Redirect is an Internet Explorer toolbar implemented as IE Browser Helper Object. This program redirects URL to its controlling server and then back to the correct location. The Web site can log a user's IP address and visited URLs. It has been reported that Redirect not only shows advertisements but also collects informations about the user.
• Shows commercial adverts
• Hides from the user
• Stays resident in background
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Redirect manual removal:
Delete registry values:
Browse to the key:'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
Delete the value 'redirect'
redirect1.exe, redirect2.exe, redirect3.exe, redirect4.exe, redirect5.exe, redirect6.exe, redirect7.exe, redirect8.exe, redirect9.exe
Geolocation of Redirect:
This map reveals the prevalence of Redirect. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Singapore and United States.
QR code for Redirect removal instructions:
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 Redirect 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 Redirect right in your pocket.
Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.