My Lenovo laptop got virus, can you help me? Every time I use my Google Chrome, it always leads me to Search.leperdvil.com. What can I do? I tried to change my homepage back. But I failed. And my AVG doesn’t detect any virus, but I think this must be a virus. My computer gets weird now. It performs slowly. Usually, it just needed one or two minutes to load, but now it takes longer time. What do I do now? How can I get this virus off my laptop so that my laptop and my browser can go back to normal.
Get knowledge of Search.leperdvil.com
Search.leperdvil.com is one kind of browser hijacker which should be removed immediately. This browser hijacker is really annoying. It always redirects victims to this hijacker. This web looks normal. It seems that this web is a useful search website just like Bing or Google. But actually this web is a browser hijacker which can change victims’ browser settings and browser homepage. Every time victims use their browser to search for something, they will always get this Search.leperdvil.com hijacker and when they search somethings on it, they won’t get the results they want. Once the victims access to those unwanted results, they will see many pop-up ads and they may get more infections like malware, Trojan virus and ransomware in this case. You should remove this browser instantly, if you don’t want to get more troubles.
Take a look of this browser hijacker
I should remind you that when you get this Search.leperdvil.com browser hijacker, you should pay attention to it. Your computer is at the brink of crash. Because this browser hijacker can add some strange tool bars to the infected computer, these too bars usually link victims to ads websites and can eat up computer’s resources. The longer the browser hijacker stays in the computer, the more computer resources will be occupied. And the infected computer will get slower and slower and finally will crash down. What’s worse, this Search.leperdvil.com hijacker can make the hijacker maker be able to record the victims’ browse habit and get the victims’ confidential information like email, phone call number, home address even the banking detail. The hijacker maker aims to get money from the victims. There is no doubt that it is unsafe for victims’ confidential information. Once the hijacker maker gets the confidential information, they may sell them or use them to do the illegal things. So for your confidential safety, you should remove the virus immediately.
When you visit some porn websites or download and install some unknown software, you will get this Search.leperdvil.com browser hijacker. So when you surf on the Internet, please be more careful and don’t click on those pop-up ads. When you want to install some unknown software, please think twice.
The characteristics of Browser Hijacker
– Install some strange tool bars to your browser.
– Slow down your computer or even make your computer crash down
– Many annoying pop-ups are injected with the website you are visiting
– Other unwanted programs may be installed without your permission
– May record your browse habits and get your confidential information like banking detail, home address and phone number
If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to this Search.leperdvil.com. Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.
NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:
The way to remove Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Browser Hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
1st: Press “Ctrl + Alt + Delete” keys together to open Windows Task Manager, then end all Search.leperdvil.com running processes. One of processes called random.
2nd: Please find Folder Option in Control Panel, tap View, then select Show hidden files and folders, non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended). Then click OK.
3rd: Go back to desktop then click on Start, then click on Control Panel
Then click on Add and Remove Programs, and find the program related to the browser hijacker then try to remove it.
4th: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Mozilla Firefox as an Example)
Click on the button which has tree lines, then click on Options
Then type the URL you want into Home page box and then close this Options tab.
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This Search.leperdvil.com browser hijacker can take over your browser and alert the browser settings and homepage. If you want to change your homepage back, I may remind you that don’t waste time on it. You won’t be able to change back. In addition, this hijacker also can change the search engine. When you search something on this hijacker, you will get many unrelated results and get many pop-up ads. And also there is possibility that you can get more virus in this case. And the unwanted programs will be able to be installed in your computer without your permission. Some unknown tool bars also could be installed in the browser. These can slow down your browse speed and computer. Furthermore, this hijacker can make the hijacker make to record your browse habit and get your sensitive information. We don’t know what they will do to your sensitive information. You’d better remove the hijacker as soon as possible, so that you can keep your sensitive information safe.
Published by Karen Lawrence & last updated on August 30, 2016 3:53 pm