How can I remove this from my laptop? I just updated my Adobe and right after I finished the installation the page of this site began to show up on my computer. I didn’t mean to install this site program. I tried to find it and then uninstall it from program list. But it wasn’t there. How can I find it and get it off? I just don’t like the way it works on my laptop. It has become my homepage on every my browser. I really need it off completely. Anyone can help?

Browser Hijacked by – How to Fix? redirect virus actually is a browser hijacker virus which is designed to take over the control of your browser. It may only infect one of your browsers at first but it would not take long for it to affect all your browsers. Soon you will find that all the homepages on all browsers will be replaced by this virus site. This website will use an interface that blatantly rips of the main page of legal search engines and is closely associated with dangerous browser hijacker redirection  It is part of the scam which involves forcing computer users to visit its domain sites against their real will. The browser hijacker items usually are associated with dangerous rootkit infection which commonly enters the victims’ computers via an attach website or through an infected file download. If your computer is forcibly redirecting you to some other sites instead of the site you want to go to it is very possible that your computer has been infected with a browser hijacker virus. redirect virus has been modified with some tracking cookies to record computer users’ internet activities. If your computer has been infected with this redirect virus all your actions on the infected computer can be accessed by remote Cyber criminals. They can record your searching habits, your account details, your password you remembered on the infected machine as well as the information you saved on the PC. Unfortunately, the creator of the redirect virus has put a normal interface of the virus thus regular antivirus scan cannot find out the threat. There just occur so many popping ups on your browsers when you are surfing but if you search your whole computer there seem to be no risk on it. Not long after, you will notice that the speed of the target computer is slowed down significantly. For example it only takes 2 seconds for you to open a particular site usually but after the infection you may need 5 or more seconds to open your browser.

Screenshot of the Browser Hijacker Virus redirect virus

Note: For the sake of computer safety and privacy security, remove redirect with no hesitation. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for assistance if you are not computer savvy and have no idea on how to remove this hijacker:

Troubles To Be Expected with Browser Hijacker

1. redirect can not only get on browsers without permissions, but reset default structures of affected browsers without letting you change them back;
2. Online sessions will be greatly interrupted by constant displaying ads or pop-up links;
3. Malware or spyware can be prompted by these unwanted popups and suspicious links;
4. The performance of the affected browsers will be incredibly slow down while unresponsive webs will be expected more often;
5. Users’ online info like usernames, passwords and other confidential data can be stolen by cyber criminals.

Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Instructions

Since the advanced anti-virus software can’t take effectively to get rid of the browser hijacker, then manual removal will be highly required. Generally speaking, manual removal is a complicated and difficult process which requires enough computer skills. To make it easier, Basic manual removal steps have been given in the following to help one get rid of browser hijacker:(Be cautious when dealing with different system files and entries)

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; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find odd processes. Names of the processes can be different each time:


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 together to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor. Delete registry values associating with this redirect:


Step D: Change home page(s) on browsers back from and other unknown random URLs: (Google Chrome)



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Conclusion: redirect virus not only causes a bad performance to the computer but also affects normal programs. It will make them run improperly. They take time to open up and can be stuck often. Sometimes they just crash and give you random error codes. More and more functions on the infected computer will become weird. The worst part of the virus damage is that, it can cooperate with online computer threats and seek out the possible system bugs on the vulnerable system and share them with online risks. Thus more and more online threats will possibly get into your system without your permission. Your computer just becomes a dustbin at last. To save your computer in time please remove the redirect virus completely.
Note: Certain levels of PC skills will be needed during the manual removal process of this hijacker. Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts now to get further help if you have tried but failed time after time.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 25, 2013 12:13 pm

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