Overview of Nationzoom.com:
Nationzoom.com which is also called Nation Zoom is classified as browser hijacker. When gets into target PC, Nationzoom.com will undertake a series malicious tasks to interrupt computer users to enjoy a wonderful online experience.
As a browser hijacker, once enters into the target PC, firstly, Nationzoom.com will embed itself with the popular browsers such as IE, Chrome, Firefox and Safari and changes the homepage and default search engine without authorization. At the same time, it adds some icons which are connected with commercial websites or pornographic web pages to the bookmark or favorite bar without users’ permission. Once these browser settings have been made, it is almost impossible for computer users to reset them back as Nationzoom.com always comes with a Helper Object which can protect its settings from being changed.
Besides altering browser settings, Nationzoom.com redirect also affect functions of the targeted computer terribly in other aspects. It will add some files to the startup menu; therefore, it can get started automatically when computer users boot the infected PC. And then Nationzoom.com browser hijacker runs in the background and eats up a lot of computer source. Computer users may encounter the poor running speed, windows freeze, network disconnected and even the system crash of the infected PC. What’s worse, by chiseling up a backdoor in the infected PC, Nationzoom.com redirect may cause system vulnerability which can give other kinds of computer virus to invade into the PC more easily.
The screenshot of Nation Zoom redirect:
The most common way of Nationzoom.com to sneak into the PC:
When computer owners install software on their computers, many of them do not have the habit to read the installation terms carefully during the setup process. The creators of the virus make use of this psychology and bundle the virus with those software. If you don’t uncheck some related terms during the installation panel, you offer a chance for the bundled virus to sneak into your PC automatically. As a result, for avoiding such unexpected infiltration, it is highly recommended to keep an eye on every installation window and uncheck all unknown entries.
Best way to terminate Nation Zoom redirect completely:
To completely get rid of Nation Zoom redirect, you cannot rely on automatically scan. As antivirus software can only remove some useless parts of this foxy browser hijacker, the key components of Nation Zoom used random names still hide deeply in the system. As a result, you need to carry out a blanket search to find out all the infected files and then delete all of them. Follow the manual steps as below and remove the virus right now.
Nation Zoom browser hijacker manual removal instruction:
1. End all the Nationzoom.com browser hijacker running processes
Open task manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del keys at the same time. Another way is to click on the Start button and choose Run option, then type taskmgr into and press OK.
Stop all the Nationzoom.com browser hijacker running processes.
2. Remove Nationzoom.com add-on from your web browsers.
* Internet Explorer
To do this, you need to open Internet Explorer->Tools->Manage Addons->Disable Nationzoom.com related add ons or disable all unverified add ons.
* Mozilla Firefox
To do this, you need to open your Mozilla Firefox->Tools->Add-ons->Extensions->Disable Nationzoom.com related extensions or disable all unverified extensions.
* Google Chrome
To do this, you need to open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Tools->Extensions->Unclick the Enabled to disable Nationzoom.com Extension and then click the Bin button to remove it.
3. Show all hidden files and clean all the malicious files about Nationzoom.com browser hijacker
Click the Start button and choose Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, to find Folder Options then double-click on it.
In the pop-up dialog box, click the View tab and uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
Clean all the malicious files about Nationzoom.com browser hijacker as below.
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\[random].exe %System Root%\Samples %User Profile%\Local Settings\Temp %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ Nationzoom.com %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Nationzoom.com
4. Remove all Nationzoom.com browser hijacker registry entries as follows:
open Registry Editor by pressing Window+R keys together.(another way is clicking on the Start button and choosing Run option, then typing into Regedit and pressing Enter. )
Find out all Nationzoom.com browser hijacker registry entries as follows and delete all of them.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Nationzoom.com \DisplayIcon %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe,0 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Nationzoom.com HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Nationzoom.com \UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\[RANDOM CHARACTERS] %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Nationzoom.com \ShortcutPath “%AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ Nationzoom.com \DisplayName Nationzoom.com
5. Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by infections.
For Windows Xp: Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the Run box -> click Ok to open the System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated.
For Windows Vista or Windows7: click start menu->type msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated.
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