Last night, I downloaded a Safe Saver addon carelessly then my Internet Explorer worked absurd. It was something wrong that I could not tell. The looking of my IE is totally different now. When I searched something, it always opened some other web sites to me. This made my IE run very slowly. I hate it. How can I get rid of it?
Safe Saver Addon Description
Safe Saver Addon is a fraud component that can easily hijack your web browser to make your web browser run slowly. When your computer get infected this redirect virus，every time when you try to use browsers to open web sites, you always get several strange results. It makes the browser useless because it is linked to browser hijackers and other malware infections that always redirects your links to unwanted and malicious websites. It can also slow down your computer system and internet speed.
In usual, Remove Safe Saver Addon is distributed through malicious programs such as Trojans, worms etc by displaying attractive, sexy ads. It is controlled and maintained by computer hackers and spammers. When you click on the advertisement, it starts installation in your computer without taking your permission. When it gets installed, it modifies your browser’s settings, homepage, privacy,cookies, history. Whenever you surf the internet, it will display annoying ads and links on web pages. You may also experience redirection problem. Therefore, it is suggested to remove/uninstall Safe Saver Addon from the computer. If you have no idea about uninstall/removal of the hijacker then follow the manual and automatic methods for complete removal of the virus.
A Screenshot of the Adware
How to Identify Browser Hijacker?
- Your browser settings and browser home page will be changed by it.
- It may show numerous undesirable and annoying pop-ups.
- This browser redirect will connect to the internet without your permission.
- The browser hijacker keeps track of your internet browsing data and sends your browsing history data to remote location servers, owned by hackers that use this information to advertise their products via numerous pop-ups and hijacked browser homepages, new icons.
- The browser redirect can install unwanted programs to a victim’s computer without user’s knowledge and consent. This can make your computer slower in performance and stability.
- The hijacker may produce many fake alert warnings, stating that your PC is infected with Trojans or other malware that do not actually exist.
How to Safely Remove Browser Hijacker?
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: In 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 Safe Saver Addon.
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\SOAU8277 512.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “SOAU8277 512” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\random.exe’
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Safe Saver Addon
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
At last but not least, Safe Saver Addon should be removed as soon as possible. If you leave it alone, it will not only stay in your computer, but also can put your IP in very dangerous condition. However, if you can remove it in time, it can’t do any harm to your computer and won’t ask for money any more. Also please don’t pay money to this scam, even if you pay to the hackers, they won’t unlock your computer. Never believe those so called free software! Don’t download to install those stuffs in your computer. They can not only remove the Safe Saver Addon for you, but also may bring you much more other bad stuffs such as ransomware, scam virus even fake things. You may not be aware that those so called free software can be another cheater, which will make you gain just more loss. Please don’t take a chance to have a try. It’s nonsense. There is no free lunch! If you really can’t remove the hijacker yourself, please find an expert for assistance. This is the best choice.
Note: there may be some differences according to different computers. If you really don’t know what to do, YooCare/Yoosecurity is your best choice.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on July 13, 2013 2:01 am