Are you feeling annoying about which makes your Internet browser in disorder? were you disturbed constantly by some pop-up pages when you were browsing some web pages? How can you remove the browser hijack virus if your anti-virus can not take effect? Have you ever heard of Internet browser redirect virus? If you got such virus, how can you remove it without any risk?

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The is a virus that can easily occupy your web browser and change all your previous settings. When you get this virus infection, you will always be redirected to some strange web sites. Those sites are not safe to visit. Most of them are fishing websites. A hijack virus can easily change your homepage of your web browser and bookmarks to others that you never want. Even it can block your attempts to access to particular web resources. The attempt of the redirect is to promote some products or some other programs to you. Is a word, those redirected web sites are often advertisement pages. When you get this, you will be annoyed by it because it’s just like your web browser gets out of control. Finding a good method to get rid of it is necessary . almost has the same appearance as many other famous search engine web sites such as Google. However, it doesn’t have the real good functions that a real search engine should have. When you really enter some keywords in the search box and press enter key, it won’t show you the real search results that you want. It only will direct you to some other things to you. You may just feel uncomfortable at the beginning when you get this redirect virus. But if you leave it there for a long time, you will find that your browser runs more and more slowly. Even you computer runs more and more slowly. The reason is that this redirect will bring in much more other unknown programs. Most of those programs are malware. Those malware can destroy your computer operating system gradually. If you think hijack virus is not a very risky virus, you are completely wrong. The real risk is not from the redirect virus itself but from those programs that it brings in. Don’t be too late to remove the virus once you have the redirect virus infection.

Users’ PCs infect on their browser when they surf the Internet and click something carelessly. This browser hijack virus aims at to installing some blackguard addons on your web browser so that it can easily redirect you to some adware web pages when you visit some normal web sites even if you don’t want at all. was designed to promote some infamous adware to you which my contain lots of viruses. When you open your web browser to view some pages you want, those hateful adware always pop up to annoy you to break you visiting other web sites or stop you visiting other web sites you want. This redirect virus has many other similar forms such as Qvo6 redirect.

Tips: Browser hijack virus removal requires professional skills. If you are not confident and don’t want to waste your time, you can contact YooCare PC Online Service for help here: Browser Hijack Virus Screenshot

Why Can’t Anti-virus Remove Browser Hijack Virus?

Before we discuss the reason, one thing we should be clear is that, no matter how clever an anti-virus is, it’s created by human beings. So it can’t be more clever than human beings. From the arising of a virus to human beings finding out the solution to clean the virus, it takes much time. So before an anti-virus can receive the instructions from the anti-virus company to remove the virus, the virus can’t be removed unless you remove it manually. Often anti-virus companies need a lot of time to research the strategies to deal with the newly arising viruses. Anti-virus can remove most of common viruses but not including some very smart ones such as redirect. And usually anti-virus can’t remove all the related files of the virus completely. That’s why here we say manual removal is the best solution.

Obvious Symptoms When Your Computer Has Redirect Virus

A. Your computer is something not normal as usual such as running very slowly.

B. Your web browser homepage has been changed to

C. When you open the Task Manager, you can find some strange processes which you never found before.

D. Every time when you open your browser, you are redirected to some odd web pages.

E. Your browser runs more and more slowly.

F. Your browser always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.


Best Way to Remove Redirect 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. 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 Redirect.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“UninstallString” = “‘%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\“ShortcutPath” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Random’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “Random” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RANDOM.exe’

Note: Random means the file would be named randomly. Need expertise to distinguish them.

Step 4: Remove malicious files of Redirect


Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:

As what you can see, Redirect is really a very horrible 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 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 this virus, 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 of the redirect virus 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 Redirect with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 31, 2013 10:33 am

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