Is your computer infected with Search-123.com browser hijacker? You have tried various security tools but none of them can remove Search-123.com thoroughly? This post will tell you step-by-step guide on how to remove Search-123.com redirect manually and completely. If you have any problem during the removal process, please contact Tee Support agents 24/7 online for more detailed instructions.
What is Search-123.com?
Search-123.com is a browser hijacker which is made from rookit technology which has produced the notorious get-answers-fast and gimmeanswers.org infections and might have brought a great deal of illegal profit to computer hackers. Somebody call Search-123.com is a Google redirect virus because once you are infected with such annoying infection, whenever you want to use Google search engine, you will find that your search results will be lead to visit irrelevant advertisement sites. Search-123.com is built to add some tracing cookies into your system and then cyber criminals can use these tracing cookits to monitor your online activities and gather info they want. Search-123.com can also assist other threats to get access to your computer and then mess up your computer further. It is strongly recommended to remove Search-123.com immediately before it causes further loss to you.
Why my antivirus did not remove Search-123.com completely?
Although all kinds of security applications have significantly improved the detection of new viruses and back door infections, the file names and file locations used by Search-123.com virus continually changes as Search-123.com tries to avoid detection and adds difficulty to your antivirus software to remove it completely.
Search-123.com manual removal instructions tips:
You can remove Search-123.com virus manually if you know everything about how to kill processes on your Task Manager, eliminate registry entries of the virus only and find out well-hidden files and folders of Search-123.com virus.
Technical details for how to remove Search-123.com manually:
1) Open your Task Manger by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete key and end the processes of Search-123.com:
[random characters].exe of Search-123.com fake SETUP.EXE
2) The associated files to be removed in folders on Local Disk (note: new files are still created each month so far):
%System%\drivers\[random].sys c:\Windows\winsxs\x86_microsoft-windows-dfsclient_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.18451_none_894b9dbde369cb1f\dfsc.sys (known virus sample one) %AppData%\[random].exe C:\USERS\CORMACT\APPDATA\ROAMING\PRIVACY.EXE (known virus sample one) %ProgramFiles%\LP\[random].tmp
3) Open your Registry Editor and then find out the registry entries of Search-123.com to remove them( note: new registry entries are still made every month so far):
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DontShowMeThisDialogAgain HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\fake WinRAR HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\C0AB6693AB3202B4B9D95716ED5CE4A6\SourceList\LastUsedSource =[random] HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\[random] HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\[random] HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\shell=random
Note:Search-123.com virus always disguise their names to resemble benign system files to escape the antivirus detection and add more difficulty to manual removal. You may not be able to open questionable folders to find out a file named “Search-123.com” directly so you have to be professional to identify Search-123.com virus in disguise.
5) Clear up your web browser records, unwanted tool bar add-ons and unknown cookies on your Internet explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers .
User: I have tried every reputable AV scanner and I still can’t remove the pesky Search-123.com virus, what now? Am I hopeless since Search-123.com is too stubborn and I cannot fix it on my own?
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