Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Remove/ Get Rid of Virus and Fix Redirects

Default home page and search engine are changed to without approval? Suffering from much chaotic online activities? The PC performs much slowly? Keep reading this post and follow professional and detailed guides to get rid of virus.

What is Virus? is an unwanted browser hijacker which can cause many problems to computers. According to the report, the malicious virus has affected numerous computers. Usually, the annoying virus is spread by free programs. Thus, you should keep careful when installing free programs. 

Once redirect virus breaks into your system, it would change your homepage to the notorious, and set your default search provider to Start Search. Therefore, no matter what browser you use, you will be navigated to In addition, you may notice that your system becomes slow and sometimes some programs cannot respond well. You cannot receive exact search results from its search engine because the virus is developed to advertise sponsored links and ads.

You are probable to click on unwanted links from pop-ups ads by accidentally, which may increase the chances of getting more malware. What is more, virus can collect your browser histories, record your personals information, analyze your data and promote related ads and services. Your information will be used by cyber criminals for unethical purposes. In order to protect your computer and keep your sensitive information safe, you ought to eliminate virus completely. Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Virus attacks Chrome/ Firefox/ IE and takes over default home page and search engine.
2) Virus adds new entries to the system registry and activates itself on system boot-up..
3) Virus could come with many other harmful PC viruses such as spyware and Trojans.
4) Virus monitors keystrokes and browsing activities and collects sensitive information.
5) Virus displays a lot of annoying and unwanted ads and sponsored search results.
6) Virus redirects the victim into unknown web page frequently to promote unworthy products.
7) Virus occupies a lot of system resources and decreases the whole PC performance.

How to Remove 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 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.


5. Delete the following and related system files.

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\ \Help.lnk

Note: 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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