What is Maxwebsearch.com, virus or real search engine? Why this website always redirect me to other webpages? I am so crazy as this pop up thing changes all my search results, what can i do to clean out this hijacker? This post will show you the way to remove this browser hijack redirect from your computer.
Maxwebsearch.com can be one of the browser hijack redirect that can hijack your Internet Browser. If you don’t know how much about his webpage, you may regard it as the useful webpage that can help you go online. However, this webpage may cause serious situation in your infected computer. This browser hijack virus can change your Internet settings and bring threaten to your computer even you have the anti-virus program. If you search something on this webpage, you will be redirected to some dangerous advertisement’s or other webpages. This browser hijack redirect should be removed completely from your computer as soon as possible.
Once infiltrating into the computer system, Maxwebsearch.com redirect will change your default homepage and prevent you from changing back to your favorite. When you are searching for something on Google, Bing or any other major search engine, you will be redirected to some unwanted suspicious websites full of dubious advertisements so that the hackers can earn money from the pay-per-click technique. Some of those weird websites may contain dangerous Trojans and spyware. The virus is able to attack all kinds of browsers including Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer. It also slows down your computer and damages your system by corrupting the Windows Registry and other important windows system files. Besides, the virus facilitates the hacker to steal your individual privacy and install more threats into your computer. You are required to get rid of Maxwebsearch.com virus immediately.
1. Annoying pop-up alerts and advertisements always come up while a user is browsing online;
2. Other spywares and viruses will be installed without your permission under the help of Trojans;
3. Personal privacy is in high risk of loss as Maxwebsearch.com can create a fake website for you to register and enter important information and passwords;
4. Significant files will be relocated or hidden which may pose a sudden death of computer;
Considering this malware can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue without any risk.
1. Clear all the cookies of your affected browsers.
Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Options”.
Click the “Under the Bonnet” tab, locate the “Privacy” section and click the “Clear browsing data” button.
Select “Delete cookies and other site data” to delete all cookies from the list.
Open Internet explorer window
Click the “Tools” button
Point to “safety” and then click “delete browsing history”
Tick the “cookies” box, then click “delete”
Click on Tools, then Options, select Privacy
Click “Remove individual cookies”
In the Cookies panel, click on “Show Cookies”
To remove a single cookie click on the entry in the list and click on the “Remove Cookie button”
To remove all cookies click on the “Remove All Cookies button”
2. Remove all add-ons and extensions related to Maxwebsearch.com virus
Google Chrome: Wrench Icon > Tools > Extensions
Mozilla Firefox: Tools > Add-ons (Ctrl+Shift+A)
Internet Explorer: Tools > Manage Add-ons
3. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
4. Remove all the malicious files manually.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet Settings “ProxyEnable” = “1”
Maxwebsearch.com is a browser hijack redirect and it will bring damage to your computer even you are under the protection of the anti-virus program. This redirect can infect your computer when you visit some unsafe webpages. When it finishes its infection, your computer will be in a dangerous situation. For one thing, it can slow down your computer, for other thing, this browser hijack redirect can change your Internet settings easily, such as replace your homepage to Maxwebsearch.com, when your homepage is changed by it, it is hard to change it back, and it will redirect you to different advertisement’s webpages, which may contain viruses and Trojans. The redirect maker can also track your actions online by this tricky virus, what is more, your computer can be controlled by the the hijacker, and the hijacker can get your personal information and system data. So that is why many victims are cheated by this redirect. If you can not remove it completely, it can always fix itself. Do not hesitate when your computer is infected by this browser hijack redirect. Please remove it completely from your computer.
Published by & last updated on November 5, 2013 2:56 am