Remove TDSS rootkit, bootkits, rootkits, viruses and trojans from PC. TDSS rootkit is also known as Rootkit.Win32.TDSS, Tidserv, TDSServ or Alureon. A rootkit is a program or a program kit that hides the presence of malware in the system. A rootkit will penetrate into the Windows system and intercepts the system functions (Windows API). It can hide its presence by intercepting and modifying low-level API functions. It can also hide the presence of particular processes, folders, files and registry keys. Some rootkits install their own hidden drivers and services in the system. TDSSKiller Anti-Rootkit Utility is developed by Kaspersky Labs and is very efficient in detection and elimination hidden malware from PC. Its a freeware and portable utility.
Search dot us dot com is a search page that probably got access to your PC when you installed a freeware via any installer from a freeware website. It will add a search box and a search start page in your PC internet explorer, Firefox, Chrome. Anytime when you open new internet browser, start page with ‘start.search.us.com’ will be opened. This is a browser hijacker which will display advertisements and sponsored links in your search results, and may collect search terms from your search queries. Here is how to remove it.
Malicious software and viruses run in PC background and they start their own processes which are hard to detect by average PC user. A running program that has active process often can not be removed unless there is a way to kill its process running in system background. These malicious programs also make changes in registry and associate themselves with certain executable files. If you want to remove those viruses, you need a mechanism that stops their background running processes and fix registry. RKill is an antivirus tool that terminates known malware (running) processes so that you can clean PC from infections without interruption. RKill kills malware processes that are running, removes incorrect executable associations and fixes registry policies to make security tools run again which sometimes stop running in case of PC infections.
Browse to Save is an adware program that shows itself in web pages as links. On mouse over those links, you get the title of link named as “browse to save”. The target landing pages will be different webpages e.g. eBay, Amazon, Walmart or different web services. Its kind of an ads popup virus. If your PC is infected with “browse to save” adware, you will notice in-text links in every web page that you open in web browser. In regular text of webpage specific keywords will become these underline ads. It can also display ads in shape of boxes containing various coupons, which when clicked will display advertisements that displays: “brought to you by browse to save”. This adware enters in PC as an unwanted program that comes with installer of any freeware program that you downloaded from web. You should pay attention while installing software, because often freewares come with additional installs that you can choose to install or not. Be careful what yo agree to install. Always use custom installation and see if there are additional installs with that installer. Uncheck if there are any additional installs that you do not need or do not know about. Here is how to remove “browse to save” adware program.
IOBIT malware fighter provides extra protection for your PC security. IObit Malware Fighter is an advanced malware and spyware removal utility that detects, removes the deepest infections, and protects your PC from various potential spyware, adware, trojans, keyloggers, bots, worms, and hijackers. With the improved, unique “Dual-Core” engine and the heuristic malware detection, IObit Malware Fighter detects the most complex and deepest spyware and malware in a very fast and efficient way.