Title: validclick.net virus
Also known as: validclick.net, Google Redirect Virus

Remove validclick.net virus
Removal instructions

Severity scale:validclick.net virus severity is 45  (45 / 100)

Validclick.net is a version of well known and still quite active virus called Google Redirect. It uses various websites and redirects user traffic to increase revenues. It's very annoying to user, because when he tries to search for something in the Internet - he constantly gets redirected through various domains which doesn't even match the main search query. It's almost impossible to find something in the internet because of this browser hijacker.

What does validclick.net virus do?

Validclick.net is made to redirect your traffic to various ads and other websites. Usually, it will be some page which installs some fake applications to your computer. Then it leads to another problem - this fake application tries to get your private and secret information from you, and send it to remote servers, where cybercriminals will use it for illegal purposes. If you constantly get redirected to Validclick.net - that means you're infected with this virus. Additionally, it is known, that this virus might collect your activity on the internet and sent it to marketing companies, which will later use this data to display advertisements and make marketing campaigns.

It is very important to remove validclick.net redirection virus from your computer! We recommend using SpyHunter or  STOPzilla to remove this malware. However, you might want try to do this manually (which is not recommended). To do that, follow the guide below.

Automatic validclick.net virus removal:

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SpyHunter is recommended remover to uninstall validclick.net 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.

If you failed to remove validclick.net virus using SpyHunter, submit question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
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validclick.net virus snapshot:
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validclick.net virus manual removal:

Kill processes:
Delete registry values:






HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser\


Delete files:
C:\Program Files\random name].exe

C:\Users\User name\AppData\[random name]. exe

C:\Users\User name\AppData\[random name]. dll

C:\Windows\[random numbers]

C:\Windows\system32\DRIVERS\[random name].sys

C:\Windows\system32\[random name].exe

QR code for validclick.net virus removal instructions:

validclick.net virus qrcode
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 validclick.net 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 validclick.net virus right in your pocket.

Simply use the QR scanner and read removal instructions from mobile device.
Information added: 2012-08-07 06:54:19
Information updated: 2012-08-07 06:57:48

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