If you like to visit different websites and you do not think about the damage they can cause, then sooner or later your computer will be infected with some dangerous viruses. One of the most frequent problems, if you visit some malicious websites, can be the presence of Just-Browse hijacker. This infection penetrates your computer when you do not suspect it. It is impossible to notice this moment. But after the next reboot of your computer, you will see something new in your web browser. You will see that the default search provider is websearch.just-browse.info. If you see that this search engine is used in your browser, but you did not choose it, then you should remove Just-Browse hijacker.
Just-Browse hijacker is also able to change the homepage of your browser. You should know that you should not use this search even to try it, because it will show you only malicious results. But it will be hard for you not to click on the found and well-designed search results, because they will be chosen according to your test. So, the program is able to learn your favorite search requests and your favorite categories of the websites. If you will click the search result of this search engine, then your computer will be infected with other dangerous viruses. So, the only way out is to remove Just-Browse hijacker and clean your computer from infections.
Manual Removal of Just-Browse hijacker
- Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking. Then you should end the process of Just-Browse hijacker in the Task Manager. In order to open Task Manager you should press CTRL+SHIFT+ESC simultaneously. Then you should find the malicious process in the Task Manager. You can detect it by its name. It should consist of different random characters, such as numbers and letters (often just numbers). If you see such a process, then you should click on it and click End process button.
- After that you should remove the following registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Active Setup\Installed Components\random
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\”UninstallString” = “%AppData%\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM].exe” -u
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\”ShortcutPath” = “C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256.exe” -u”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “5ATIUYW62OUOMNBX256” = “‘C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\RANDOM.exe
You should open Registry Editor: press Win+R buttons, then type regedit in the line and press Enter. Then do the backup copy and remove the enumerated entries.
- Remove the following files:
You should use SHIFT+DELETE buttons in order to remove the files once and forever. You can use the search in the Start menu in order to find the files in the system or just navigate them.
- Scan your computer for infections in order remove Just-Browse hijacker once and forever.
Material provided by: Alesya OrlovaAfter that you should remove the following registry entries: