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Browser hijacker is a malware that was made to change settings on internet browser application. The main purpose is to divert internet traffic to unsolicited website.

Remove Yellowise.com Hijacker

Yellowise.com is a browser hijacker virus. This threat is commonly dropped by another Trojan infection on target computer through browser exploits and vulnerabilities. Once the computer is infected, the virus will modify certain settings on the computer. It will also replace the default homepage to local.yellowise.com. Additionally, this infection may trigger a browser hijacker, which will point all search results to search.yellowise.com. Continue reading

Remove Es.gomeo.es Redirect Virus

An es.gomeo.es browser redirect or Gomeo virus will cause search result redirect on the affected computer. es.gomeo.es will modify system’s DNS settings and Hosts file that will result for browser to be redirected to web sites that may download potential threats on the PC. Gomeo virus also modifies Windows registry and disable security applications. This search engine redirect virus is harmful enough to make computer to stop functioning. System resources will be used for its own purpose and will degrade overall performance causing the PC to hang. Continue reading

Remove Internet Explorer Emergency Mode

Internet Explorer Emergency Mode pop-up is an unusual Internet Explorer error that was identified as part of a fake anti-virus program. It will instantly appear while user is browsing the Internet and disguise as a legitimate error. It will pretend to be a warning page when user tries to visit web sites that are linked to security software. Internet Explorer Emergency Mode also appears if user tries to visit web page that is included in the malware’s black list. Continue reading

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Internet Explorer Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!

“Internet Explorer Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!” is a browser hijacker where computers infected with rogue program will be redirected. This hijacker page will appear whenever an Internet browser is opened or someone tries to navigate the web. Purpose of this fake error page is simply to promote the rogue software claiming that installing it will allow you to browse the web more securely. Continue reading

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Remove Safe Internet Scanner

Safe Internet Scanner is a fake online virus scanner uploaded and operated by rogue program developer as a means of promoting their products. Once web users are redirected to “Safe Internet Scanner” web page, it will simulate a virus scan and will display false detection to scare computer users. The main goal of this web site is to mislead visitors into downloading what supposed to be an antivirus program. However, the site only provide rogue program that has sole intention of misleading you further. Continue reading

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Remove My PC – Best Defence Scanner

My PC – Best Defence Scanner is a browser hijacker that mimics the Windows Explorer design to trick users that the virus scanning was done locally. “My PC – Best Defence Scanner” is a site designed and uploaded to redirect computer users to a malicious website to download rogue security programs as advised by the the warning messages. Users may arrive on this sites when viewing links from a search results generated when looking for a term “Security Tool.”  Continue reading

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Remove Windowsclick.com

Windowsclick.com is a browser hijacker that will modify Internet browsers default home page settings. Users who got infected with a UACd.sys Trojan often redirected to windowsclick.com. Also search results links were even pointed to this website. Continue reading

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