How can I remove this TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar from my laptop? I didn’t mean to install this toolbar on my browser but I don’t know how it was installed there. It looks like a search engine but I never saw it before? How can I remove it and get my google search back? I don’t have any clue to do it myself. I’m really frustrated. Help me please!
TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Description
TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar is a roguish toolbar which runs as a malware to hijack PC users’ browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome. If you install this tool bar on your web browser, it can easily mess up your browser. At this time, your browser is vulnerable to be attacked by some viruses. TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar can totally change the whole settings of your browser such as the homepage or the bookmarks and some other settings. That’s why when you open some web sites, you will always get some redirect pages such as pop-up ads. So as what we can see, it’s not really a good toolbar that can make you be more convenient to visit web sites.
Once TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar is added on your web browser, you will got a lot of trouble in using your Internet Explorer, Firefox or other browser. It is opened more and more slowly. You can never use the search engine which you used before to search something. Even when you open some normal legitimate web sites, you are always redirected to some strange advertisement pages. Constantly pop-up pages will make you crazy. If one day you can’t open a web page you want any more, you will be stuck in despair! The pain of getting such TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar is far more than those above. The influence of this browser hijacker infection is always cascaded. When your web browser is not safe enough, this implies that your whole computer system is not safe. Such toolbar is usually accompanied by other sorts of infection such as Trojan, fake and scam malware infection.
People usually have a bad habit that is when they try to download something, they don’t consider if they don’t know the files. What if the files are not safe to be downloaded? Or when some people install something, they won’t look at the terms carefully. Some other bundled software will also be installed into your computer if you don’t uncheck the related terms during the installation panel. So no matter when and how you use your computer, you should be very careful so that you won’t install such TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar nor get some other kinds of viruses.
A Screenshot of TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar
Key sentences to judge if your computer has been infected with 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.
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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar 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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar browser hijack 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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar.
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 TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar Browser Hijack Virus
Video of Key Steps on How to Modify or Change Windows Registry to Remove TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar:
As what you can see, TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar is thoroughly not a good addon as what you imagine. It is just a browser hijacker that can fully clutter your web browser so that you can’t freely use your browser any more. Please never consider to install it into your computer. If you unfortunately installed this malware into your computer, please remove it in time before it bring you more harm. Please don’t consider some so called auto removal tools. Those free unknown software may also contain lots of viruses. You should try to remove it manually in safe ways. All the removal steps above are depends on your professional skills in IT field. If you are not so good with computer, you can contact experts for help. They will make you at ease. Please don’t start to do something if you are really don’t have any clue to do the removal work. Feel free to contact experts to help you uninstall TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar now!
Note:If you failed to remove TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar with the method above, please consult YooSecurity certified professionals to remove it completely.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 11, 2013 5:07 am