Something must be wrong with my computer; recently, I have got many pop-up ads from When I open my browser, I get redirected to this website; also, if I create a new tab in my browser, this webpage appears too. I thought my homepage must be changed to this domain, but after I changed the homepage back to one I like, this website still pops up. Is it a virus? How can I get rid of it?

Brief Introduction to This Browser Hijacker

Once you can receive a lot of ads from this whenever you are using your search engine to find something or visiting some websites, your computer must be seriously infected by an adware or potentially unwanted program. Technically speaking, this belongs to a browser hijacker. In fact, this domain should be a legit website for people to visit. However, hackers who host this website make it be evil for their own purposes. Those bad guys implant many vicious contents into this website, once people come to this website by accident, those malicious things can infiltrate the computer without computer user’s consent. Also, this browser hijacker can be hidden in other free programs. Those free programs are mostly commonly used software for computer users, and can be easily found on the Internet. Once people download and install them into their computers, this browser hijacker can be saved.

The Screenshot of This Hijacker


The invasion process of this browser hijacker is undetectable as the anti-virus program is not able to find this kind of computer threat. Basically, browser hijacker is not a virus at all, but it still can bring a lot of troubles to the infected computer like virus does. With this infection sticks in the computer system, computer can be messed up. The first thing for it to do is to change the system registry. As we all know, system registry is a key part for normal operation of system, when the browser hijacker messes up some parts of it, the computer performance can be abnormal. This browser hijacker will create many junk files in the computer hard disk which waste a large part of the disk. Therefore, the computer performance can be slowed down, and it will take a large time to run applications. What’s worse, computer will be infected by more viruses or Trojans with the help of this redirect infection.

The main purpose for this browser hijacker to do in the infected computer is to collect money from innocent computer users. People can get a lot of pop-ups instead when they are using the infected browser to search or visit. Hackers use those useless ads to cheat computer users to pay for something unnecessary. What’s worse, the privacy of computer users like bank details can be stolen by cyber criminals. Once those crooks grasp the sensitive information, they can steal money from the victims and it is not easily to get the money back.

The properties of Browser Hijacker

-Can not be detected by your anti-virus software, which makes it hard to uninstall from the computer.
-Once you open your browser, you will be redirected to some unknown websites.
-Can slow down the performance of the computer, or even blue screen.
-Can pop up many unwanted advertisements when you are doing something else.
-Can change your settings in your browser and it is not easy to change it back.

If you find any symptoms listed above showing on your computer, then your computer must be suffered with a browser hijacker that causes you keep being redirecting to Welcome to contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for manual removal guide. Also, we will provide a short removal guide below for computer literate.

NOTE: Being afraid to do any wrong operation during the process of removing this browser hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Browser 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 redirect, the name of the process of it is random.

XP task manager

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 this, 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.

IE tools

Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK


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Conclusion: is not a trustful website for people to visit. When people can see many pop-up ads from this website, their computers must be infected by a browser hijacker which can cause many troubles to the computers. It is not easily for anti-virus program to remove it as this threat is not a virus. However, the redirect infection can bring a disaster to the infected computer if the PC user does not remove it once it is detected in the computer.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on March 3, 2014 1:21 pm

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