Hao123 is a potentially unwanted application, which is propagated using illegal/unfair distribution methods. Once it sneaks inside the system, this program makes several system's modifications that are closely related to Hao.123 website and Hao123 Toolbar. The clearest sign, saying that your computer is infected with this hijacker, is continuous redirects to en.hao.123, br.hao.123, tw.hao.123, jp.hao.123 or vn.hao.123 or similar websites. Besides, you may also receive annoying pop-up advertisements every time you start browsing on the web. In most of occasions, changing the browser doesn't help to avoid this redirect virus because it affects every web browser, which is installed on the system. If you want to fix your PC, you have to remove Hao123 from the system without any delay..
Hao123 redirect virus is propagated using several distribution methods. Note that you should definitely install updated anti-spyware if you want to prevent infiltration of this hijacker. In addition, you should avoid freeware and shareware, or carefully check every installation window when downloading such program on your computer. As soon as it gets inside the system, it alters some of PC's settings. Typically, you may discover changes in your start page, default search engine and new tab page. Besides, you may also find Hao123 Toolbar on your computer and receive annoying pop-up advertisements when searching on the Internet. If you think your PC may be infected with this redirect virus, you should check your computer with updated anti-spyware. Besides, we also recommend following this detailed removal guide:
If you think your PC is infected with Hao123, you should immediately run a full system scan with one of those programs that are mentioned in Automatic Hao123 removal guide. After that you may also need to follow a manual removal guide:
You can remove Hao123 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.
Uninstall Hao123 and related programs
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.
If you are using OS X, click Go button at the top left of the screen and select Applications.
Wait until you see Applications folder and look for Hao123 or any other suspicious programs on it. Now right click on every of such entries and select Move to Trash.
Remove Hao123 from Windows shortcuts
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.
Remove Hao123 from each of your web browsersInternet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome Safari Remove dangerous add-ons
Information added: 08/13/14 02:03;
information updated: 08/13/14 02:03