I have the websearch.webisgreat.info domain pop up on my browser and I need help to get rid of it. This problem has bugged me for the last couple days. Every time I try to start an online search, I keep being blocked by this pop up. I also get many pop-up ads all over the webs telling me I should install something that I don’t know of. My browser is a complete mess now. How do I fix this?
Websearch.webisgreat.info Redirect – How to Remove?
Websearch.webisgreat.info is categorized as an adware domain that’s designed by online third-party to scam net users on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. The pop up domain looks like a simple search webpage that gives shortcuts to resources online. But it is a hijacker which will compromise your browsers once installed by resetting the browser defaults without consent. This browser hijacker is dangerous because it’s able to collect your browsing histories via third-party tracking cookies. Private online data stored in these browsing histories can then be used by cyber criminals. Other than that, the hijacker can also cause lots of disorders on your browsers. Based on that, you are suggested to get rid of the pop up adware as soon as possible to restore browsers.
How does this adware attack happen when there’s anti-malware software on the computer? This may be the general wonder of many computer users. We believe the install of this Websearch.webisgreat.info redirect can be achieved in a bundle with freeware that users download from unidentified resources on the internet. Considering the great numbers of freeware online, average computer users won’t be able to identify all of them before installing the programs onto their computers. Once the adware is installed, it will attack your browsers first:
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.
System becomes sluggish generally.
How to get rid of Websearch.webisgreat.info pop up hijacker on browsers?
Besides from doing some auto changes to your browsers, the hijacker may also cause other potential malware or spyware problems on your computer as well as turning you into a victim of unknown cyber scams. The hijacker pop up won’t be completely disabled if any single file is left out during the removal. Due to the changeable characters of the adware problem, certain levels of computer skills are required during the process in order to accurate the removal process in order to identify the right files and registries to delete or adjust.
Suggestions: If you are not qualified with certain levels of computer skills, contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for help to delete this pop up from home page now if you don’t want to make things worse:
The Adware Popup Screenshot
* The above screenshot shows the common appearance of this browser hijacker. Once installed, the domain will be automatically set as your new home page on browsers. Each time you are trying to go online, you can be seeing lots of pop ups. If you are told that “Your PC performance is poor” or “Your browser is out of date”, ignore such pop up messages as they are usually misleading information. Remove the pop up adware now to maintain a clean system.
Can’t get rid of websearch.webisgreat.info pop up on browser? How to remove?
As mentioned before this adware problem can still happen whether or not there’s anti-malware program on the system. Hence, to remove the hijacker, manual removal is suggested in this passage. Users will need to reset browser defaults as well as to adjust certain registries, remove unwanted extensions and clear browsing histories and cookies to finally get rid of the hijacker. Instead of wiping out the entire hard drives, manual removal is much more efficient and will get you out of this browser disorder. 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 popups 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
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.webisgreat.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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Having troubles to get online? Can’t get rid of Websearch.webisgreat.info redirect? If you are seeing this specific domain on your browsers, be prepared as it is believed to be a browser hijacker which not only attacks your browsers, but causes other problems on the computer. When having a hijacked browser, you will receive many unwanted pop ups all over the webs. For instance, texts can be highlighted or underlined with pop ups constantly showing whenever hovering cursor on them. These pop ups are often used to get potentially unwanted programs onto your computer to cause further troubles. The longer the hijacker stays on your computer, the more problems you will have to deal with. Remove this pop up adware now manually and completely.
Note: Still having troubles to use your browsers without the constant blocks of this pop up hijacker? Please contact YooSecurity Online Experts for help now to completely remove the adware pop up to restore your browsers and avoid further malware problems:
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on February 6, 2014 8:02 am