Friday, September 9, 2016

The Crucial Way to Remove Hijacker - Clean Registry Entries

Got a homepage of It is hard to remove ads pup-ups? Have you found it makes your computer performance get down?

Alright, what you met is a browser hijacker. It changes your homepage of Google, Firefox or Microsoft Edge into as well as search engine. On the surface of browser, it also adds extensions to instruct you use.

The screen shot of

Some people may find that the search portal page is somehow similar to the Windows Live Search
which was produced by Microsoft in 2006. Even so, the is not a trusted site. It is installed on computer via third party applications or phishing sites. Once infected, it is able to redirect you to compromised pages and dubious pages.

In general, browser hijacker instructs users to its web pages occasionally and makes users cannot open normal sites. is the same one.

Security analysts suggest us to remove this hijacker due to its marketing features which makes it not a real search site but a profit-making tool.

Manually Remove

The can drop registry keys which can automatically modify browser settings even if you remove shorcuts or homepage, so it is crucial to clean edit the registry. (but you may be careful if you don't have much knowledge on the computer)

Step 1 Boot your computer in Safe Mode

For Windows XP, Vista, 7 users Restart computer >> press F8 before it shows up Windows logo >> Use direction keys to select Safe Mode >> Enter For Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 users Start Menu >> hold Shift to open option window, click Power and then click Restart >> Troubleshoot >> Advanced Options >> Startup Settings and then restart your computer >> Safe Mode

Step 2 Remove Dubious Programs from Control Panel

Start button of computer > Control Panel > Programs and Features > Find out the programs and right click on it > Uninstall.

Step 3 Clean Registry Entries Changed by Globe Ransomware

1. Open the Run program by pressing Win+R. 
2. Type "regedit" to open Registry Editor.
3. Locate the dubious entries and delete the following registry files created by

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREsupWPM HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesWpm HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL” HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\<random>.exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\[virus name]

Step 4 Clean Relative Dubious Items

1. Type "about:config" in a URL address filed and hit Enter. Then it will open settings page of a browser.

2. Type "keyword.url" in the search bar. Later there is keyword.url records. Then right click on it and choose reset.

Remove with SpyHunter and RegCure

Download and Install SpyHunter

1. Click the below link and then click on Run button to download SpyHutner.

2. Have a full scan for your computer now and remove all suspicious processes.

Download and Install RegCure

1. Click the below link and then click on Save File button to download RegCure.

2. Have a full scan for your computer now and clean all unnecessary items.


If you want to know more manual methods such as removing extensions or add-ons, you can look at this post. How to Remove Browser Hijacker?


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