Have you got any idea of what is bts.scour.com browser redirect virus? Other than changing your homepage and redirect you to unwanted sites and links, what else can it do to your computer? Is reinstalling browser an option to fix this problem? What is the best way to completely get rid of this browser hijacker?

Description:

bts.scour.com is a particular webpage that shows on your browser forcibly. This is categorized as a browser hijacker or browser redirect virus which has become an online PC issue that annoys lots of computer users from all over the world. By forcibly popping up on your infected browser/browsers and constantly redirecting you to unwanted web sites, it will bring a lot more viruses to your computer without permission. The fact is, bts scour.com browser hijacker is indeed supported by remote hackers. So instead of offering you real searching results, it will lead you to hacked places where contain numerous viruses.

Once the infection is done, bts.scour.com browser redirect virus will secretly change the default settings of your browser/browsers and computer system so that it won’t be easily removed from your computer. Even if you have installed more than one antivirus program on your computer, you will still have the chances to be infected by this browser hijacker. Visiting websites that contain pornographic or gambling contents, receiving spam emails or downloading fake nasty applications will all lead to this infection. And it won’t stop bring other viruses and malware until you have managed to completely get rid of it.

To save your computer, you can manually remove this bts.scour.com browser hijacker by yourself by the following manual steps. Or you can get help from YooSecurity 24/7 Online Experts now.

What Can bts.scour.com Browser Hijacker Do:

1. Once it’s installed, it will secretly change the default settings of your computer and browser so that it can forcibly show up again and again and change your homepage.
2. Viruses and malware will be automatically allowed to download and install on your computer.
3. Remote hackers can collect your personal information to make illegal benefits.
4. It can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death.
5. There will be tremendous ads popping up your computer screen.

A Step-by-step Manual Removal Guide:

Since your antivirus programs cannot deal with this bts.scour.com browser redirect virus successfully, you will need to manually delete it by following these steps given as below. And in case any mistakes might happen during the process, please spend some time on making a backup before getting started:

Step 1: Restart the infected computer to Safe mode with networking. When you press the power button or restart it from Start menu, repeatedly hit F8 key; then use arrow keys to select Safe mode with networking and press Enter.

Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager to end [bts.scour.com]. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time or right click on bottom Task Bar.

Step 3: 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 4: Go to Registry Editor. First press Windows+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search.

Step 5: Delete all the following or those related to the following files.
%AppData%\[rnd].exe
%AppData%\result.db
%AllUsersProfile%\{random}\
%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\[bts.scour.com].lnk

Step 6: 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
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{rnd.com }.exe”

Step 7: Reboot the computer again and let it get into normal mode this time. Check your browser/browsers after that to see if there’s still bts.scour.com redirection or not.

Video on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

Conclusion:

bts.scour.com browser redirect virus is just a type of virus created by hackers in order to “earn” money from computer users around the world. The difference is, they steal money more than earn money from innocent PC users. First they put viruses on the Internet to infect our computers. Once the viruses sneak inside, they will turn our computers into messes. Lots of pop ups, online redirection and malicious programs will annoy you to the most. But how do they steal money from us? Well, once there’s virus inside our computer, we will either be asking money directly by a malicious program or requiring bank information by fake sign-up web sites. As soon as we put our bank information through the Internet, remote hackers can collect this information with the help of viruses. Therefore, do not conduct any personal activities when you have found this bts.scour.com browser hijacker on your computer.

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

Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on November 27, 2012 5:36 am

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