Self experience With Bacdau.Vn
Once I downloaded free software from a website, I don't remember the URL of that website. I installed that free software into my PC without paying attention. I did not read EULA of that software, I just clicked next.. next and installation begins, after almost 2 minutes that installation was finished. After sometime I restarted my PC, connected to the internet and opened google chrome browser, but what I saw, was shocking to me, default settings of browser was changed, search engine and hompage were set to Bacdau.Vn. I didn't understand at first what is happening but later I got it. it's a kind of PC infection called as browser hijacker and I should remove it very soon.
All You Need To Know About Bacdau.Vn
Bacdau.Vn is detected as malicious browser hijacker, it is a Vietnamese search engine webpage but its general appearance is very similar to a classic Asian website. Its main webpage contains a customized google search engine and icons of Gmail, Facebook, Youtube, Eva, Gas, HDViet and dozens of more icons that represent Asian cultures such as TV shows, music, games, movies, breaking news and many other suspicious webpage links. The user interface of Bacdau.Vn clearly shows that it is professionally developed for earning profits by redirecting users to its sponsored webpages. Once you're infected, it will change default settings of web browser and system, it won't need your permission for executing other malicious program in your infected PC, it's capable of monitoring your online activities, stealing your personal data and using it against you. It uses internet connection for loading a bunches of commercial ads and suspicious webpage without your knowledge.
How to avoid Bacdau.Vn?
This threat can be avoided simply by following these steps while using PC:
- Please do not ever install free softwares in a hurry because it may contain Bacdau.Vnexecutable program.
- You always need to pay attention while reading EULA of softwares, make sure it doesn't have authorities for spying on your activities.
- You also need to be careful while checking emails, spam emails may contain some infected attachments or malicious links, do not open it.
- While browsing online, if you see any kinds of suspicious security alerts or warnings, do not open that links, that can redirect you and ask you to download some harmful tools or fake security softwares.
- And be careful which using USB devices, Peer to Peer sharing, IRC.
Why you need to remove Bacdau.Vn?
You need to remove this browser hijacker for many reasons, main reasons are as follows:
- Bacdau.Vn is a kind of spyware too, so it has ability to monitor online activities so It can steal your confidential data such as login details of online banking, emails, social accounts etc. that can be used against you.
- It can download and install other malicious programs into your PC without your consent, cause more damages to PC.
- It will definitely use your internet connection for loading a dozens of ads, it may redirect you to new web pages again and again.
We strongly advise you to remove Bacdau.Vn from your PC very soon by following our quick removal guide as given below.
Know How to Uninstall Bacdau.Vn Manually From Windows PC
In order to do it, it is advised that, start your PC in safe mode by just following the steps:-
Step 1. Restart your computer and Press F8 button until you get the next window.
Step 2. After that on the new screen you should select Safe Mode option to continue this process.
Now Show Hidden Files As Follows :
Step 1. Go to Start Menu >> Control Panel >> Folder Option.
Step 2. Now Press View Tab >> Advance Setting category >> Hidden Files or Folders.
Step 3. Here you need to tick in Show hidden files, folder or drives.
Step 4. Finally hit Apply and then OK button and at the end close the current Window.
Time To Delete Bacdau.Vn From Different Web browsers
For Google Chrome
Steps 1. Start Google Chrome and hot Menu icon at the top right corner of the screen and then select Settings option.
Step 2. Here you need to select required search provider in Search option.
Step 3. You can also manage search engine and make it your personalize setting by clicking on Make it default button.
Reset Google Chrome Now in given way:-
Step 1. Get Menu Icon >> Settings >> Reset settings >> Reset
For Mozilla Firefox:-
Step 1. Start Mozilla Firefox >> Setting icon >> Options.
Step 2. Press Search option and pick required search provider to make it default and also remove Bacdau.Vn from here.
Step 3. You can also add other search option on your Mozilla Firefox.
Reset Mozilla Firefox
Step 1. Choose Settings >> Open Help Menu >> Troubleshooting >> Reset Firefox
Step 2. Again click Reset Firefox to eliminate Bacdau.Vn in easy clicks.
For Internet Explorer
If you want to remove Bacdau.Vn from Internet Explorer then please follow these steps.
Step 1. Start your IE browser and select Gear icon >> Manage Add-ons.
Step 2. Choose Search provider >> Find More Search Providers.
Step 3. Here you can select your preferred search engine.
Step 4. Now Press Add to Internet Explorer option >> Check out Make this my Default Search Engine Provider From Add Search Provider Window and then click Add option.
Step 5. Finally relaunch the browser to apply all modification.
Reset Internet Explorer
Step 1. Click on Gear Icon >> Internet Options >> Advance Tab >> Reset >> Tick Delete Personal Settings >> then press Reset to remove Bacdau.Vn completely.
Clear browsing History and Delete All Cookies
Step 1. Start with the Internet Options >> General Tab >> Browsing History >> Select delete >> Check Website Data and Cookies and then finally Click Delete.
Know How To Fix DNS Settings
Step 1. Navigate to the bottom right corner of your desktop and right click on Network icon, further tap on Open Network and Sharing Center.
Step 2. In the View your active networks section, you have to choose Local Area Connection.
Step 3. Click Properties at the bottom of Local Area Connection Status window.
Step 4. Next you have to choose Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IP V4) and then tap on Properties below.
Step 5. Finally enable the Obtain DNS server address automatically option and tap on OK button apply changes.
Well if you are still facing issues in removal of malware threats then you can feel free to ask questions. We will feel obliged to help you.