What is Websearch.searchero.info?
Websearch.searchero.info is a browser hijacker that can modify your browser settings without your consent. It belongs to a family of Websearch Hijackers, all of which work in a similar manner. Websearch.searchero.info is a part of a potentially unwanted application. The unwanted programs can enter your system with the help of free third party software and cause various disruptions. Their main purpose is to promote their sponsors.
This means that they insert commercial adverts into browsers, cause redirects to their associated sites and so on. If you want to get rid of these symptoms and go back to using your regular search tools, you should delete Websearch.searchero.info.
How does Websearch.searchero.info work?
The website Websearch.searchero.info gets set as your home page and default search engine. It contains a search box and quick access links such websites as Game-treknet, Film-tease.com, Shoppingwiz.co and other more popular sites like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. If you try using your new search engine, you will get redirected to Google.com. However, the results page may contain sponsored content. We would not recommend clicking on the sponsored links as there is no way to be sure that they are safe. The same goes for other advertisements that you are bound to encounter online. The ads may not be reliable and trusting them could lead to serious consequences like malware infection, data loss and so on. The hijacker will also cause other disturbances like redirects to unknown sites, increased page loading time and system slow downs.
If you are not sure how you could have ended up with a potentially unwanted application, you should think about what freeware you have recently installed. Free software is often accompanied by various unwanted programs. You can avoid them if you choose Advanced installation mode and decline all additional offers. That is exactly what you should do next time you deal with freeware. As for now, you should focus on how to terminate Websearch.searchero.info.
How to remove Websearch.searchero.info?
There are two ways you can eliminate Websearch.searchero.info from your computer. One of them is manual removal. If you want to delete Websearch.searchero.info manually, you will have to uninstall its related program and then restore your browser settings. If you need further instructions on how to do that, you can use the ones provided in the manual removal guide below. The second option is automatic removal. To get rid of Websearch.searchero.info automatically, you will have to implement an anti-malware utility and let it clean your system.
Manual Websearch.searchero.info removal guide
Delete Websearch.searchero.info related program
- Press Windows key and R simultaneously
- Type in Control and hit Enter
- Click on Uninstall a program
- Choose the suspicious software
- Click Uninstall
Windows 7 and Vista/Windows XP
- Open Start menu and click on Control Panel
- Select Uninstall a program/Add or remove programs
- Right-click on the unwanted application
- Click Uninstall/Remove
Restore your browser settings
- Gear icon → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset → Delete personal settings → Reset
- Menu → Question mark → Firefox Help → Refresh Firefox → Refresh Firefox → Finish
- Chrome menu → Settings → Show Advanced Settings → Reset settings → Reset