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Remove Chrome Redirect Virus Permanently

Cinemax Video 1.9cV24.02Chrome redirect virus is classified as a browser redirect that links users to malicious web pages. Many users have reported that after clicking search results on Chrome they are redirected to unrelated, seemingly suspicious websites. Those search results are predefined, and their end goal is generating revenue. Users should not click any of the displayed content because malware may infiltrate their systems.

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Chrome redirect virus Distribution

The most common distribution technique for the Chrome redirect virus is the bundling of software. It is very likely that the redirect was bundled with freeware available for download on the Web. Bundling could be avoided if the user always chooses the ‘advanced’ option when downloading free applications.

Chrome redirect virus Description

Even though Chrome redirect virus is not actually a virus, users refer to it as such due to its meddling behavior. The threat may alter various system settings, as well as the settings of Google Chrome.
Chrome redirect virus may be responsible for the invasion of many malicious threats if the user is tricked into clicking the suspicious results. The severity of the attack may vary from modification of the hosts files, to rootkit infections.
Rootkit infections are very hard to remove since they integrate into the core of the operating system.

Chrome redirect virus Removal Manual

The most secure way to clean the system of the virus is by running a powerful anti-malware solution that will detect and delete the threat immediately.
The guide provided below should help the user through the removal process.

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1. Restore the settings in your browser

1. Remove Chrome Redirect Virus from your browser

Remove a toolbar from Mozilla FirefoxRemove a toolbar from Google Chrome Remove a toolbar from Internet Explorer Remove a toolbar from Safari
Start Mozilla Firefox Open the menu window


Select the “Add-ons” icon from the menu


Select Chrome Redirect Virus and click “Remove


After Chrome Redirect Virus is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.

Start Google Chrome and Open the drop menu


  • Move the cursor over “Tools” and then from the extended menu choose “Extensions
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  • From the opened “Extensions” menu locate Chrome Redirect Virus and click on the garbage bin icon on the right of it.
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  • After Chrome Redirect Virus is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red “X” in the top right corner and start it again.
  • Start Internet Explorer:

  • Click “‘Tools’ to open the drop menu and select ‘Manage Add-ons’
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  • In the ‘Manage Add-ons’ window, make sure that in the first window ‘Add-on Types’, the drop menu ‘Show’ is on ‘All add-ons’
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    Select Chrome Redirect Virus to remove, and then click ‘Disable’. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected toolbar, and some additional toolbars might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click ‘Disable’.


    After Chrome Redirect Virus has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red ‘X’ in the top right corner and start it again.

    Start Safari

    Open the drop menu by clicking on the sprocket icon in the top right corner.

    From the drop menu select ‘Preferences’
    In the new window select ‘Extensions’
    Click once on Chrome Redirect Virus
    Click ‘Uninstall’


    A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall Chrome Redirect Virus. Select ‘Uninstall’ again, and the Chrome Redirect Virus will be removed.

    2. Remove Chrome Redirect Virus automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

    2. Remove Chrome Redirect Virus automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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    It is highly recommended to run a system scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter.


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