virus which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove Cincinnati Bell completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for Cincinnati Bell Search, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, cbel.search may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.
Note:If you failed to remove this virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on November 26, 2012 9:06 am