I was downloading some PDF files and after a while this fishy malware/adware search overruns my browser. I uninstalled the fishy programs that were installed on this day. Removed the extension from Chrome and restarted my PC. But, the Websearch.oversearch.info redirect virus is still there. I don’t use Firefox or Internet Explorer at all and it’s overrun those browsers as well. I’m pretty freaked out now so I really don’t know what to do. How can I get rid of it permanently?
How to Remove Websearch.oversearch.info Redirect Virus Completely?
Websearch.oversearch.info redirect is one member of websearch redirect virus family. It is the updated version from Websearch.simplesearches.info redirect and Websearchinc.net virus. They are all websearch redirect members and they share the same capabilities such as causing constant popping ups on infected computers. It has been given new ways to lead damages to target computers. Firstly, it gets into those target computers without the notice of both the computer users and the antivirus software on those computers. Secondly, it disguises itself as a normal webpage thus makes itself as the default homepages on many browsers including Mozilla Firefox, IE and Google Chrome. Thirdly, this browser hijacker virus replaces the search results with its domain or promoted sites which are full of dangerous factors or risky threats.
Besides what were mentioned above, the destroy ability of Websearch.oversearch.info redirect is beyond your imagination. It makes its tricks at back doors so we cannot see how it ruins our computer. But we can certainly feel out that our computer has been acting abnormally since we have found the infection. A most obvious phenomenon is that the speed of the infected computer is quite slow it takes unbelievably long time to run some normal programs. New and strange bookmarks appear on the browsers you use. Even you seldom use the browser it can be infected the same. That is because of the infective characteristic of the redirect virus.
If you take a look at the main page of the redirect virus you will realize that it is trying to lead you to click on some back links or any other icons which will direct you to some other sites. And if you use Websearch.oversearch.info redirect to do some normal search you will see the differences between the result page it gives you and the result you get from legal search engines. Those sites which rank at the front place on its page are not safe to visit. However, the virus has modified the page and links and made them look good and people are willing to click on them or may click on by carelessness. That is one way it gains profits. It also spreads other kinds of viruses especially those are related to it in that way. Computers will be weakened and more and more troubles will occur. Thus it messes up target computers.
Note: Manual Removal, though is the most effective way to remove the virus, requires expertise and which is for advanced users, if you don’t have much experience in dealing with redirect virus. Contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts for removal assistance.
Screenshot of Websearch.oversearch.info Virus
Your computer might infect this virus via unsafe freeware, shareware or advertising-supported programs such as various browser add-ons or toolbars. Once it enters in your computer.
Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Step A: Open Windows Task Manager to end process related to the redirect Virus. To do that, press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys at the same time to pull up Window Task Manager; go to Processes tab on top and scroll down the list to find.
Step B: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. Go to Folder Options window, under View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
Step C: Press Windows+R keys to pull up Run box and type in “regedit” to open Registry Editor.
Step D: Delete all these associated files and registry entries with this browser hijacker in Registry Editor as below:
Step E: Change home page back from this unwanted Websearch.oversearch.info on targeted browsers.
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Websearch.oversearch.info redirect is a bogus website which is categorized as browser hijacker virus. It replaces your default homepages to its domain one and modifies your search results. It misleads you to click on its partners sites and puts your computer at a dangerous mode. From those unsafe sites you are likely to be invaded and you will lose more and more data you saved on your infected computer. They often take use of your data to do other bad activities and make them spread much more widely. If you give into the redirect virus you are going to make your computer worse for it will finally ruin it totally without any hesitation. So in one word, you should get it off your computer as soon as you find its existence.
Note: Have spent too much time in fixing the problem but failed? To avoid any mistakes, please contact YooSecurity Online Experts in time to save your computer.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on September 25, 2013 2:21 am