Redirects Removal

Can’t Remove ads? This page includes detailed ads by Removal instructions! is not a legitimate website. This page is the face of an aggressive adware parasite. If it floods your browser with ads, the news is bad. Your computer is no longer free of infections. An adware invader lurks in the shadows of your system and threatens to get you in serious trouble. Brace yourself! The parasite is a nightmare. It opens your browser to surveillance and targeted ads. This parasite spies on you and uses the collected data for customized advertising. In theory, if you enter “sneakers” into a search engine, the parasite will display ads for sports shoes. In practice, though, it floods you with countless advertisements for sports gear, as well as redirects you to questionable websites. And don’t imagine an ad or two. The adware wreaks advertising havoc. This parasite inserts banners on every website you visit. It opens pop-ups and loads notifications. No ad-blocking app is powerful enough to stop the adware. The parasite drowns its victims in a sea of coupons and discounts. Click nothing, though. Everything “Brought to you by” is unreliable. These ads are more likely deceptive than helpful. The adware behind them has no filters nor security mechanisms. Its sole purpose of existence is to generate revenue. As long as it gets its fees, the crooks are free to use its services. These people employ the parasite to target potential victims. They show you what you want to see, but when you click, bad things happen. Do not test your luck. As soon as the redirects start, take action. Find where the adware lurks and delete it upon detection!


How did I get infected with?

Freeware, fake updates, corrupted links, malvertising, pirated software, spam messages. There are myriads of adware distribution strategies. And the parasite behind the redirects uses all known tricks. This adware lurks in the shadows and preys on your naivety. Do not make its job easier! Do not throw caution to the wind. Your actions can prevent infections. Even a little extra attention can spare you an avalanche of problems. So, don’t be lazy. Always take the time to do your due diligence. Don’t visit questionable websites. Download software from reputable sources only. And don’t skip installation steps. More often than not, the apps we download off the web come bundled with bonus software. If you are not careful, you might install malicious bonuses. Don’t give into naivety! Forget about the “Next-Next-Finish” strategy. When available, use the advance/custom setup option. Under it, you will be able to deselect all unwanted extras. Make sure you know what you install. Go through the terms and conditions before you agree to them. If you cannot read the whole document, scan it with an online EULA analyzer. Opt out of the installation if you notice anything suspicious!

Why is this dangerous?

The redirects are just the beginning. The adware behind them is a complete and utter menace. It uses every opportunity to annoy you with advertising content. It displays banners, turns random website text into hyperlinks, and play video commercials. The adware throws you into a whirlwind of coupons and discounts. You can barely get any work done. Pop-ups and notifications cover your screen every time you so much as touch your browser. These numerous annoyances burden your browser and make it prone to freezing and crashes. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg. The adware is not a mere annoyance. This parasite opens your browser to numerous online threats, as well as jeopardizes your privacy. As we’ve already mentioned, the adware monitors your online activities. If you are not careful, it might record personal and financial details. Do you think that ends well? The adware shares this information with unknown third parties. Do not take unnecessary risks! Protect yourself and your privacy. Remove the adware. That’s your best course of action.

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.

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]

delete backgroundcontainer

  • 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

disable from chrome

  • Open Mozilla Firefox

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

remove from firefox

  • 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

remove from ie

  • 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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