Please help! Popup kept appearing on my Firefox and it made great troubles to all web browsing activities. I found it difficult to reach my favorite content. What damage will the browser hijacker bring to the target computer? How to remove it to regain a clean computer? If you have tried to deal with the hijacker infection in vain, please read this article and delete the redirect effectively with following removal guide.

Brief Introduction about This Popup

The Popup will keep showing on the target Internet browser soon as it affects the computer. It is a browser hijacker which hijacks Internet browsers like Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox etc. It takes over the browser and makes chaos greatly. To more specific, the browser hijacker becomes an obstacle for users to reach favorite content. When users click on familiar web links or search for specified key word, you will be forcibly redirected to unwanted web pages related to adware or notorious third parties online. Meanwhile, constant pesky pop-up ads and sponsored links will appear on the browser, asking you to download freeware and purchase some unwanted things. After the hijacker installs in the computer, it may launch up as a start page with its own search system which cheats net users into taking it as default homepage. Indeed, it randomly changes settings of target browsers, which makes users freaked out. Unfortunately, some users may get unknown errors when logging in Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo mail and so on. To sort out the redirect issue, users should take actions to get rid of browser hijacker entirely.

Such a browser hijacker usually spreads through network, and it is used by cyber hackers to deliver other types of computer threats like adware, malware and spyware. It also takes use of system vulnerabilities to install some unwanted freeware in the computer without any consent. Actually, the key point of the redirect is to steal vital personal and financial information from unwary users so as to enable remote hackers to gain profits illegally. While being targeted, the computer just performs weirdly and the network gets disconnected frequently. System stuck and constant freezes are also caused by the hijacker infection. Moreover, users may find it unable to run normal programs normally which turn out to be malfunctioning. To avoid any further damage, PC users had better delete the Popup redirect from the computer manually and immediately.

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 redirect. 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 redirect? Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts, we are here to help you:

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

How to get rid of this Popup browser hijacker? In fact, the hijacker also affects the antivirus to make it disabled, which results in its failure to deal with the computer infection. It makes no difference if users try another antivirus or reinstall the Internet browser. Instead, manual removal is a better removal way. There is a removal guide of Browser Hijacker provided here, making it easy for PC users to handle with the browser hijacker manually. 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: Try to find the files which relate to this Popup, and delete them all.

Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Chrome Google as an Example)

Open the setting in Chrome Google

Chrome settings

Then choose Set pages, and type the URL you want into the box and click OK.

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PC users should be aware of this Popup browser hijacker, as it does great harm to target computers. It makes the target computer to get slow computer performance and poor network environment. The redirect infection is released through network and it comes bundled with potential computer threats. It makes changes to the default browser settings at random. When you surf the net, you will be redirected to malicious web pages. The redirect issue occurs frequently even if you try to visit specified links or favorite search resources. In fact, there is no circumstance for users to trust or keep the browser hijacker in the computer. All users need to do is to clean out the browser redirect promptly in order to save the computer.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Popup? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on April 1, 2014 1:12 pm

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