Bing.vc virus – how to remove?
Bing.vc stands for a new quite disgusting browser hijacker. Currently it attacks all major browser, such as Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The malware changes the home page and default search engine settings of all such browsers, causing unwanted redirections of your queries through bing.com.
At the same time, Bing.vc is not related to Bing Search by Microsoft. There is a totally different company standing behind it. The hijacker comes from the same clan as MySearch123, Delta-Homes and other browser hijackers.
You may as well notice that the home page of your hijacked browser now displays a lot of intrusive advertisement banners. If clicked, they may lead you to a lot of unsafe places through which your computer may become infected with all sorts of other malicious applications.
You have to realize that Bing.vc is spread in the Internet today on the basis of being bundled by default with many other free applications. Your responsibility is to pay close attention to what exactly you’re going to make the part of your system, in addition to the main program of your choice. So, if you read about Bing.vc or any other software you don’t want, make sure you select the option of a custom or advanced installation, instead of the standard one. This will help you to avoid Bing.vc from becoming the part of your computer by default.
Sometimes users fail to be duly attentive. So, they may easily allow Bing.vc and other junk software to be easily made the part of their PCs by default. We recommend you to follow this tutorial below that will help you to eliminate this junk program from your system. The best way to do it is to scan your PC with GridinSoft Trojan Killer, which is a proven antispyware application. The tutorial below explains how to do it.
Bing.vc automatic removal tool:
Bing.vc removal steps:
- Download GridinSoft Trojan Killer and scan your computer with it.
- Click on “Apply” to remove all infections found after the scan is completed:
- Shut down all your available browsers.
- In GridinSoft Trojan Killer click on “Tools” and then on “Reset browser settings“:
- Follow the instructions, select browsers you need to be reset, and click on “Reset” button. Finally, restart your computer to apply all made changes:
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Bing.vc in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Trojan Killer and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):