What is JS/Redirector.GW?
JS/Redirector.GW is a malicious trojan horse virus which can penetrate into a system without a user’s awareness. Having much in common with JS/Redirector.JL, JS/Redirector.CH, JS/Redirector.QA and other members from JS/Redirect family, the deceptive JS/Redirector.GW not only gets access to your computer and roots itself in your system secretly, but also takes control of your browser relentlessly.
At a certain extent, this malicious application shows some devious properties of a redirect virus. You may perceive that your browser acts strangely after JS/Redirector.GW gets installed. Whether you type a URL in the address bar, or click on a favorite, or click on the home button, you just won’t see that page. JS/Redirector.GW is a representative example of Trojan:JS/Redirector variants which may arrive on your machine bundled with other malicious files, or may be downloaded from a compromised or devious website.
Once infected, you may be rerouted to those unsolicited websites having any or all features as following: pornographic, host’s additional malware, violate user’ privacy, use the augmented traffic to commit fraud. For the sake of your computer security, you are highly advised to remove this deceptive application timely.
JS/Redirector.GW May Drive You Crazy
1. It comes compulsively and disguises itself in the root of your system.
2. It may endanger your network environment
3. It redirects you to malicious unsolicited websites.
4. It alters the system settings, and registry entries etc;
5. It seriously lowers the computer speed, even freezes the system.
Manually Erase JS/Redirector.GW Infection
Step 1. Boot your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Restart your computer and keep pressing F8 key until Windows Advanced Options menu shows up, then using arrow key to select “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list and press ENTER to get into that mode.
Step 2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together to launch Window Task Manager and end suspicious processes:
Step 3. Check the following directories and delete associated files:
%UserProfile%\Programs\ AppData \[Random Charateristc].exe %UserProfile%\Programs\Temp\[Random Charateristc].dll %UserProfile%\Programs\ AppData\roaming\[Random Charateristc].dll
Step 4. Open Registry Editor by navigating to Start Menu, type in Regedit, and click OK, then find out associated entries and delete.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe" HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run""= "%AppData%\.exe" HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes"=".zip;.rar;.nfo;.txt;.exe;.bat;.com;.cmd;.reg;.msi;.htm;.html;.gif;.bmp;.jpg;.avi;.mpg;.mpeg;.mov;.mp3;.m3u;.wav;"
Step 5. After you finish the above steps, please reboot your computer and get in normal mode to check with the effectiveness.
Automatically Erase JS/Redirector.GW Infection
Step A: Download removal tool SpyHunter
Step B: Install SpyHunter after downloading
Step C: Run SpyHunter and start a full scan
Step D: Show the scan result and then delete all detected item
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