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How To Remove A Redirect Virus
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As we all know viruses can damage your computer. It is important to get rid of these viruses and protect yourself from future infections. In this article I'll teach you how to remove a redirect virus from your computer.

A redirect virus is a malware that redirects your webpage to a different site when you search for something on Google or on another search engine. This virus redirects your webpage to one of its sites which primarily is a pornographic site. When this happens it can be really embarrasing not to mention very harmful to your computer.

Not to worry, I will show you how to get rid of this annoying virus. To completely remove a redirect virus you must know how to enter your computer into Safe Mode. Safe Mode is where you can perfom advanced diagnostics and fix problems on your computer. To enter Safe Mode do the following:

1. Shut down your computer.

2. Continue to hit the F8 key when you turn back on your computer.

3. If you did it right a black screen will appear.

4. Select the Safe Mode with Networking option.

5. A login screen will appear.

6. Login as normal.

7. Click yes to the popup.

8. You have entered Safe Mode.

Now that you are in Safe Mode you can now being to remove the virus. You first need to check if you have a certain part of the virus. To do this do the following:

Click on the "Start" button

Right click on "My Computer"

Click "Properties"

For Windows 7 click on "Device Manager" for Windows XP click the Hardware Tab then "Device Manager"

This opens a new window, click "View" at the top

Select "Show Hidden Devices"

Search for TDSSserv.sys

Right click on it and select "Disable" DO NOT REMOVE!!!

Next, use Internet Explorer or your preferred web browser to install Malwarebytes. There is a free trial version of this. After you select the free trial option download and install it. Run a full scan. After the scan is done it will want you to restart your computer. Go ahead and restart your computer. The redirect virus has now been removed.

Malwarebytes will protect you for now but I would recommend purchasing an antivirus. You will have to sooner or later. I would recommend purchasing Kaspersky antivirus. They also have a 30 day free trial so you can test it out. I would not wait too long to purchase your antivirus though. These trials will only protect your so long before you have to buy their product (they are running a business after all). Make sure you purchase an antivirus with good ratings and reviews.

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