Oyodomo Virus – Oyodomo.com browser hijacker removal tips

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Oyodomo.com is a browser hijacker which redirects all your search results to malicious websites. Most browser hijackers share the same characteristics and intent. Oyodomo.com is no different. It is a malicious website that changes DNS settings, browser settings and registry settings without user consent.

The main purpose of this virus is to gain traffic to the redirected website and infect every known browser (Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox). The Oyodomo virus changes your default search engine to Oyodomo.com. In addition, when you click on your search results, it will redirect you to dangerous malware hosted websites which contain pop-ups and sponsored links.

Needless to say, precaution must be taken when downloading freeware or shareware. If done carelessly, a downloaded application from any of these websites will automatically download the virus will download into the PC. Whenever you install the application, the Trojan will also install and will start working. Torrents, spam email attachments and pop-up adware can also be sources for the Oyodomo virus.

Once entered, PC and Internet performance decreases. It makes a note of your online activities, browser history, cookies, and records sensitive information like credit card details, bank account details etc., and sends them to cybercriminals.

Dangers of Oyodomo.com 

  • Oyodomo.com infiltrates the PC without user consent and changes important system settings.
  • The Oyodomo browser hijacker slows down PC performance as well as Internet speed.
  • It tracks online activity and sends the information to cybercriminals who host the malware.
  • Oyodomo.com introduces itself as anti-spyware software.
  • System registry settings and browser settings will be changed. 

Remove the Oyodomo.com virus completely:

  1. Open Windows in Safe Mode with Networking.
    [As soon as Windows launches keep the F8 key pressed continuously. Then select Safe Mode with Networking and press Enter]
  2. Open Windows Task Manager by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL and find the processes related to Oyodomo.com. Select them and kill those processes by pressing End process.[random-text].exe
  3. Open Windows Explorer and Navigate through the paths below. Find the files associated with the Oyodomo.com browser hijacker and delete them permanently.
    %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe
    %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\random.exe
  4. Open Registry Editor (Open start menu and then RUN. Type regeditin the text filed and press Enter). Find the following registry entries and delete them manually.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “.exe”
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “”
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1′
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{random}

By following the above steps, you will be able to completely remove the Oyodomo.com browser hijacker from your computer. If you still experience issues, contact online Virus Removal services like Jupiter Support, who will guide you through the removal of the virus at a low cost of only $29.

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