Have you been redirected to a web page Sys-doctor.com without knowing it? Did the website try to promote a System Doctor 2014 to you? Can’t change your homepage because the redirected web page occupied your Internet Explorer? Have tried many tools but no one can get rid of malicious web site? What is the best way to fix your computer without any risk? Do you want to know the answers? Here is one post for you.
Sys-doctor.com Is A Phishing Website with Hijack Virus
Sys-doctor.com is the homepage of a malware called System Doctor 2014. This site is trying its best to promote you a dangerous program. If you know the malware, you also may know that it’s a fake anti-virus. The malware pretends as one useful anti-virus to cheat people for money. And if you don’t pay, it will control you computer and don’t let you open any other programs. So once you got this Sys-doctor.com browser hijack virus, it will redirect you to this web site every time when you open your web browser. It also will try its best to entice you to download System Doctor 2014 and install it into your computer. Please be careful. Don’t do that. It’s nothing but a virus. And you should remove this hijack virus as soon as possible.
Users’ PCs infect Sys-doctor.com their browser when they surf the Internet and click something carelessly. This Search.b1.org 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. Sys-doctor.com 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 Search.b1.org.
Sys-doctor.com 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 Sys-doctor.com 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 Sys-doctor.com.
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 Sys-doctor.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\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 Sys-doctor.com Redirect
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Sys-doctor.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 Sys-doctor.com 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 Sys-doctor.com 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 Sys-doctor.com Redirect with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on June 6, 2013 8:06 am