Redirect Removal

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This article aims to help you with the removal of redirect from affected browser and system. Follow the detailed guide at the end to get rid of this annoying website in full. redirect is considered to be potentially unwanted program with hijacking functionalities. It affects commonly used web browsers by changing basic settings without asking you for permission. After the changes its main page starts to appear on the homepage and each new tab page of the affected browser. Primary this undesired program aims to generate lots of annoying ads based on the data it collects from your browser.

Threat Summary
TypeBrowser Hijacker, Redirect, PUP
Short is hoax search engine that hijacks the homepage, new tab page and default search engine in preferred web browsers. Its obtains sensitive data from the affected browser and sends it to its servers.
SymptomsThe homepage and new tab page in your preferred web browser are set to display the main page of redirect. The default search enigne is changed with the hoax one provided by the redirect.
Distribution MethodFreeware Installations, Bundled Packages
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As a typical potentially unwanted program aims to land unnoticeably on computer systems. For the purpose its owners use various shay techniques to distribute their nasty program including software bundling, malvertising, and other PUPs. One of the preferred ways for spread is software bundling. So it is possible that the redirect has affected your system after the installation of any desired free third-party app. The installers of many free apps contain additional potentially (Read more...)

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