The number of rogue software is decreasing, while that of search engine hijacker is increasing. This kind of hijacker is about taking control of the search results and making users impossible visit the wanted websites. Different from rogue software that ask for money to delete imaginary infections, this kind of virus is only very irritating. is such kind of hijacker. Actually it disguises to look like a search engine. is not dangerous to visit. However, it can not find out anything when you type in a keyword and hit Search. So you may wonder what hackers can benefit by making effort to hijack you to Well, they can earn money from the ads on The more people visit and click ads on it, the more money they can earn. Closing can not fix the problem unless you do not want to use search engines to find information. Your computer is invaded by ZeroAccess Rootkit, so you can not get away from That is to say this Rootkit will always redirect you to while you are using search engines.

To make things work correctly, you need to find and get rid of ZeroAccess Rootkit first and then delete Screenshot: Manual Removal

Note: If you are not proficient with computer, it’s advised that you backup your system before manually removing virus. And double check the files that you are going to delete, or your computer can’t work for missing some files.

Step 1: Delete the following registery files:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search\CustomizeSearch=[site address]

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Search Bar=[site address]

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\[random]

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\ForegroundLockTimeout = [random]

Step 2: Delete the following files:



%System%\drivers\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].sys

Please, note that manual removal of virus is a procedure with high complexity and can not always guarantee a full removal of the virus, due to the fact that some objects can stay hidden or may become reanimated automatically after incomplete removal. What’s more, lack of the required skills and even the slightest deviation from the removal guides may result in irreparable system corruption. That’s the reason it’s strongly adviced automatic removal of virus, which will save your time and avoid any system corruptions and ensure the desired result.

Automatic virus Removal:

Step 2: Click & download the trusted virus Automatic Removal Utility.

Tips: In case you can’t install the removal utility, please download this correction script, unzip it and then double click to execute it. It can correct the system settings that the spyware has distorted.

Step 6: Perform a Full Scan of your system to detect virus or other malware.


Published by Cruze Albert