My homepage looks absurd. It goes to Goong.info when I open my Internet Explorer or Firefox. I remember that I didn’t set this page as my homepage. I don’t know why it’s been changed. And I have try all what I could to remove it but no any luck. Who can Help me get rid of it? Now my browser is running very slow. Here is a post for you:
What is Goong.info Browser Hijacker?
Goong.info is a very roguish browser hijacker that can easily infect your Internet browser. With very similar looking as Google or some other search engine page, can easily hijack your web browser and bring in many problems. It doesn’t have the real good functions that a real search engine should have. When you really enter some keywords in the search box and press enter key, it won’t show you the real search results that you want. Goong.info only will direct you to some other things to you. You may just feel uncomfortable at the beginning when you get this redirect virus. But if you leave it there for a long time, you will find that your browser runs more and more slowly. Even you computer runs more and more slowly. The reason is that this redirect will bring in much more other unknown programs. Most of those programs are malware. Those malware can destroy your computer operating system gradually. If you think Goong.info browser hijack virus is not a very risky virus, you are completely wrong. The real risky is not from the redirect virus itself but from those programs that it brings in. Don’t be too late to remove the virus once you have the redirect virus infection.
We call it Goong.info redirect virus or browser hijack virus because when you open your homepage or some other sites, you will be redirected to a web site and the IP address is those numbers. It is under the domination of some invisible background program. This kind of program can easily change your web browser settings. And your previous homepage will be the first to be affected. We call this kind of roguish program as web browser hijack virus. And this virus is to enforce you to use the redirected page as the search engine even if you don’t want. And your home page will be set other web site such as Goong.info as well. But the real thing that will make you feel painful is that this Goong.info hijack virus will also change your whole settings of your web browser such as bookmarks or favorites. In usual, it will add many odd web sites that you don’t know to the bookmarks. Every time when you open your web browser, many annoying webpages will pop up to disturb you. The main purpose of this redirect virus is to promote some products to you. Some even will force you to use or buy something.
Tips: Goong.info browser hijack removal requires professional skills. If you are not confident and don’t want to waste your time, you can contact YooCare PC Online Service for help here:
A Screenshot of Goong.info Hijack Virus
Obvious Symptoms When Your Computer Has Goong.info Hijack Virus
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. Your web browser homepage has been changed to other site or Goong.info.
C. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange processes which you never found before.
D. Every time when you open your browser, you are redirected to some odd web pages.
E. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
F. Your browser always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Best Way to Remove Redirect 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 Goong.info Hijacker.
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\Random’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “Random” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RANDOM.exe’
Note: Random means the file would be named randomly. Need expertise to distinguish them.
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Goong.info Hijacker
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Goong.info hijacker 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 Goong.info browser hijack 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 Goong.info 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 this virus, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, Goong.info Redirect may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files of the redirect virus 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 Goong.info hijack virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 19, 2013 3:03 am