Title: Firefox redirect virus

Remove Firefox redirect virus
Removal instructions

Severity scale:Firefox redirect virus severity is 50  (50 / 100)

Firefox redirect virus is a dangerous cyber threat, which can easily cause several problems for its victims. The most obvious of them is redirections to unwanted websites that are filled commercial pop-up ads, links and similar content. As its name suggests, this virus attacks Mozilla Firefox browser and then alters its DNS settings, homepage, default search engine and similar settings. In order words, Firefox redirect virus misconfigures the browser. While it is not as dangerous as malware or spyware viruses, this threat is mainly used to to increase the popularity of websites and earn the money for this service. However, who can guarantee that Firefox redirect virus won't redirect you to infected website, which is used to distribute those threats.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH Firefox redirect virus?

Firefox redirect virus can appear on your Mozilla Firefox browser after installing freeware and shareware program. In most of the cases, such programs as media codecs, torrent files and similar free applications have various components that can be downloaded almost without any permission asked. In most of the cases, they are presented in a small print and then used to change search provider and do other changes on the system. Besides, legitimate software and malware applications can also infect your PC with Firefox redirect virus. Be aware that in most of the cases Mozilla Firefox has nothing to do with this problem. In reality, it's the adware/browser hijacker, which should never be ignored. You must remove Firefox redirect virus ASAP.

HOW TO REMOVE Firefox redirect virus?

First of all, scan your computer with updated anti-malware program in order to make sure that your PC is free of viruses. We recommend using  STOPzilla, SpyHunter or Malwarebytes Anti Malware.

Additionally, check every of the steps that are given on this post: Google redirect: how to stop this problem

Automatic Firefox redirect virus removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall Firefox redirect virus. 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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Geolocation of Firefox redirect virus:

This map reveals the prevalence of Firefox redirect virus. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

QR code for Firefox redirect virus 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 Firefox redirect virus 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 Firefox redirect virus right in your pocket.

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

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Information added: 2013-02-05 07:24:25
Information updated: 2013-02-05 07:24:25

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