gets on my computer and cannot be deleted at all. Well, yesterday when I was watching a video and suddenly a message about Media player updates popped up to ask me to do that as it required, otherwise I cannot continue my video! So after that, my Google Chrome begins to have some problems. Webpage is hijacked often, and I cannot get the right search result and so on. So please help me remove this hijacker as soon as possible. Thanks!

Description of Hijacker is annoying and vicious redirect infection to hijack webpage on your Internet browsers. And it will trigger many different computer problems which will further make computer weaker and worse. This redirect is usually spread on the Internet worldwide by cyber criminals and it aims at helping remote hackers to steal important information about PC users for illegal purpose. When you surf on the Internet, you should behave yourself well and don’t click on anything suspicious like malicious websites, strange popping ups and links and something like that, as those things may contain unknown infection like this hijacker. Once click will bring evil into your computer. Especially don’t visit malicious websites about porn subject, free gaming, attractive gambling and free unlicensed downloads, etc. once you’re on those websites, the infection may drop on computer without your notice and it will process speedy installation. And also usually those spam email attachment is also a way to carry this redirect to infect targeted computer. In this case, don’t open those spam email attachments. Anyway, on the Internet, you should pay attention to those strange pop ups, malicious websites and the like, don’t carelessly open anything vicious to bring threats into your computer.

In system, browser hijacker will create many problems. The homepage and search engine has been taken place with this page without your permission. It generates artificial web traffic and displays advertisements and sponsored links on your web browser. Unwanted browser extensions, toolbars, browser plug-in, and other unwanted things will be inserted into your system, which will occupy system resource and make your computer work slowly. Also redirect totally changes settings of web browser and control the browser, and then it can easily and randomly keeps popping up ads and sponsored links. When you click on those ads, you are fool to open an entrance to let other virus access to your computer.  More threats will have a bad effect on security tool, windows firewall and system. Some vicious threat will destroy security tool and more system loopholes will be created. At that time, computer system will be weaker, which will let threats have more opportunities to enter system. Crucial system files and programs will be disabled, and computer runs abnormally. When computer is severely corrupted, it will often get stuck somehow and crash down even get a blue screen of death. To avoid more and further damages, please remove this browser hijacker soon as you find it on computer.

Main Traits of Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.

The Screenshot of Hijacker

Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of 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 hijacker, 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 hijacker, 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: hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

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

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 6, 2015 4:10 am

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