People like to add some functional addons on their web browser for convenience. But some malware or spyware may camouflage as addons or legal programs for users to download. If you install them carelessly, your computer will be in danger. Spigot toolbar or Spigot Redirect Virus is such one can really mess up your computer.

Learn about Spigot Redirect Virus

Spigot Redirect Virus or Spigot toolbar virus, if you are searching some information from Google, you are very likely getting into trouble. And you may never have thought that this stuff is just a rogue software even a virus.  It is really not a good one such as Google toolbar or some other legal ones. It’s indeed a browser hijack virus which can definitely stop some normal functions of your web browser such as Internet Explorer or Firefox. If you are familiar with this virus, you may know that it also has it’s homepage. On its homepage, downloading Spigot Redirect Virus or Spigot virus and installing it are well recommended. However, please don’t be taken in. Once you installed those so called toolbars, your browser will be messed up that it will run more and more slowly. It is the same nasty as this one: Babylon

This toolbar will performs as if it will bring you much benefit such as it can make you translate a language to another one more easily or it will make you study English more efficiently. Don’t believe it! Once you install this fake thing in your computer, your computer will be very dangerous condition. Never think it only can do that harm to your computer. Spigot Redirect Virus will also import more and more other dangerous Trojan virus and malware to mess up your computer system until paralyze it. The main point is however hard you try to remove it by all sorts of anti-software, it seems the virus just takes root in your computer. Is there a good and safe way to kick it our from your computer? Yes, the only and best way to delete Spigot Redirect Virus from your computer is manual way. However, if you are not familiar with this virus, you have to contact an expert to do that. Any mistake will cause data loss.

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 Spigot Redirect Virus or Spigot Toolbar


Key Sentences to Judge If Your Computer Has Been Infected with Spigot 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 Spigot Toolbar 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 Spigot Redirect Virus or browser hijacker.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\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 Spigot Redirect Virus


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

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


Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 6, 2013 6:34 am

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