Monday, November 9, 2015

Best Ways to Get Rid of Popup/Redirect from Infected Computer

Today, I found this URL noted “” listed in the Object field. I try to remove the browser extensions and clear cookies and caches, but this URL keeps redirecting my pages. How do I remove it? Please help. Description is an adware or browser redirect that usually sneaks into users’ computers via freeware downloads, corrupted websites, spam email attachments, or peer to peer share files. Once inside, this adware or redirect infection will generate popups to your web browsers and control your home page and new tab. Those popups or redirects are often related to fake warnings, fake alerts, fake updates, or fake advertisements. You are either informed that your personal information (such as credit card details, banking information, email passwords, Facebook chat logs and other private data) will be exposed to risk or your video/flash/media player is outdated. Typically, you may also be required to call the so-called tech support for help. However, you are not recommended to trust anything on this site. Instead, you should remove it and the associated threats from your computer.

Sometimes, will freeze your browser and stop you in this nasty domain. You can leave this domain by ending the [browser name].exe process from task manager. Once infected, you can also notice that some of your browser settings have been changed. If you don’t remove this popup and related components, your computer will be controlled by this nasty popup all the time. Removal Guide

You should remove PUP/malware that caused this popup from your computer and then restore all the changes on your browser, so that you can completely save your browser and your computer. You can follow the manual guide to get rid of it step by step. You can also use SpyHunter – An adaptive spyware detection and removal tool that delivers ongoing protection against the latest malware, trojans, rootkits and malicious software.

Click the icon to get SpyHunter

Download SpyHunter

After all the installation processes, you can fix all the detected threats.

(SpyHunter offers free scanner for malware detection. You have the choice of buying SpyHunter for malware removal.)

SpyHunter-Fix threats

Method 1: Watch Relevant Removal Video for Help

Method 2: Manually Erase from IE/FF/Chrome

Step 1: End suspicious process in Windows Task Manager.

Right click the blank Windows Taskbar and select Start Task Manager to open. If your IE is infected and stuck in, you should end the main iexplorer.exe. FF and Chrome are respectively corresponding to firefox.exe and chrome.exe.

Step 2: Remove from control panel.

Windows 8 & Windows 8.1

  1. Slide the mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of your screen.
  2. Click Settings on the Charm bar and go to Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program and remove
Windows Vista & Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and remove
Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel.
  2. Select Add or remove programs and uninstall

Step 3: Erase from IE. 

Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Manage add-ons.

 Navigate to Search Providers, remove from the list and enable the one you want.

Follow the pictures below to get back your Home Page. If you fail to remove this website, you can reset your browser settings.

Delete random URL in the homepage box and type in or other.

Step 3: Delete from FF.

Open Firefox, simultaneously tap Alt+T keys and select Options. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Type in or other. and click OK.

Open Firefox, press Alt + H, and select Troubleshooting Information > Refresh...

Step 4: Erase from Chrome.

Click on the Customize icon(wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar. Select Settings from the drop-down list and then navigate to  Search > Manage search engines…Click X on the URL of the search tool you want to remove. Click Done.

Find Show advanced settings...and then go to Reset settings.

After finishing all these steps, you may have already get rid of this browser hijacker. Good luck to you.

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