Saturday, September 4, 2010 browser hijacker removal guide is a new misleading website, which Security Suite uses to promote and distribute itself. The site 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 - browser hijacker

Do not trust this information, because is created with purpose to scare you into thinking that your PC in danger and thus force you to buy the full version of Security Suite. Important to know, the program is a fake antispyware program, which looks like an antispyware application, but in reality is not be able to detect or remove any viruses and trojans.

If you find that your computer is infected with this malware and your browser is redirected to antispyjob site, then most important do not purchase anything from this misleading web site. Ignore all that this site will say and suggest you. Use the removal guide here or the steps below to remove it from your system for free.

How to remove browser hijacker/virus

Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.

Reset proxy settings of your browser (this malware hijacked them) by doing: run Internet Explorer, Click Tools and select Internet Options. Select Connections Tab and click to Lan Settings button. Uncheck “Use a proxy server” box. Click OK and click OK again.

Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Double click mbam-setup.exe to install the application. When installation is complete, make sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware, then click Finish. If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.

Once the program has loaded you will see a screen like below.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

Select "Perform Quick Scan", then click Scan. When the scan is done, click OK, then Show Results to view the results. You will see a list of malware that  Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware found on your computer. Note: list of malware may be different than what is shown in the screen below.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware - lists of malicious software

Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. Once disinfection is finished, a log will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to Restart.

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

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