Visiting is out of your desire and control. That’s the typical symptom when ZeroAccess Rootkit attacks your PC. We are going to talk about here. Nowadays, search engine result hijack has become the main security problem. By hijacking the search results to their own websites, hackers can get huge traffic in a short time. Then they can take the most advantage of traffic to convert into money. What they need to do to achieve their goal is to implant ZeroAccess Rootkit in the computer and replace the results of search engines with something else like The rootkit secretly alters the HOSTS file and Internet settings. If you open search engines like Google, everything looks and works normal. However, you can only go to when you click the link in the search results rather than the webpages you desire. It’s without question that you will be very mad, because you can not search the information you want in a regular way. That means you need to take action to deal with this problem. So first of all, you should detect and eliminate ZeroAccess Rookit that results in

Then you can get rid of and restore your Internet settings. 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