Last night, when I opened Internet Explorer, I found that my Google homepage was changed to searchya.com. I set back it to Google.com but it didn’t work. It’s still searchya when I open IE again. I’m really annoyed. I don’t know what to do about this.

What is Searchya.com Browser Hijacker?

As far as we concern, viruses can be classified as many types: fake anti-spyware series, scam malware, browser hijacker and Trojan. Searchya.com is one of those notorious browser hijackers. A browser hijack virus always attacks user’s web browser so that the functions of it can be messed up and PC owners can’t use their web browser as usual any more. No matter in what way they invade your PC, this kind of virus will furtively change browser options. Searchya hijack virus will reset the homepage of user’s browser as searchya.com. Not just modify your homepage, this virus will also add some strange add-ons  and tool bar on your web browser.

The harm of Searchya.com is far more than that. Once your browser has been infected  virus. It may be weaker to attack. More and more viruses will come in great numbers. This nasty virus is very stubborn that you even can’t use any anti-virus to remove it. No matter how many times you have tried to remove it and set back your homepage, the virus just stays there. But if you leave it alone, it will make your browser run more and more slowly. Even later you can’t open your web browser again.

To make your computer healthy, Live Chat with YooSecurity Expert Now, or you can follow the manual removal guide below to get your problem fixed. (For advanced computer users)

A picture of Searchya.com

Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with Searchya.com 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.

Searchya.com Redirector has hijacked my home page in Google chrome, Firefox, internet explorer. How do I fix this?

Downloaded Searchya.com Redirect Virus somehow when trying to download something for mine-craft now I can’t get rid of it and the windows security kit has been of no help. The virus is still fresh it hasn’t been on for more than an hour. What should I do first? It seems many people got the Searchya.com virus when you download some programs, which were bundled with Searchya.com. Then they will try to remove Searchya.com, a browser hijacker that they think is causing numerous problems in windows. Lately the victims have been getting recurring messages that data manager and RunDLL32.exe have stopped working and they think this may be connected (although it might also be simply a botched installation of an Adobe update). How to get rid of the virus? The manual removal guide is below.

Best Way to Remove Searchya.com Redirector 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 Searchya.com browser hijacker virus.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256 “(Default)”=”1?
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\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe’

Step 4?Remove malicious files of Searchya.com virus
C:\WINDOWS\assembly\GAC_64\Desktop.ini
C:\Windows\assembly\GAC_32\Desktop.ini
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ping.exe

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

As what you can see, Searchya.com 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 Searchya 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 Searchya.com, there are many variables according to different computers. What’s worse, as time goes by, Searchya.com 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 this virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on November 26, 2012 8:50 am

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