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Monday, November 25, 2013

How to Remove Redirect Virus?

Irritated with You are kept redirecting to some unfamiliar web sites? You cannot  remove the redirect virus from your computer? Is there an reliable way? Yes,  removal instructions will be offered in this post.

Know More About

Type: Browser hijacker

Alert level: Severe

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

Targeted OS: Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8. is a malicious browser hijacker that could come to targeted computers via various means. If you don't pay much attention with each activities with computers, computer threats such as will sneak into the computer out of notification. Even, it may not come alone. Hence, you may find other bad stuffs like unwanted programs or viruses that bundled with the browser hijacker.

To run automatically whenever you open your web browser. alerts web browser settings, registry entries again your will. At the same time, it creates lots of corrupt files to occupy drives, which will make the web browser and system slow.  Every time you open your web browser, you will find that the homepage and default search engine are replaced to be Some certain words are highlighted as links on random webpages. Clicking those links, you are redirected to unfamiliar web sites. Your searches on the infected web browser will be rerouted to web sites that are unrelated to your search queries. Even, it may insert in lots of ads in every web site you visit. Keep with such a browser hijacker, the web browser and system are vulnerable. Under such circumstance, your online habits may be monitored and relevant information may be shared with the third party and its supporter partners. What is more, it may put personal information stored on the computer on risks. screenshot


Threat of

1. It is an irritating and stubborn browser hijacker.
2. It comes to your computers all of a sudden.
3. It makes some changes on the compromised computer like modifying registry entries, browser settings, and so on.
4. It replaces homepage and redirects web searches to other unrelated web sites.
5. It may cause multiple pop ups when you are surfing the Internet.
6. It slows the web browser and system down greatly.
7. It may keep changing and adding new features.
8. It may monitor your online habits and transfer relevant information to the third party.
9. It may disable the infected web browser with long stay.

How to Remove

Method 1: Using manual way to remove

1. Use CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to stop all running processes in Windows Task Manager.

2. Find and clear all infected files created by

3. Open the Registry Editor to seek and delete all Registry Entries related to

Click Start button> click “Run” > Input “regedit” into the Run box and click ok)

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run |Regedit32

Method 2: Using automatic way to remove

1) Click the following red icon to install Spyhunter.
2) Install Spyhunter Step by Step:


3) Execute a full scan with SpyHunter and remove all detected threats.

4) Remove associated programs.

To manually remove from computers, you need to be cautious with each removal step as one mistake many result in a loss of important system files. It can be a great risk for you. If you want to avoid this trouble, you'd better install Anti-Malware program SpyHunter. For it can remove effectively and thoroughly. Besides, it can protect your computer from infection in the future.

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