How to Remove Redirect Virus? (Removal guide)

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How to Remove Redirect Virus? (Removal guide)

Postby Frances » 2013-06-27 21:56

Did you noticed that your computer browser homepage and default search engine have been changed to Your barely can not browse on internet fluently because you always been redirected to some other unknown website? This post shows you what is and how to remove it.

What is

Similar to,, is classified as a browser redirect virus which causes many annoying issues once it infiltrates into your system. Usually enters into your computer bundled with free applications such as videos, free utilities which you download from Internet. When you download and install these programs you may also agree to change your browser settings without much attention.

Once installed, program can change your browser settings without your permission. Whenever you lunch your browser you will be redirected to this fake search engine though it seems like it is a really legitimate one. You can not get reliable search results from this website and you will be constantly redirected to some other unknown site like this or, which is full of advertisements and those sponsored links may contains malicious virus that will put your computer at great risk. search-results.jpg
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If your computer is infected with Redirect, you will definitely have a hard time to browse online. You should remove this as soon as possible before it make more damage to your PC.

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======================================================================================================================================== Redirect Virus Removal Guide Overview:

      Step 1. Uninstall suspicious and unfamiliar program from Control Panel
      Step 2. Repair your Browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar(recommended)
      Step 3. Remove residual damage with Cloud System Booster
      Malware prevention tips

Step 1 Uninstall suspicious and unfamiliar program from Control Panel

Windows 7/Vista users:
Click "Start" ("Windows Logo" in the bottom left corner of your desktop), choose "Control Panel". Locate "Programs", "Uninstall a Program". Look for suspicious and unfamiliar program. Right click to Uninstall.

Windows XP users:
Click "Start", choose "Settings" and click "Control Panel". Locate and click "Add or Remove Programs". Locate "Programs and Features". Look for suspicious and unfamiliar program, Right click to Remove.


    Please note, hijacker related program may vary by name and you are suggested to uninstall any third party program that suspiciously related or unfamiliar.

Step 2. Repair your Browser with Anvi Slim Toolbar(recommended)

    Anvi Slim Toolbar is a secure, expeditious and user-friendly tool developed by Anvisoft to better help computer users detect and remove malicious toolbars, browser add-ons, extensions and plugins. Anvi Slim Toolbar is also available for repairing web browser problem caused by malicious toolbars or other malwares such as adware,browser hijacker and redirect virus.


    1 Download and install Anvi Slim Toolbar. On the main screen of this program, please click on the Scan button to scan your computer.


    2 Click on the Manage button to view details about the found toolbars and remove the unwanted one.


    3 Click on the Browser Repair button to repair your browser. Select the relative browser that you need to repair. Currently, Anvi Slim Toolbar can repair commonly used browser such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.



    Note: Chances are exist that it fails to detect some malicious toolbars or repair browser settings, in such case please report the malicious toolbar and domain to us then will analyze and add them to our database as soon as possible.

Step 3. Remove residual damage with Cloud System Booster

    After the program has been removed from your system, some residual files maybe still in there. To remove the invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers, including cache, cookies and junk files, of this virus, please download and install the system cleaner tool Cloud System Booster by clicking download link below:

    After this program has been downloaded and installed, please click the Boost button on the main screen to run a full scan. Once the scan completes, there will come out a result screen, click clean button there to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc to make sure the computer system is clean. (You may also click the numbers to view detailed results.)

      cloud system booster.jpg

Malware Prevention Tips

    To make sure the computer is clean from hijacker and any potential malware infections, you are highly recommended to use Anvi Smart Defender antimalware to protect your computer.

    Anvi Smart Defender is a brand new anti-malware software designed to protect your PC from being infected with computer virus and malware. Featuring with the powerful Cloud Scan Technologies and daily updated database, Anvi Smart Defender can detect, block and remove latest malware threats including Trojan, ransomware, worms, backdoors and malicious adware. Anvi Smart Defender is devote to providing advanced Internet security solution for computer users.

Good Luck and be Safe Online.
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