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Friday, April 4, 2014

How to Remove Hijacker?

Have a hard time removing It controls your web browser completely and won't go away? Are you still finding a reliable solution? No worries, helpful removal guide will be found in this post. Description

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 another browser hijacker that crated for malicious purposes. It penetrates into various computers via different unfair means like some spam email attachments, free resources like music players, and so on. It may come along with other kinds of computer threats including Trojan horses, malware, spyware, and etc.

When entered to computers successfully, will appear as your homepage and default search engine when you open the compromised web browser. How it could do that? It could modifies DNS and browser settings. Meanwhile, it changes some registry entries and drops lots of corrupt files on the system, which will make the system sluggish as all the infiltration could take up high resources. It could keep redirecting your search results to its advertising websites. It is wise to remove such a redirect virus when you find it or it may badly damage the compromised web browser and system with any removal delay. Screenshot

Threats of

1. It comes to your computer and infects your web browser all of a sudden.
2. It makes some changes on your web browser and the system.
3. It replaces your homepage and search engine.
4. It reroutes your search results to unrelated websites.
5. It may invite lots of computer threats.
6. It may flood your computer screen with tons of pop ups and ads.
7. It makes the system sluggish and vulnerable. Removal Guide

Method 1: Removing manually 

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

Step2: Track and remove all corrupt files crated by
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”

Step3: Search for and delete all registry entries relevant to in registry editor.
(Use Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

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 2: Removing automatically

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.


Above instructions on manually removing are complicated and risky. To ensure with the safety and thoroughness of the removal,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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