This page mainly introduces iLivid.com manual removal guide to help you get rid of this annoying browser hijacker!
A screenshot of iLivid.com:
Once downloaded, iLivid.com successfully sneaks into your computer and begins to steal your personal information and confidential date by first block your normal security software and then exposing your privacy to public. iLivid.com is able to affects all kinds of web browser including Google, Yahoo, Bing and other search engines. What you next face will be numerous commercial advertisements. Ilivid alters your browser setting and shuts your Internet connection down frequently. Moreover, ilivid also modify computer registry entries and slows down your PC. The worst thing is that ilivid may be installed into a computer with trojans, spyware and computer worm, which can steal your personal information or confidential date stored on your computer and send them to remote cyber criminal.
If you have unfortunately downloaded and installed ilivid, please remove it from your computer immediately since ilivid would cause a lot of damage not only to your computer but also to your personal privacy safety. This step-by-step manual removal guide will tell you how to remove ilivid.com from your computer. Learn more here and remove it from your computer thoroughly.
Ilivid.com Manual Removal Guide
Important Note: Before you start to remove iLivid.com, please make sure you have saved all files and backed up system files. Please follow the removal instruction step by step.
Step 1> To make it easier to uninstall this redirect virus, we recommend you to download and install a certain anti-virus or anti-malware program to remove potential malicious infections. If you have not installed an anti-virus or anti-malware program on your computer yet, you may have a try on Anvi Smart Defender (Highly Recommended). Anvi Smart Defender by Anvisoft is a smart anti-malware program that can better help you protect your computer in real-time together with anti-virus program. Although nothing can replace a full antivirus application on a PC, it will be better to have a good anti-malware program as well.
Step 2> Check the LAN settings of your browser.
iLivid.com may alter your Internet settings to block you from accessing other security websites, so you need to change the settings back first.
Open your Internet Explorer> click on Tools (Gear Bar if you’re using IE9)> select Internet Options> click on Connections> click on LAN settings and check whether the check box under "Proxy server" option is checked, if yes, uncheck it and click OK to complete.
Step 3> Check your hosts file and remove any malicious entries. Hosts file locates on C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts. Then there will come out hosts files and hosts backup files. Open both of them in the form of notepad and then make sure the hosts file is in accordance with the hosts backup file.
Should there is no backup host files in your computer, please open Host Files with Notepad. The default host files should be only one line:[b]127.0.0.1 localhost in Windows XP and 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 in Windows Vista, if there're more lines, please delete all of them and save the change.
Step 4> Check DNS (Domain Name Server) settings
To do this, you need to go to Control Panel->Network Connections->Local Area Connection->Right-click Local Area Network icon and select Properties->Select Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) and Click Properties once again->Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” and “Obtain DNS server address automatically”.
Step 5> Reset homepage.
* Internet Explorer
Open Internet Explorer->Tools->Internet Option->General.
You have two options. One is to set homepage as a blank page. The other is to set a certain website as the homepage. Then click OK to save the change.
* Mozilla Firefox
Open Mozilla Firefox->Tools->Options->General->Startup
You have two options. One is to select when Firefox Starts Show a blank page and then click Ok to save the change. The other is to set a certain website (Just type a website into the address box) as the homepage. Then click OK to save the change.
* Google Chrome
Open Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Options->Basics
On Startup area, select Open the home page. Then navigate to the Home page area, you also have two options here, please refer to Mozilla Firefox homepage reset guide.
Step 6> Remove iLivid.com add-on from your web browsers.
* Internet Explorer
To do this, you need to open Internet Explorer->Tools->Manage Addons->Disable iLivid.com related add ons or disable all unverified add ons.
* Mozilla Firefox
To do this, you need to open your Mozilla Firefox->Tools->Add-ons->Extensions->Find iLivid.com related extensions or disable all unverified extensions.
* Google Chrome
To do this, you need to open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Tools->Extensions->Unclick the Enabled to disable iLivid.com Extension and then click the Bin button to remove it.
**Here also provide you with a very simple way to help you block this website**
Anvi Ad Blocker by Anvisoft is designed to help users block suspicious websites, risky pop ups and banners.
Download Anvi Ad Blocker->install and run Anvi Ad Blocker->click MORE on top right of its main screen and then select Settings->Select Black List->click Add URL and type www.iLivid.com into the input window->Click OK to save the change.
**Internet Explorer Users' Alternative Option**
If you use Internet Explorer, you can download our Browser Repair Tool to one-click fix your Internet Explorer problem. You simply reset DNS settings, restore homepage and block Windows Startup Popup using Browser Repair Tool. Now, download and install Browser Repair Tool v1.0 to enjoy one-click to fix all web browser problem.
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**How to protect computer from getting infected with similar virus in future?**
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