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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Guide to Remove Browser Hijacker Description (  is a browser hijacker virus that will disturb users’ online activities seriously. Whenever users open their browsers, pops up as the homepages. Sometimes it will also redirect users’ searching results. New tab open automatically and jump to this annoying web sites. Even if it is closed, it opens again and again shortly. Users cannot get rid of it at all, which means users cannot use their browsers as usual at all.

How can it get into my computer? I have anti-virus! Yes, maybe there are anti-virus programs in users’ computers, however, is bundled with other free programs on the Internet and is installed when users download or update those programs. Spam email attachments and unsafe web sites such as pornographic sites will contain this kind of browser hijacker virus. Don’t be surprised why it can take control of the browsers. In fact, it drops malicious files and registry entries to the infected computer and installs malicious toolbar to the browsers. What is more, can review users’ searching histories and cookies in order to learn users’ searching habits, keywords and sensitive data. In this way, users’ put-in information such as bank account, credit card number and email password might be revealed to hackers. Users have to remove it as soon as possible before it causes much more damages.

What Will Do to My Computer?

1. invades the compromised computer without users’ permission;

2. injects malicious toolbar to all the browsers in the target computer;

3. drops malicious files and registry entries to the system;

4. hijacks the homepages and redirects searching results;

5. reviews users’ searching histories and cookies to record users’ sensitive data.

Guide to Remove Browser Hijacker

Before performing the manual removal of, reboot your computer and before Windows interface loads, press F8 key constantly. Choose "Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key. System will load files and then get to the desktop in needed option.

1. Launch the Task Manager by pressing keys Ctrl+Alt+Del or Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time, search for processes and right-click to end them.

2. Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you’re in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, check Show hidden files and folders and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

3. Tap Windows+R keys together to pop up the Run box, type in regedit and hit OK to open Registry Editor; then find out the following registry entries and delete:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “[RANDOM].exe”

4. Get rid of the listed files created by

C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\

5: Clear your internet history records, internet temp files and cookies.

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Note: If you haven’t sufficient expertise in handling virus program files, processes, dll files and registry entries, you will take the risk of messing up your computer and making it crash down finally. If you need online professional tech support, click here to get: 24/7 Online Virus Removal Support.

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