How to Remove Browser Hijacker

My homepage has been changed into and I cannot turn it back into Google. 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. My computer system is Windows 7 64 bits. How can I solve the problem? Anyone advice will be appreciated.

What Is is a website with invisible infection and backdoor programs, which can hijack and attack computer systems with adware or Trojan virus. This website makes use of attracting and convincing design to pretend as professional and helpful and it adds some familiar icons and connect to links such as Google plus, Twitter and Facebook icons to make it more trustworthy. Hence, don’ believe in it for it is exploited by cyber hackers to generate traffic and promote specific products which may severely decrease the system performance. Different ads are displayed under the search box to make it attractive. If you try to search something on this fake search engine, but all you can get are unwanted results including advertisements and porn. On account of the browser hijacker, you will be redirected to or other unwanted websites from unknown third parties when you click on some websites. Some pop-up advertisements asking you to download unknown programs, update plug-ins or scan and optimize your computer performance with some products and so on will frequently show up. You should not rashly click on that advertisements, for any click on them could lead to invasion of other malware like Trojan, spyware and adware. redirect virus can badly affect your browsers such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome and cause annoying problems to your computer system. It will automatically download and install some unwanted programs, which may slow down your system performance. You may find the network speed become very slow, because the redirect virus will use your network to upload something. Besides, it will totally modify your browser settings and internet settings and won’t allow you to reset them back to the normal states even you have tried several times. 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 and your private information, please remove immediately as soon as your computer is infected by it. Use a specialized tool to deal with the browser hijacker if you are not sure about the manual removal.

Consequences of Being Infected by the Browser Hijacker

  1. You are redirected to unwanted web pages and the search results are not relevant to your requirement.
  2. Your work will be interrupted by the constant pop-ups and unwanted websites.
  3. Computer is infected with the parasites it brings, causing application slowdown and system instability.
  4. A bunch of commercial ads will display on your screen and you are redirected to unwanted website.
  5. Your personal information like usernames, passwords may be collected and sent to the remote cyber criminals.

How to Manually Remove

If the antivirus software or antispyware cannot detect or delete the browser hijacker, you can choose to remove it manually step by step. Users who are not very familiar with computer mechanism should be careful when employing manual method. Luckily here we organize the manual method into several steps, by following them manual method will become much easier (The entries and files maybe different according to different operating system):

  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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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 closely associated with an adware and browser hijackers. Once it gets inside the infected computer, it will be very difficult to remove it in a short time. 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. The web browser can spy on your online activities so you will get many pop-up advertisements related to what you have searched for before. To secure your own privacy, we highly recommend you to get rid of redirect virus instantly.

Note: It requires sufficient computer skills to perform the manual removal of this redirect virus. Please resort to automatic way and equip your system with a helpful removal tool to quickly and safely remove it without too much concern.