Baidu.com is a website owned by Baidu Inc. Baidu is a big company founded in Chine back in 2000. Baidu offers various web services, such as Chinese search engine, Baidu Baike, which is similar to Wikipedia and others. However, the problem is that Baidu started to use aggressive marketing and force users to use baidu.com as default search engine. So, if your default home page and search engine were changed to baidu.com without your authorization, it means that you are infected with Baidu.com browser hijacker. Some users report that sometimes getting redirects to cn.hao123.com, which is another website that belongs to Baidu Inc.
First of all Baidu.com causes a lot of inconvenience for users, because the website is all in Chinese language. Also the website may contain various adware, spyware and malware that may slip into your computer by exploiting system security breaches in the most known web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Users can get infected by this hijacker by clicking on pop-up ads and spam links. However, if your computer is infected with some virus or other malware, it can automatically download and install Baidu.com hijacker on your computer without your permission.
Most of the times, Baidu.com browser hijacker is widely spread on the Internet by bundling with freeware programs. Usually those programs are hosted on questionable websites or torrent portals, but sometimes reliable sources like download.com and softpedia.com may contain programs bundled with adware, spyware, potentially unwanted programs and other malware. So, during the installation of the program if user doesn’t pay attention to the license agreement and opt for express installation, he will install the whole package of programs included in the bundle. So, do not rush when installing software on your computer. If you waste few minutes on reading license agreement you will save a lot of time and money on fixing your computer from infections.
Probably, you came here to find out how to get rid of baidu.com browser hijacker. I will tell you how, but first of all I want to warn you that the removal process should be performed patiently, otherwise you may damage your system and will lose your personal data stored on the hard drive. So, follow our step-by-step removal instructions written below and you will be able to uninstall baidu.com virus from your computer. If you don’t have time to perform manual removal, it is recommended to download our automatic removal tool that will scan your computer and delete all of the malware.
Symptoms of Baidu.com infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for Baidu.com threat removal and it is easy to use.
After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the BAIDU.COM and other suspicious add-ons and extensions. However to complete the removal procedure we strongly advise to scan your computer with antivirus and anti-malware tools like SpyHunter, HitmanPro 32-bit, HitmanPro 64-bit or Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. Those programs might help to you find registry entries of malware and remove them safely.