The Websearch.search-mania.info web page is considered as a browser hijacker, it attaches to your internet browser. Some users think of this webpage as a helpful instrument, but it uses deceptive and not very decent ways to break into your system and after that it is able to change your browser settings, messing with them for its own benefit. This hijacker might present a potential threat to your system security and help cyber criminals to collect information on users like you.
Once Websearch.search-mania.info hijacker is inside, you will notice that your homepage and default search engine were changed on Websearch.search-mania.info website. And now you will see this page every time you open your browser. These are main reasons why we consider Websearch.search-mania.info as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program. Although this web service looks normal, it will show you adverts in search results page that could redirect you on potentially viral links. By opening such links you are jeopardizing your safety and privacy.
How does Websearch.search-mania.info get into my system?
There are few methods for Websearch.search-mania.info to be installed. It uses wrapped installation to be installed along with other programs. But developers are also trying to promote this hijacker as a legit service through viral advertising and spam messaging. These are the reasons why we advise you to remove Websearch.search-mania.info page from your computer as soon as possible. Check our removal guide below and follow the instructions.
Removal tool for Websearch.search-mania.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 Websearch.search-mania.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):