Remove redirect (Removal guide) is a browser hijacker that targets the most popular web browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The main objective of this hijacker is to affect user’s web browsers and redirect victims to sponsored websites, therefore, generate web traffic and earn revenues from partners. Usually, redirections are done by changing user’s default homepage and search engine to and also via pop-up ads and banners that will be injected in every website visited by the infected computer. is also known as redirect virus, however the correct name for this threat is browser hijacker, because technically it is not a virus and doesn’t act like a virus. Also, it cannot be detected by the most of anti-virus software. The malicious activity of malware will be reflected in the great loss of computer’s performance. User’s browsing experience will be interrupted by an excessive amount of advertisements that will appear on every website. Also, numerous malicious scripts will be executed and it will consume a lot of CPU and RAM resources, therefore users may notice various freezes and program crashes. hijack is able to modify system settings and setup a TCP/IP tunnel connection with the cyber criminals in order to transfer user’s personal data and receive commands and updates. Through this tunnel the browser hijacker can easily receive and install any third party software, which in most cases is malicious. User will not be asked for permission whatsoever. Personal data including emails, social network chats and pictures, logins and passwords and even credit card details are at risk of being exposed to the third party. It is strongly recommended to get rid of before it starts performing its malicious activities at full potential.

Most of the times browser hijacker comes to your computer bundled together with some freeware programs downloaded from unofficial websites and torrent trackers. But also you can get infected if you click on some pop-up ads or banners, open spam email attachments or download and installed fake updates (for example: Java or Adobe Flash Player updates). We recommend avoiding those places and during the installation of any software be patient and read careful the End user’s license agreement as well as opt for custom installation instead of express or automatic. This way you will be able to see the list of all programs included in the bundle and select only those that you want to install.

If you are already infected with and want to remove it as quickly as possible, please follow our comprehensive step-by-step removal instruction provided below. Follow the steps in the correct order and you will get rid of within few minutes. Also, we recommend to download our automatic removal tool and use it to scan your computer for malware and clean it. Removal Instruction

Automatic Removal for

Symptoms of 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 threat removal and it is easy to use.

You are running: Windows.
This Tool is Compatible With: Compatible with Windows XP Compatible with Windows Vista Compatible with Windows 7 Compatible with Windows 8/8.1 Compatible with Windows 10
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Manual Removal Instruction for

Step 1
Windows XP / Vista / 7
  • Click on the Start button in the left lower corner and select → Control Panel. After that find the Programs and Features (if you are running Windows XP , then click on Add/Remove Programs). remove from Windows - step 1.1
Windows 8/8.1/10
  • If you are running Windows 8 or Windows 10 operating system , then right-click on the Start which is in the lower left corner of the screen. After that select Control Panel and go to Programs/Uninstall a Program. remove from Windows - step 1.2
Uninstall and related programs
  • In the list of installed programs find the or any other recently installed suspicious programs.
  • Click on them to select and then click on Uninstall button to remove them. remove from Windows - step 1.3
Step 2
  • Step 3
Remove suspicious add-ons
  • Open Internet Explorer, click on the Gear icon (IE menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Manage Add-ons.
    Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.1
  • You will see a Manage Add-ons window. Now, find the and other suspicious add-ons. Disable them by right clicking and selecting Disable:
    Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.2
How to change your homepage if it was modified by browser hijacker:
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) on the upper right corner of the browser and select Internet Options.
  • On General tab remove unwanted URL and enter your desired domain name such as Click Apply to save changes.
    Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.3
Resetting Internet Explorer browser
  • Click on the gear icon (menu) again and chose Internet options. Go to Advanced tab.
  • Now click on Reset button, the new window should appear. Select the Delete Personal settings option and click on Reset button again. Now you have deteled completely.
  • Remove from Internet Explorer - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Mozilla Firefox, click on the menu icon which is located in the top right corner. Now select Add-ons and go to Extensions.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.1
  • Now you can see the list of extensions installed within Mozilla Firefox, simply select and other suspicious extensions and click on remove button to delete them.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.2
Resetting Mozilla Firefox
  • Click on the Firefox menu icon which is on the upper left corner of the browser and click on the question mark. Now, choose Troubleshooting Information option.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.3
  • New windows will pop-up where you can see Refresh Firefox to its default state message and Refresh Firefox button. Click this button to remove completely.
  • Remove from Mozilla Firefox - Step 2.4
Remove suspicious extensions
  • Open Google Chrome, click on the menu icon in the upper right corner and select More Tools and then select Extensions.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.1
  • Now, find the and other unwanted extensions and click on trash icon to delete them completely.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.2
  • Click on menu icon once again and select Settings and then Manage Search engines it will be right under the Search section.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.3
  • Now you will see all of the Search Engines installed in your browser. Remove any suspicious search engines. We advise you to leave only Google or your preferred domain name.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.4
Resetting Google Chrome
  • Click on menu icon which is on the top right corner of your Google Chrome browser. Now select Settings. Click Show Advanced Settings...
  • Scroll down to the end of the page and find there Reset settings and click on it.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.5
  • New window will pop-up where you click on Reset button to confirm the action and remove completely.
  • Remove from Google Chrome - Step 2.6
Step 3

After performing all of the steps above you should have all of your web browsers clean of the SEARCHINTERNEAT-A.AKAMAIHD.NET 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.

Information added: 05/28/2016 03:30 PM;