Google Webhp Virus Removal Guide

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Category: Browser Hijackers

Google Webhp Virus is a browser redirection infection that forcefully redirects you to fake Google website at You get redirected to this fake website via such malevolent search engines as or When you are infected Google Webhp Virus, the infection basically takes over your browser by randomly opening new browser windows and tabs to load home page. The infection disables various built-in security measures and exposes your computer to a list of dangerous malware, because Google Webhp Virus constantly displays pop-ups and fake error messages.

This infection has many ways to enter your system. It installs randomly named files in %USERPOFILE% and %APPDATA% directories. The latter directory (in case of infection) is known to store a random .dll extension file that belongs to Google Webhp Virus.

However, no matter which way of malware distribution is responsible for bringing you Google Webhp Virus, if you have the browser hijacker on your PC, it is very likely that you are infected with tons of other malware as well. That is so because Google Webhp Virus can come with rootkits that remain hidden in your system for a considerable amount of time. Also, Google Webhp Virus is related to ILivid Toolbar that is promoted as a browser extension that can help you to download online videos. The bottom line is that you have to be very careful when you download free software at third party websites.

Since Google Webhp Virus usually comes bundled with free add-ons, you need to be attentive during the installation process. Also, if the infection gets installed on your computer, even if you remove the add-on this hijacker came with, your default browser settings will not be restored. Google Webhp Virus changes your hosts file, so it can take over your browser and allow even more dangerous malware applications to enter your system.

Due to the fact that there may be other malicious programs installed together with Google Webhp Virus, you should invest in a powerful antimalware program to remove Google Webhp Virus and all the related malicious programs from your computer. If you want to remove Google Webhp Virus manually, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner, to get the exact locations of malicious files you need to remove. After that, do not forget to restore your Internet settings by following the instructions below:

Modify proxy settings

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X and go to Internet Options.
  2. Open Connection tab and click the LAN settings button.
  3. Uncheck the box below Proxy server and click OK.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Firefox button and go to Options.
  2. Open Advanced tab and click Network tab.
  3. Go to Settings and select Manual Proxy Configuration.
  4. Enter required information and hit OK.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and click Settings.
  2. Scroll down and click Show advanced settings.
  3. Select Network and click Change proxy settings.
  4. Open Connections tab and click LAN settings button.
  5. Uncheck the box under Proxy server and click OK.

Restore hosts file

  1. Double-click My Computer and go to Local Disk (C:).
  2. Open and then click open Windows folder.
  3. Go to System32 and open drivers folder.
  4. Double-click etc folder and open hosts file with Notepad.
  5. There should be only two lines at the very end of the file: localhost or ::1.
  6. If there are any other additional lines delete them and save the file.

Should you have any problem with Google Webhp Virus removal, leave a question below.

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