Www-search.info Removal Instructions
Www-search.info is a browser hijacker that alters your browser settings and replaces your home page, new tab and default search engine. It usually comes bundled with a potentially unwanted or an ad-supported application.
The hijacker can affect any web browser as it is compatible with all of them. Once it infiltrates your computer, you will notice more changes than just the settings modifications. Other symptoms will include an increased amount of commercial ads, constant redirects to unfamiliar websites, slow Internet connection and more. You should not tolerate any of this. We recommend you delete Www-search.info as soon as you can.
How does Www-search.info work?
Once the hijacker takes over, your home page and default search engine are switched to Www-search.info. This site has a search box as well as various links to articles that are grouped into such categories as News, Sports, Entertainment and Business. What you will also notice on the main page is fake adverts. Needless to say, you should not click on them. The so-called search engine redirects you to “Google Custom Search” which contains ads and sponsored links along with other results. Clearly, you will not be able to use this website effectively.
As it has already been mentioned, the hijacker also takes other actions like installing various extensions to your browsers that make it more difficult for you to get rid of Www-search.info. It displays commercial ads on your screen in an attempt to promote its sponsors. You can not trust that these ads will all be safe. The infection will also redirect you to unfamiliar pages in the middle of your browsing for no apparent reason. If you want to eliminate all of these disturbances and return to uninterrupted online surfing, you should terminate Www-search.info right away.
How to remove Www-search.info?
If you want to get rid of Www-search.info, there are two options you can choose from in order to do it. One of them is manual and the other one is automatic removal. You can use the instructions provided below this chapter should you choose manual removal option. In the first step you will have to delete Www-search.info associated program which is the application that it came bundled with. In the second, you will have to restore your web browsers. If, however, you decide to go with automatic removal instead, you should download the anti-malware utility that will remove Www-search.info for you. It will also make sure that you do not encounter similar problems in the future by shielding your PC from various Internet-based parasites.
Step 1: Uninstall Www-search.info
Windows 8/7 & Vista
- Right-click on the lower left corner/Click on Start
- Choose Control Panel and go to Uninstall a program
- Select the suspicious application and lick Uninstall
- Access Start menu and go to Control Panel
- Select Add or remove programs
- Choose the unwanted software and click Remove
Step 2: Eliminate Www-search.info from browsers
Reset Internet Explorer
- Alt+T → Internet Options → Advanced tab → Reset
- Check the box and click on Reset
Reset Mozilla Firefox
- Alt+H → Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox
- Choose Refresh Firefox to confirm
Reset Google Chrome
- Alt+F → Settings → Show Advanced Settings
- Select Reset settings and click Reset.