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I am encountering a problem that my homepage has been changed to without my knowledge and consent. I have tried resetting Google as my homepage but failed. This is really annoying. I use Internet Explorer and run Windows XP operating system. How should I solve this problem? Any help would be appreciated.
Know about is a notorious website which is related to browser hijacker and adware. The web page seems to feature search service and it has a convincing appearance because of the icons of Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter on it. However, the fact is that this website can forcibly change the homepage and search engine of the victims’ browsers to its domain so that the owner can boost affiliate payments with the artificial traffic. If you analyze the page more carefully, you will find out that it is actually designed to bombard pops- up to promote undesirable things on the computer. When you type a keyword into the search box and press Enter, you will receive a lot of advertisements and sponsored links in the search results. Once infested by, the process of reaching to the results you need is blocked by an unexpectedly appeared web page. 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. If you unwarily click on the ads, the unnecessary programs or malware can be installed on your PC. not only enables to alter the Internet settings of web browsers, such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, but also affects the computer performance and the use of programs. More seriously, it drags down your system speed and allows unwanted Plug-in/extension or add-ons get onto your browsers. You may feel angry because you are cheated. What’s more, this hijacker corrupts DNS setting and reinstallation of the browser cannot get rid of the virus and make the browser run properly. In virtue of the ability of to infect and control the browser, you may have to eliminate it urgently unless it will result in further severe system problems.

To protect your computer system and your privacy, you should remove redirect with no hesitation. Please refer to the removal guide given below if you don’t know how to perform the removal of this threat.
Problems Caused by

1. redirect can not only get on browsers without permissions, but reset default structures of affected browsers without letting you change them back.
2. Your work will be interrupted by the constant pop-ups and unwanted websites.
3. Malware or spyware can be prompted by these unwanted popups and suspicious links.
4. The browser performance is drastically slowed down since many ads are downloaded and displayed on the web pages.
5. Your online activities are monitored and the important data like usernames, passwords and other confidential information can be stolen by cyber criminals.
How to Manually Remove

If the antivirus program installed on your computer cannot effectively remove the redirect virus, then you can try the manual removal. Frankly speaking, the manual removal way is complicated and requires you to have enough computer knowledge and skills. To make it easier, asic 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):
1. Stop the running unwanted processes via Windows Task Manager
1) Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to open the Task Manager.
2) In the default Processes tab, search for the related processes of then select them, click on the End Process button to disable them all.

2. Remove the related programs of from the computer
1) Click on the Start icon to open the menu then click on Control Panel.
2) Find out the Programs headline in the pop-up window, then click on the Uninstall a Program link under it.
3) In the Programs and Features, search for the related programs of from the list, select them then click on the Uninstall on the top column to remove them one by one.
4) Confirm the uninstall request then follow the wizard to complete the removal.

3. Reset the browser and restore the browser
1) Start the browser.
2) Reset the browser settings to clean the traces left by

Internet Explorer
Click on Tools-> click on Internet Options-> click on Advanced tab-> click on Reset button.

Mozilla Firefox
Click on Firefox button-> locate Help-> click on Troubleshooting Information-> click on the Reset Firefox button.

Google Chrome
Click on wrench icon-> click on Settings-> click on Show Advanced Settings link-> click on Reset Browser Settings button.
3) Reset the browser homepage manually.

Internet Explorer
Click on General tab in the Internet Options dialog-> type a new address in the homepage box-> save the changes.

Mozilla Firefox
Click on Options from the Firefox menu-> click on General tab-> input a correct URL in the homepage section-> save the modification.

Google Chrome
Find out the Advance section in the Settings-> select the Show Home Button-> click on the displayed Change link-> set a new address as the homepage then save the reset.

4) Reboot the browser once finished.
Conclusion is a stubborn hijacker threat that causes users’ headache. 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 is extremely annoying when you open your web browser and pops up automatically. You fail to eliminate the web page even though you have re- install the browser. This redirect virus will also frequently pop up a number of ads, discounts, deals and coupons on your browsers, most of which are mainly based on your search terms and browsing history - this could prove that this redirect virus would collect your confidential information while it stays on your computer. To get rid of the troublesome, it is strongly recommended that you use a professional tool or follow the manual removal instructions to fix the problem.

Note: You are required to have sufficient computer expertise and skills to perform the manual removal. If you are not expert at computer, we highly recommend downloading and using an advanced malware removal tool to get rid of the redirect virus safely and effectively.