Guides to Remove Virus Thoroughly

By | May 31, 2016

Is your computer acting more and more weird with random commercial or unwanted pop up windows?If your are questioning what is this about, then the answer is that your computer is infected by redirect virus. This redirect threat is a nasty browser infection that can be implanted on some free programs you download or install from unofficial and unknown sites.

Detail about redirect virus is able to interrupt the computer system badly. This redirect mainly attacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc. This site looks nothing different with legitimate search sites but it is used to distribute commercial ads after being installed onto the target computer. By spying on your browser activities and recording related browsing data via using malicious domains, this redirect virus can make money from victims. Usually, it comes by bundling with spam email attachments, hiding in suspicious sites and implanting onto applications from unknown sites.

So dangerous and vicious is this redirect virus for it is capable of running in the background of your computer and making its existence unnoticeable that can help it damage the system silently. At this moment, it will tamper browser settings and default search engine of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox. The result of this is that you will be redirected when you are using its search engine. In the end, you will encounter a range of computer troubles as being redirected to unwanted sites, so just take actions to remove it from your computer to avoid further damage and stop the browser issues.

Troubles Brought by

Frequent appearance of blue screen, error massage and death errors which will result in system restart.
The infected system will need to longer time to load.
It takes more time to complete a mundane task.
A lot of shortcuts and ads will jump out and fill up the screen.
The windows defender and security firewall are blocked.
It is not possible to use windows firewall for computer protection and utilize Microsoft Security to stop browser redirects.
Internet-based PC games and social media ads replace the latest browser tabs.
High consumption of system resources and network.
can not build any remote control on the system.

How can Your PC be Infected

In most cases, is delivered through bundling with free third party downloads. Most of us will disregard those bundled adware and select the convenient Customer installation. As a result, this browser redirect can easily enter the computer system. Additionally, we are easily click on those attractive pop ups as well as sites and do not care about its security when we are browsing. However, the ignorance will bring threats to our computer. For the reason that those pop ups or sites may include sponsored links or attachments and dangerous software as well.

Guides to Remove Virus Thoroughly

Note: the manual removal is not safe enough for inexperienced computer users who do not have any computer skills and removal practices. To these users, we recommend to download auto-fix tool.


If you still want to try manual removal, do follow the steps one by one. Do be careful when you are removing system files and registry.

Step 1 : Uninstall Program from Windows Control Panel

1. Open Control Panel using instructions below base on your operating system.

Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7:
Click on Start > Control Panel. Window should open where you can adjust your computer settings.1

Windows 8 :
a) Hover your mouse on lower-left corner of the screen and wait for the icon to appear.
b) Right-click on the icon to display list of accessible programs.2
c) Select Control Panel from the list. Window should open where you can adjust your computer settings.

2. When Control Panel window appears, click on ‘Uninstall a program’ under Programs area.3

3.Your display now shows a screen to uninstall or change a program. Now, try to look and remove items with the following names: Myinfosearch.biz4

4. On the next prompt, you need to confirm the uninstall process.
5. Click OK to proceed with the removal of or any relevant software.

Step 2 : Remove the Add-ons and Extensions from your browser

Internet Explorer
1. Open Internet Explorer.
2. Navigate to top menu and click on Tools. Next, select Manage add-ons from the list. A window where in you can manage Internet Explorer add-ons will open.1
3. Click Search Providers on left side of the window.2
4. Choose your desired search box and click Set as default on lower right corner of the window.

Note: you cannot remove a search provider currently set to default.3
5. Then, to remove from this list, simply highlight it and click on Remove button. If ‘’ is not present, it might be using a different name. Find and delete related entries like
6. You may now close the current window and remain Internet Explorer browser open.
7. Navigate to Tools > Internet Options. It opens up a configuration box of IE. Make sure that you are in General tab.1
8. On Home Page area, replace the entry if it currently set to 2

Type a line of your preferred web address to which your browser will open. This will be your default home page address.3
9. Click OK to save the settings and restart Internet Explorer.

Mozilla Firefox
1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
2. Navigate to top menu and click on Tools. It will display a drop-down list; please select Add-ons to open the configuration window.1
3. Click Extensions on the left panel. This will show a list of installed extensions.2
4. Find the extension. If it does not exist, find related items. Click the Remove buttom to uninstall it.
5. Click on the X of Add-ons Manager tab to close the current window.
6. While still on Firefox browser, go to the Google search located on top of the browser. Notice that the Google logo has small arrow icon pointing down. Click on the arrow to reveal all installed search engines. Click on Manage Search Engines.3
7. On Manage Search Engine List box, you can now remove unwanted entries that are related to Click OK to save the settings.4
8. Press OK to close the current window. We still need to do some modifications on Firefox settings so let the browser remains open.
9. Back at the Firefox browser, navigate to top menu and click on Tools > Options. It will display the configuration window of Firefox.


At this point, it should open on the first tab, which is General.
10. If have changed your default home page, you can input preferred URL to be your new setting.


Simply type the complete web address in the box that is labeled Home Page. Please refer to attached image.
11. Click OK to save the current settings. Please remain in the browser; we still need to perform the final process.

12. In the address bar, type about:config.

5Next, click on ‘I’ll be careful, I promise!’ if it displays a warning “This might void your warranty!”


13. Type in the search box. You will see all items that were modified by Right-click on the modified preference and click on Reset to restore the original setting. Repeat the process on all affected entries.

If ‘’ is not present, try to look for a related entry. It may use a different name like
14.You may now close the window and restart Mozilla Firefox.

Google Chrome
1. Open Google Chrome.
2. Locate and click the Wrench icon on top. Then, select Settings from the list.1
3. Once it opens a window, click on the Extensions located on left side panel.2
4. Usually, Google Chrome has empty Extension, unless if you install base on your preference. Also on this area, you can find the item provided by Remove the unwanted entry. If in case it is not present, you need to find and remove relevant extensions like
5. Next, you need to reset the default home page of Google Chrome and remove tab during start-up. To do this, click on Settings on left side panel.3
6. Go to the area ‘On startup’ and select ‘Open a specific page or set of pages’. 4
Click on Set pages link to remove unwanted home page entry and set your preferred default web address.5

7. To remove from the list, simply hover your mouse to the web address and click X on right most of the entry.6
8. Type your desired home page address on the field ‘Enter Url…’ and press Enter on your keyboard.7

9. Click OK to save the settings and you may now restart Google Chrome.

Tips for Computer Security

Most of time, you may choose to utilize open the block function on your browsers and stop the installation of unwanted extensions and troubles of pop ups. It is a essential action that should be taken. Moreover, you need to take actions to remove such threat once your computer is infected. Undoubtedly, it should be removed from the control panel timely. However, it needs to find out the exact names of computer infections comes by bundling. Furthermore, you should continue removing all its related items from add/Remove programs.

To sum up: redirect threat can be a great threat to your computer for it will change the default homepage and search engine forcibly. By bundling with free downloads form the network, it can sneak onto your computer silently. Once installed, it triggers ransom pop ups, poor internet performance as well as system crash. What is more, it allows remote hackers take control over the entire system so as to gather sensitive information. Hence, one any trace of it is found by it, do remove it with quick actions.

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