Help! I need to remove from my computer!!! I got this annoying thing when I downloaded a free program and it has changed my homepage! How can I remove this redirect? This post will give you a simple way to delete this redirect completely.

Http:// Pop-ups – Is it Reliable?

Http:// is a browser hijack redirect that can infect different browsers including Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and even Bing. This browser hijack redirect can be planted to some free program at first, when the victims download and install these programs, it can complete its infection at the same time. That is why most of the victims don’t realize that their PCs are in troubles, when the time goes by, the infected browser and computer can be much slower than before. Just like another kind of the browser hijack redirect, it will change your Internet setting like default browser and homepage, this webpage is created by the hijacker which can not be trusted at all.  You need to get rid of this browser hijack redirect completely before it causes further damage to your system.

In general, this browser hijack redirect change the Internet settings on the infected PC, that is why most of the victims find that the homepage of the infected PC will be replaced by another website. What is more, their browsers will be created many add-ons to redirect the victims to visit other malicious webpages. Once the victims visit these webpages, more viruses, Trojans and even malware can be installed to the infected PCs as well. Some of them try to remove this browser hijack redirect on control panel, but it keeps coming back, most of the anti-viruses can not work neither, because this browser hijack redirect can change and hide its position to protect itself. So the manually removal is the best way for this nasty browser hijack redirect.

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Troubles To Be Expected with Browser Hijackers

1. All the web browsers can be messed up by this hijacker and function in an odd way.
2. Users will come straight to certain pages as the hijacker has modified the default settings of the browsers.
3. Users can also be constantly blocked from accessing websites by unwanted pop-ups.
4. Malware or spyware can also be installed on the vulnerable systems with the help of this hijacker.
5. Valuable online information of PC owners can be collected by the hijacker.
6. The overall performance of the affected browsers as well as the system can be greatly slow down by unknown malware.

Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Instructions

Step 1: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the hijacker. 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 2: 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 3: Go to Uninstall a program session from Control Panel; scroll down the list to uninstall unwanted extensions:


Step 4: Press Windows+R keys together to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor. Delete registry values associating with this hijacker:


Step 5: Change home page(s) on browsers back from pop-up or any other unknown random URLs: (Google Chrome)



Similar Video on Browser Hijacker Removal in Registry:

To conclude:

Once your computer is infected by this redirect, your browser can not be safe anymore. This browser hijack redirect can do malicious actions on your infected computer such as tracking your action online and stealing your personal information. This redirect can slow down your computer so that you need to take more time to start the Windows and even run a program. The nasty redirect can be one of the most annoying things, if you can not remove it completely from your computer, it may do further damage to your computer. Since the anti-virus program can not remove this browser hijack redirect, it is better for you to do a manual removal. Do not hesitate, you just need to remove this browser hijack redirect completely from your computer before it causes further damage.

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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 4, 2013 12:45 pm

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