My browser has been hijacked by Only-search.com. I can’t remove this virus and reset my homepage. My browser runs more and more slowly. I even can’t visit some web sites which I visited often in usual. I really need some help. Who can tell me how I can remove this hijack virus. I will appreciate it very much.
Only-search.com Hijacker Information
Only-search.com is a malicious search engine redirect virus that promotes fake advertisements to PC users. When you run a Google search on a computer that is infected with this virus, your search results will be redirected to one of these websites among which belongs to Only-search.com. The search engine virus is very hard to remove because it uses complex methods to conceal its presence from antivirus programs. This redirect or hijack virus spreads by the help of Trojan rootkit which have some similar features with other browser hijackers. It usually has two types of threats: one is search engine hijacking, another is Trojan.
A search hijacker such as Only-search.com will redirect your Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engine search results to unwanted websites. Search hijackers will prevent you from changing your browser’s default search engine, and they tend to slow down performance of your PC. A Trojan threat will bring high risk to your PC because the hacker may control your infected computer, then steal your personal financial information and destroy your PC system. Whatever, you must remove the nasty virus from your computer as soon as possible to protect your computer and your privacy
When you visit some informal websites, you may be attacked by such Only-search.com redirect virus stealthily.Your careless activity on surfing the internet may be the main reason of this infection. Or you have not installed antivirus to protect your PC. You may not notice that when you click some enticing links, websites or download some so called free programs. The virus can only invade your PC by defrauding your agreed; of course you are never aware of it. Even you can’t understand how you were caught by such disgusting stuff. Never mind, you can remove it before it brings you more harm.
To fix your computer, Live Chat with YooSecurity Expert to remove Only-search.com redirect now, or you can follow the manual removal guide below to get your problem fixed. (For advanced computer users)
Main Symptoms When Your Computer Gets Redirect Virus Infection
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 some odd web pages such as Only-search.com.
D. Your browser runs more and more slowly.
E. It always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Best Way to Remove Only-search.com hijack Virus 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 (related to Only-search.com) . 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 Only-search.com Virus.
（All the registry entries will be randomly named according the random files that related to the virus)
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Only-search.com Redirect Virus
（All the related files would be named randomly since the virus would change them constantly and automatically)
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry to Remove Only-search.com Redirect:
As what you can see, Only-search.com redirect is really a very rude virus which can finally destroy your computer system. And please don’t consider auto delete method since there is no such anti-virus can really remove it completely. Don’t download free software to take a chance. This can only waste your time and bring in much more viruses. All the instructions above are prepared for those who have much computer knowledge and are familiar with this kind for virus. Before you start to do the removal work, please consider it seriously. On the other hand, all the instructions above aim at the common infection situation. As for Only-search.com redirect, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, it may start its variation. Just like what is mentioned above, this virus infection is a cascaded infection. The related files may be changed. Unless you have much knowledge about this virus, it’s very hard for you to do the removal work.
Note:If you failed to remove Only-search.com redirect virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 19, 2013 12:44 pm