Hi, there, I don’t know what happened. My homepage has been changed as Search.shareazaweb.com. It’s not my previous homepage now. What is this page? Why can’t I set my previous homepage back? I don’t want to use this one. It didn’t work correctly. I found that if I use this page to search something, it would not give me the same results as Google does. And it will always redirect me to some other web sites. How can I remove this redirect thing? I think it messed up my whole web browser. Help!
Search.shareazaweb.com Redirect Introduction
Search.shareazaweb.com Redirect or Browser Hijack Virus has been released to hack user PCs’ web browsers such as Internet Explorer, Chrome or Bing. It is a visible web page as usual as many other ordinary web sites especially some search engine sites. However, it is under the domination of some invisible background program. This kind of program can easily change your web browser settings. And your previous homepage will be the first to be affected. We call this kind of roguish program as redirect virus. And this virus is to enforce you to use Search.shareazaweb.com search engine even if you don’t want. And your home page will be changed as well. But the real thing that will make you feel painful is that this virus will also change your whole settings of your web browser such as bookmarks or favorites. In usual, it will add many odd web sites that you don’t know to the bookmarks.
Search.shareazaweb.com Redirect 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 Search.shareazaweb.com Redirect virus is not a very risky virus, you are completely wrong. The real risky 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.
Some people may think now that Search.shareazaweb.com redirect is a changing browser settings virus, why not reset it back to the previous? If you have tried to reset the web browser, you definitely won’t have this thinking because, it even can’t be reset after you get Search.shareazaweb.com redirect virus. Even if you set your homepage as google.com, when you open your web browser, it will still open other web sites. The important thing is that your web browser will still be slow as a snail. Like many victims described, after they got this virus, they have tried to removed the Search.shareazaweb.com redirect virus but no luck. So is there a good and safe way to remove the virus?
A Screenshot of Search.shareazaweb.com Redirect
How to judge if your computer has been infected with redirect Virus
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.
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 this Redirect 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. 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 Search.shareazaweb.com 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\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u’”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RANDOM.exe’
Step 4: Remove malicious files of Search.shareazaweb.com Redirect
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Search.shareazaweb.com 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 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 Search.shareazaweb.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 Search.shareazaweb.com Redirect with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on August 21, 2013 9:30 am