What is Redirect?

Browsing the web is one of the most basic tasks we perform every single day; however, infections like Redirect can make this nearly impossible. researchers have discovered that once your browsing sessions start being redirected to or, you need to waste no time and employ malware detection/removal tools. So why is this source dangerous? How can you delete Redirect from your computer and browser? Continue reading to find the information you need to fight the infection successfully.

What can Redirect do? is based upon the pay-per-click system. This means that the developers of the website generate revenue by promoting third party advertisement. If you read through the Privacy Policy of the search engine, you are informed that:

Third Parties may also use cookies, JavaScript, web beacons (also known as action tags or single-pixel gifs), tracking technologies as specified above and other technologies, intended among others, to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content.

Unfortunately, not all third party companies are screened, which means that cyber criminals may be allowed to produce fake advertisements and employ tracking cookies. This is no safe at all! If you clicked on misleading schemers’ ads, you could initiate web page rerouting, accelerate online scams and even allow schemers to drop malicious programs. As soon as you notice any suspicious processes, start Redirect removal procedures.

How to remove Redirect? Redirect removal is not straightforward, and you will need to perform a few steps in order to succeed. Overall, you need to delete the application from your computer and your browsers. The guides below should help you with manual removal; however, we strongly recommend installing SpyHunter to scan the PC once you are done. The free spyware scanner can detect malware which you may miss but which requires removal. Please follow the instructions and post a comment below if you face any issues.

Windows 8:

1. Right-click on the bottom left corner of the screen and select Settings.
2. Click on the Control Panel.
3. Go to Programs and then Programs and Features.
4. Click on the item you want to remove and click Uninstall.

Windows Vista/7:

1. Click on the Start menu (left of the Task Bar).
2. Now click on the Control Panel.
3. Select Classic View and click on Uninstall a program.
4. Click on the suspicious program and hit the Uninstall button.

Windows XP:

1. Click on the Start Menu.
2. Open the Control Panel.
3. Go to Add or Remove Programs.
4. Click on the item you wish to delete and select Remove.

Remove Redirect From Browsers

Internet Explorer 8:

1. Click on Tools and then Internet Options.
2. Now click on the Advanced tab.
3. Hit the Reset button under Reset Internet Explorer settings.
4. Click Reset again in the new window and then choose OK.

Mozilla Firefox:

1. Launch the browser and simultaneously tap keys Ctrl+Shift+A.
2. In the Add-ons Manager go to Extensions.
3. Click on each of the suspicious items and select Remove.

Google Chrome:

1. Click on the bar icon on the right of the page.
2. Go to Tools and click Extensions.
3. Highlight the item you want to delete and click on the trash icon. Repeat the step with each of the unwanted items.
4. Now go to Settings (listed on the left).
5. Scroll down to Search and click on Manage Search Engines.
6. Click on suspicious entries and select “x”.
7. Highlight a reliable search engine and select Make default.

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