November 27, 2014

Remove Websearch.wisesearch.info redirect virus

The redirect to Websearch.wisesearch.info is caused by a nasty browser infection which maliciously chnages your DNS settings. Firstly it gets attached to Google chrome, Internet explorer and Firefox type browsers without your permisison. Then it makes the http://Websearch.wisesearch.info search engine to be your startpage and current websearch system. In this case, everytime you perform a query on Google, yahoo or Bing, you will be redirected to Websearch.wisesearch.info instead of seeing seacrh results. Moreover, opening browser tabs and homepage will also open that unwanted website. This annoying Websearch.wisesearch.info redirect continuously happens until you remove the virus. It is recommended to make no delay in removing Websearch.wisesearch.info hijacker because it causes further harms along with redirceting you to wrong webpages.

Common Symptoms of Websearch.wisesearch.info infection:

→ This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
→ They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
→ Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
→ Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
→ Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
→ Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
→ Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
→ Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
→ Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.


How to uninstall Websearch.wisesearch.info

Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the Websearch.wisesearch.info if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the Websearch.wisesearch.info if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for Websearch.wisesearch.info and uninstall if it is listed.

How to delete Websearch.wisesearch.info manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.

Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Delete files:
Open then following folders or search for Websearch.wisesearch.info in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.

C:\program files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\

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