How to remove completely( Redirect virus manual removal guide)

This post depicts a safe and quick removal guide of to help you get rid of this annoying redirect virus.

***************************************************************************** is a very harmful browser hijacker which can cause lots of annoying browser problems on your computer. Commonly it will redirect, hijack and modify your browser, blocks many computer tasks. Every time when you try to open other websites, it redirects you to and keeps popping up irritating ads. may bundle with other various type of spyware/ adware which may contain rookits and Trojans. Furthermore, it may collect your personal information including bank account information, credit card, social security number and other very confidential data.


Below is a screenshot of is so malicious that you should remove it without any hesitation. Now move to below removal guide in details to perish it.


How to remove completely:

Step1: Open your Internet Explorer and expose Menu bar by pressing Alt key.

Step2: Click on Tools and choose Internet Options.

step3: Choose General,and reset your browser a secure homepage typing in the blank or directly select Use blank.

step4: Click Advanced and select Reset.

Step5: Check Delete personal settings in the pop-up window, and then choose Reset.

Step6: Find out and remove all potential toolbars. Open your Internet Explorer, choose Tools, and then select Manage Add-ons. Finally check Check and Remove suspicious toolbar.


Sometimes the hijacker is too tenacious to erase from your computer, now you need to do further remove to ensure it is wiped out completely.

Step1: Check your host files. Go to: C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc. and then open hosts(make sure it is opened with Notepad)

Sep2: Delete more lines of code and IPs, and save the change. The hosts files should as same as below image:

Step3: Check your DNS settings. Go to Control Panel→ right-click Local Area Connection→ choose Properties

Step4: Select Internet Protocol(TCP/IP) and click on “properties” in the pop-up window.

Step5: Check: Obtain DNS server address automatically, and then click OK.

Step6: Download and install Anvi Smart Defender to scan your computer thoroughly and remove all related infections.


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  • Ivy_Anvisoft

    Hi Christy,

    What web browser do you use and have the problem?

  • Ivy_Anvisoft

    Hi Christy and Anky,

    The options is unable in Internet Explorer that more that version 8. Please follow tips below to open the content advisor.

    In RUN box (Win + R), type RunDll32.exe msrating.dll,RatingSetupUI and press enter.

    and Content Advisor window will open. But to use this command make sure you are login with administrator account otherwise your settings will not get saved.

    And then follow the instruction above the password protect the Internet Explorer.