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.
Redirect manual removal:
Browse to the key:'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun'
Delete the value 'redirect'