Title: Feed.helpbar.com

Remove Feed.helpbar.com
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:Feed.helpbar.com severity is 10  (10 / 100)
 

Feed.helpbar.com is a page, which seems to be trustworthy search engine but it's not. The reason why we have included it to the category of browser hijackers is very simple: most of its visitors are redirected PC users who have been searching something on the Internet but have been made to enter this page instead their expected domains. In reality, all these redirections are initiated by browser hijacker, which can also make feed.helpbar.com your homepage and the default search engine. While most of these threats affect one specific browser, this one has ability to get on all browsers that are installed on user's computer. Note that this virus tends to attack computers all of a sudden. While it is not an extremely dangerous virus, we do not recommend keeping it on your computer.

WHY AM I REDIRECTED TO Feed.helpbar.com?

feed.helpbar.com redirect virus can easily get inside the system through its backdoors. As soon as it sneaks inside, it alters computer's settings and starts its annoying activity. When trying to search the web or enter a website, feed.helpbar.com will only show up. That becomes really annoying after some time. Most of its victims still ignore such activity, but you should never do that. The main reason why we recommend this is that you may be redirected to malicious website, which is used to spread malware. In order to remove feed.helpbar.com  redirect virus, follow the guide which is given below:

HOW CAN I REMOVE Feed.helpbar.com redirect virus?

In order to stop redirections to feed.helpbar.com, you should run a full system scan with anti-malware program, like SpyHunterSTOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. This is recommend if you want to get rid of this browser hijacker from your computer. Additionally, you should fix your start page if has been altered by this redirect virus.

Automatic Feed.helpbar.com Removal Guide

You can remove Feed.helpbar.com automatically with a help of one of these programs: SpyHunter, STOPzilla, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. We recommend these applications because they can easily delete potentially unwanted programs and viruses with all their files and registry entries that are related to them.

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Feed.helpbar.com. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

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Manual Feed.helpbar.com Removal Guide

Step 1: Uninstall Feed.helpbar.com and related programs

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  • Here, look for Feed.helpbar.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.

If you are Windows 8 user, then right-click in the lower left corner of the screen. Once Quick Access Menu shows up, select Control Panel and Uninstall a Program.

Step 2: Remove Feed.helpbar.com from Windows shortcuts

  • Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties.
  • Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus.

Repeat steps that are given above with all browsers' shortcuts, including Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Make sure you check all locations of these shortcuts, including Desktop, Start Menu and taskbar.

Step 3: Remove Feed.helpbar.com from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for Feed.helpbar.com and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete Feed.helpbar.com removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
  • Here, select Feed.helpbar.com and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the menu (top right corner), choose Options General.
  • Here, delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default.
  • Click OK to save these changes.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete Feed.helpbar.com removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
  • Here, select Feed.helpbar.com and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Change your homepage and default search engine if it was altered by your virus
  • Click on menu icon and choose Settings.
  • Here, look for the Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup option and click on Set pages.
  • Now you should see another window. Here, delete malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage.
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete Feed.helpbar.com removal.

What is browser hijacker?

Browser hijacker is a malicious program, usually a web browser plug-in or add-ons, which modifies web browser settings in order to change default search page, home page, new tab or error page. After that, it starts unwanted redirects to undesirable Internet sites. A browser hijacker also can record all web pages the user visits and send gathered information out through a background Internet connection.

Practically all browser hijackers are created for commercial, advertising or marketing purposes. However, there are lots of malicious versions of these programs that similarly to spyware or adware threats can be installed on the system without user's consent and often hide deep inside the system for avoiding their removal.

Symptoms showing that your computer was infected by Feed.helpbar.com:

•  Changes in homepage and/or default search engine
•  Redirects to websites that are unknown and suspicious
•  Appearance of new tabs
•  Unknown sites in Bookmarks and Favorites list
•  Decreased speed of every Internet browser

QR code for Feed.helpbar.com removal instructions:

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QR is short for Quick Response. They can be read quickly by the mobile phones. QR codes can store more data than standard barcodes, including url links, geo coordinates, and text.

The reason we add QR code to the website is that parasites like Feed.helpbar.com are really hard to remove on infected computer. you can quicly scan the QR code with your mobile device and have manual removal instructions to uninstall Feed.helpbar.com right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2014-08-28 06:32:46
Information updated: 2014-08-28 06:32:46

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