When i was searching online then i was redirected to www1.globalget.net, what is that thing that pops up on a Windows 7 system? It seems all the browsers ( Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome) have been hijacked. How do i delete www1.globalget.net Redirect virus from my infected computer?
Browser Hijacked by www1.globalget.net Redirect – How to Remove?
The www1.globalget.net redirect hijacks the Internet browser and sends the users to a website controlled by the hackers behind this attack every time a search is performed on their www1.globalget.net page, which has been designed to replicate a search engine. Just like every other search engine out there, it features a large search bar in the middle of the page. Computer users land on the page and quickly enter their search query into the bar and click on the search icon.
Instead of a results page containing websites with relative information pertaining to their search, they are brought to sites that contain ads and pop ups. The group behind the www1.globalget.net hijacker places these ads all over these pages in hopes that the users will click on the offerings, earning them money for every click. So, the more traffic that they can funnel to these pages the more money they will make. This is why they created this redirect virus and browser hijackers. Their goal is to infect as many computers as possible with this, driving nonstop traffic to those sites that contain the performance based ad blocks.
Along with attempting to make advertising revenue form the users that they infect with the www1.globalget.net redirect, they also gain access to the computer and can view the files stored on the machine at any time through their remote access. While they will not dig for information on every PC that they install the virus on, it is important to understand that it is a possibility and it makes it very important to remove the files as quickly as possible. The main issue with the www1.globalget.net redirect is the inconvenience factor along with the fact that the user will not receive relevant search results, but the fact that the hackers could access the details stored on the computer at any time is the frightful part.
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Screenshot of www1.globalget.net Redirect
How Did You Get The Redirect Off Your Computer?
The hackers will typically hide the virus within videos and images on websites that include free downloads. A single click on malicious files can instantly install this browser redirect onto the computer. It doesn’t matter what browser the computer uses, as this redirect will work for Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. If there isn’t an active anti-virus program running on the computer, the redirect virus will continue to operate and send the users to the www1.globalget.net website, which will then bring them to the websites that are full of the advertisements. It will continue to work until it is discovered that the setting have been changed. This could take some time, depending on how alert the user is and how familiar they are with how the search engines are supposed to work. Since no anti-virus programs can handle this issue, manual removal is the best efficient way.
Manual Removal Step by Step Guide
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the www1.globalget.net Redirect virus. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in regedit to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associating files and registry entries of www1.globalget.net Redirect in Registry Editor as below:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = “”.exe.dll
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There are some computer users that will quickly identify the problem and check the browser setting and see that the web address has been changed and they will put it back to their favorite search engine, either Google, Yahoo, or Bing. While this will solve some of the problem, it will not fix it 100%. The hackers still have remote access to the computer, so it is important to delete all of the files associated with this redirect in order to make sure that there will not be future problems. By following the instructions above, the www1.globalget.net redirect will be completely removed from the computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on June 21, 2013 4:39 am