Monday, September 17, 2012

Babylon Search Viurs - Manually Remove Redirect From IE, Firefox and Google Chrome

Having been satisfied with Firefox until there comes the lingering Babylon search? Leaving no stone unturned to get rid of remnants but contrary to expectations, the redirect having come to a kind of crescendo? Wondering if there is any one-stop tool specialized on such redirect virus? This post and the backup Tee Support online tech team will help you find the way.

Babylon Virus Introduction

At the mention of Babylon, our inside researchers will think of a time-enduring and tenacious browser hijacker which crept into view a couple of years ago. Posing as an compact and plain search engine which is little more than any leading ones such as Google, Yahoo and Bing, Babylon does not need too many enhancement with the distribution channel, strong penetration and hiding techniques.

Such browser virus generally piggyback seemingly innocuous software and infiltrates into the system when users download them. We also observe that Babylon has inserted its program codes into some weak sites from which the browser will be contracted once upon the click. Besides, Babylon toolbar has cooperation with many other redirect malware.

Once upon the penetration,  Babylon will modify DNS settings to cause numerous redirect even replace previous homepage or search page with its own. Some observant users may take notice of other browser changes such as the added pages to bookmark folders. Besides there’re many popups linked with ads pages. In fact, the redirect virus can also track users online activities and send to remote server and leave backdoor for other opportunistic virus, among which the most common is infectious toolbar.

Also, it’s most common that a browser with Babylon freezes or crashes easily and the system becomes extremely slow together with high consumption of CPU and update failure.

Given the above, all users should keep an eye on network security and takes steps to completely remove Babylon search virus if you find any symptoms.

Babylon Search Screenshot Virus Removal

What makes a browser virus difficult to remove is that it can bypass antivirus detection with its obfuscated modification activities. Many find it makes no difference if deleting all temp files, cache history and tracking cookies, even resetting or reinstalling the affected browser. Here we’ll focus on manual approach which drastically terminate and clear the created files and registry entries. Below is the referential steps on how to get rid of virus:

Step 1 : Go to Task Manager with Alt+Ctrl+Delete and stop its process. (How to stop related process of Babylon search virus)


Step 2: Search for and delete its related files in Local Disk C:

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbardtx.ini

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarguid.dat

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarlog.txt

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarpreferences.dat

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarstat.log

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarstats.dat

%AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallIE.dat

Step 3: Navigate to remove the registry entries associated as below in Registry Editor:( How to remove registry entries )

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardCurVer



HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClasses[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuard.1

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerToolbar “[trojan name]”
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