Is your browser hijacked by Websearch.searchere.info now? Cannot get rid of this annoying search page from Google Chrome, Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox? Now please follow the manual guide here to remove this redirect virus immediately.
Websearch.searchere.info is a misleading website that usually displays a bogus search engine and numerous annoying ads. This website is sponsored by browser hijackers and adware which may carry out a lot of harmful actions to interrupt users’ browsing activities. It may carry a tracking cookie helping hackers to modify your browser settings and hijack all the browsers installed on your machine like IE, Firefox and Google Chrome so that you will keep being redirected to Websearch.searchere.info once your computer is attacked by such dangerous threat. Also you will notice that search results in any popular search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo may bring you to this bogus web search page frequently. This hijacker virus aims to redirect web users to Websearch.searchere.info and displays other commercial advertisements so that the hackers can make a profit from raised website traffic and click fraud.
Getting a hijacker inside the computer is extremely annoying. It changes your default start page and default search to be Websearch.searchere.info. Although it looks like a normal search website as similar as Google, Bing or Yahoo, if you enter search query and start to make a search, you will see it only shows many sponsored websites and various advertisement. Sometimes Websearch.searchere.info opens itself as a new tab page can be able to add unwanted toolbars on your browser without your permission. It also changes the HOSTS file as well as other settings on your computer so that your infected computer will become more vulnerable to further infections. This annoying adware may install itself on your computer if you have ever visited illegal or malicious websites or downloaded freeware or shareware from untrustworthy sources. Be careful if you are going to download things on the Internet and you had better to remove Websearch.searchere.info redirect from the computer as quickly as possible once it is found.
Note: This website displays various advertisements to lure users to click on it. It may inform users that they are missing plugin to play video or telling that you are the winner of the day in you area and you need to fill out certain “sponsor offers” in order to claim you “free gift” or something like that. However, don’t click on any of the advertisements shown on Websearch.searchere.info. Otherwise you will open a backdoor to let other viruses invade your computer to ruin your system.
1. It can redirect you to malicious websites with numerous pop up ads to interrupt and stop you from doing anything on your computer;
2. It can turn your computer to run slowly and pose sudden death;
3. It can introduce more unwanted viruses and ransomware to do further harms;
4. It can help cyber criminals track your online activities and capture significant personal data to cause you a loss of value.
5. It can change your default DNS configuration and block you accessing your favorite sites.
6. It forcibly customizes the default homepage, search engine and bookmarks of your computer.
Considering Websearch.searchere.info hijacker can’t be fixed by any security tools, uses can use the manual guide below to fix this issue.
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. End the malicious process from Task Manager.
Once Websearch.searchere.info redirect is installed, computer user may notice that CPU usage randomly jumps to 100 percent, slowing down the computer. If your system’s CPU spike is constant, users should check from Task Manager and see if there is a suspicious process occupying the system resources and then end it immediately.
(The name of the virus process can be random.)
Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc at the same time and it will open up task manager directly. Then change to “Processes” tab.
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.
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\LocalService\Local Settings\*.*
Websearch.searchere.info masquerades itself as a legitimate search engine but in reality it won’t provide you any trusted search results. It belongs to browser hijackers and it may refer to the ZeroAccess Rootkit which can be used to steal private information or install rogue security programs. This threat is responsible for hijacking your browser (such as Internet Explorer, Google chrome, or Firefox) to its domain and installing unwanted toolbars and plug-ins on web browsers without your permission. Typically, it can show up on your computer after installing freeware and shareware on your computer. Whenever your computer is connected to Internet, you will be bombarded with hundreds of pop-up advertisements and experience constant redirection. To avoid such annoyance, it is necessary to get rid of Websearch.searchere.info from your computer.
Published by & last updated on November 6, 2013 4:38 am