What is Websearch.calcitapp.info?
Websearch.calcitapp.info is a browser hijacker that can redirect you to unfamiliar pages while you surf the Web and alter your browser settings without notifying you about it. Most common distribution method of such programs is bundled downloads. If you downloaded freeware or shareware it is possible that is how your system got infected. Websearch.calcitapp.info is not malicious so it can not cause harm to your PC on its own, however, the program is not completely safe either. It can expose you to corrupted pages and that is why you should not keep it in your system. The hijacker is not beneficial in any way so you will not miss out on anything if you delete Websearch.calcitapp.info from your computer.Download Removal Toolto remove Websearch.calcitapp.info
How does Websearch.calcitapp.info work?
Once Websearch.calcitapp.info enters your system your browser settings such as home page and default search engine are modified. Every time you open your browser you will see Websearch.calcitapp.info which does not look suspicious at all. The webpage has its own logo and a Search button. You will also see some kind of an advertisement in the middle of your screen. Clicking on any kind of ads presented to you by the hijacker would not be wise. The program does not endorse any of the pages it promotes and therefore we do not recommend you risking your system safety. If you land on a corrupted page you could infect your PC with a malicious application or be tricked into some other virtual scam.
If you start using Websearch.calcitapp.info search engine you will notice that it does not provide you with genuine results. Moreover, you will also notice that your Internet connection has slowed down since you installed the search engine. This is not surprising as browser hijackers tend to do that. The best solution to this is to terminate Websearch.calcitapp.info altogether.
How to remove Websearch.calcitapp.info?
In order to get rid of Websearch.calcitapp.info you will have to delete the program that it came bundled with, reset your browsers and edit your target line. If you are not sure how to complete some of these tasks you can use the manual Websearch.calcitapp.info removal instructions that we have prepared and presented below. Alternatively, you could save time and download a malware removal tool that would do all the hard work for you. The program will scan your PC, detect the unwanted application(s) and eliminate Websearch.calcitapp.info. The anti-malware tool will also continue to be useful by safeguarding your system from various online threats in the future.
Manual Websearch.calcitapp.info removal
I. Uninstall unwanted programs
Windows XP/7 and Vista
- Open Start menu and click on Control Panel
- Go to Add or remove programs/Uninstall a program
- Select the unwanted application
- Click Remove/Uninstall
- Press Win+Q and type in Control Panel
- Click on it and select Uninstall a program
- Delete the unwanted software
II. Reset your browsers
- Open Mozilla Firefox
- Click on the menu
- Select the Question mark
- Click Troubleshooting Information
- Select Reset Firefox
- Confirm it and click on Finish
- Open your browser
- Click on the menu on the right
- Open Settings
- Click Show advanced settings
- Select Reset browser settings
- Click Reset
- Open IE and tap Alt+T
- Choose Internet Options
- Click Reset on the Advanced tab
- Mark Delete personal settings
- Click Reset
III. Edit browser shortcut
- Right-click on the shortcut to your browser
- Select Properties and go to Shortcut tab
- Erase all text after “exe” in the Target line
- Click OK to save changes