Browser is blocked by random pop ups? Cannot access a website without being redirected to these pop ups? How to stop being redirected to URLs? If your browser is messed up by this redirect virus, the following passage will provide you a general fix through manual process.

Http:// Pop-ups – Remove Browser Hijacker

Http:// is a general domain that contains random pop ups starting with similar initiates. These annoying pop ups can be automatically displayed whenever you attempt to get online. Therefore, this domain can be categorized as a browser hijacker issue that generates misleading information and constant blocks to interrupt net users during their online surfing sessions. Do not underestimate these pop ups. They can not only provide misleading information to confuse net users, but prompt hidden malware or spyware to be installed on the vulnerable systems to scam PC owners. When browsers are compromised by this Http:// redirect virus, they will be messed up and stop functioning normally. A removal of these pop ups is needed as soon as possible to keep things safe on the machines.

A browser hijacker, also known as browser redirect virus, is a type of computer threat that mostly attacks Internet browsers installed on Windows computers. Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are among the three most popular used web browsers. The Http:// redirect is capable of hijacking these browsing applications and modifying their default structures to make them start up with the random URL pop ups. Each time you launch the affected browser, the hijacker will welcome you instead of your favorite home page on the browser. And when you try to search or access a website, you will be blocked and redirected to unwanted pop ups associating with this hijacker. Apparently, the browser is now messed up and you can’t access normal websites online as usual.

Besides from generally slowing down the performance of the affected browsers, Http:// hijacker can also collect victims’ confidential online information by using tracking cookies. Your browsing histories and other private info online can be recorded by this hijacker. These records can then be sold to cyber criminals and you may be dragged into some sorts of cyber scam activities without even knowing.

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Signs That Show You When A Browser is Hijacked:

Usually, a browser will be manually modified to favorite settings by the computer user. But when it’s hijacked by this Http:// redirect, it will be all messed up and the default settings will be adjusted automatically as well:

1. The startup page on browser will be replaced;
2. The search engine will become dysfunctional;
3. Webs cannot be accessed due to constant redirecting actions;
4. Annoying pop ups can be displayed constantly;
5. You are persuaded to download or install unknown programs which turn out to be malware;
6. Internet connection is slow and web pages become unresponsive more often;
7. Confidential online data can be specifically targeted by Http:// redirect virus.

Step-by-step Manual Removal Instructions

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager by hitting Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to ‘End Process’. Names of the processes may not show exactly the same on each PC:


Step B: Open Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program session; scroll down the list to uninstall unwanted extensions that may be associated with Http:// hijacker:


Step C: 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 D: Press Windows+R keys together to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor. Delete/adjust registry values of Http:// redirect:


Step E: Change home pages back from Http:// random pop ups: (Mozilla Firefox)


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Http:// is a misleading domain full of random pop ups to annoy net users when they attempt to get online. These constant displaying pop ups will not only block them from accessing websites they want to log on, but prompt some hidden malware as well to scam average PC users. The most obvious consequence when being hijacked by a browser hijacker is that the affected browsers will be messed up including the auto replacements of the startup pages as well as the default search engines. You won’t be able to get online properly and will be constantly redirected to unwanted places. While Http:// redirect virus takes over your browsers, it can also record your online activities and sell these valuable collects to cyber criminals to help them with their illegal cyber activities. In other words, a browser hijacker can cause not only constant troubles on browsers, but also potential cyber frauds. Hence, a complete removal should be performed ASAP to prevent all these troubles.

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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 5, 2013 12:08 pm

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