How to Remove Redirect Virus? (All Search Uninstall Guide)

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How to Remove Redirect Virus? (All Search Uninstall Guide)

Postby Ivy » 2013-04-18 23:02

Homepage keeps being redirected to Want to get rid of the annoying redirect? This article is going to offer step-to-step guide on uninstalling search redirect. Please read more. is categorized as browser hijacker which is distributed via bundled with free programs, programs from compromised domain. When you go to install a free program from compromised domain, may force to install on your computer. After installed, it is going to change the browser homepage, default search and more. is a dangerous redirect virus because it may collect computer user’ private information to distribute advertisement. Furthermore, when you search your web browser hijacked by, you could be redirected to malicious domain for further computer infection.

Below is a screenshot of, a certain symptom of redirect virus infection:


Damage or symptom caused by

> Your Homepage and new tab page redirected to, or other websites upon start up.

> Annoying ads pop up when you browser online.

> Browsers respond and get crashed unexpectedly.

> Private information such as your IP address, browser data, and search habit are compromised and collected by cyber theft for commercial purpose.

> Your computer could be easily infected with other malware or virus if you keep using this nasty domain.


How to Remove Redirect Virus? (All Search Uninstall Guide)

Step 1> Run System Optimization and maintenance program Cloud System Booster to clean junk files, registry entries added by

Step 2> Uninstall and related elements from your computer.

Step 3> Remove homepage and search engines from IE/FF/Chrome.


Step 1>Run System Optimization and maintenance software Cloud System Booster to clean junk files, registry entries added by

Cloud System Booster is system maintenance and optimizing software which will not detect and remove any adware or virus. Before you go with step 2 and step 3 to uninstall from your computer and web browser, you are highly recommended to download and install Cloud System Booster free or Pro version to get rid of junk files.

1. Download and install the paid or free version of Cloud System Booster System maintenance & optimizer software.


2. After you install the program, please open it, click on the BOOST button on the main screen to run a quick and full scan.


3. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, please click Clean button there to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean.

      Cloud System Booster boost result.jpg

Step 2> Uninstall and related elements from your computer.

To uninstall from your computer, you can take advantage of Anvisoft free tool.

1. Please open Cloud System Booster, and click Expert > Toolbox tab. Run Anvi Uninstaller.

        Cloud System Booster Uninstaller tool.jpg

2. Search for and related elements and make sure to remove them all.


If you are using Cloud System Booster Pro, Anvi Uninstall will detect registry entries added by the redirect virus, please remove them all.

Important notice: may appear in the program list with different name, please take a close check. You are highly encouraged to check program in “Recently Installed” list.

Alternatively, uninstall via Control Panel:

Windows 7/Vista users:

Click Start button in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose Control Panel. Locate Programs and Features. Search for and related elements, select click Uninstall.


Step 3> Remove homepage and search engines from IE/FF/Chrome.

Remove Search in Google Chrome

1. In Google Chrome, click the wrench icon, navigate to Tools > Extensions and remove any malicious extension related to from the list.

2. Please continue and then go to Google Chrome Settings, in the “On Startup” area, please click on Set pages.


You will be forwarded to Startup pages, in this page, please click on the X button to delete search from the list.


3. You should move forward and go to Search area, click on Manage Search Engines

Select Google or any other search engine you like from the list and make it your default search engine provider, and then select from the list and remove it by clicking the "X" mark as shown in the image below.



Remove Search in Firefox

It is a complicate process to remove in Firefox; however, you can completely remove it from your web browser by resetting the browser settings.

Important Notice: Although Firefox try to preserve you the saved password, you are highly recommended to keep your password before your moved forwarded.

1. Please open your Firefox, at the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, and go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.


2. Click the Reset Firefox button in the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.


3. To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens.


4. Firefox will close and be reset. When it's done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.


Remove Search in Internet Explorer:

It would be easy for you to fix problem caused by all search virus on your Internet Explorer, because Anvisoft team has developed a free to quick troubleshoot IE problem caused by malware infection. You can take the free tool, Anvi Browser Repair tool to repair the homepage, malicious toolbar and search engines with one-click solution.


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