Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Remove/ Get Rid of Virus and Fix Redirects

The web browser is taken over by virus? Home page is changed to this unfamiliar web page? Receive lots of sponsored search results? Read this post and take professional guide to completely get rid of virus.

What is Virus? is classified as a nasty redirect virus that causes a lot of chaos and inconveniences to the affected system. With the help of third party programs that can be downloaded from the Internet for free, malware gets into the target system. After then, it first adds new entries to the system registry and runs in the background every time the Operating System is booted up. It can also drop useless or suspicious files to other system folders to cause chaos. You may be unable to open a certain desired program. Besides, virus takes up most of the system resources and CPU usage and decreases the whole PC performance greatly. You’ll have to wait for a lot of time to open a program.

As a browser hijacker, like virus, malware is able to change the default browser settings and replaces the original start page and search engine. It disguises as a helpful search engine but will only offer numerous sponsored links in the search results. When you click any of them, virus will redirect the page to a promoted site which could download malicious programs to the system automatically. Meanwhile, this malware may introduce additional risky PC viruses to cause further damage. In addition, redirect virus would generate constant pop-up ads on the screen to attract the victim. But the keystrokes and online activities could be recorded for sensitive information. That will lead to great loss. Therefore, it is highly advised to remove hijacker once it is found. Virus will do much harm to the infected computer:

1) Virus alters important browser settings and takes over all web browsers.
2) Virus could replace default home page and search engine without any approval.
3) Virus may mislead the victim into downloading additional harmful PC viruses.
4) Virus keeps track of online activities and collects confidential information.
5) Virus displays a lot of annoying and unwanted ads and suspicious hyperlinks.
6) Virus redirects the victim into unknown web page frequently to promote unworthy products.
7) Virus makes the system crash frequently and causes the slow network speed.

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.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

5. Delete the following and related system files.


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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