Wednesday, June 18, 2014

How to Remove - Uninstall

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What is

The true color of is browser hijacker which may gradually control the browses in the infected PC. With the help of spam email attachments, malicious links, hacked websites, and installation package of freeware from unreliable internet resources, redirect virus gets into the target PC without computer users' consents.

After invading into the system, modifies the homepage and default search engines unauthorized. Computer users are almost impossible to reset the settings as bundles with a Helper Object which can protect its settings.

From then on, computer users may suffer redirecting and pop-up ads when they are surfing the web. virus navigates people to some websites which may contain a lot of computer viruses like Trojan horse, spyware, malware. The longer you stays on those sites, the higher possibilities your PC may be infected with computer viruses.

Moreover, browser hijacker also declines the PC performance in the background, like taking up plenty of computer resources to cause poor running speed and windows freeze. All in all, is a threat to your PC which should be removed as soon as possible.

Method one: manually get rid of

Step 1: stop all the malicious processes about this computer virus
Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Or click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.

Terminate all the malicious processes of this infection

Step 2: disable any suspicious startup items that are made by infections.
Click Start menu ; click Run; type: msconfig in the Run box; click Ok to open the System Configuration Utility; Disable all possible startup items generated.

 Step 3: Clean cookies
 Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

 Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

Step 4: show hidden files and folders and delete all the following files.
Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Themes, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.

In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Delete all the following files belong to this virus
C:\Program Files\<random>

Step 5: open Registry Editor to delete all the vicious registries as below
Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter.

Delete all the vicious registries as below:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\SEAMONKEY.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "C:\Program Files\SeaMonkey\seamonkey.exe http://www.<random>.com/?type=sc&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Page_URL" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Default_Search_URL" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Search Page" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"

Method two: automatically get rid of

Step 1. click here or the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2. follow the instructions to install SpyHunter



Step 3. run SpyHunter to detect and automatically uninstall this nasty browser hjacker


Note: to get your favorite homepage and search engines back, you should take action to remove from your PC as soon as possible. If you have any difficulties during the manual removal process, you can choose the automatic san - download spyhunter here to get rid of this nasty browser hijakcer now.

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