Websearch.simplespeedy.info Removal Guide
Websearch.simplespeedy.info is a browser hijacker that comes as a part of a potentially unwanted application. It takes over your browsers and modifies their settings. It does not matter which browser you have installed as the hijacker is compatible with all of them. Your home page and default search engine will be modified as soon as it takes over. The hijacker will greet you every time you go online. It also has other features that you will not be able not to notice.
Advertisements will appear on every page that you visit, your Internet connection will slow down and you may get redirected to unfamiliar websites while surfing the Web. If you are not sure how you acquired the hijacker, that is because it arrived bundled with other software. In order to completely get rid of Websearch.simplespeedy.info, you will have to delete that software as well. There is no point in leaving the hijacker installed as it will not be useful to you in any way. That is why you should terminate Websearch.simplespeedy.info without hesitation.
How does Websearch.simplespeedy.info work?
As it has already been mentioned, Websearch.simplespeedy.info travels bundled with freeware and shareware applications. When you download free software from pages like cnet.com, soft32.com, filewin.com, brothersoft.com and others, you make use of download managers. These little applications attach potentially unwanted programs to freeware. The programs are offered to you during freeware installation. You can decline these offers if you want to, however, most computer users do not do that simply because they do not notice them. Next time you install freeware make sure that you choose Advanced or Custom installation option and deselect the unnecessary applications. That way you will not have to worry about how to delete Websearch.simplespeedy.info or any other useless software.
Websearch.simplespeedy.info takes over your browsers as soon as it gets installed. You will notice that your home page, default search engine and possibly even new tab page have been altered. Every time you try to search for information online you will be forced to use this search provider. You should bear in mind that the results it brings you may not be reliable. The engine can add sponsored links to your search results and that is why we do not recommend using it. Moreover, you will also encounter other commercial content while surfing the Internet. The problem with that is the fact that the adverts do not belong to the application and it does not hold any responsibility for them. You could easily be presented with fake banners, pop-ups, links, etc. Clicking on a corrupted link could result in serious consequences such as malware or spyware infections, adware downloads, financial losses and so on. In order to make sure none of that happens you should eliminate Websearch.simplespeedy.info from your system. And here is how you can do that.
How to remove Websearch.simplespeedy.info from my PC?
There is no doubt that you need to get rid of Websearch.simplespeedy.info. The program causes various disturbances and has no benefits whatsoever. If you choose to terminate Websearch.simplespeedy.info manually, you will have to complete all steps presented in the manual removal guide below. First of all, you will have to identify which application you need to delete in step 1. To do that use a free malware scanner that is presented on this page. Once you uninstall the unwanted application, move on to step 2 and remove Websearch.simplespeedy.info from your browsers. That way you will make sure that the hijacker is gone for good. Alternatively, you can delete Websearch.simplespeedy.info using a malware removal tool. This solution is much more reliable and effective, because the anti-malware will scan your PC and remove Websearch.simplespeedy.info as well as other infections that may be on it. It will also keep your system protected from other Internet-based threats as long as you have it installed.
Step 1: Uninstall Websearch.simplespeedy.info (and the related application)
Windows 8/7 and Vista
• Right-click on the lower left corner/Click Start
• Select Control Panel and move to Uninstall a program
• Choose the unwanted program and click Uninstall
• Open Start menu and click on Control Panel
• Pick Add or remove programs
• Select the software and click on Remove
Step 2: Remove Websearch.simplespeedy.info from your browsers
• Click on the menu and open Options
• Set a new home page on the General tab
• Move to search tab and set a new provider
• Go back to the menu and click Add-ons
• Remove unnecessary extensions
• Click on the menu and go to Settings
• Under On startup choose one of the three options
• Under Search click Manage search engines
• Set a new search provider and remove Websearch.simplespeedy.info
• Move to Extensions and delete useless add-ons
• Click on the Gear icon and pick Internet Options
• On the General tab overwrite your home page
• Click on the icon again and choose Manage Add-ons
• In Toolbars and Extensions erase unwanted add-ons
• In Search Providers delete Websearch.simplespeedy.info and set a new provider.