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Bundesliga-streams.net Virus


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This page aims to help you remove the Bundesliga-streams.net Virus. Our removal instructions work for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer, as well as every version of Windows.

Bundesliga-streams.net

Bundesliga-streams.net is a type of junkware app that is programmed to make unauthorized changes in the main browser. Bundesliga-streams.net will replace some of the browsers elements such as its homepage, new-tab page, or search engine service.

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The Bundesliga-streams.net Virus will display intrusive ads and pop ups.

The presence of an app like Bundesliga-streams.net in your Safari, Chrome, Firefox, or whatever is the browser that you use could really make it difficult to find the information you are looking for online. Apps like this are known as browser hijackers, and if you have one in your computer, you’ve probably noticed ads showing up everywhere on the screen while you are browsing, and page-redirects to random sites occurring on a regular basis. Also, it is likely that your homepage has been replaced with some unknown web address that also has lots of ads in it, and that your browser’s default search engine is no longer the one you are used to using. These, and other changes and intrusive actions are what normally follows the installation of a browser hijacker in the computer. And while this is no Ransomware, Trojan Horse malware, or some other highly-dangerous system infection, you will still need to get the invasive app removed, or there could be certain rather unpleasant consequences for your system and also for your web privacy.

Did you know that apps like Bundesliga-streams.net could monitor what you do online, and then use the collected data to change the apps they show you based on your preferences. Furthermore, it is not uncommon for the creators of such hijackers to sell the browser data which they have collected from you to their partners. Who those partners are, however, you’d likely never find out. It is not excluded that your information may eventually fall into the hands of some online crooks, or even hackers, who may try to scam you or infect your system with malware.

Another unpleasant trait of an app of the hijacker family is that the ads it shows you and the pages it may redirect your browser to might not always be what they seem to promote. You have undoubtedly had an experience where you’ve clicked on a certain online advert that seemed to promote one thing, only to get redirected to some website that has totally different contents than what seemed to be advertised in the advert. Well, some of the hijacker apps might be like that, and it’s even possible that you might get redirected to phishing page, or sites with Trojans and Ransomware in them if you interact with those advertisements. Therefore, you are strongly advised to stay away from any piece of advertisement that Bundesliga-streams.net might bring to your screen. Also, you are advised to uninstall the hijacker so as to stop its sudden redirects, and its ad generation. Besides, removing the unwanted software is oftentimes the only reliable way of restoring your preferred browser settings.

To ensure that no more hijackers enter your computer in the future, you must remember to always use reliable download sources when you want to get some new program. And even then, be sure to check the advanced setup menu, where you can see if and what added bonus apps might be in there. If there’s something added and you are not sure you want it, it’s best to uncheck it and only then install the main program.

SUMMARY:

Name Bundesliga-streams.net
Type  Browser Hijacker
Danger Level Medium (nowhere near threats like Ransomware, but still a security risk)
Symptoms  Symptoms such as changes in the homepage and the search engine of the browser are usually associated with browser hijackers.
Distribution Method File bundles are the preferred distribution method for this category of software.
Detection Tool

Remove Bundesliga-streams.net Virus

If you have a Windows virus, continue with the guide below.

If you have a Mac virus, please use our How to remove Ads on Mac guide.

If you have an Android virus, please use our Android Malware Removal guide.

If you have an iPhone virus, please use our iPhone Virus Removal guide


Step1

Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

Step2

WARNING! READ CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING!

Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab (the “Details” Tab on Win 8 and 10). Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 

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Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:

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After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections. 

Step3

Hold together the Start Key and R. Type appwiz.cpl –> OK.

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You are now in the Control Panel. Look for suspicious entries. Uninstall it/them.

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:

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Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer or otherwise look suspicious.

Step4

Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

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If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

Open the start menu and search for Network Connections (On Windows 10 you just write it after clicking the Windows button), press enter.

  1. Right-click on the Network Adapter you are using —> Properties —> Internet Protocol Version 4 (ICP/IP), click  Properties.
  2. The DNS line should be set to Obtain DNS server automatically. If it is not, set it yourself.
  3. Click on Advanced —> the DNS tab. Remove everything here (if there is something) —> OK.

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Step5

  • After you complete this step, the threat will be gone from your browsers. Finish the next step as well or it may reappear on a system reboot.

Right click on the browser’s shortcut —> Properties.

NOTE: We are showing Google Chrome, but you can do this for Firefox and IE (or Edge).

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Properties —–> Shortcut. In Target, remove everything after .exe.

ie9-10_512x512  Remove Bundesliga-streams.net from Internet Explorer:

Open IE, click  IE GEAR —–> Manage Add-ons.

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Find the threat —> Disable. Go to IE GEAR —–> Internet Options —> change the URL to whatever you use (if hijacked) —> Apply.

firefox-512 Remove Bundesliga-streams.net from Firefox:

Open Firefoxclick  mozilla menu  ——-> Add-ons —-> Extensions.

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Find the adware/malware —> Remove.
chrome-logo-transparent-backgroundRemove Bundesliga-streams.net from Chrome:

Close Chrome. Navigate to:

 C:/Users/!!!!USER NAME!!!!/AppData/Local/Google/Chrome/User Data. There is a Folder called “Default” inside:

Rename the Folder to Backup Default

Rename it to Backup Default. Restart Chrome.

Step6

Type Regedit in the windows search field and press Enter.

Inside, press CTRL and F together and type the threat’s Name. Right click and delete any entries you find with a similar name. If they don’t show up this way, go manually to these directories and delete/uninstall them:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—–Random Directory. It could be any one of them – ask us if you can’t discern which ones are malicious.
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—-Windows—CurrentVersion—Run– Random
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER—-Software—Microsoft—Internet Explorer—-Main—- Random

If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!


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