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Do you think that you are randomly redirected to the website? We have some bad news for you. You are purposely redirected to this website. Unfortunately, we must confirm your fears. Your machine is no longer infection-free. You have adware on board. This parasite will turn your web browsing into a nightmare. Every website you visit will be covered in coupons, great deals and discounts. Pop-up windows will appear at the most unexpected times. On top of that, your computer will perform poorly. All those issues can be blamed on the adware. This parasite is a real program that is running on your system. It uses your computer’s resources. The more ads you see, the more resources it is consuming. Hence, the slower your PC is. And since the adware runs on your system, it infected all browsers that are installed on your machine. This pest is impossible. You cannot stop it. Ad-blocking applications are useless. Luckily, we can help. If you follow our guide, you will be able to clean your computer completely. Don’t tolerate this intruder. It can’t be beneficial for you. Therefore, don’t hesitate to take action against it!


How did I get infected with?

The adware is an obnoxious program. You wouldn’t install it, so it used trickery to lure you into installing in unintentionally. Developers often attach extra apps to the installation files of many free programs. This method is known as bundling. Oftentimes, those extra apps are malicious. Such is the case with the adware. Your vigilance, however, can prevent the installation of those bogus programs. When installing a program, opt for advanced installation wizard. This process may be presented as a suitable choice for IT experts only. Don’t fall for this trick. Use the advanced option. It is the only way to prevent the installation of the above mentioned extra programs. Prevention is always the better option. If you install malware, you will have to remove it and deal with its consequences. Therefore, never rush through the installation process. Read the terms and conditions/EULA. If you spot anything out of the ordinary, abort the installation immediately. Also, keep your anti-virus software up to date. After all, it is your last defense wall.

Why is this dangerous?

The adware is in no way as dangerous as ransomware, for example. Yet, you should not underestimate it. Once on board, the utility will become your shadow. It is monitoring you. This is not a joke. Everything you do online is no longer private. The furtive program knows your browsing habits. The thing is, it may “see” information you wouldn’t wish it to know. Such as your usernames, passwords and email addresses. The adware uses the collected information to target ads, however, it is also selling it to third parties. We can only imagine the consequences if such sensitive data is sold to hackers. You may lose more than your privacy. Restrain yourself from logging into banking services and social media while this parasite remains active on your machine. This malicious tool should not be tolerated. You can’t use your computer normally because of it. You can’t find what you are searching for because you are constantly interrupted by pop-up ads. As if this is not enough, you get constantly redirected to shady websites. It seems that you can’t get any work done because of this pest. Put an end to this madness. Follow our guide to delete this intruder manually.

How to Remove virus

The infection is specifically designed to make money to its creators one way or another. The specialists from various antivirus companies like Bitdefender, Kaspersky, Norton, Avast, ESET, etc. advise that there is no harmless virus.

If you perform exactly the steps below you should be able to remove the infection. Please, follow the procedures in the exact order. Please, consider to print this guide or have another computer at your disposal. You will NOT need any USB sticks or CDs.

WARNING! Stopping the wrong file or deleting the wrong registry key may damage your system irreversibly.
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STEP 1: Track down in the computer memory

STEP 2: Locate startup location

STEP 3: Delete traces from Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer

STEP 4: Undo the damage done by the virus

STEP 1: Track down in the computer memory

  • Open your Task Manager by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+ESC keys simultaneously
  • Carefully review all processes and stop the suspicious ones.


  • Write down the file location for later reference.

Step 2: Locate startup location

Reveal Hidden Files

  • Open any folder
  • Click on “Organize” button
  • Choose “Folder and Search Options”
  • Select the “View” tab
  • Select “Show hidden files and folders” option
  • Uncheck “Hide protected operating system files”
  • Click “Apply” and “OK” button

Clean virus from the windows registry

  • Once the operating system loads press simultaneously the Windows Logo Button and the R key.


  • A dialog box should open. Type “Regedit”


Depending on your OS (x86 or x64) navigate to:

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] or
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run] or

  • and delete the display Name: [RANDOM]

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  • Then open your explorer and navigate to: %appdata% folder and delete the malicious executable.

Clean your HOSTS file to avoid unwanted browser redirection

Navigate to %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/host

If you are hacked, there will be foreign IPs addresses connected to you at the bottom. Take a look below:


STEP 3 : Clean traces from Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer

  • Open Google Chrome

  • In the Main Menu, select Tools then Extensions
  • Remove the by clicking on the little recycle bin
  • Reset Google Chrome by Deleting the current user to make sure nothing is left behind

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  • Open Mozilla Firefox

  • Press simultaneously Ctrl+Shift+A
  • Disable the unwanted Extension
  • Go to Help
  • Then Troubleshoot information
  • Click on Reset Firefox

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  • Open Internet Explorer

  • On the Upper Right Corner Click on the Gear Icon
  • Click on Internet options
  • go to Toolbars and Extensions and disable the unknown extensions
  • Select the Advanced tab and click on Reset

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  • Restart Internet Explorer

Step 4: Undo the damage done by

This particular Virus may alter your DNS settings.

Attention! this can break your internet connection. Before you change your DNS settings to use Google Public DNS for, be sure to write down the current server addresses on a piece of paper.

To fix the damage done by the virus you need to do the following.

  • Click the Windows Start button to open the Start Menu, type control panel in the search box and select Control Panel in the results displayed above.
  • go to Network and Internet
  • then Network and Sharing Center
  • then Change Adapter Settings
  • Right-click on your active internet connection and click properties. Under the Networking tab, find Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4). Left click on it and then click on properties. Both options should be automatic! By default it should be set to “Obtain an IP address automatically” and the second one to “Obtain DNS server address automatically!” If they are not just change them, however if you are part of a domain network you should contact your Domain Administrator to set these settings, otherwise the internet connection will break!!!

You must clean all your browser shortcuts as well. To do that you need to

  • Right click on the shortcut of your favorite browser and then select properties.


  • in the target field remove argument and then apply the changes.
  • Repeat that with the shortcuts of your other browsers.
  • Check your scheduled tasks to make sure the virus will not download itself again.

How to Permanently Remove Virus (automatic) Removal Guide

Please, have in mind that once you are infected with a single virus, it compromises your system and let all doors wide open for many other infections. To make sure manual removal is successful, we recommend to use a free scanner of any professional antimalware program to identify possible registry leftovers or temporary files.

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