Am I Infected?
Recently beesq.net seems to be active around and it is reported to be found with sureclickfind redirect virus. After scans with several reputable anti-virus programs, the result stays as clean as before. So would it be possible that sureclickfind Google redirect issue is not caused by the virus?
Think of search.conduit.com, it has not been detected by anti-virus programs for the whole time when it has made many PC users suffer. Though you are told that your computer is in good condition, things are not right:
- Computer is running like a snail;
- Error messages will prompt up when you are trying to re-enable certain service on the system;
- Page loading speed is much lower than before;
- CPU is significantly consumed when there’s few program running in the background;
- More unrelated search results are shown;
- There are more ads are randomly popping up without stop after sureclickfind Google redirect issue is seen.
1） why you see more unwanted programs like ads after having sureclickfind Google redirect virus?
Be noted that such browser malware like sureclickfind is capable of chiseling a backdoor in the system without your knowledge. Such backdoor can be easily taken advantage by deadly virus. What’s worse, there’s always a code brought along with sureclickfind to collect your information. By reselling to other spammers, sureclickfind will be able to make a large sum of money for its spammer, while you are suffering from various virus attacks.
2） why it is hard to get rid of sureclickfind redirect virus?
Sureclickfind comes in as an add-on, in addition to the fact that sureclickfind Google redirect virus is programmed to bring with some legit components. Therefore, scanning with anti-virus program will not help at all. What’s more, sureclickfind uses rookit method, which helps to hide its trace. It is hard to tell vicious components from legit ones nowadays.
2 Efficient Removal Solutions
Solution A: Remove Redirect and Beesq.net Manually
For Windows XP:
Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items including those of sureclickfind.
a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;
c) click on the “Start” menu and then click on the “Search programs and files” box, Search for and delete these files created by sureclickfind:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\CustomizeSearch=[site address]
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Search Bar=[site address]
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.
1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.
1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under ‘General tab;
5. Modify host file changed by sureclickfind Google redirect virus
For Windows Vista and Windows 7
1) Click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories
2) Right click Notepad and select Run as administrator
3) Click Continue on the "Windows needs your permission" UAC window.
4) When Notepad opens Click File -> Open
5) In the filename field type C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts
6) Click Open
1) Click Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> Notepad
2) Click File -> Open
3) In the filename field type C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc\hosts
4) Click Open
Solution B: Remove Redirect and Beesq.net automatically (with SpyHunter)
Step A. Download removal tool SpyHunter
1) Click here or the icon below to download SpyHunter automatically.
2) Follow the instructions to install SpyHunter
Step B. Run SpyHunter to block Redirect and Beesq.net
Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.
Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.