Title: v9.com virus
Also known as: v9 virus, safe.v9.com

Remove v9.com virus
Removal instructions

 
Severity scale:v9.com virus severity is 38  (38 / 100)
 

v9.com virus is a browser hijacker, which is used to increase the traffic to v9.com and promote this website to earn the money. If infected with this cyber threat, user finds serious problems when trying to browse the web and find what he/she really needs. Every time victim tries to search the web, the search is rerouted to v9.com, th.v9.com or safe.v9.com websites no matter which search engine it uses. Besides, v9 virus can also install its toolbar and start appearing instead of your homepage. As you can see, having this virus is really inconvenient. Besides, it can be dangerous as well, because you can be easily redirected to malicious website as well. If you are also suffer from such problems, scan your PC with reputable anti-malware and remove v9 virus without any delay.

HOW CAN I GET INFECTED WITH v9 virus?

V9.com virus can get on your computer by several ways: you can download it together with freeware or shareware programs or simply let inside after clicking on malicious link left on some hacked site. Besides, this browser hijacker can easily come in a bundle with other malware. Once it gets there, it starts doing everything to start its redirections. Typically, it alters DNS settings, changes the homepage settings and  starts redirecting its victim. Of course, all these changes are made without any permission asked. When infected with v9.com virus, you will not only be made to visit this website against your will - v9.com virus has also been reported to display various pop-up advertisements. If you see them, you must check your computer for v9.com virus and remove this threat immediately. 

HOW CAN I REMOVE v9 virus?

If you think you are infected with v9.com virus, you should run a full system scan with automated anti-malware or anti-virus program. Try using  STOPzilla or SpyHunter in this case. Additionally, in order to complete removal of v9 virus and fix each of your browsers, follow these steps:

Automatic v9.com virus Removal Guide

You can remove v9.com 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.

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall v9.com virus. You should confirm using free trial that it detects current version of parasite.

Note: Manual assistance required means that one or all of removers were unable to remove parasite without some manual intervention, please read manual removal instructions below.

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Manual v9.com virus Removal Guide

Step 1: Uninstall v9.com and related programs

  • Click Start Control Panel Programs and Features (if you are Windows XP user, click on Add/Remove Programs).
  • Here, look for v9.com or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Uninstall them and click OK to save these changes.

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.

Step 2: Remove v9.com from Windows shortcuts

  • Right click on the shortcut of Mozilla Firefox and select Properties.
  • Go to Shortcut tab and look at the Target field. Delete malicious URL that is related to your virus.

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.

Step 3: Remove v9.com from each of your web browsers

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Remove dangerous add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the top right corner of the browser and choose Manage Add-ons
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Here, look for v9.com and other suspicious plugins. Disable these entries by clicking Disable:
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the top right corner of the browser and select Internet Options. Stay in General tab.
  • Here, remove malicious URL and enter preferable domain name. Click Apply to save changes.
Reset Internet Explorer
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and select Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Here, select Reset.
  • When in the new window, check Delete personal settings and select Reset again to complete v9.com removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Remove dangerous extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Add-ons Extensions.
  • Here, select v9.com and other questionable plugins. Click Remove to delete these entries.
Change your homepage if it was altered by virus:
  • Click on the menu (top right corner), choose Options General.
  • Here, delete malicious URL and enter preferable website or click Restore to default.
  • Click OK to save these changes.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu on the top left and click on the question mark. Here, choose Troubleshooting Information.
  • Now you will see Reset Firefox to its default state message with Reset Firefox button. Click this button for several times and complete v9.com removal.
Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Google Chrome
Delete malicious plugins
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon (top right corner) and select Tools Extensions.
  • Here, select v9.com and other malicious plugins and select trash icon to delete these entries.
Change your homepage and default search engine if it was altered by your virus
  • Click on menu icon and choose Settings.
  • Here, look for the Open a specific page or set of pages under On startup option and click on Set pages.
  • Now you should see another window. Here, delete malicious search sites and enter the one that you want to use as your homepage.
  • Click on menu icon again and choose Settings Manage Search engines under the Search section.
  • When in Search Engines..., remove malicious search sites. You should leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
Reset Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon on the top right of your Google Chrome and select Settings.
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and click on Reset browser settings.
  • Click Reset to confirm this action and complete v9.com removal.

What is browser hijacker?

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 v9.com:

•  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 code for v9.com virus removal instructions:

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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 v9.com 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 v9.com virus right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.

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Information added: 2014-08-18 02:44:36
Information updated: 2014-08-18 02:44:36

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Go to Add-on, and Disable the "Proxy Tool 1.01". Otherwise, when you add a new tab it will come to V9.

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