Websearch.good-results.info virus is another bogus application which has been identified as a browser hijacker which can infect Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari browsers, whats more, this fake search system can be installed on a PC without user insight. Once Websearch.good-results.info redirect malware targets a computer, it enters into system configurations and changes homepage, DNS, HOSTS files and related settings. As a result of these modifications, you will find that http://Websearch.good-results.info has been set as your homepage without your permission and now it keeps appearing everytime you open up browser window or when performing a search on Google, the results are replaced with Websearch.good-results.info search hijack. At first glance, you may ignore these changes because that new search website would look like Google, but in fact it is not. Apart from its interface, it brings inaccurate information and usually displays commercial ads that will take user to a third party website which can be harmful. Along with Link redirection, the Websearch.good-results.info spyware is commanded to extract important user information from hacked computer. It may steal your credit cards, Banking account details, contact information and other private data which is lately sold out or utilized by cyber criminals for their misdeeds. We recommend immediate uninstall Websearch.good-results.info hijack virus to block such threats.
Disadvantages and risks of having websearch.good-results.info:
- It may change & corrupt default settings of browsers like Firefox, Chrome or Internet explorer
- Changes home page and displays unwanted pop-ups advertisements
- Causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites, hijacks search engine settings and leads to unexpected webpages
- Keeps record of browsing activities and interests
- Collects Personal user information which may include sensitive financial data such as logins, usernames, accounts
- It may bring further infections are direct the user to infectious sites
- Makes the browser run slow, uses a big part of system resources
Want to get rid of Browser Hijack websearch.good-results.info?:
To manually remove websearch.good-results.info, follow the instructions.
First of all, Uninstall the program. (Skip to the next step if the application is not listed in Control Panel).
“Start > Settings > Control Panel. Now Locate and open “Add or Remove Programs” or “PROGRAMS AND FEATURES”. Find “websearch.good-results.info”. Now click Uninstall/Remove.
Now remove the program from Browser.
Internet Explorer users:
Click “Tools” (if on Internet Explorer 9, click gear icon), Then “Manage Add-ons”. Look for websearch.good-results.info. Disable if found any.
Block websearch.good-results.info pop-ups
To stop pop-ups from malware,
Click on TOOLS > POP-UP BLOCKER, then click TURN ON POP-UP BLOCKER. and then go to POP-UP BLOCKER SETTINGS. (Type any website you wish to block popups from)
Go to “Tools” (at the top), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable “websearch.good-results.info”
Click “Tools/Settings” (Wrench incon), > “Add-ons” > “Extensions” and disable any file associate with malware.
Still Spyware websearch.good-results.info lurking in the system? Remove manually
Stop processes of this malware:
Open Task Manager to stop processes.
Remove associated registry settings:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = ’0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\ActiveDesktop “NoChangingWallPaper” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments “SaveZoneInformation” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = ’1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download “CheckExeSignatures” = ‘no’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main “Use FormSuggest” = ‘yes’
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced “ShowSuperHidden” = 0
Delete websearch.good-results.info infected files:
Have you tried methods above but still malware not removed? Then try Restoring your computer to an earlier state.
Click Start menu > All Programs > System Tools > System Restore
Start menu > Backup and Recover > Recover System
Websearch.good-results.info virus removal tool
Alternatively, you are advised to use the removal tool below to get rid of this malware infection.
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