ILivid Virus is a browser hijacker that redirects users to ilivid.com without their permission asked. Undoubtedly, these redirections mean that your computer is infected with a browser hijacker that works on altering computer's DNS settings and hijacks all the browsers it finds installed on victim's PC. So, when having ILivid Virus on the system, you won't be capable to use Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Bing without finding yourself redirected to Ilivid.com. This page, which mostly is presented as download manager, hasn't been found to spread malware but, still, it clearly relies on a browser hijacker and tries to increase the amount of its visitors in such way. Besides, it's filled with insecure and promotional adds, questionable advertisements and other things. You can also find an ILivid Toolbar installed out of nowhere. In fact, it was downloaded together with some programs that you must have installed recently. Ilivid Toolbar acts almost identically to ILivid virus.
Many computer users have became the victims of ILivid Virus after downloading and installing freeware on their computers. Typically, this virus can easily come as a 'component' and then go straight for browsers' modification. As a result, user is constantly brought to this page and may even find it as his startup or homepage. Please, do NOT ignore redirections to Ilivid because it's a clear sign that you have a browser hijacker on your computer. Besides, this infections can slow your system's performance and let more dangerous threats on your computer. Remember, you have to find this browser hijacker and eliminate it if you don't want to find more problems on your machine.
In order to remove ILivid Virus, we recommend using updated anti-malware programs that are mentioned in Automatic program's removal guide. Be sure that the program is updated because this virus is designed to change its code quite often. Additionally, if you have ILivid Toolbar installed, follow manual removal steps:
You can remove ILivid 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.
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.
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.
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 ILivid:
• 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 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 ILivid 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 ILivid virus right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2014-08-13 07:11
Information updated: 2014-08-13 07:11
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