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The redirect website, classified as browser hijacker, has quite strong capability to compromise user’s computer thereby forcedly governing it with destructive activities in the background. In most case, the browser hijacker- does be impossible to embed into system alone but gets bundled with its VisualBee toolbar and the other viruses such Trojan virus or ransomware. So that it should not be hard for most of computer users to imagine- Imagine that the browser hijacker is able to produce huge damage on the infected computer and steal the desired confidential resources. More precisely, the redirect virus maker must well exploit all of possible chances to totally control the target computer for ease of acquiring illegal profit. The redirect can tamper with your main default browsing settings now matter what of version the Internet browser is like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or any other high-authority browsers. Later after that, your main search engine will be changed as You can’t search any willing site, all what you can get is just the redirect site- Follow closely, the cybercriminal can access in and can stealthily again a plenty of privacies (Credit Card number and password) by tracking online browsing history, remembered databases and online transactions.

The browser hijacker can damage the infected computer from below perspectives. For most common one, apart from distorting browser settings and degrading overall web browser stability and performance the hijack virus also rapidly degrades computer performance, stability and security, slowdowns the infected computer even more it can be times out or with no response when you open any Windows Program. For two, the hijacker makes you be unable to open any urgency email attachments. For three, it great possibilities in place to let ransomware attack the infected computer and use their artificial traffic to boost affiliate payments or illegally acquire personal information such as social security numbers, bank or credit card numbers.

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Uninstall Software Relating to

To remove hijacker from the infected computer, you should uninstall the program associated with the redirect virus.
A: Click on the start button and click on Control Panel.
B: Click on Add/Remove Programs (Windows XP) or the Uninstall a Program (Windows 7 or Windows Vista.)

C: In the next window, scroll down and locate at the program referring to the such as VisualBee toolbar or others. And then click on it, click Change\Uninstall button.

D: Select “Complete uninstall”. Click on Next button. Next follow the required process to completely uninstall the hijack program from the infected computer.

Remove Cookies, Add-ons, Extensions and Reset Internet Browsers

For Internet Explorer

A: Open Internet explorer window->Click the “Tools” button
B: Locate to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”.

C: To delete all cookies, uncheck the Preserve Favorite Website Data box, check the box next to Cookies, and hit Delete.
D: Delete the malicious toolbar. Click on the Gear on the top right corner of the page. And then click on Internet Options.
E: Click on Gear icon (Tools) for Windows XP at the top right and lick on Internet Options.
F: In the Internet Options window, click on Advanced Tab, follow closely click on Reset button.

G: In the Reset Internet Explorer Settings window, check the Delete personal settings box. Then click on Reset.

H: When Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close the prompting dialogue box and then click OK.

For Mozilla Firefox

A: Open Firefox browser. Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy.
B: Click “Remove individual cookies”
C: In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies.” Remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”.
D: To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”
E: Go to Tools, click on add-ons. Select Extensions. Remove and VisualBee toolbar extension.

F: Click the Firefox button at the top of the Firefox window. Click the Firefox button, locate to the Help sub-menu (click the Help menu at the top of the Firefox window for PCs with Windows XP,) and select Troubleshooting Information.

G: Click the Reset Firefox button at the upper-right corner of the Troubleshooting Information page.

H: Click on Reset Firefox button. Later after that, Firefox will close and be reset. When it’s done, you need click on Finish.

For Google Chrome

A: Open Google Chrome. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar. Select Settings.
B: Click Show advanced settings.
C: In the “Privacy” section, click the Content settings button.
D: In the “Cookies” section, you can change the following cookies settings. Click all cookies and site data to open the Cookies and Other Data dialog.

E: To delete all cookies, click Remove all cookies at the bottom of the dialog.
F: Click the Chrome menu button on the browser toolbar, select Tools and then click on Extensions.

G: In the Extensions tab, remove the malicious toolbar or other hijack toolbars by clicking on the Recycle Bin of the same row.

H: Google Chrome Settings, please click on Set pages in the “On Startup” area.

I: Click on the X button from the Startup page to remove

J: Go to the next window-Appearance area, and then click Change.

K: In the next window, remove from the Open this page tab and then Select Use the New Tab page and click OK to save changes.
L: Select your preferred search engine like Google from the list and make it your default search engine provider.
M: Later after that select and remove it by clicking the “X” mark as shown in the image below.

Delete the Hijacker Files and Registry Entries

A: Show redirect hidden files: Click Start button->Go to Control Panel->Double click on Files and Folder Option->Select View tab->Check “Show hidden files, folders and drives”->Uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)-> Click Ok.

B: Delete browser hijacker files by opening Local Disk, find any malicious random files and delete them.
C: Delete the virus registry entries. Press Windows + R keys and enter regedit in Run window, click Ok.

D: In Registry Editor window, and delete related registry entries.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”

Pay Attentions Please

The redirect can be with highly potential damage if it isn’t removed ASAP once you have found it on your computer. Many PC users have become the victims of the browser hijacker. Here it is highly recommended victim users whose PCs are currently infectious remove the redirect virus to avert PCs from further harms. You may contact with VilmaTech Online Support once you come across some troubles while you are tying to fix the redirect virus.

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