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Remove rsearch shopathome.com virus&browser hijacker

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rsearch shopathome.com is a browser hijacker that can take place your homepage and default search engine. Then you will come to realize that there are more ads, pop-ups and links than before. Besides, Research shopathome.com can also download other stuff to your computer, such as toolbars and plug-ins and install them. If you use your infected browser to receive E-mails or log into your accounts, rsearch shopathome.com can record your info silently and transfer to cyber criminals who may use your info for evil purposes. When Research shopathome.com runs at backstage, it needs to download tons of pictures and other documents to your computer, which occupy your space.

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Some users whose computers are pestered by rsearch shopathome.com want to know how their computers get infected. Technically speaking, computers which are connected to the Internet have equal chance of being infected by rsearch shopathome.com, but if you are a regular visitor to porn sites or dangerous sites, that chance should be bigger. Besides, spam E-mail is also a perfect channel to spread rsearch shopathome.com when hackers disguise rsearch shopathome.com as an attachment or other stuff. When you try to remove rsearch shopathome.com via your antivirus programs, you will that there is nothing weird found in your computer. Why? That’s because antivirus programs are designed to deal with trojans or other horrible threat. So it is suggested that you should remove rsearch shopathome.com manually. And here we have detailed instruction showing how to remove it. If you have any difficulty during the removal process, please feel free to contact our 24/7 online experts for tech support.

How to remove Research shopathome.com--removal guide

Step 1: Restart your computer into Safe Mode with Networking.
Hit F8 constantly when you restart your computer and then choose Safe Mode with Networking.

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Step 2:Enter the following registry values and change their values:
Hit Win + R and then type regedit in the registry and hit Enter.

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Go to the following registry values and change the values of "Start-up Page" and "Default Search Page":
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/SoftWare/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/main
HKEY_Local_Machine/SoftWare/Microsoft/Internet Explorer/main

Delete the following registry values:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run"random.exe"

Step 3:clean junk files:
%appdata%
%temp%

Step 4: Change your homepage(take Firefox as an example):
Click Tools->Options. Under the General tab, fill in the homepage you want in the box.

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