Got unwanted Searchalgo.com search engine replaced your previous one? Have no idea to remove it yourself? Can’ t figure out the main solution to get rid of this thing? Why did it always open some web sites that I didn’t want? Is it a virus? How can I remove Searchalgo.com thing without restoring my computer?
How Does Searchalgo.com Redirect Virus infect Your Computer?
Searchalgo.com Redirect is an obstinate redirect virus that can easily change your previous search engine or homepage web sites. It can modify the default setting of your browser to take over the browser’s authorization, change your home page, block your attempts to access particular web resources, redirect the your search engines to some malicious webpages which contains lots of threats such as dangerous links and ads popups. Once infected by Searchalgo.com, every time you try to use your search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo, your search results will always be ponderously redirected to it’s homepage or its related malicious websites, which would constantly harass your system with countless pop-ups and ads, slow down you internet speed, drop malicious files onto your PC, seriously degrade the performance of your PC and make your it run as snail. Remove Searchalgo.com virus without any mercy!
When you visit some informal websites, you may be attacked by such Searchalgo.com browser hijacker stealthily. It takes the same way as many Trojans do to invade your PC. Changing StartUp, re-configurating Browser Options and attacking system or antivirus vulnerabilities to escape from them removing it are all the basic approaches it adopts. Once you open your web browser after the virus accessed your CPU, you can find that your homepage has been set to other pages. It looks like a very professional toolbar or search engine. Indeed, it provides much information about all kinds of advantages for your consideration; however, all the search result is well-designed. Searchalgo.com always displays the malicious pages and links to you. The real good normal sites it never list for your choice. Never use the toolbar or the homepage it directs you.
A Screenshot of Searchalgo.com Virus
Key Sentences to Judge If Your Computer Has Been Infected With Searchalgo.com Redirect
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. Searchalgo.com always pops up some irritating advertisements even if you don’t want.
Best Way to Remove Searchalgo.com 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 Searchalgo.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 Searchalgo.com Redirect
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry:
As what you can see, Searchalgo.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 Searchalgo.comr 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 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 Searchalgo.com Redirect with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 29, 2013 5:31 am