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Remove Redirect Virus (Useful Removal Guide)

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I fail to revert my homepage to Google for each time when I click to enable the browser, it redirects me to without gaining my prior consent. Even if I modify the homepage setting, I fail to change the default homepage and find that some pop-ups saying that my computer needs to optimize and suggests me to download certain products often occur on my computer screen. It is really annoying. I don't want to see popping up on my browser anymore. How should I solve this problem? Please give me some suggestion.
Description of is a notorious website which is related to browser hijacker and adware. This website has a seemingly legitimate interface which contains a search box in the middle of the webpage, providing users to search web, images, videos and news. Hence, don't believe in it for it is exploited by cyber hackers to generate traffic and promote specific products which may severely decrease the system performance. There is a weird phenomenon that you would find various advertisements popping up under the search box. The sly program will display predetermined virus number and scare users to instantly fix the problems. With this hijacker infection, it is impossible for you to reach websites you want and you are taken to or other unwanted web pages. Besides, this redirect virus will constantly pop up sorts of advertisements on your browsers, urging you to download some unknown files, toolbars, or security software. Even if just one click may drop further dangerous malware.
Even though you purchase its full version to help fix threats, it turns out that nothing works out. More seriously, it slows down the computer performance and attach undesirable plug-in, add-on, toolbar onto the browser without asking user¡¯s permission firstly. You may feel angry because you are cheated. Furthermore, it can take over the local DNS and prevent it from any modification with the purpose of control the browser even if you have re- installed it hundreds of times. Since the browser hijacker can change the homepage and search engine and slow down the computer performance, it is suggested that you get rid of it as soon as possible to prevent further damage.
To save trouble, you need to remove as soon as possible. If you are not computer savvy and have no idea on how to remove this hijacker, you can download a profession malware remover.
Problems Caused by

1. modifies the browser settings without your permission and it doesn't allow you to change the settings back.
2. helps other malicious third-party malware get into computer via browser.
3. The annoying pop-ups and suspicious links may bring more and more other malware on your PC.
4. A bunch of commercial ads will display on your screen and you are redirected to unwanted website.
5. Private information and commercial related account data, such as personal identifiable information, online bank account as well as credit card account details, may be silently gathered and transferred to a remote third- party server monitored by cyber hackers.
How to Remove Browser Hijacker Step by Step?

If the antivirus software or antispyware cannot detect or delete the browser hijacker, you can choose to remove it manually step by step. In general, the manual removal task needs the user to have much computer experience. To make it easier, Basic manual removal steps have been given in the following to help one get rid of browser hijacker (Be cautious when dealing with different system files and entries):
Step one: set the default homepage back
For Internet Explorer:
1. Click on Browser Tools
2. Select Manage Add-Ons on the tools window
3. Click Search Provider
4. Here you can see many kinds of search engine option as Bing and Google, select your favorite one to be a default homepage.
5. Choose Search Results and click on Remove icon to eliminate it
6. Click Tools, select Internet Options and then the General tab. Here you can option a website you like and save it.
c. Select the unwanted address and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
For Google Chrome:
1. Open Customize and control
2. Click on Settings
3. Select on Basic Options icon
4. Here you can reset your homepage (
5. Once you choose a default homepage, click on Manage Search Engines and then click Google to be your default search engine.
6. Remove it from the browser by clicking Mystarting123.comX and then the X’ mark
For Mozilla Firefox:
1. Click Manage Search Engine
2. Select Search Results and then click Remove option, click OK
3. Open Tools, under the General tab, set as default homepage
Step two: locate related files of the redirect virus and remove them from the computer
%AllUsersProfile%\Programs\{random letters}\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~dll
Step three: Remove Cookies on all Browsers
Internet Explorer:
a. Click options on the browser and then choose Internet Options
b. Open General tab, click Delete Browsing History to remove all related cookies
c. Select cookies and click Delete
a. Click option
b. Select Privacy and then click on Remove Individual Cookies icon
c. Delete relevant cookies list on the box
Google Chrome:
a. Click option
b. Open Under the Bonnet tab
c. Select Privacy and then click Clear browsing data
d. Delete all cookies
Step four: Remove Malicious Registry
a. Open Registry Editor on the start menu
b. Type in Regedit and click OK
c. Remove all the following registry entries
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = ‘1’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ‘0’

Conclusion is closely associated with an adware and browser hijackers. Once it invades the computer, it is able to add unnecessary add-ons, plug-ins and toolbars and inject scripts to the browsers and make the web browsers cannot function normally. It can be loaded automatically every time you start the web browser, which annoys you a lot. You fail to eliminate the web page even though you have re- install the browser. The reason why it is so hard to delete is that it has changed system settings and browser settings, and it also modify the Windows registry and writes its entries into registry. All of these help it to stay longer and avoid from detection and deletion. Note: It requires sufficient computer skills to perform the manual removal of this redirect virus. Use a professional malware cleaning tool instead if you are not familiar with computer.
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