Website redirection, also called link forwarding, is used to make a web page available under more than one website address. When a web browser attempts to open a redirected link, it will go to a page with a different link.
Malware authors use this sometimes so you will acccess their malicious websites accidentally.
- Right-click the web browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge) shortcut on your desktop.
- Choose Properties.
- Click Shortcut tab.
- On the Target field, remove the excess string aside from the shortcut link of the browser.
In the example below, we deleted http://istartsurf.com.
- Click Apply, then click OK.
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