How to remove Websearch.fixsearch.info

Websearch.fixsearch.info is a homepage hijacker which is installed by malicious software. This homepage hijacker is bundled with freeware to promote Websearch.fixsearch.info and to make money using advertisements within the search results. Once this Websearch.fixsearch.info browser hijacker is installed on your computer, the default search engine and homepage for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox is replaced with Websearch.fixsearch.info.

Once you search using Websearch.fixsearch.info your search term is redirected to random search engines, as Tuvaro. com, LocalMoxie. com, Google. com. This Websearch.fixsearch.info homepage is not malicious process itself and may not be called a “ virus” , but it does change security settings within your favorite browser and is distributed by freeware. It’ s not strange people refer to it as a virus, as its a generic term for what we call “ malware” . We noticed that by installing software our homepage and default search engine was replaced with Websearch.fixsearch.info, but we couldn’ t find it in the programs list in Windows as a “ normal” name for software. It was named “ SNT” aka SearchNewTab. This is a nasty browser hijacker/redirect you need to remove.

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It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

Websearch.fixsearch.info Behavior

  • Modifies Desktop and Browser Settings.
  • Shows Fake Security Alerts, Pop-ups and Ads.
  • Websearch.fixsearch.info Shows commercial adverts
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Websearch.fixsearch.info Connects to the internet without your permission
  • Integrates into the web browser via the Websearch.fixsearch.info browser extension
  • Websearch.fixsearch.info Deactivates Installed Security Software.
  • Steals or uses your Confidential Data

Websearch.fixsearch.info effected Windows OS versions

  • Windows 8 30% 
  • Windows 7 24% 
  • Windows Vista 10% 
  • Windows XP 36% 

Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Websearch.fixsearch.info.

Anti-Virus SoftwareVersionDetection
Kingsoft AntiVirus2013.4.9.267Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus22702Wajam (fs)
Malwarebytesv2013.10.29.10PUP.Optional.MalSign.Generic
K7 AntiVirus9.179.12403Unwanted-Program ( 00454f261 )
VIPRE Antivirus22224MalSign.Generic
NANO AntiVirus0.26.0.55366Trojan.Win32.Searcher.bpjlwd
McAfee-GW-Edition2013Win32.Application.OptimizerPro.E
Dr.WebAdware.Searcher.2467
McAfee5.600.0.1067Win32.Application.OptimizerPro.E
Qihoo-3601.0.0.1015Win32/Virus.RiskTool.825
Malwarebytes1.75.0.1PUP.Optional.Wajam.A
Baidu-International3.5.1.41473Trojan.Win32.Agent.peo
ESET-NOD328894Win32/Wajam.A
Tencent1.0.0.1Win32.Trojan.Bprotector.Wlfh
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Websearch.fixsearch.info Geography

Remove Websearch.fixsearch.info from Windows

Remove Websearch.fixsearch.info from Windows XP:

  1. Drag mouse cursor to the left of the Task Bar and click Start to open a menu.
  2. Open the Control Panel and double-click Add or Remove Programs. win-xp-control-panel Websearch.fixsearch.info
  3. Remove the undesirable application.

Remove Websearch.fixsearch.info from Windows Vista or Windows 7:

  1. Click the Start menu icon on the Task Bar and select Control Panel. win7-control-panel Websearch.fixsearch.info
  2. Select Uninstall a program and locate the undesirable application
  3. Right-click the application you want to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove Websearch.fixsearch.info from Windows 8:

  1. Right-click on the Metro UI screen, select All apps and then Control Panel. win8-control-panel-search Websearch.fixsearch.info
  2. Go to Uninstall a program and right-click the application you want to delete.
  3. Select Uninstall.

Remove Websearch.fixsearch.info from Your Browsers

Remove Websearch.fixsearch.info from Internet Explorer

  • Go for Alt+T and click on Internet Options.
  • In this section, move to the 'Advanced' tab and then click on the 'Reset' button. reset-ie Websearch.fixsearch.info
  • Navigate to the 'Reset Internet Explorer settings' → then to 'Delete personal settings' and press on 'Reset' option.
  • After this, click on 'Close' and go for OK to have modifications saved.
  • Click on the tabs Alt+T and go for Manage Add-ons. Move to Toolbars and Extensions and here, get rid of the unwanted extensions. ie-addons Websearch.fixsearch.info
  • Click on Search Providers and set any page as your new search tool.

Delete Websearch.fixsearch.info from Mozilla Firefox

  • As you have your browser opened, type in about:addons in the shown URL field. firefox-extensions Websearch.fixsearch.info
  • Move through Extensions and Addons list, delete the items having something in common with Websearch.fixsearch.info (or those which you may find unfamiliar). If the extension is not provided by Mozilla, Google, Microsoft, Oracle or Adobe, you should be almost sure you have to erase it.
  • Then, reset Firefox by doing this: move to Firefox ->Help (Help in menu for OSX users) -> Troubleshooting Information. Finally,Reset Firefox. firefox_reset Websearch.fixsearch.info

Terminate Websearch.fixsearch.info from Chrome

  • In the displayed URL field, type in chrome://extensions. extensions-chrome Websearch.fixsearch.info
  • Take a look at the provided extensions and take care of those which you find unnecessary (those related to Websearch.fixsearch.info) by deleting it. If you do not know whether one or another must be deleted once and for all, disable some of them temporarily.
  • Then, restart Chrome.chrome-advanced Websearch.fixsearch.info
  • Optionally, you may type in chrome://settings in URL bar, move to Advanced settings, navigate to the bottom and choose Reset browser settings.
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