What is Websearch.searc-hall.info?
Websearch.searc-hall.info is a browser hijacker which enters your browsers and modifies their settings without your permission. It changes your home page and search engine. Usually Websearch.searc-hall.info comes bundled with free software. If you do not pay attention during its installation, it is very likely that you end up with a potentially unwanted application like a browser hijacker or adware. The program’s main goal is to present you with advertisements and that is why as soon as it is installed, it will bombard you with a variety of different types of ads. If you want to get rid of them, you will have to delete Websearch.searc-hall.info.
How does Websearch.searc-hall.info work?
Websearch.searc-hall.info is going to appear every time you open your browsers. It will appear as your home page and default search engine. You will not be able to undo these changes as long as it stays on your system. The provided engine is not a reliable tool and we would not recommend using it. It will not bring you genuine results. What you will see in your browsers is various ads, pop-ups and other commercial data. Stay away from these ads if you do not want to infect your system with yet another unwanted program or even malware.
Websearch.searc-hall.info tracks you cookies and records all information about your Internet browsing habits. This data is used to customize the ads that you see. It could also be sold to third parties. Although the hijacker claims to only collect non-personally identifiable information, you can never be 100% sure. It is better to not take these kind of risks. Terminate Websearch.searc-hall.info from your system and return to normal web browsing.
How to remove Websearch.searc-hall.info?
It is rather tricky to manually eliminate Websearch.searc-hall.info from your PC. You will have to delete the program that it came bundled with and reset your browsers. If you do not know which application is responsible for the hijacker, you should download a malware scanner. Or better yet implement a malware removal tool that will take care of your system for you. It will scan your computer, delete all threats and remove Websearch.searc-hall.info from your browsers. You will be able to surf the Web safely and securely once again. If, you would still prefer manual Websearch.searc-hall.info removal, you can use the instructions presented below.
Uninstall Websearch.searc-hall.info and the related program
Windows 7 & Vista/Windows 8
• Start/Settings → Control Panel → Uninstall a program
• Choose the program and click Uninstall
• Start → Control Panel → Add or remove programs
• Select the application and click Remove
Delete Websearch.searc-hall.info from browsers
• Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset
• Menu → Question mark → Troubleshooting Information → Reset Firefox → Reset Firefox
• Menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset browser settings → Reset.