Your web browser doesn’t work properly? There is a web site named Websearch.searchitwell.info taking over the web browser completely? You do not know how to get rid of it? If the antivirus program you install in the computer cannot remove it, you need to process the manual removal instead of sitting passively.
Websearch.searchitwell.info is a nasty browser hijacker which has the ability to get into your computer without asking for your authority. In order to remove this browser hijacker from the computer manually, it is better to know about the general information of how it works on your computer. First of all, it is able to quickly spread through social network sites and “free” programs. Even if you have installed an intelligent anti-virus program in the computer, being careful when surfing the Internet is still necessary. Those corrupted online items usually do not look different than legitimate ones. When you try to open or download things from the Internet, please make sure they are legal.
Once Websearch.searchitwell.info enters into your computer, it begins to change your browser settings and system default settings right away so that it can control your online activities and cannot be removed easily by antivirus programs. You may not have noticed that it is a bad thing because it looks like a legitimate search engine. Even if the search results it offers look very normal, you should not click on any of them. Once you do, there will be countless pop-up ads, porn sites, security alerts, survey windows and scam windows asking for money showing on your computer screen. Some of them even cannot be closed, so you do not know how to deal with them at all. To make matters worse, your other browser will become infected sooner or later. Therefore, it is best to remove the browser hijacker before your computer suffers from more troubles.
1. It is able to become the startup page of your web browser via modifying browser settings. No matter which browser you are using (Internet Explorer, Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Opera), you can see the browser is occupied by it completely.
2. It may also install plug-ins, extensions and toolbars in the browser so as to record your search history as well as cookies.
3. You need to wait for a long time when visiting websites because the browser always gets stuck and is slow in reaction.
4. This annoying redirect may also result in unstable Internet connection and system freezes frequently.
5. You are forced to receive many advertisement windows when the computer is connected to the Internet.
Because your antivirus program is unable to deal with Websearch.searchitwell.info successfully, you need to get rid of it manually by following these steps given as below. And in case that there is any error occurring in the removal process, please take some time to do a backup before you begin.
1. Clean Add-ons and Extensions
* Internet Explorer:
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Internet Options
(3). Click Programs tab, click Manage add-ons and disable the suspicious add-ons
(1). Click Tools in the Menu bar and then click Add-ons
(2). Click Extensions, select the related browser add-ons and click Disable
* Google Chrome:
(1). Click Customize and control Google Chrome button → Tools → Extensions
(2). Disable the extensions of Websearch.searchitwell.info
2. End Relevant Processes
(1). Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc together to pop up Windows Task Manager, click Processes tab
*For Win 8 Users:
Click More details when you see the Task Manager box
And then click Details tab
(2). Find out and end Websearch.searchitwell.info’s processes
3. Show Hidden Files
(1). Click on Start button and then on Control Panel
(2). Click on Appearance and Personalization
(3). Click on Folder Options
(4). Click on the View tab in the Folder Options window
(5). Choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
(6). Click OK at the bottom of the Folder Options window
*For Win 8 Users:
Press Win+E together to open Computer window, click View and then click Options
Click View tab in the Folder Options window, choose Show hidden files, folders, and drives under the Hidden files and folders category
4. Delete Relevant Registry Entries and Files
(1). Delete the registry entries related to Websearch.searchitwell.info through Registry Editor
Press Win+R to bring up the Run window, type “regedit” and click “OK”
While the Registry Editor is open, search and delete its registry entries
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” =Random
(2). Find out and remove the associated files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Random “.exe”
Websearch.searchitwell.info is a hateful browser hijacker that has the ability to redirect all of your search results without your approval. It is associating with thousands of malicious links and web pages. You may think the search results it shows are normal, but once you click on any of them, you will have to receive a lot of ad windows and even Trojans, spyware and malware released by cyber criminals. You may not notice that it is a browser hijacker at first because it has a normal look which is similar to other legitimate sites. In fact, it is able to collect your important online information and send back to the developers so that they can gain profits. Therefore, if you want to protect your privacy and have a clean online environment, you should have Websearch.searchitwell.info removed as soon as possible.
The above manual removal is quite dangerous and complicated, which needs sufficient professional skills. Therefore, only computer users with rich computer knowledge are recommended to implement the process because any errors including deleting important system files and registry entries will crash your computer system. If you have no idea of how to process the manual removal, please contact experts from YooCare Online Tech Support for further assistance.
Published by & last updated on March 8, 2015 3:51 pm