Thursday, March 27, 2014

Remove Info Seeker Virus Completely from IE/Firefox/Chrom

My web browser gets attacked by Info Seeker, and each time I open my Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, the start page is opened as Info Seeker. I reset my browser settings again and again but Info Seeker keeps showing up soon after I reopen my browser. I do a full system scan with my AVG and nothing has been found yet. I need help!

What is Info Seeker Virus?

Info Seeker Virus comes from the family of browser hijackers which display a large amount of unwanted promotion ads on your screen and poses a threat to the safety of your personal information online. This Info Seeker virus is designed for commercial purposes. It can make use of cookies to track your browsing history and extract your confidential data. And then your search queries, Facebook passwords and other private information will be transmitted to remote hackers who will use these sensitive data to perform illegal activities. And when this Info Seeker virus is activated on your computer, similar to "Ads by PassLocal" Virus and “Ads by Media View” Virus, it will give rise to endless commercial ads which will tempt you to click on them with beautiful pictures and attractive offers. However, when you really click on them, you will be unexpectedly misled to some unknown websites which are promoted by this Info Seeker virus. And these websites may probably contain other nasty viruses and malware which will cause serious damages to your machine. Moreover, this Info Seeker virus will cause the replacement of your homepage, and your default search engine will be changed as well. When you search for something useful with this corrupted search engine, you fail to get any reliable information as all the search result pages are filled up with promotion ads and sponsored links. For these reasons, we strongly suggest you follow the detailed removal guide given on this page to delete this Info Seeker virus efficiently.

Info Seeker Virus Screenshot: 

Info Seeker Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Info Seeker Virus escapes from antivirus software' s detection and avoids being removed.
2) Info Seeker Virus changes your default homepage and search engine without your permission.
3) Info Seeker Virus displays tons of annoying pop-ups whenever you are browsing the web.
4) Info Seeker Virus makes you sick and tired of a series of unwanted redirection problems.
5) Info Seeker Virus severely slows down your computer performance and causes a system crash.
6) Info Seeker Virus introduces a mass of risky viruses and malware into your computer.
7) Info Seeker Virus tracks your browsing history and pilfers your personal information.

How to Remove Info Seeker Virus from your PC?

1. Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 Key before Windows launches. Use the arrow keys to select the "Safe Mode with Networking" option, and then hit ENTER Key to continue.

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del at the same time to open Windows Task Manager and end Info Seeker process.

3. Go to Computer Control Panel from Start menu and open Folder Options. Click View and then tick “Show hidden files and folders” and uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)”. Press OK.

4. Press Winkey+R together then enter “regedit” to start your registry editor. Delete the following registry keys.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “UID” = “tovvhgxtud”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableRegedit" = 0

5. Delete the following and related system files.

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll

Note: Info Seeker virus is rather stubborn and malicious. It requests certain computer skills when you dealing with it in manual way. Any incident action could lead your machine to a more terrible situation.

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