Description of Google Redirect Virus and consequences of its residing on your PC
Google Redirect Virus primarily targets Google searches, but other online search pages are not free of its influence too. The idea is on the surface as users are forced to visit pages in which hackers are interested as they get paid for every visiting of such sites by means of redirection. Naturally those who decide for promoting their websites in such a way are unlikely to offer trustworthy and safe content, so that is why you need to get rid of Google Redirect Virus at the earliest opportunity.
The virus is also known to be a modification of rootkit, namely TDSS or Alureon rootkit. A rootkit infection does not affix its body to any particular program, including web-browser, so that makes no sense to cure browsers as the infection is deep in the memory of PC concerned and can corrupt any browser. Click here to run free scan of your system for any type of infections including such in-depth malware as worms.
Google Redirect Virus Technical Details
- Full name: Google Redirect Virus, Google Hijacker, Google search redirector, Google changer virus
- Version: 2009, 2010, 2011
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, China, EU
Signs of being infected with Google Redirect Virus:
The infection does not necessarily block all Google queries, or Google quires only. It may act selectively and intercept only those requests that contain certain keyword.
On the other hand, it may connect users of victimized machine to pages compromising their privacy and advertising products by means of deceptive and exaggerated description of their features.
Basically, any weird deviation in your browser behavior hints at the redirect infection in the memory of your machine or another infection to deal with. See if any redirect and other type infections are already in your computer memory and remove Google Redirect Virus, if applicable, or clean other threats as exposed by free memory examination facility, launching free scanner here (SpywareDoctor).
Automatic Removal of Google Redirect Virus from your PC:
Automated removal of Google Redirect Virus is a scan of your computer system with software famous for its extended database of browser hijackers. At the same time, Google Redirect Virus removal tool database has a great timely updated list of adware, spyware and other types of infections so that you may rely on it delegating the job of detecting and removal of Google Redirect Virus.
Please pay attention that names of viruses and malware items found very seldom will be classified as Google Redirect Virus as the dodge with Google is only one of many trickeries those rogues actually do. As a rule, the purpose of all the trickeries is to lure user into buying fake and rogue security suite or another counterfeit.
Follow the link below to run free scan and to remove Google Redirect Virus as a part of installation containing it or as a pure virus or malicious browser code.
Manual Removal of Google Redirect Virus:
Since the redirect virus is deemed to be a rootkit infection, its extermination can be tricky. To reduce the odds of the malware extermination failure, please reboot in Safe Mode with Networking and keep this configuration while removing Google Redirect Virus components.
Remove Google Redirect Virus files and dll’s:
Unregister Google Redirect Virus registry values:
The security suite available below will remove any variant of Google Redirect Virus, as well as disclose other threats for deletion on your agreement.
Please pay attention that names of viruses and malware items found will most likely not be marked as Google Redirect Virus, for the above name is just one of many names used to designate the hijacker.