What can I do to Websearch.simple2search.info? I cannot get rid of it by clearing website data and browsing history. I have looked up its information and know that it is a kind of browser hijacker, but I don’t know how to catch it. The antivirus cannot help. And I always get endless pop ups which block me to finish online tasks totally. Can your guys help me out of this issue?

Description of Websearch.simple2search.info Hijacker

Websearch.simple2search.info has been classified as a browser hijacker to attack web browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Safari and so on. Once it gets on the targeted computer, it will corrupt the Internet browser first by inserting the malicious toolbar, add-on or plugin, and meanwhile change the default settings of browsers. The homepage and default search engine will be gone bur instead replaced with this interface totally and its so-called search tool. So every time when you run the web browser, this annoying page will showing on as the homepage. Whatever you want to look up via this tool, it will just redirect you to malicious and suspicious web sites or offer you strange links. It’s hard to get the correct search result. In this way, Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker will record your favorite sites, products and where you like browse most, and then according to those information, it will show you the endless and specific advertisements to promote its sponsored products. Due to this redirect infection, your web browser will become slower or often get stuck and crash down.

If you cannot remove this browser hijacker as soon as possible, it not only has the bad effect on your web browser but also does harm to computer system. Browser hijacker can act as a backdoor infection to bring other threats into system via its endless pop ups. As mentioned above, once your web browser is infected with this Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker, it will throw endless pops up to interrupt you to do anything on the Internet. But also those pop ups may be carried virus-infected files, malware, or Trojan horse and so on. And if you click on those pop ups, it will lead you to download malicious files into your computer without any notice. If other threats like aggressive Trojan horse get on the system, they will surely mess up the system. Those threats will soon slow down computer performance. The system start-up items, registry or task manager will be infiltrated with those threats. System important files and programs will be severely corrupted. System error will happen. Besides, when your computer is more vulnerable, some threats will help remote hackers to access your computer to steal something important and valuable for illegal profits. And your privacy will be leaked out.  Anyway, if you find this Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker on your computer, please figure out the way to remove it soon, otherwise more and further severe damages will happen in system.

Main Traits of Websearch.simple2search.info Hijacker

-Can change your homepage or the default search engine to Websearch.simple2search.info and it totally prevents you from changing them back

-Can always redirect you to other websites

-Can pop up various advertisements and sponsored links randomly to interrupt your online activities

-Can create many junk files which occupy a lot of space in hard drive

-Can download other malicious programs into computer, which make further damage.

-Can collect and send data concerning your search history and other browsing activities.

-Your sensitive information can be tracked and stolen by hacker who can access to your computer with the help of this browser hijacker.

NOTE: If you find any of these symptoms on your computer, that proves your PC is under attack and seriously infected with Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker. If you are not a computer savvy, Please contact YooSecurity Online PC Experts to remove this browser hijacker virus for you.

The Screenshot of Websearch.simple2search.info Hijacker

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Manual Removal Guide of Browser Hijacker (For Computer Literate)

There is a removal guide of Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker provided here; however, expertise is required during the process of removal, please make sure you are capable to do it by yourself.

Step 1: Find Ctrl, Alt, and Delete these 3 keys and then press them together to open task manager to end the process related to this Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker, the name of the process of it is random.

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Step 2: Try to find Folder Options in Control Panel, select the View tab, and then tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.

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Step 3: Click on Start button at the right lower corner, then click on Control Panel

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Then you will come to the Control Panel windows, click on Add and Remove Programs

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Then try to find the program which relates to Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker, highlight it and choose Remove, the program’s name is random.

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Step4: Change your homepage in your browser (Take Internet Explorer as an Example)

From the Navigation toolbar in Internet Explorer, click Tools and select Internet Options.

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Then type the URL you want into the Home page box and then click OK

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Conclusion:

Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker is a harmful redirect infection to the computer. It changes the homepage and search engine totally and prevents online users from changing back, redirects them to its URL or other malicious websites, steals their personal data and displays endless pop-ups on the screen to prevent them from getting online normally and smoothly. Don’t think this redirect infection is not as harmful as those stubborn viruses like Trojan horse, ransomware, worms, since this redirect can also bring those harmful viruses to infect the computer, which will greatly slow down PC and make it run as a snail and further harm to mess up system files and damage system severely.

Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of Websearch.simple2search.info hijacker? Contact online experts for help now!

Published by Leo R. Oscar & last updated on May 29, 2015 4:12 pm

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