Videobah.com Virus - How To Remove?

 

Videobah.com/find.php Url hides a browser hijacker, which hijacks the homepage of the browser/browsers, when it gets on one’s PC installed. Videobah.com/find.php browser hijacker originally hails from VideoBAH online news service, which is quite suspicious. It is available at videobah.com. If you had been visiting the latter site for a couple of days, you would have noticed that the few news articles it contains stay the same and are not replaced with the fresher posts. Respectively, if you have been using Videobah.com/find.php as your search engine, after it introduced itself on your web browser, you must have observed that its search results are quite different from the ones you were rendered with, when you used some popular web browser such as Yahoo, for example.

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What Makes Videobah.com/find.php Search Engine the Deprecated One?

Videobah.com/find.php search engine lines up with search tools, which are not developed with the purpose of providing the users with the best experience of the web search. Such applications as Videobah.com/find.php are designed for purely commercial purposes, not related with the functionality of the programs they pretend to be. If you have been searching with Videobah.com/find.php tool, you must have noticed that its search bar contains the Google Custom Search inscription. This indicates that Google Search is involved in the process of online search rendering. The fact is that the latter popular search provider is exploited for the functionality of gathering websites, which match the terms you enter into the search field of Videobah.com/find.php, since the latter application is incapable of doing this by itself. So what is Videobah.com/find.php program capable of?

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Videobah.com/find.php browser extension functions as a displayer of 3rd party content. It is a form of hijacking adware, which is committed to display the advertising content of its affiliate parties. For this reason, you are put in harm’s way, as you can easily click on the links, which redirect to the sites belonging to online scammers. Videobah.com/find.php add-on operates as an ordinary adware as well. It uses the most commonly exploited Java programming language to show you advertisements on the web pages, which bear no affiliation to 3rd party advertising frauds. Any website you visit using Videobah.com/find.php plug-in can have 3rd party advertisements inserted in. Such an upsurge in malicious content not only slows the load speed of your websites, but it does also have an effect on the overall computer’s system. But the worst indirect impact of having Videobah.com/find.php module on one’s PC is an increased risk of viral infection.

How to Secure Your Computer’s System?

You most probably know, what kind of online behavior can potentially end up in the infiltration of a virus into your device. But, basically, it involves such online practices as downloading and installing free programs from untrusted sources, paying no attention to the Terms and Conditions and the exact software included in the installer. You’d better be glad that the coders of ransomware viruses haven’t yet started to spread ransomware programs in such a manner. Providing they did, you would experience much worse consequences than the hijack of your default start page on the browser. Though, there is nothing to worry much about the free downloads, as they can be safe, if you inspect the installer thoroughly. This not only can but also must be done in the Advanced (Custom) mode of the installation wizard.

To regain the control of your browser settings remove Videobah.com/find.php browser hijacker from the system. Download Reimage, Spyhunter or Malwarebytes and hit the Scan button. The security applications will detect this cyber threat together with all of its files and registry entries. You will only need, then, to click the Remove button. Here is also the tutorial for the manual removal of the program. Read further to learn how to remove Videobah.com/find.php hijacker manually.



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Manual removal of Videobah.com Virus

How to remove Videobah.com Virus using Windows Control Panel

Many hijackers and adware like Videobah.com Virus install some of their components as regular windows programs as well as additional software. This part of malware can be uninstalled from Control Panel. To access it, do the following.
  • Start→Control Panel (older Windows) or press Windows Key→Search and enter Control Panel (Windows 8);
    Control panel
  • Choose Uninstall Program;
    Programs and features
  • Go through a list of programs and select entries related to Videobah.com Virus .
    Remove toolbars
  • Click uninstall button.
    Uninstall
  • In many cases anti-malware programs are better at detecting related parasites, thus I recommend installing Spyhunter or Reimage to identify other programs that might be a part of this infection.
    Scan with spyhunter
This method will not remove some of browser plugins therefore proceed to the next part of the removal guide.
Removing Videobah.com Virus from your browsers

  Top How To remove Videobah.com Virus from Google Chrome:

  • Click on the 3 horizontal lines icon on a browser toolbar and Select More Tools→Extensions
    Extensions
  • Select all malicious extensions and delete them.
    Remove extensions
  • Click on the 3 horizontal lines icon on a browser toolbar and Select Settings
    Open settings
  • Select Manage Search engines
    Manage search engines
  • Remove unnecessary search engines from the list
    Delete search engines
  • Go back to settings. On Startup choose Open blank page (you can remove undesired pages from the set pages link too).
  • If your homepage was changed, click on Chrome menu on the top right corner, select Settings. Select Open a specific page or set of pages and click on Set pages.
    Set pages
  • Delete malicious search websites at a new Startup pages window by clicking “X” next to them.
    Delete start pages

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Videobah.com Virus, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on a Chrome’s menu button (three horizontal lines) and select Settings.
  • Scroll to the end of the page and click on theReset browser settings button.
    Resset settings
  • Click on the Reset button on the confirmation box.
    Reset approve

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

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How To remove Videobah.com Virus from Firefox:

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla window and select the “Add-ons” icon (Or press Ctrl+Shift+A on your keyboard).
    Select add-on
  • Go through Extensions and Addons list, remove everything Videobah.com Virus related and items you do not recognise. If you do not know the extension and it is not made by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe then you probably do not need it.
    Remove add-on
  • If your homepage was changed, click on the Firefox menu in the top right corner, select Options → General. Enter a preferable URL to the homepage field and click Restore to Default.
    Restore default

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Videobah.com Virus, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on the menu button on the top right corner of a Mozilla Firefox window. Click on the Help button.
    Help button
  • ChooseTroubleshooting Information on the Help menu.
    Troubleshooting
  • Click on theReset Firefox button.
    Refresh firefox
  • Click on the Reset Firefox button on the confirmation box. Mozilla Firefox will close and change the settings to default.
    Refresh firefox approve

(Optional) Steps for older Mozilla Firefox versions:

  • Enter “about:config” in URL bar and hit enter. This will open the settings page
    Abou config
  • Type “Keyword.url” in the search box. Right click and reset it.
    Reset Keyword.url
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box. Right click and reset it.
  • Type “browser.search.selectedengine” in the search box. Right click and reset it.
  • Search for “browser.newtab.url”. Right-click and reset it. This will make sure that the search page won’t launch on every new tab.
  • If the settings revert and the scan with anti-malware programs is clean: close Firefox, open file explorer and enter %AppData% in the address bar. Enter user.js in the search box. If this file exists, rename it and start Firefox again. You will have to repeat the steps above.
    Remove user.js

If the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program to identify malicious entries.

  Top How to remove Videobah.com Virus virus from Internet Explorer:

How to remove Videobah.com Virus virus from Internet Explorer (older versions):

  • Click on the arrow on the right of the search box.
  • Do the following: on IE8-9 choose Manage Search providers, on IE7 click Change search defaults.
  • Remove the Videobah.com Virus from the list.

How to remove Videobah.com Virus from IE 11:

  • Click on the Settings icon (top right) → Manage Addons.
    Add-on
  • Go through Toolbars and extensions. Remove everything related to Videobah.com Virus and items you do not know that are made not by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Oracle or Adobe.
    Disable add-ons
  • Select Search Providers.
    Set search engine
  • If any of these search providers is not available, follow “Find more search providers” in the bottom of the screen and install Google.
    Find search engines
  • Close the Options.
  • If your homepage was changed, click on the Gear icon on the top right corner to open the Internet Explorer menu, select Internet options and choose General tab. Enter a preferable URL to the homepage field and click Apply.
    Restore home page

(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Videobah.com Virus, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Gear icon→Internet Options.
    Internet options
  • Choose the Advanced tab and click on the Reset Reset settings
  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox and click on the Reset button.
    Reset approve
  • Click on the Close button on the confirmation box, then close your browser.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

How to remove Videobah.com Virus from Microsoft Edge:  Top

Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 1)

  • Open Microsoft Edge and click on More actions button (three dots at the top right corner of the screen), then choose Settings.
    Open settings
  • In the Settings window, click Choose what to clear button.
    Choose clear
  • Select everything that you want to remove and click Clear.
    Clear browsing data
  • Right click on Start and choose Task manager.
    Open task manager
  • In the Processes tab right click on Microsoft Edge and select Go to details.
    Go to details
  • In the Details look for entries named Microsoft Edge, right click on each of them and select End Task to end these entries.
    End Edge task

If the first method didn't work for you, follow the steps of advanced method below. Make sure you backup your data before completing these steps.

Resetting Microsoft Edge setting (Method 2)

  • Navigate to the following folder: C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe Select all of the entries in this folder, right click on them and select Delete.
    Delete files
  • Click Start button and type in “Windows power”. Right click on the Windows PowerShell entry and choose Run as administrator.
    Open powershell
  • When Administrator: Windows PowerShell window appears on your screen, paste in this line after PS: cd C:\WINDOWS\system32 and press Enter: Get-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register "$($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml" -Verbose}
    Run command
Once you finish these steps, Videobah.com Virus should be removed from your Microsoft Edge browser.

  Top How to remove Videobah.com Virus from Safari:

Remove malicious extensions

  • Click on Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Preferences.
    Open preferences
  • Select Extensions and uninstall Videobah.com Virus and other suspicious extensions.
    Extensions
  • If your homepage was changed, click on Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Preferences and choose General tab. Enter preferable URL to the homepage field.
    Reset homepage
(Optional) Reset your browser’s settings(older versions)

If you are still experiencing any issues related to Videobah.com Virus, reset the settings of your browser to its default settings.

  • Click on Safari menu on the top left corner of the screen. Select Reset Safari…
    Choose reset
  • Select which options you want to reset (usually all of them come preselected) and click on the Reset button.
    Reset

If you cannot reset your browser settings and the problem persists, scan your system with an anti-malware program.

     
 

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