Heck, I think my computer was just hijacked by an adware named Srshql.com, my Google chrome was totally messed up, and my antivirus could not handle this situation. I was unconsciously click some link from unknown website which got me this annoying adware, how can I get out from this trouble? Please help!!
Brief Introduction to Srshql.com Adware
Srshql.com Adware is an annoying adware which spreads on internet for a while. I will briefly introduce the symptoms of infected computers by this adware, when you try to surf the internet and open a new tap, you may probably get redirected to many other sites, or when you try to use the famous search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo etc, you will not get the useful information you want, it will lead you to some vicious sites from time to time which provide plenty of commercial info, popup ads, coupons something like that! The homepages from your Internet Explorer, Google chrome, Firefox has been changed to Srshql.com. It can corrupt your windows registry and uses it to deploy annoying pop up ads out of nowhere. The purpose of this hijacker is to dispense promoting information for dubious websites and build up traffic for them. Srshql.com poses a dangerous threat to any computer or system and should be terminated immediately.
Srshql.com Adware Screenshot
Srshql.com Adware can monitor the PC user’s Internet surfing habits by recording software, hardware information including IP address, operating system, browser type, unique identifier number, entered search queries, websites visited and other similar information. Normally, innocent users may let their computers suffer from this hijacker by downloading some programs from third party which is unsafe resource, or clicking some links from spam email, after that this adware could install silently without the permission from users. And this is not the end, after installation, it will start to perform more malicious action to harm the systems, it will lead victims to malicious sites, they may unconsciously click some links that trigger some downloading they don’t even know, then a lot of unwanted programs can install in the system without letting users know. Each time they start or restart their computer, these programs already run themselves on the back ground, and then you’ll find your computer act abnormal, you open the task manager and surprisingly find that there are so many process on the list, most of them are unknown, this can explain why the computers suffer in poor condition, slow system performances, system start-up or shut-down problems, error messages or pop-up messages at every interval of time and so on. This infection will change your registry settings and other important windows system files. If Srshql.com is not removed it can cause a complete computer crash.
What’s more, this is very important for some victims, their private info and data may suffer under a high risk. This hijacker can collect your internet activities and send them to the cyber criminals who create this adware for the bad means. Because it may contain trojan and keyloggers, they could use it to steal sensitive data like passwords, credit card, bank account information private photos etc. So, there is no reason to postpone resolving this problem, otherwise you’ll end up being suffered from those downsides I mentioned before; this damage could affect both your system and your mental state, try to remove this adware as soon as possible! For the safe of you and your computer, please remove this hijacker at once!
The properties of Infected Computer
-Can change your homepage to Srshql.com which cannot be detected by the anti-virus program
-Can pop up many ads you don’t want and provide you junk links, make you unable to surf the internet
-Can create more junks and make your computer run slowly which properly lead your computer to blue screen
-Can download unnecessary programs automatically, some may harm your computer system
-Can screw up the settings of your browser and very hard for inexperience users to change it back
-Can be taken use by hackers with your private information and data for unlawful act
NOTE: If any of these properties show on your PC, your computer probably got infected with Srshql.com Adware. And believe or not, someone will be driven crazy by this pop-up ads and any other things. If you don’t have sufficient knowledge of computer, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker for you.
Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)
There is a removal guide of Srshql.com hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.
Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.
Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel
Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs
Then try to find the program which relates to Srshql.com hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.
Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)
From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.
Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK
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However, when download and install programs, just keep an eye on the options, Custom installation usually allows you to see if there are any bundles coming along the main download. Think twice when you think the program is suspicious, taking preventive measures will always be a good way to protect your computer! Here is a good news, at present, manual removal still can be the most effective way to get rid of this kind of hijacker or other similar kind of virus from your PC. Manual removal will be the best way to get rid of the Srshql.com Adware from Computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 19, 2014 1:32 pm