I wrote this article to help you remove Thirafileb-uk.ru. This Thirafileb-uk.ru removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Thirafileb-uk.ru is a dangerous domain. It is a harbinger of bad news. Seeing it taking over your browsing means that you have a browser hijacker on board. The pest is using the page as a front to lurk behind. It is the hijacker`s way of informing you of its presence. Take the site`s appearance as a warning because that what it is. Hijackers are incredibly irritating parasites but they are also dangerous. If given the time, they will completely demolish your online activities. But this is not all. Even if you have nerves of steel and you manage to put up with all the intrusions the virus puts you through, there is one issue you cannot ignore. The security hazard.
The hijacker spies on your private information and monitors your every online move. It starts doing so from the moment it enters. It keeps on gathering valuable data and when it deems it has enough it sends it all to the crooks who published it. This means that some strangers with agendas have access to your privacy and they can use it as they see fit. Needless to say, this won`t end well for you. So, act now. Take measure while you still have time and delete the virus. The sooner, the better.
This hijacker also adds a pesky extension to all of your previously trustworthy browsers. By doing so, it injects them with sponsored links. Let`s explain. The parasite replaces your homepage and search engine with the dubious Thirafileb-uk.ru domain. Of course, your permission was neither needed nor required. The pest doesn’t need your approval to make changes in your settings. In fact, your preferences are no longer relevant. So, once Thirafileb-uk.ru takes over, your browsing experience changes. First of all, you cannot get rid of this site. It is everywhere. Aside from being your new engine, you also get redirected to it and other just as shady pages all the time. Second, you cannot find anything you are looking for anymore.
Thirafileb-uk.ru doesn’t generate safe and accurate search results. What it shows you are sponsored, tailored and dangerous ones. You cannot trust these links. The crooks use them to gain profit via the pay-per-click mechanism. Your clicks fill their pockets. What is worse, they expose you to danger. One wrong click on a link and you automatically download more infection on your already compromised machine. There might be some perfectly safe results as well but you cannot tell them apart without clicking. And we already explained what a wrong click equals to – more parasites. However, this is not all. The hijacker also bombards you with e never-ending pile of irritating ads.
Banners, coupons, deals, offers, pop-ups, video ads, and so on and so forth. They cover your screen all the time and they are just as dangerous as the search results. If you don’t want to worsen your situation stay away from everything the virus throws your way. The last thing you need is more parasites on board. Your online experience is already effectively ruined and your machine is underperforming. It crashes and freezes frequently. Its speed slows down to a crawl. You may even have some Internet connection issues. And when you add to this equation the above-mentioned security risk, you don’t have a single reason to keep this infection. All it does it bring you trouble. Delete it immediately. Use our removal guide at the end of this article and regain control over your PC.
Lastly, how did you get infected and how to protect yourself in the future. We assume it is safe to say that you didn’t download this hijacker on purpose. No one would do that. But you still did something to help it get it. You were careless. Such pests use tricks to dupe you into giving them your approval on their installment. They are bound to seek permission. And you, being distracted and negligent, fell into the trap. What are those tricks? One of the most popular infiltration methods is freeware bundling.
Crooks easily attach their product to a bundle and you do the rest. You have to pay more attention. For instance, next time you install a bundle, opt for the Custom settings in the Setup Wizard instead of the Basic ones. Yes, they take more time but they also allow you to check the entire bundle program by program as well as to delete anything that you don’t want. The same goes for the Terms and Conditions. Those are not made to be skipped. Carefully read what you agree to and don’t blindly press “next/I agree” and hope for the best. This attitude leads to infections. Haste, distraction, and carelessness lead to infections. Don’t provide any of these.
Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you are familiar with this task, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:
For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Here are the steps you must follow to permanently remove from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.
Remove From Chrome:
Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.
Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.
Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.
Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.
Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.
Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.
Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.
Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.
Still can not remove Thirafileb-uk.ru from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.