What is Nginx virus?
Nginx virus is a browser hijacker, which is made to block several popular websites like Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Youtube. It opens a blank page which says “Welcome to Nginx”. This parasite works on all major web browsers like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox.
What does Nginx virus do?
Nginx will change your homepage and redirect you to other search engines. It modifies the DNS settings in Windows hosts file. Additionally, it might add its own bookmarks and favorites of pages that you haven’t even visited. Also it can show unwanted ads and toolbars. Moreover, this hijacker is able to use up computers CPU and they can open backdoors and gateways to download more malware or rogue programs to infected computer. It might even let cybercriminals have a remote connection to your computer, and allow various actions on it.
How to remove Nginx virus?
You might need to fix some things up manually to remove Nginx. Here’s a quick guide:
- Run your computer in safe mode with networking
- Reset Internet Explorer, then click Tools and find connections tab. Click on Lan Settings button.
- Uncheck “Use a proxy server” box.
- Click OK several times, to close everything up.
- Disable suspicious programs which start at startup
However, that will not be enough to fully remove Nginx virus from your computer, use reputable antispyware software to remove it completely. We recommend using SpyHunter, STOPzilla or Malwarebytes Anti Malware. Using two or more programs is a good idea, because sometimes malicious files can block programs from working.
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Nginx Virus manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe”
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[random]\
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