How to Remove/ Get Rid of Key-finder.com Virus and Fix Chaos

Posted by John Larkin - April 14, 2014

The web browser is messed up by static.bestsocialfeed.com virus? Various ads keep popping up on the screen? Cannot speed up the PC performance? Read this post and take professional and fast guide to completely solve the problem.

The definition of Key-finder.com browser hijacker

Key-finder.com has been defined as a kind of browser hijacker virus, which should be regarded as a scam. It is designed as a dating page where you can chat with your date partner. However, we are sorry to tell you that it is just a fake website, which contributes to a poor performance of your computer. Once this kind of malicious infection is installed into your computer, you will experience an unhappy surfing including downloading additional risky PC parasites like S.m2pub.com pop-up virus, Windows Defence Master virus and Virus:Win32/Rovnix.gen!C virus.

First of all, large numbers of annoying ads will pop up on your screen and you cannot stop them anyway. Every time you go over what you have talked with your partner or some photographs on this website, you will be redirected to other unwanted pages. Moreover, stealthily Key-finder.com virus can modify your security settings so that it can weaken your system. In this situation, other viruses can take this good chance to invade your computer. Then your computer will may be compromised for the hackers to log in. All in all, you should never look down upon Key-finder.com. This dangerous virus can do harm to your computer with an incredible speed, so you must remove it immediately without hesitation.

The dangers of Key-finder.com virus:

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

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 Key-finder.com virus. Therefore, the best removal method will be manual removal.

How to remove Key-finder.com 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 8.8.8.8

Step2: check out all vicious files and delete all of them

%StartMenu%\Programs\random.lnk
C:\windows\system32\drivers\mrxsmb.sys(random)

Step3: Delete all registries keys that are related to Key-finder.com

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 “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\run\random

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

Though manual removal is the best way to get rid of nasty Key-finder.com 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.



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