Sunday, August 3, 2014

How to Remove/ Get Rid of Rocket Search (Rocket Find)

Hijacked by Rocket Search?

Homepage was changed and you are always redirected to Rocket Search? Try various ways to remove Rocket Search but nothing could stop it from coming back? Upset with it? No worry, your problem will be solved once you read this post. First, let’s learn something about Rocket Search.

Like redirect Virus, Rocket Search is a browser hijacker that redirects you to Rocket Search, just like other browser hijackers do. By bundling with other programs or disguising as attachment, Rocket Search is able to distribute in various ways. When your browser is redirected by Rocket Search, you will find that the most obvious change is that the homepage and default engine may be changed which ends up with the unwanted homepage and default engine in your browser. After taking place of your original homepage, Rocket Search then could lead you to its website every time you open your browser or a new tab. You might never get any useful result if you try to search something. Instead, you will get a page loaded with pop-ups, ads or stuff that you never need. When you find it is useless and decide to remove it, you never get it removed as it’s deeply rooted in the your computer system. You have to enter the registry editor and system files to completely remove its malicious files and components.

In addition to redirecting your browser and displaying ads, Rocket Search is also responsible for making changes to your computer and bringing other viruses to your computer. To get full access to your computer, Rocket Search has to implant more viruses into your computer. That would be a disaster when so many viruses run in your computer. Once you find your homepage is changed to Rocket Search, you should remove it as soon as possible before it brings more damage to your computer. And the following instructions are considered quite helpful to remove Rocket Search.
Rocket Search Screenshot

Dangers of Rocket Search
1. It changes default browser settings without letting you know.
2. It replaces your homepage and search providers automatically.
3. It redirects your search results to unwanted commercial websites.
4. It displays countless pop-up ads on your computer screen.
5. It records your internet activities traces for future marketing.
6. It can't be removed successfully by antivirus programs. 

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Rocket Search Removal Tip
Before the removal, please first back up your system! You should be extremely careful when deleting any file, because any mistake may lead to system crashes and other severe consequence.
METHOD 1. Manual Removal
Step One:
Click "Start" to open "Control Panel", then click "Uninstall a program". Then uninstall Rocket Search programs and other unknown programs.
Step Two: 
Remove Add-ons from browsers (IE, Firefox, Chrome).
1. Internet Explorer:
Click "Tools" and then click "Manage add-ons". Find Rocket Search related extensions and other unknown add-ons in "Toolbars and Extensions" and "Disabled" them.
2. Firefox:
Click "Firefox(Tools)" and then click "Add-ons". Find Rocket Search related extensions and other unknown extensions and "Disable" or "Remove" them.
3. Chrome:
Click "Menu" to open "Tools" and then click "Extensions". Find Rocket Search related extensions and other unknown extensions and "Disable" them.
Step Three:
Click “Start” button and open the “Control Panel”, then double-click “Folder Options”. When the Folder Options window shows up, please click on the “View” tab, tick “Show hidden files and folders” and unmark “Hide protected operating system files(Recommended)” and then press OK.
Step Four:
Open Start menu and click on the “Search programs and files” box. Then delete Rocket Search files: 
Step Five:
Open Registry Editor by pressing Windows+R keys, type in regedit and click “OK” to launch the Windows Registry. Then delete all Rocket Search registry entries and keys. 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\TabbedBrowsing “NewTabPageShow” = “1”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Start Page”

METHOD 2. Automatic Removal
To completely delete Rocket Search, you need to know that the manual removal above may not be able to remove virus  completely, because the creators of virus are always updating the virus version.Besides,any tiny mistake during the manual removal process may lead to severe consequences. Therefore,to ensure a complete and safe virus removal, it’s recommended that you get rid of virus with Automatic Rocket Search Removal Tool. 
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With integrated techniques, the new feature System Guards protects your system through blocking malicious processes from executing and running on the system. You can then gain the whole control over all processes including those authorized and unauthorized ones.

4.  Network Sentry - guarantee the Internet safety
Network Sentry is to guarantee your Internet safety and security. It prevents malicious software from modifying networking settings such as HOSTS files, Windows system files, DNS servers and explorer homepage settings. You don’t need to worry about encountering unauthorized redirections as this tool will notify you if any changes are made.
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