How to Get Rid of Lab.trovi.com Virus (Removal Guide)

Posted by John Larkin - July 14, 2014

Your browser homepage is changed to Lab.trovi.com without your awareness? It is possible that your browser is hijacked by a browser hijacker virus. The post will show you how to remove Lab.trovi.com from your PC entirely.

The Description of Lab.trovi.com

Lab.trovi.com is identified as a nasty browser hijacker virus which can mess up users’ browsing experience by causing redirection and inserting unnecessary ads. The usage of the browser hijacker is to collect network traffic and increase some websites’ reputation for its sponsors and partners. The Lab.trovi.com virus is usually bundled with some unknown free applications and programs. It means that the browser hijacker will be installed at the same time when you add certain unknown programs to your machine. As with Rocket-find.com, Lab.trovi.com will hide its files and registry entries once it resides your system.

Then it attacks your browser like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. As a result, your browser settings like homepage and search engine are modified by this pesky browser hijacker virus. In addition to redirecting your current websites to unfamiliar websites, the redirect virus also displays a mass of ads, text-links and hyperlinks to your search results. As long as you click on these search results, you will suffer annoying redirection again. The Lab.trovi.com is not only pesky but also dangerous. The reason is that it is able to track browser histories and use advanced techniques to collect your sensitive information like email address, website accounts and passwords.

The Screenshot of Lab.trovi.com virus:

The dangers of Lab.trovi.com virus:

a. Lab.trovi.com virus will keep track of victims’ browsing activities and search items.
b. Lab.trovi.com virus will change homepage without asking users’ permission.
c. Lab.trovi.com virus will screw up the system through corrupting system files and entries.
d. Lab.trovi.com virus will redirect all desired websites to unwanted pages.
e. Lab.trovi.com virus will consume lots of system resources and degrade the system performance.

How to remove Lab.trovi.com virus manually?

1. Uninstall malicious toolbars or software that cause Lab.trovi.com redirect on your system.

To uninstall the toolbar or program which causes Lab.trovi.com redirect, please click Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Programs and Features.

For Windows XP users, please click Start button, click Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs

For Windows 8 users, please right click the bottom-left corner in the screen and select Control Panel

Then select Uninstall a program and then uninstall malicious toolbars.

Remove its program from the PC

Open Control Panel>find Add or Remove Programs>uninstall Lab.trovi.com

2. Delete all add-ons related to Lab.trovi.com from the browsers

Google Chrome
Click “customize and control”>settings>basic options>use google.com as the homepage and make Google as your search engine at “Manage Search”

Internet Explorer
Click Tools>select “Manage Add-ons”>”search providers”>set Yahoo or other reputable search engine as your default one>go to “search results”>remove its add-ons

Mozilla Firefox
Click “magnifier”icon>Manage Search Engine…”>select “search results”>click the removal button

3. Delete all malicious registry entries of Lab.trovi.com virus from the system.

To open Registry Editor, please click Start, click Run, type in regedit and click OK.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[Lab.trovi.com]IEHelper.DNSGuardCLSID
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\random

4. Delete all malicious files of Lab.trovi.com virus from the folders.

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ Lab.trovi.com \
%AppData%[Lab.trovi.com]toolbardtx.ini

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