My browser is hijacked by Http:// ( redirect virus. This site just replaces my homepage and when I want to open a new tab to view other sites, it pops up. Sometimes it is not only this site that pops up but some other strange sites. But I am sure they have relations with this redirect virus. How can I remove this virus? Can my browser get back to normal?

Description on Http:// ( Redirect

Http:// ( redirect virus is another harmful browser hijacker redirect virus. The same as other browser hijacker viruses, it makes secret changes in your default settings on your computer, especially the settings of your browsers. You will realize that your homepage is changed to its own domain site instead of the one you like. And some new and strange bookmarks occur, most of which are some webpages of shopping or sites that provide free and charming software. But obviously there is no free pie in the world. Those software and sites are not reliable and many of them can redirect you to some phishing websites or install some other backdoor viruses or threats when you install the software.

Despite of the basic destroy it has, this redirect virus has some new abilities. It displays malicious information when you use it for searching works while it open the backdoor to download some online Trojan viruses or some other risks to your infected computers. Http:// ( has made your system more and more vulnerable to be infected and it is making other chaos in your system which causes quite dangerous factors to your privacy. It uses the useless files it creates to occupy your system resource thus little space is left to other normal programs. Many of your programs will give you no responding or other error codes when you try to run them. Constant failures appear when you try some normal activities on the infected computer. It seems your computer is ruined and all its functions are abnormal.

Besides those, the Http:// ( can also collect your remembered databases when you used the computer which has been infected. Your personal information is visible and recognized by the virus because of the cookies and histories you left in the system. It sells your personal data to some remote unknown ends. Then some purchasing sites will send you mails or messages without your permission. That is one clue that your data has been revealed. More than that, this virus can send mails in your name and by using your mailbox to your contacts to ask for some money or so. That is a kind of scam it usually uses. And to protect your own right as well as your contacts’ you should pay more attention to this infection and remove the virus as early as you can.
Note: Manual Removal, though is the most effective way to remove the virus, requires expertise and which is for advanced users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with redirect virus. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal assistance.

Screenshot of the Redirect Virus rediret virus

Your computer might infect this virus via unsafe freeware, shareware or advertising-supported programs such as various browser add-ons or toolbars. Once it enters in your computer.

Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions

Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the redirect Virus. 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.


Step B: 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 C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.


Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this browser hijacker in Registry Editor as below:


Step E: Change home page back from this unwanted Http:// ( on targeted browsers.

Video Guide On Browser Hijacker Removal:


To verify if your computer is infected with such Http:// ( redirect virus you can check if your homepage is changed to its site. This redirect virus also changes your background of your desktop sometimes. It gives your non-stop popping ups when you use your browsers and at first it is only one browser that is infected but it can infects all the browsers you have on the infected computer after its installation. It seeks out system holes and takes use of them to let your computer able to be infected by online threats. Reveal of personal info is part of the result of the infection too. So you have to remove this virus if you want your computer as well as your own information to be safe.
Note: Have spent too much time in fixing the problem but failed? To avoid any mistakes,please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 23, 2013 5:40 pm

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