I have the Websearch.webisawesome.info on my browser that I can’t get rid of. It replaces my home page and always pops up to block me from accessing many websites. I tried to clear browsing histories, checked for toolbars and reset browser to default, but none of them worked. I have been screwed for hours trying to fix this problem. How can I restore my browser from this constant popup?
Websearch.webisawesome.info Popup – How to Remove?
Websearch.webisawesome.info is a pop up website that can be categorized as a browser hijacker for it can mess up the targeted browsers and cause potential problems on the computer. This browser hijacker pops up on your browser automatically looking like a regular search webpage. It seems to provide lots of shortcuts to abundant resources on the internet but is in fact containing many misleading information to trick computer users into all kinds of cyber scams. Although it’s unwanted by many, the hijacker can get onto your browsers without permission from users. When getting this popup, try to remove it as soon as possible to restore browsers as well as to avoid further problems on the computer.
The Websearch.webisawesome.info hijacker attacks browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox on Windows. It first gets onto your browser in a bundle with the freeware you download, and then modifies the browser defaults to make it perform less efficiently. Generally, users will receive constant blocks from this browser hijacker whenever trying to go online. What’s worse, the hijacker may even collect your browsing histories via third-party tracking cookies which is not an appropriate action. Browser hijackers can often be used in cyber criminals for this specific ability. Soon as the hijacker gets on your browsers, it will completely mess them up by creating constant disorders including:
Home page is replaced and favorite search engines are disabled.
Unknown toolbars or extensions are automatically installed.
Annoying pop-up ads are everywhere on the webs.
Users are constantly redirected to unwanted results.
Browser is slow in loading pages.
How to delete Websearch.webisawesome.info popup on browser completely?
Have tried to delete the annoying pop up by running anti-malware program for hours with no success? Still can’t fix this browser mess successfully? To get rid of the pop up completely, manual removal is suggested in this passage as a more efficient way compared to anti-virus removal for the hijacker cannot be caught by anti-virus programs. Considering that the hijacker can install other unwanted extensions or programs on the computer, users will need to uninstall these programs to speed up the system and free more space as well. Potential malware and registry errors may also be expected on the system. Hence, to completely fix this problem, expertise is required during the manual removal.
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The Hijacker Popup Screenshot
* The above screenshot is the regular appearance of the pop-up hijacker. One can notice that it appears as a search webpage which will replace the previous home page on browser. Although this pop up hijacker is not a computer virus, it’s not suggested to be used as an online search tool either. This domain is full of misleading information and can pop up annoying ads all over the webs whenever you are trying to search online. On the hijacker home page, there is an ad right below the search engine. It’s randomly shown each time the page is refreshed. These annoying pop-up ads can be used to help prompt certain malware or spyware onto the computer. Users need to ignore these random popups and remove the hijacker to make them go away.
How to get rid of Websearch.webisawesome.info pop up adware from computer?
As mentioned above, manual removal is much more efficient and guarantees a successful uninstall of this adware from computer compared to anti-virus removal. As the browser hijacker is not only able to reset browser defaults to cause disorders, but adjust certain files and registry keys to make its effect last longer. Thus, besides from resetting browser defaults, uninstalling unknown extensions and clearing browsing histories manually, users will also need to check for program files and registry errors in order to completely fix this browser problem. A guide is contained below to walk you through the basic steps to remove the pop up hijacker.
Browser Hijacker Manual Removal Instructions
A step-by-step guide to remove the hijacker popup manually from Mozilla Firefox:
1. Windows Task Manager.
Press CTRL+ALT+DELETE or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC; or pull up Run box from Start menu to type in taskmgr
Right click on items you want to end, select Go To Process
Click on End Process
Click on Processes tab
End process of all Firefox items/ Websearch.webisawesome.info hijacker
2. Delete virus files and adjust registries from system.
Click on Start button
Search for “folder options” on top right corner
Click on View tab
Show hidden files, folders, and drives
C:\Users\profile name here\AppData\-
* Files and registries of the Websearch.webisawesome.info pop up adware can be changed or renamed time from time in order to keep the infection functioning longer. If you are not able to identify the related items, contact online experts for help instantly.
3. Reset Firefox.
Click on Tools – Options
Under General tab – reset home page on Firefox
Under Privacy tab – clear browsing histories
4. Close out all the windows and restart the system to take effects.
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This Websearch.webisawesome.info is a pain for many computer users for it attacks and hijacks their browsers and blocks them from searching online properly. This browser hijacker can usually get on your computer via bundling with freeware. It can’t be stopped by many anti-virus programs when it sneaks onto your browser in a bundle. You will get a different browser once it’s hijacked by this adware. Lots of annoying popups will be seen and constant redirections will block you from accessing the websites you want to log on. The browser hijacker can even display some false security alerts to trick you into downloading unfriendly programs onto the computer. And your online data is not secure anymore because browsing histories can be recorded by the hijacker. In short, the browser hijacker is not a computer virus but should be removed as well to protect computer from unexpected problems which might be caused by the hijacker. Manual removal guarantees a complete fix.
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Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 24, 2014 3:33 am