Help Me Find Your Info is a vicious browser hijacker used by hackers to steal your sensitive information and also for spam. Once “Help Me Find Your Info” has targeted your computer, it will install its malicious plugins to web browsers like Chrome, Firefox and IE. As soon as its completes its setup on your PC, you,ll start seeing unwanted advertisements either as popups ads or in-text adverts placed inside browser. Besides this, “Help Me Find Your Info” virus hijacks browser by changing current search provider, homepage and related settings so whenever user is trying to search something using Google, he is redirected to unexpected websites. Such tricks are used by cyber criminals to drive Online traffic to some suspicious websites that are used to perform further criminal activities. Its recommended to uninstall “Help Me Find Your Info” malware from your browser to prevent the threats.
Disadvantages and risks of having “Help Me Find Your Info”:
- It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer
- Changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements
- Causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages
- Keeps record of browsing activities and interests
- Collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts
- It may bring further infections are direct the user to infectious sites
- Makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources
Want to get rid of Browser Hijack “Help Me Find Your Info”?:
To manually remove “Help Me Find Your Info”, follow the instructions.
First of all, Uninstall the program. (Skip to the next step if the application is not listed in Control Panel).
“Start > Settings > Control Panel. Now Locate and open “Add or Remove Programs” or “PROGRAMS AND FEATURES”. Find “”Help Me Find Your Info”". Now click Uninstall/Remove.
Now remove the program from Browser.
Internet Explorer users:
Click “Tools” (if on Internet Explorer 9, click gear icon), Then “Manage Add-ons”. Look for “Help Me Find Your Info”. Disable if found any.
Block “Help Me Find Your Info” pop-ups
To stop pop-ups from malware,
Click on TOOLS > POP-UP BLOCKER, then click TURN ON POP-UP BLOCKER. and then go to POP-UP BLOCKER SETTINGS. (Type any website you wish to block popups from)
Go to “Tools” (at the top), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable “”Help Me Find Your Info”"
Click “Tools/Settings” (Wrench incon), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable any file associate with malware.
Still Spyware “Help Me Find Your Info” lurking in the system? Remove manually
Stop processes of this malware:
Open Task Manager to stop processes.
Remove associated registry settings:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0
Delete “Help Me Find Your Info” infected files:
Have you tried methods above but still malware not removed? Then try Restoring your computer to an earlier state.
Click Start menu > All Programs > System Tools > System Restore
Start menu > Backup and Recover > Recover System
“Help Me Find Your Info” virus removal tool
Alternatively, you are advised to use the removal tool below to get rid of this malware infection.
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