It is important to know that Securewebsearch.info hijacker. The program belongs to InfoSpace. Inc. Keep in mind, it can be attached to Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and possibly a few other internet browsers. We recommend you to be careful not to look for the information through it. You should remove it immediately.
It is advertised as a search tool that can bring you top results from Google, Yahoo, and other popular search providers. In fact, instead of relevant and helpful information, you will most likely see the numerous obtrusive advertisements and pop-ups that will appear through Securewebsearch.info home page. Thus, you will see a lot of junk information not worthy paying attention to.
How does Securewebsearch.info get into my system?
To avoid re-infection you need to stay away from unknown programs, free applications, suspicious web sites. If you decide to install a new free software, you should make sure that you do not let to install some additional programs (such as Securewebsearch.info) bundled with a regular app. Thus, you must always select the Custom installation mode and uncheck all extras.
Removal tool for Securewebsearch.info:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Anti-Malware and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In GridinSoft Anti-Malware click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of GridinSoft Anti-Malware, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Anti-Malware:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with Securewebsearch.info in the future.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware offers excellent solution which may help to prevent your system from being contaminated with malware ahead of time. This feature is referred to as “Real-Time Protection”. By default, it is disabled once you install the software. To enable it, please click on “Protect” button and press “Start” as demonstrated below:
This options helps you to prevent execution of malicious programs and to avoid their installation ahead of time. When certain malware tries to install itself into your system, GridinSoft Anti-Malware and its Real-Time Protection module will terminate this installation attempt ahead of time. You may click on “Confirm” button to continue blocking this malicious program, or to select “Ignore this file” and allow the malicious application to be installed (at your own risk):