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Friday, August 23, 2013

Uninstall/ Remove VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search

VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search Problem

Victim is asking for help:
‘I have this unwanted tool bar. VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search. I have tried the Adwcleaner by Xplode, in the log file it showed the unwanted tool bar and when it finished scanning I pressed on the next button (Clean, remove or something).  The computer rebooted but the unwanted tool bar was still there. ’

Seems like there is another visualbee variant plaguing PC users nowadays. See? It is quite clear that virus is keeping updating in a bid to affect more PC users after computer experts have figured out the solution to it.

The difference between visualbee toolbar and VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search toolbar is the place in which they put their components. Therefore, if you would like to get online tech support, you’d better tell the exact name of the virus you are having, otherwise, we will take more time into finding and fixing the virus for you.

What Does VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search Do?

  • Opens up backdoor in the background without your consent and knowledge;
  • Triggers ads popping up randomly and error messages sometimes;
  • Making more in-text words underlined in an attempt to take you to promoting web sites;
  • Causes computer to run slowly and browser to load page slowly;
  • Loads down additional junks that consume a lot of resources;
  • Randomly delete systematic items and make them affiliate of visualbee v.1 customized web search toolbar;
  • Incurs search redirect issue and takes victims to unrelated search results.

2 Efficient Removal Solutions

Solution A: Remove VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search Manually

Step 1: click "Start", go to "Control Panel" to uninstall visualbee V.1 customized web search toolbar.

Step 2: Use CTRL+ALT+DEL combination to open Task Manager and end visualbee V.1 customized web search toolbar.  

Step 3: open "Google Chrome" (take Chrome as expample), and uninstall visualbee V.1 customized web search toolbar in Extensions. 

Step 4: search for and delete all files related to visualbee V.1 customized web search toolbar after showing hidden files: 
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 generated by visualbee V.1 customized web search toolbar:
  • %AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallIE.dat
  • %AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallStatIE.dat
  • %AppData%[trojan name]toolbarversion.xml
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\[random digits]\[random digits].cfg
step 5: Remove add-ons: 
Assuming you have visualbee V.1 customized web search toolbar on Internet Explorer:
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.

Google Chrome
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.  

Mozilla Firefox
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;  

Step6. Delete all related registry values related to visualbee V.1 customized web search toolbar in your local hard disk C:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System]
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Installer\Products\random
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ VisualBee V.1  Toolbar
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ VisualBee V.1 \UninstallString “%AppData%[RANDOM CHARACTERS][RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe” -u
Note: If you think the manual removal is complicated and you really want to be a lazy guy, no worries, there is still a perfect solution for you - Download and Install Spyhunter to Remove VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search Automatically. The most powerful antivirus program Spyhunter can remove VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search just like hands down for you.

Solution B: Remove VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search 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
  spyhunter run

spyhunter setup

spyhunter setup

Step B. Run SpyHunter to block VisualBee V.1 Customized Web Search

Run SpyHunter and click "Malware Scan" button to scan your computer, after detect this unwanted program, clean up relevant files and entries completely.

 spyhunter3 scan

Step C. Restart your computer to take effect.

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