Monday, October 7, 2013 Redirect Removal—Uninstall Guide to Get Rid of Virus

Symptoms of being infected with Redirect

Oyodomo redirect virus is also known as browser hijacker which can affect functions of the targeted computer terribly in many aspects. Once gets into the infected PC, Oyodomo will change the homepage and default search engine to, and add some strange icons or shortcuts on the bookmark and desktop. To cheat victim users into thinking that it is a formal website and provides reliable search results, the Oyodomo virus will always display both safe and malicious links on the webpage to confuse users. Once computer users have clicked the fake links, they will be navigated to other malicious websites that contain many computer infections. 
Oyodomo redirect virus also has closely association with adware and spyware. It creates a bunch of unstopped pop-up ads to attract people’s attention and persuade inexperienced PC users to spend money on pop-up ads which may be fraudulent or harmful content. 

If you haven't installed Oyodomo consciously and you see its ads, we recommend eliminating this adware from the system without any hesitation. Because the longer Oyodomo redirect virus stays on your computer, the more damages it will make to the compromised system. in order to prevent from being found and deleted, this browser hijacker also has the ability to interrupt the anti-virus tool to function smoothly. Therefore, manual removal method is needed to help victims to get rid of browser hijacker

How does Virus get into my PC?

This Oyodomo browser hijacker is spread using malicious techniques. It can infect ones computer via spam emails, free downloaded programs or through hacked domains or websites with poor security. There are some rules for users to avoid being infected by Oyodomo browser hijacker: read the small print when downloading or installing, don’t click on links or pop-up boxes if you’re not sure what they are – and of course - make sure your PC’s antivirus software is always smack bang up to date.

Picture of Virus

Two methods to get rid of browser hijacker - Manual removal guide and Automatic scan

Method one: manually get rid of

1.End all the running processes of this browser hijacker
Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
 Stop all the malicious running processes.
 2. Remove malicious add-on and extensions from your web browsers.
Internet Explorer:
 (1). Click Start, type: Manage browser add-ons
 (2). Hit Enter on your keyboard
 (3). Click Manage add-on and disable all the suspicious add-on.

 (1). Click the Firefox menu and click Add-on
 (2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-on and click Disable.

 Google Chrome:
 (1). Click the Customize and Control menu button →Tools→ click Extensions

 3. Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by this browser hijacker.
Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu→type msconfig in the search bar → open System Configuration →Disable all possible startup items generated.

 4. Clean cookies
 Internet Explorer: Tools → Internet Options →the General tab, Delete the Cookies button can be directly seen in IE6, IE7 is to click the Delete Browsing History button then tick Cookies and click Delete.

 Firefox: Tools → Options → Privacy → Remove Individual Cookies → Delete corresponding cookies in the cookies showing box.

Opera: Tools → Preferences → Advanced → Cookies →Delete corresponding cookies in Management Cookies.

 5. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about this browser hijakcer
(1).Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it. (2).In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).

(3). Clean all the malicious files about this infection as below.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

6. Delete malicious registry entries related to this browser hijakcer.
Open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run\random.exe"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run \Regedit32
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Method two: get rid of with Spyhunter automatic scan

If the manual guide is kinda difficult for you, please feel free to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter to drive the self-invited guest away.


Step 1: click the icon below to download automatic removal tool SpyHunter


Step 2: follow the instructions to install SpyHunter



Step 3: run SpyHunter to automatically detect and uninstall


Note: Manual removal of is a process of high complexity and should be performed with extreme caution, or mal-operation often results in loss of precious data even system crash. Therefore, if you're not familiar with that, it is suggested that you back up Windows registry first before carrying out the manual approach, or you can choose the automatic scan – download Spyhunter antivirus software here to get rid of quickly and completely.

5. Delete malicious registry entries related to this redirect.
Guide: open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )

Delete all the vicious registries as below:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\random
HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run |Regedit32

Note: Manual removal of Oyodomo virus is complex and risky task, as it refers to key parts of computer system, and is recommended only for advanced users. If you haven’t sufficient expertise on doing that, it's recommended to ask help from an online computer expert to manually remove it for you. That would make a hit.

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