Google Webhp Virus

What is Google Webhp Virus?

Google Webhp Virus is a computer infection that puts your system in a great danger. It is a browser hijacker that redirects you to fake Google websites at There are several corrupted search engines that are known to forcefully redirect you to, for example,, and others. It implies that Google Webhp Virus is related to a list of free browser plugins that be responsible for this browser hijacker entering your system. Thus it is important that you remain attentive during freeware installation, because it is very likely that such browser plugins as ILivid Toolbar and others would come bundled with Google Webhp Virus.

What does Google Webhp Virus do?

Based on its functions Google Webhp Virus is rather similar to Google Redirect Virus. It modifies your hosts file and takes over your browser in order to redirect you to affiliated corrupted sites. Your home page and default search engine will be changed to and you will experience a number of annoying infection symptoms, for example, Google Webhp Virus will be able to randomly open new browser window or tab that would instantly redirect you to the website. Needless to say, that by forcefully changing your home page and displaying customized search results, Google Webhp Virus exposes you to further malware infections, so you have to remove Google Webhp Virus from the PC immediately.

How to remove Google Webhp Virus?

It would be for the best to avoid getting infected with Google Webhp Virus in the first place. For that you need to refrain from downloading free software from unofficial sources, because the infection could be delivered with ILivid Toolbar or any browser extension developed by Conduit, because after a thorough analysis a malware file was also found this directory: %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Conduit\Babylon. However, it is also possible for Google Webhp Virus to enter your system with rootkits, and in that case it may be difficult to remove it manually. You are highly recommended to invest in a legitimate antimalware tool to remove Google Webhp Virus.

If you are an experienced computer user, you can try removing Google Webhp Virus on your own. Run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to find the exact locations of the infection's files and then delete them. Afterwards, follow the instructions below to restore your Internet and browser settings.

Change proxy settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and select Internet Options.
  2. Open Connections tab and click LAN settings button.
  3. Uncheck a box right under Proxy server section and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click Firefox button and go to Options.
  2. Select Advanced tab and open Network tab.
  3. Click Settings and select Manual Proxy Configuration.
  4. Enter required date and press OK. Click OK again.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and select Settings.
  2. Scroll down to the very end and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Click Network and press Change proxy settings button.
  4. Open Connections tab and click LAN settings.
  5. Uncheck the box under Proxy server and click OK.

Modify hosts file

  1. Go to Local Disk (C:) and open Windows folder.
  2. Select System32 and go to drivers.
  3. Open etc folder and use Notepad to open hosts file.
  4. There should be only two or one lines at the very end of the file: " localhost" and/or "::1".
  5. If you see any other lines below the ones described above, delete them and save changes.

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