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Remove Trovigo.com Redirect Virus

There must be something wrong with my browser. It keeps redirecting me to Trovigo.com when I want to search something. What’s the matter? Is Trovigo.com a safe website? What to do to fix this redirection problem?

Trovigo.com is precarious browserhijacker that can harass any Windows operating system by taking advantage the vulnerabilities of its protection or security. It follows the internet browsers activities of the people, pull together the confidential materials like passwords, credit card details, banks account numbers and transfer it to virus creators to misuse those things. It changes default search engine and homepage settings and harasss almost all well-liked internet browsers like Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. It displays perfidious search results which are packed with sponsored links and ads. Computer tools like Task Manager, Registry Editor and others will not be workable at all and you won’t be able to employ any of those without any trouble.

Screen shot of Trovigo.com Redirect Virus


Trovigo.com is completely fake. It is not associated with Firefox or other browsers. Trovigo.com it’s technically not a virus, but it does exhibit plenty of malicious traits, such as rootkit capabilities to hook deep into the operating system, browser hijacking, and in general just interfering with the user experience.

You should pay more attention and should always be careful when you install something. Always remember that you should download them from its official site. On the other hand when you install them, keep in mind the Advanced or Custom installation should be your first choice and do not select anything that is not familiar to you.

How to Remove Trovigo.com

Step One: Enter Safe Mode with networking
1) * Windows 7/ Windows XP/ Windows Vista
press the single function key F8 on the first line of the keyboard.

Note: You need to hit the power button to start the infected computer but before it launches on, you need to press F8 key constantly after skipping the first interface. Windows Advanced Options menu will show you Safe mode with Networking, highlight it by pressing up-down key and hit enter key. As seen the below picture:

* Windows 8

Start the infected computer until you see the locked screen. Press Ctrl+ Alt+ Del combination key to reveal the Switch User interface. And then hold down the “Shift” key on the keyboard and meanwhile click on “Shut down” button once on the bottom right corner of the page. Later after that, there will be three options there: Sleep, Shut down and Restart. You need lick on Restart option.


2): The next window says ‘Choose an Option’ screen,” then you need select “Troubleshoot”-> click on ‘Advanced Options’ -> choose ‘startup settings.’

3): After clicking on Startup Settings, you need choose ‘Restart’ then Windows will automatically display Safe mode options. By pressing F5/5 key to highlight Safe Mode with networking option, hit enter key as well.

Step Two:End Trovigo.com virus malicious process.

Press Ctrl+ Shift+ Esc or Ctrl+ Alt+ Del keys, in the Windows Task Manager window select on Process tab. Scroll down and locate to suspicious file (random.exe), then click on End process.

Step Three: Remove Trovigo.com virus files and registry entries.
1): Show hidden files to fast locate the scam files:
A: Click on Start button
B: Click on Control Panel
C: In control panel page, click on Appearance and Personalization link.

D: Double click on Files and Folder Option.
E: Select View tab. Check “Show hidden files, folders and drives”.

F: Uncheck “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended).
G: Then click ok to finish the changes.
H: After finishing showing hidden files, open Local system disk, delete Trovigo.com virus files.
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll

%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\ Trovigo.com \
%AppData%[trojan name]toolbarstats.dat
%AppData%[trojan name]toolbaruninstallIE.dat

2): Delete the ransomware registry entries
Press Windows and R key, type regedit in Run window. Click Ok.

3) Find the below registry entries from Registry Editor page and delete them.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\InternetSettings “CertificateRevocation”=0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’

Step Three: Restart the infected computer with regular mode to effect the removal.


Trovigo.com is programmed with some rogue components to enable the popup ad to be sticky to a target system for roping in as more potential clients as possible. To wipe out irritating scenario and eliminate any possibility that additional infections get in the compromised machine, it is better to remove Trovigo.com as soon as possible.

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