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Friday, October 30, 2015

How to Remove From Web Browsers? (Browser Redirect Removal Instruction)

"I use Mozilla Firefox and have installed some additional plugins / extensions. For the past few days I notice whenever I open any website and click anywhere a new browser window opens automatically with this URL
Then it redirects to this URL
I tried uninstalling all extra plugins / extensions and restarted Firefox but the issue didn't resolve...."

There days, there are some PC users complaint that they keep getting unwanted pop-up ads with various forms such as pictures, videos or even text. Besides, their webpage is often redirected to "" which shows ali baba express or sometimes other websites. Have you ever encounter such situation? If so, your computer might be infected with a browser redirect. You should remove as soon as possible; otherwise, you may encounter more unwanted problems.

More information about is deemed as browser redirect since it is able to redirect your webpage to various unknown or unwanted websites which may contain malicious contents. Many PC users have no idea how and when it comes into their computer. Generally speaking, is distributed via several ways. It is often attached on free downloads from unsafe sources and various spam emails/emails attachments. If you download free software or open a spam email without notice , your PC might be easy to be infected. Besides, clicking some malicious links/pop-ups or visit some compromised websites may also cause the infection of

Once infected, you will encounter various unwanted troubles:

  • It may change your browser settings including homepage and search engine.
  • It displays lot of pop-up ads and always redirect your webpage to various unwanted, unknown or suspicious websites.
  • It may install other unwanted and malicious programs onto your PC without consent.
  • It may cause poor PC performance and even browser crashed from time to time.
  • It may track your browsing trace and even collect your sensitive information for commercial purposes.

Need online help with removing removal processes

Process 1: Remove manually.

Process 2: Remove automatically with Spyhunter Antispyware.

Process 1: Remove manually.

Step 1: Stop running processes in Windows Task Manager first.

( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: Uninstall suspicious programs related to from Control Panel.

→ click Start→ click Control Panel

→ choose Programs→ choose Uninstall a Program

→ choose and the suspicious programs to uninstall

Step 3Reset your browser setting.

In the drop-down list of Firefox, go to Help and click on Troubleshooting Information.
Click on the Reset Firefox button to reset it.

Google Chrome: 
Click on the Chrome menu on the right of toolbar and then select Settings.
Scroll down to the bottom to click Show advanced settings.
Go down to the bottom and click Reset browser settings to reset Google Chrome to its default setting.

Click Tools on the up right corner and select Internet Options.
Click on Advanced tab, press Reset button to reset IE to its default settings.

Step 4: Go to the Registry Editor and remove all registry entries listed here:
(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

Find out all harmful registry entries of the virus and delete all of them.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "<random>" = "%AppData%\<random>.exe"

Process 2: Remove automatically with Spyhunter Antispyware.

Why so many people choose SpyHunter?
  1. Protect your computer because of it’s sensitive detective capability and strong ability to kill virus.
  2. Be updated every day on a regular basis.
  3. Protect your personal information from releasing to every suspicious program.
  4. Display warnings when you enter unknown or suspicious websites.
Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on the Run choice to install it step by step.

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

Optional Solution: Download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about whether the infection is removed completely and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.

Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 

Summary: Manual removal of is complex and risky task, as it refers to key parts of computer system, and is recommended only for advanced users. If you haven’t sufficient expertise on doing that, it's recommended to download SpyHunter to help you.

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