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Qfind.net Removal – How to Remove Qfind.net Redirect Virus

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on October 17th, 2012 | Leave a comment

Qfind.net looks like a search engine, but it is a fake one. Though we do not find the website conduct malicious activities on the background when visiting it, the website is still suspicious because it gains most traffic via redirection. After trying the search engine, we find it does not provide any practical information in the first several pages. Websites promoted by Qfind.net can get a prior rank on the search result and will probably pay for the rank. Some of the websites are even found as malicious and related to browser hijacker virus. It is very dangerous if you visit a website associated with browser hijacker virus which can install programs or insert malicious codes to the web browser. Are you redirected to Qfind.net no matter what browser you use or what search engine you use? Learn the instruction below to fix the redirection.

How to remove Qfind.net browser hijacker

Usually, a pc infected by browser hijacker virus will have several common problems. Home page is changed, browser is redirected to various unwanted sites and annoying ads and windows pop up all the time. And to fix the infection, you have two methods. One is to manually remove the virus and the other is to use a virus removal tool.

Qfind.net manual removal instruction
1. Search for related files and delete them completely. If you can not delete any of them, open task manager to end related processes first.

%CommonStartMenu%\Programs\Qfind.net Redirect Virus

2. Run registry editor, locate and delete malicious registry entries

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\Current\Winlogon\”Shell” = “{rnd}.exe”

Qfind.net virus removal program
If you have an antivirus program, you should first run a scan to pick up the infection. Of course, not all antivirus can detect and delete the redirect virus effectively. Do not worry. We know a kind of security program called antispyware software is specialized at removing browser hijacker virus. It is the first choice for Qfind.net virus removal. To save your time from trying a virus removal program after another, you can directly download Spyware Cease here. Spyware Cease is highly recommended to fix web browser hijacker issue.

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