does anyone know how to get rid of this spyware/virus that redirects your browser to this site: isearch.fantastigames.com
URL broken in case someone clicks and gets a problem - ModeratorMessage was edited by: Ex_Brit on 14/05/13 12:06:17 EDT PM
I broke that link just in case and moved this to Malware Discussions.
Or try Malwarebytes Free, linked in my signature below, last line. Do NOT accept the free trial or you'll get the wrong version.
It's adware that almost certainly came bundled with a software download. If System Restore works, fine. If you still have problems afterwards, let us know what browser(s) you use. The search redirects can be eliminated but you may need several tools to do it.
For information on fantastigames and search redirection -
This probably came with the iLivid download manager. There are many associated websites all hosted on the folowing server, whose IP address you should probably block in the firewall (in My Network Connections) - just in case. The address is 126.96.36.199
WOT, on iLivid :
If you only have a problem in Firefox, check out these threads
If you want a preview of some of the things you may have to do to get rid of this, see the following thread
You have to use the registry editor, use it's "find" feature and delete all referrences to fantasti
You must be able to make a back up of the registry and know how to restore the registry from the backup.
You can wreck your computer if you don't know what you're doing.
I've left details here: