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Thursday, June 20, 2013

How to Remove Http://

Frustrated with Http:// for it keeps redirect your web searches on the web browser? How will you do to get rid of Http:// This post will be helpful for you to remove Http:// completely.


General Information About Http://

Type: Redirect virus

Alert level: Severe

Targeted Browsers:Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and so on.

Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7

Http:// is a redirect infection that will redirect your web searches on Internet Explorer, Firefox, Google Chrome, and so on once it is installed and executed. It could run automatically by modifying the registry entries out of consent. It is a hacked web site that used to promote a rogue program named PC performer and create traffic to its affiliated site of Every time you open web pages, it will pop up and promote PC performer (rogue program). Are there any other changes Http:// could make? Is there any reliable solution for removing Http:// completely? Please continue to read and know more information about it.


Http:// Screenshot


What Vicious Actions Http:// Could Perform?

1. It infects targeted computers with a surprise attack.
2. It may bring with other computer threats.
3. Its reputation & rating online is terrible.
4. It could run out of any interaction when you open web pages.
5. It will pop up when you are surfing the Internet.
6. It is used to promote the rogue program named PC performer.
7. It slows down computer performance..
8. It may help remote hackers to trace and steal private information.


How to Remove Http://

Step 1. Disable suspicious startup items.

Windows XP:
Step: Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of Amazon Smart Search:

Step 2. Remove add-ons:

Internet Explorer:
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Click OK to save changes.
Google Chrome
1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.
Mozilla Firefox
1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to under ‘General tab;

Step 3. Show hidden files

step: a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;

b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;

c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete all related Http:// files:
%ProgramFiles%\Internet Explorer\Connection Wizard\[random]

Step 4. Removing Http:// by installing Anti-Malware program SpyHunter 

1) Download the SpyHunter by clicking the following button.

2) Start the installation by double-clicking the download file.

3) Now you need to click the “Run” button to continue the installation.

4) Next you should accept the License Agreement and click the “Next” button.

5) You need to wait until the whole installation finishes. In this process, you are not allowed to click the “Cancel” button, otherwise the executing will stop.

6) Now the installation finishes.

7) After finishing the installation, now you should click “Malware Scan” button to have a quick or full scan on your computer.”

8) Tick the “Select All” and choose the “Remove” button to eliminate the detected threats on your computer.

Http:// is a harmful browser hijacker. It can bring lots of trouble to you and produce many threats to your computer. If you let Http:// remains on your computer too long, it is likely to damage your computer. So the wise choice for you is that you delete it once you notice its trace.

To remove Http:// manually, you are to require knowing a lot of knowledge about computer program. If you don’t want to face a risk of losing your important information, you’d better use automatic way to delete Http:// Installing Anti-Malware program SpyHunter can provide a safe and easy way to get Http:// from your computer.

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