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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

How to Remove Browser Hijacker? enters to your computer all of a sudden? It takes over your homepage and won't go away? Still searching for a reliable way? No worries, helpful removal guide will be found in this post.

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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 browser hijacker created for controlling web browsers for some vicious purposes. To appear as your homepage and default search engine, it modifies your browser settings out of permission. Meanwhile, it changes some registry entries, DNS, even mess up the computer completely. Every time you open the compromised web browser, it will run automatically.

When you do searches on web browsers, your search results will be redirected to and other of its advertising websites. What is irritating thing is that it may cause tons of pop ups and ads, which could keep disturbing all your works with web browsers. Even, it may cause some computer threats like Trojan horse, spyware, and etc. as so many unfamiliar websites may be hacked. To stop it arousing more computer problems, it is wise to remove it when it is found. Screenshot

Threats of

1. It installs to computers and controls web browsers without any consent.
2. It makes changes on the compromised web browser and system.
3. It modifies your homepage and search provider.
4. It reroutes your search results to unrelated websites.
5. It keeps showing lots of irritating pop ups and ads.
6. It may spy on your browsing habits.
7. It causes poor computer performance.
8. It may cause some malware problems or invite other computer threats.

How Can You Remove

Method 1: Deletimg with manual way

Step1: Tap CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Windows Task Manager, then end all running processes.

Step2: Search for and clear all files related to
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Step3: Find and delete associated registry entries with in registry editor.
(Use Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing "NewTabPageShow" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing "NewTabPageShow" = "1"

Method 2: Deletimg with automatic way

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.


The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated. And it also needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, manual removal is a risky job. If any mistakes are made in the process, you may damage your computer immediately. So I recommend you to download and install the Anti-Malware program SpyHunter. It is easy, efficient and automatic. What’s more, it won’t damage your computer. It serves not only a role of removing the malware program, but also a role of protecting your computer from threats in the future.

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