Remove redirect (Prevention tips)

20 Mar

How to get rid of redirect (Immediate Uninstall)

This article can help you to remove redirect or other similar malware from your System. It is important to know about this infection that has the ability to modify your main browser and its default setting as well. It gets install in your machine without any notice. It can forcedly redirect your search on misleading or sponsored websites. Don’t underestimate the power of this browser hijacker; it can infect your entire PCs deeply. You should read this article carefully and follow the removal steps to delete it from System. redirect a dangerous browser hijacker

It is very notorious search engine which attacks your all version of Windows OS like Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and Windows 10 based computer without permission. It does several unwanted changes in the setting of your computer and breaks the System security as well. It blocks your antimalware software and firewall of your System in the very beginning that is very high risk for your privacy & safety. It can get enters into your PCs and open the backdoor of your computer that cause malicious hacker can attacks your computer in its own ways. If System has detected this harmful virus, then you should try to get rid of it. redirect is mostly get install in your machine as bundles of free software. It creates heavy traffic while you surfing online. It can interrupt you by spreads huge amounts of ads or popup ads on your browser. You can’t able delete these ads one-by-one. In order to click and survey on such ads or links, you might get lots of adware program in your computer that causes big problems. It can drop the copies of this virus in each location of your hard drive and makes your all files corrupt. It steals your sensitive data such as IP address, URLs search geographical location, search queries, visited websites, financial data and more information as well. It can deliver all personal data to crook or third parties. You need to scan your PCs with very strong antivirus software that reduces all junk files or virus from your System.

How redirect get distributes in your machine?

  • Porn or adult related websites: If you are watching porn videos regular, then be careful. You might get lots of adware program as bundles of it.
  • Downloaded media: If you are downloading some files like documents, pdf, images, audios, videos, games and other files from internet, then you might get harmful infection in your System.
  • Free software packages: The adware program can come through bundles of free software which you are downloaded from internet.
  • Infected external media drives: It can get install in your PCs from CD, DVD, USB drives and other.
  • File sharing network: If you are sharing file in network, then it can infect other computer also.

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Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with redirect then you were highly suggested to delete redirect by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like redirect. However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove redirect. As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall redirect from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete redirect using automatic removal method


  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of redirect manually?

Eliminate redirect by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out redirect as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove redirect entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete redirect.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\ redirect.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent redirect and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like redirect infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by redirect again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

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