Ways to get rid of www-search.info hijacker
This www-search.info is able to infect practically all widely used browsers, such as Google Chrome, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Of course, other browsers aren`t an exception and can be affected by this plague as well. It is strongly not recommended for you to surf the web through this domain. You may be brought to plenty of malicious sites through it.
Note that www-search.info also slows down the performance of your computer in a considerable way. You will notice high CPU usage and consumption of many system resources caued by it. As a result, your PC may often freeze and your browser may crash.
How does www-search.info get into my system?
It is very important to be aware of how exactly www-search.info is spread today. Typically it is bundled by default with many other free programs. Your job in this case is to be always careful when you surf the web and install any cost-free software. Don`t allow any hidden installations to occur in your system without your knowledge or approval. Stay safe!
How to remove www-search.info?
If you detect www-search.info and don’t wish to keep it on your PC, then you can follow the removal guide given below to remove it. You may choose a manual method to delete this infection, but it should be reminded that, the manual removal is a cumbersome and risky task which must only be attempted by advanced users. If you are a novice user, it is a better option to use an automatic removal tool, for instance Trojan Killer by GridinSoft.
Removal tool for www-search.info:
Automatic removal instructions:
- Scan your system with GridinSoft Trojan Killer and click on “Apply” at the end of scan:
- Shut down all your browsers.
- In Trojan Killer’s window click on “Tools” and select “Reset browser settings“:
- Specify all your browsers you want to be reset with the help of Trojan Killer, then click on Reset” button again:
- Restart your computer.
Video explaining how to reset your browser using GridinSoft Trojan Killer:
How to prevent your PC from being reinfected with www-search.info in the future.
GridinSoft Trojan Killer 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 Trojan Killer 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):