How to Manually Get Rid of Omniboxes.com & Fix Redirect

Posted by John Larkin - February 25, 2015

Browser homepage is changed to Omniboxes.com without your operation? Do you want to reset back the former page? This post will show you how to remove Omniboxes.com completely.

The Information of Omniboxes.com

Omniboxes.com is a nasty and pesky browser hijacker virus that can infiltrate into computers without users’ awareness and change browser settings without permission. If you find Omniboxes.com on IE, Chrome or Firefox, you should take immediate actions to fix this problem. If this browser hijacker stays on your PC for a long time, it will affect browser performance and usability. First of all, Omniboxes.com replaces your homepage and search engine. When you open the compromised browser, you will be redirected to Omniboxes.com soon. Aside from that, this browser hijacker adds text-links and fake advertisements to search results.

If you carelessly click on these ads, you will be redirected to questionable web pages and fall into commercial traps. As with Search.beesq.net and Jogostempo.com, Omniboxes.com also displays unwanted pop-up banners and cheats you to download several free programs. Once rogue programs get into your PC, they will make the machine run slowly and cause many tough problems. The worse situation is that malware would distribute horrible ransom viruses and Trojan horses to the Windows system. In order to protect your PC from being attacked, you should take steps to remove Omniboxes.com browser hijacker permanently.

The Screenshot of Omniboxes.com

Troubles Caused by Omniboxes.com Virus

1. Omniboxes.com virus will slow up the whole PC performance greatly.
2. Omniboxes.com virus injects many malicious files to the system registry stealthily.
3. Omniboxes.com virus also drops many useless files into your system folders.
4. Lots of important system settings and browser settings are changed by Omniboxes.com virus.
5. You will suffer a lot from annoying popup ads and browser redirection.
6. Many misleading browser add-ons are installed by Omniboxes.com virus without approval.

Manually Get Rid of Omniboxes.com Virus

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

To uninstall the toolbar or program which causes Omniboxes.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.

Step1. Remove its program from the PC

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

Step2. Delete all add-ons related to Omniboxes.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 Omniboxes.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_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Classes[Omniboxes.com]IEHelper.DNSGuardCLSID
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Installer/Products/random

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

%UserProfile%Start MenuPrograms Omniboxes.com 
%AppData%[Omniboxes.com]toolbardtx.ini


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