Tuesday, December 1, 2015

How to Remove Hao.169x.cn Redirect?

Your internet browsers keep getting redirected by hao.169x.cn? There might be PUP or malware in your computer. Please follow the guide below to get rid of all of them.

What is Hao.169x.cn?


Hao.169x.cn is a questionable redirect infection that will redirect your page to hao123.com. It is an annoying and troublesome infection that will mess up your internet browsing and trigger threats to your computer. You should remove it in time to avoid severer infections and damages.

Hao.169x.cn usually comes bundled with other suspected third party software. Once you install these software that might have hao.169x.cn in the installation package, you will install hao.169x.cn without giving permission. This infection is also distributed via spam emails or compromised websites. Once inside, it will bring you a series of troubles. For example –

It will change your browser home page and search engine;
It will redirect your web page to suspected or unwanted domain from time to time;
It will alter your search results and inject a lot of ads and banners;
It will install PUP.Optional.Hao123 and other unwanted browser extensions to your computer;
It will collect your browsing data and steal your important personal information;
It will also slow your computer and demand more time to load a web page.

How to Remove Hao.169x.cn?


To sum up, it is troublesome and even dangerous to have hao.169x.cn and related threats in your computer. you can follow the guide blew to completely remove it.

If need a quicker and safer way to get rid of all the troubles, you are recommended to use SpyHunter Anti-Malware

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Method 1: Watch Relevant Removal Video for Help




Method 2: Manually Erase Hao.169x.cn 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 Hao.169x.cn, you should end the main iexplorer.exe. FF and Chrome are respectively corresponding to firefox.exe and chrome.exe.





Step 2: Remove Bedidfbcif and ProPCCleaner 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 unwanted program.
Windows Vista & Windows 7

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


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

Step 3: Remove browser hijacker from your browser and restore changes.

Internet Explorer

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



2. From the Toolbars and Extensions tab, select suspicious toolbar and right click on the item and the click Disable.



3. On Search Providers, remove unwanted search provider from the list and enable the one you want.



4. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.



5. Open Internet Explorer, then click on the gear icon (Tools for Windows XP users) at the top (far right), then select Internet Option > advanced > reset



Mozilla Firefox

1. Click on the button at the top right corner to open Menu > Add-ons > Extensions



2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them.




3. Simultaneously tap Alt+T keys and select Options. Click the General tab and move to the Home Page. Overwrite/remove the Home Page URL and click OK.



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



Google Chrome.

1. Click on the Customize icon(wrench or 3 bar icon) next to the address bar and navigate to Tools > Extensions.



2. Find suspicious related add-ons and delete them



3. Move to Search and click Manage search engines…Click X on the URL of the search tool you want to remove. Click Done.



4. Select settings > advanced settings > reset


Step 4: Erase Hao.169x.cn from local disk.

Show hidden folder: start menu >> type 'folder options' and hit enter >> 'View' >> show hidden folder


Delete suspicious files from the folders below.

%AppData%\<random>.exe
%CommonAppData%\<random>.exe
C:\Windows\Temp\<random>.exe
%temp%\<random>.exe
C:\Program Files\<random>

Step 5: Delete corrupted registry entries.

Press Win & R on your keyboard. Type 'regedit' and hit enter.


Click Edit > Find...


HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\<random>Software
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\supWPM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Wpm

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

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