Wednesday, May 5, 2010

How to remove, browser hijackers, are malicious websites, which uses Antispyware Soft to promote itself. These pages created in order to trick you into thinking that the computer is infected with dangerous viruses and trojans. The sites stats:

Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage.:
Internet Explorer Warning - visiting this web site may harm your computer!

Most likely causes:
* The website contains exploits that can launch a malicious code on your computer
* Suspicious network activity detected
* There might be an active spyware running on your computer

What you can try:
Purchase for secure Internet surfing (Recommended).
Check your computer for viruses and malware.
More information

Screen shoot of the malicios website below:, - browser hijackers

This websites are only a small part of the deceptive tactics used by Antispyware Soft in order to create the appearance of infecting your computer and thus force you to buy its full version. Antispyware Soft is a fake antispyware program, which looks like a real antispyware application, but in reality is unable to detect or remove any viruses and trojans nor will be protect your computer from legitimate future infections.

If you find that your computer is infected with this malware and your browser is redirected to or, then most important do not purchase Antispyware Soft. Ignore all that the program gives you and uninstall it asap. Use the step by step Antispyware Soft removal guide or the instructions below to remove it from your PC for free.

How to remove, and its associated Antispyware Soft

1. Download HijackThis from here, but before saving, in the Save dialog, rename HijackThis.exe to iexplore.exe and save it to your desktop.
2. Run HijackThis.
3. In the main menu click to "Do a system scan only" button.
4. Look for these lines and place a checkmark against each of the following, if still present
R1 – HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = http=
O4 – HKLM\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}tssd.exe
O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [{RANDOM}] %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}tssd.exe
5. Make sure your Internet Explorer (& or any other browser) is closed when you click Fix Checked!
7. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware.
8. Double click mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
9. When installation is complete, make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish.
10. If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
11. Once the program has loaded, select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan.
12. When the scan is done, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
13. Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
14. Once disinfection is finished, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.

Note: if you can`t download these suggested programs above, you need uncheck "Use a proxy server" option by doing: Run Internet Explorer, open Tools menu, select Internet Options. Open Connections Tab and click to Lan Settings button. Uncheck “Use a proxy server” box. Click OK. Click Apply. Click OK.

If the instructions does not help you, then ask for help in the Spyware removal forum.

1 comment:

  1. You are the MAN! Thanks, worked like a charm. Many thanks, Anson