Have you ever heard of Searchonme.com Virus?
Searchonme.com is defined as a horrific browser hijacker that exploits unwary users’ computers aggressively. Usually, the virus comes through network when you are accessing malicious websites, emails or free items download attachments. Searchonme.com (http://Searchonme.com) is a fraudulent search web even if it acts as it is legitimate. It is related to the former nasty one called http://blekko.com virus. No matter what you type to the search bar of Searchonme.com, you’ll be redirected to blekko.com. That is the malicious site with many advertisements there. There has been trojan and adware installed to the affected computer and would communicate with remote address and make Searchonme.com the only site available on the computer. That’s because system HOSTS file has been changed, web browsers have been altered. Once this google redirect virus is installed successfully, it replaces home page and blocks normal site to open.
If your computer was hit by Searchonme virus then you must be facing problems with Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet explorer whereby when clicking on Chrome or IE it would not load, after trying to load Chrome about 8 or 10 times it will eventually load but nothing works, it still redirects you to its so called legit web address. Although many users tried uninstalling Firefox or Google Chrome and reinstalling, deleting their profiles but it still would not load. Searching registry entries for searchonme.com browser hijacker brings up results and they deleted them but it just comes back. Almost all victims said they ran Virus and Malware scans but it found nothing. In such case, manual removal is appreciated to remove this nasty Searchonme virus entirely.
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Searchonme.com Redirect Virus Screen Shot
Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with Searchonme.com Virus
A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.
B. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange progress which you never found before.
C. Every time you open your browser, you are redirected to Searchonme.com.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Searchonme Virus has hijacked my home page in google chrome, firefox, internet explorer. How do i fix this?
Downloaded Searchonme.com onto your computer accidently. Lots of computer users used system restore to restore to an earlier date and this seems to have worked but searchonme still pops up. How to get rid of Searchonme Virus? The manual removal guide is below.
Best Way to Remove Searchonme.com Hijacker 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 Searchonme.com browser hijacker virus.
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\UJSOS89YEUS53.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “UJSOS89YEUS53” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\UJSOS89YEUS53.exe’
Step 4?Remove malicious files of Searchonme.com Virus
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
To sum up: Are you noticing searchonme.com virus on your computer and you can’t download, browsers sometimes won’t open? Have no idea when that happened as chrome is your default and firefox is your backup. Searchonme doesn’t like to be gone. Well, it is a stubborn redirect virus, it hides deep in user’s computer, this virus always makes your thing became worse. What makes you frustrating is no anti-virus installed on your computer can pick it up. So if you thought you can fix the issue by using anti-virus programs to scan your whole system, then it is waste of time. Have no clue to get it resolved? I suggest you contact PC experts who can assist you safely and quickly.
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Published by Matt Johnston & last updated on October 11, 2012 3:55 am