Helpful Instructions to Remove Virus from Chrome/Firefox/IE

Posted by John Larkin - February 12, 2014

Home page changed to without any permission? Annoyed by incessant redirects? Cannot effectively speed up the whole system performance? Don’t worry, this post will do you a favor to completely solve the problem.

The definition of browser hijacker is a stubborn browser hijacker virus which is able to attack computers severely without asking PC users’ permission. It may bring many annoyances or even damages to computers. Once it gets inside your system, redirect virus may change your homepage, DNS configurations and default search providers automatically. You cannot get exact search results for virus can include many commercial links and unwanted ads to your search results. Meanwhile, your computer could probably be affected by many malware, Trojan horses and ransomware if you click unsafe links by mistake. Gradually, you system will perform more and more slowly.

What is more, your private information can be collected by redirect virus. To be worse, the hateful virus may send your information to remote hackers for collecting money in unethical ways. As a result, your confidential information will be revealed to the public. Malicious virus can change its names and locations. In this case, it will be much difficult to rid of the virus in using normal antivirus programs. No matter how difficult it is, you should try your best to remove nasty hijacker completely. Otherwise, you may come across more problems. I suggest you eliminate the virus in manual way.

The dangers of virus:

a. virus will add many unknown entries to the system registry.
b. virus will replace the default home page and search engine secretly.
c. virus will screw up the system through corrupting system files and entries.
d. virus will cause frequent redirects of web visits to unwanted sites.
e. virus will slow down the whole PC performance greatly.

If you keep this infection in your system for a long time, your PC will get more severe damage. You want to remove it right now? What is the most effective way to delete it from the browser? Many computer users complain that their antivirus like AVG or Norton can not detect virus. Therefore, the best removal method will be manual removal.

How to remove virus manually?

Step 1: resetting DNS settings

1. Open your Control Panel
2. Choose “View network status and task” in “Network and Internet”
3. Find Network and Sharing Center and click “Change adapter settings”
4. Select the corresponded network adapter as you are using and click “Properties”
5. Select “Internet Protocol Verrion4(TCP/IPV4)
6. Choose “Use the following DNS server addresses:”
7. Set “ preferred DNS server” to


: check out all vicious files and delete all of them

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe

Step3: Delete all registries keys that are related to

Go to the Start Menu at the bottom left of your screen>click “run”>type “regedit” in the box>select and delete all the following registry values

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random

Step4: Stop all suspicious programs running through Task Manager (ctrl+alt +delete)

Video of Removing Virus

Though manual removal is the best way to get rid of nasty virus, it’s also very complex and risky to find and delete all of its malicious component files. In case you are a computer newbie, you are recommended to find someone who is really equipped with sufficient computer skills to help you. Please remember that our computer experts are 24/7 available to help you.

The Previous:
The Next:

Comments are closed.


Our Users Are Saying:

"My laptop was so slow and got random blue screen error. I didn't know whom to turn to until I came across doofix. The agent Mike connected to my laptop and helped me change many settings of my system. I've never thought it's so easy to get things fixed. Now my laptop runs quite fast. Thanks for your great service!" ---Frank H, US