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Browser hijacker and redirect virus WebSearch.pu-result.info causes symptoms and removal

Browser hijacker and redirect virus WebSearch.pu-result.info causes symptoms and removal-The browser hijacker virus or the redirect virus WebSearch.pu-result.info is classified as a very harmful application which mostly targets the world’s most popular web browsers like Microsoft’s windows internet explorer, Mozilla’s Firefox, Google’s Chrome etc. It is developed by hijackers and the experts have consider it as 10/100 severability malware. It alters user’s home pages and default search engines settings without his permission and information to WebSearch.pu-result.info. To keep your system secure, never keep it in your system, never use its search results and remove it Immediately after noticing it.
Browser hijacker and redirect virus WebSearch.pu-result.info causes symptoms and removal
Browser hijacker and redirect virus WebSearch.pu

How this browser hijacker/Redirect virus WebSearch.pu-result.info infiltrates your system.

Like all other malware similar to WebSearch.pu-result.info, it also travels bundled with software free to download available on line, if you do not take adequate precautions while down loading and installing.

How recognize the browser hijacker/Redirect virus WebSearch.pu-result.info

If you notice your computer’s speed is slower than usual, any unusual behavior in your computer and browsers, unusual ads and pop ups, check your home page and default search engine and if you find that these are changed to WebSearch.pu-result.info, it is sure that your computer has been infected by the notorious browser hijacker/Redirect virus WebSearch.pu-result.info.

Other harmful actions of the WebSearch.pu-result.info.

1.                  The hijacker also tries to promote sponsored pages by showing you a bunch of intrusive and  annoying advertisements.
2.                  It installs Sprotection(Another browser hijacker/Redirect virus) to your PC
3.                  All your search queries will be redirected to the malicious WebSearch.pu-result.info search engine.
4.                  They will track your credit Card/Debit Card numbers, bank details, passwords and other financial details which may prove you very harmful.
5.                  Most of the ads displayed by  WebSearch.pu-result.info will claim that you won some prize and they will need you to fill in a specific form which include your personal details, to materialize the prize.
6.                  All the search results come from search.smartaddressbar.com and smartaddressbar  is considered to be heavily affected by the third parties.
7.                  The browser hijacker WebSearch.pu-result.info tracks your sensitive information such as IP address, your browsing habits, browsing history, search queries, etc.
8.                  In addition to using this data   to customize the advertisements, they also share it with the third parties.

Precautions against The browser hijacker WebSearch.pu-result.info

1.                  Please  avoid downloading unnecessary and unneeded free software because the  browser hijacker WebSearch.pu-result.info  and other similar malware always come bundled with free to download software,
2.                  Always download a software from the official website of the developer if you are really in need and it is necessary to download a free software.
3.                  Always choose ‘custom’ or ‘advance’ installation and uncheck the unwanted boxes while installing a downloaded software and never choose a recommended installation.
4.                  If you have windows 7 or windows 8, always use a standard account to work. Users using Standard accounts are not allowed to do any installation without the permission of the ‘Administrator’  and therefore it will be a safeguard against any installation.
5.                  Using a software restriction policy will be an advantage.

How to remove WebSearch.pu-result.info?

It will be better to remove WebSearch.pu-result.info with the help of a reliable anti malware software duly update if you are not sure that you are incapable of removing it manually. The anti malware will remove the culprit and in addition it will privet its further infiltration. If you want to remove WebSearch.pu-result.info manually, follow these instructions –
1.      It will be better to reboot your windows in safe mode during the entire process.
2.      If you have installed a third party uninstaller, It will help you to remove the remains and scrap.

To Delete WebSearch.pu-result.info from Windows 8


·         Click Settings in the bottom right hand corner of the desk top.
·         Click Control Panel>Uninstall a program.
·         Now locate and uninstall the WebSearch.pu-result.info.

To Delete WebSearch.pu-result.info from Windows Vista and Windows 7


·         Click Start>Control Panel>Uninstall a program.
·         Locate WebSearch.pu-result.info and uninstall it.

To Delete WebSearch.pu-result.info from Windows XP


·         Click Start>Click Control Panel>Add or Remove programs
·         Locate WebSearch.pu-result.info and remove it.

How to Reset windows Internet Explorer


·         Press Alt+T>Click Internet Options>Click Advanced>Click Reset.
·         Select Delete personal settings.
·         Click Reset.

 How to Reset Mozilla Firefox


·         Press Alt+H>Click Troubleshooting information>Click Reset Firefox.
·         Click Reset Firefox again.

How to Reset Google Chrome


·         Press Alt+F>Click Settings.
·         Go to Show advanced settings at bottom of the page.
·         Press Reset browser settings.
·         Click Reset button.



1 comment:

  1. Informative post Sampat Kumari jee :)

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