Browser has been hijacked by Virus, what do I do? My browser now runs very slowly and keeps freezing. This really make me feel painful because I can’t open some favorite web sites. Because it always redirect me to other awful web sites that I don’t want. How can I get my previous browser back? Help me here please! Virus Introduction Virus is a browser hijacker that can put your browser in crisis. For example, it can modify your previous settings of your browser such as homepage and bookmarks. It also can add many risky addons on your browser to slow down your browser. When your computer gets this kind of virus infection, your browser will keep opening some unknown web sites automatically without your control. Your browser will keeps opening some unknown web sites without your activities. So in this way, the hijack virus can control your browser to do some annoying tings such as: bookmarking some web sites or setting homepage without your agree secretly. This is really ad dangerous virus.

Why we call this as a redirect virus or browser hijack virus? That is because usually, when you bookmark some web sites as your favorites or set some web site as your homepage, you can easily remove them from your bookmarks or re-set the homepage. However, if you got this hijack virus or redirect virus infection, even if you set a new web site as your homepage, when you open your browser, it won’t open the homepage, it will still show you the redirect web site. And some web sites will added into your browser bookmark that you can never delete them. Many people have tried whatever they can do to remove the web page but no any luck. We can see the harm of this redirect virus or browser hijack virus.

You might notice that when you downloaded something and installed them in your computer, some unknown strange web sites icons will added on your desktop. Usually, these web sites are redirect pages. And you also might remember that when you finished installing some software, it would ask you whether you want to set as your homepage. If you clicked yes and if you don’t know what the web site is, the web site is very likely a redirect page which we call it as browser hijack virus. So actually, your anti-virus programs won’t classified this kind of redirect page or browser hijacker as a virus. So you need to remove such virus manually.

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

How to Identify Browser Hijack 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 such as

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 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 (related to Virus) . 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 Virus.

(All the registry entries of the toolbar would be named randomly according to the files of the toolbar)

Step 4: Remove malicious files of Virus

(All the files would be distributed in different places in your computer with random names)

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

Summing-up: Virus is so perilous that can nibble up your browser gradually. It even can destroy your computer operating system since it can bring in much more other even more dangerous virus to infect your computer. You really need to remove this browser hijack virus soon after you get this virus so that you computer will be safe again. However, don’t try those so called free software if you don’t really know much about them since those free software may also be viruses. What’s worse, some stubborn viruses such as this Virus can’t be removed by anti-virus programs since it just makes use of the vulnerabilities of your anti-virus. So it can escape from scanning. You really need to remove this hijack virus manually. Manual removal work requires much computer knowledge. If you are not so good in IT field, you can contact an expert to help you remove the virus. Bear in mind, any mistake may cause fatal problem. Before you start the removal work, consider carefully!

Note:If you failed to remove Virus with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.

Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on October 8, 2013 3:51 am

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