How to Remove "ACCELE-RATE.PRO" VIRUS from Chrome, Firefox browser? (Virus Removal Guide)

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ACCELE-RATE.PRO is a browser hijacker! ACCELE-RATE.PRO is appeared on your PC after installing free software, bundled with adware downloader program. Adware program changes the homepage and search engine for your web browser to ACCELE-RATE.PRO.


In addition, it changed Windows shortcuts on your desktop and in the Start Menu.
The link to ACCELE-RATE.PRO site is added into the command line.


Each time when you click on shortcut you will start displaying of ACCELE-RATE.PRO site.

How to remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO redirect from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox manually:

STEP 1: Check all shortcuts of your browsers on your desktop, taskbar and in the Start menu. Right click on your shortcut and change it's properties.


You can see ACCELE-RATE.PRO at the end of shortcut target (command line). Remove it and save changes.

In addition, check this command line for fake browser's trick.
For example, if a shortcut points to Google Chrome, it must have the path:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe.
Fake browser may be: …\Appdata\Roaming\HPReyos\ReyosStarter3.exe.
Also the file name may be: “chromium.exe” instead of chrome.exe.

STEP 2: Investigate the list of installed programs and uninstall all unknown recently installed programs.

check installed programs to uninstall

STEP 3: Open Task Manager and close all processes, related to ACCELE-RATE.PRO in their description. Discover the directories where such processes start. Search for random or strange file names.

Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO virus from running processes

Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO virus from running processes

STEP 4: Inspect the Windows services. Press Win+R, type in: services.msc and press OK.

Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO virus from Windows services

Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO virus from Windows services

Disable the services with random names or contains ACCELE-RATE.PRO in it's name or description.

STEP 5: After that press Win+R, type in: taskschd.msc and press OK to open Windows Task Scheduler.
Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO from scheduled task list.

Delete any task related to ACCELE-RATE.PRO. Disable unknown tasks with random names.

STEP 6: Clear the Windows registry from ACCELE-RATE.PRO virus.
Press Win+R, type in: regedit.exe and press OK.

Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO virus from Windows registry

Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO virus from Windows registry

Find and delete all keys/values contains ACCELE-RATE.PRO.

STEP 7: Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO from Google Chrome.
Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO Virus from Chrome Extensions

STEP 8: Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO from Internet Explorer.

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

Set Internet Explorer Homepage

STEP 9: Remove ACCELE-RATE.PRO from Mozilla Firefox.

Change Firefox Home Page

Change Firefox Home Page

STEP 10: And at the end, clear your basket, temporal files, browser's cache.

But if you miss any of these steps and only one part of virus remains – it will come back again immediately or after reboot.
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