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About this infection

Search.web-search.co is is a redirect virus infection that might get into your system without you knowing. It is attached to freeware as an extra item that unless unmarked will install together with the free programs. Luckily, the hijacker isn’t believed to be a dangerous computer virus, nor will it directly harm your OS. Nevertheless, it does not belong on your PC. You will discover that your web browser’s settings have been modified and reroutes to sponsored web pages are occurring. It can also redirect you to harmful web pages. Since you get nothing from this it is suggested to abolish Search.web-search.co.

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How does it spread

Hijackers are spread through free applications packages. It needs to be mentioned that those offers are optional but a major part of users set them up anyway and it is normally because Default mode is implemented when installing freeware. Make sure to always opt for Advanced settings, as that is where the unneeded items are hidden. A surprising amount of offers are adjoined to freeware, so be careful. It’s possible that those offers are completely harmless by themselves, as in they will not harm your system directly, they can still be trouble. If you encounter it abolish Search.web-search.co.

Why delete Search.web-search.co

The moment it manages to infiltrate your computer, it will take over your browser and alter its settings. When you launch your browser (be it Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) it will be immediately eye-catching that your homepage and new tabs have been adjusted to present the hijacker’s promoted web page. What you might also quickly realize is that you are not able to alter the settings back without first having to eliminate Search.web-search.co. The set homepage is rather simple, it will have a few adverts flashing around and a search bar. You should be aware that the given search engine might be embedding sponsored content into the search results. The browser hijacker mainly is created to reroute you to generate revenue but those search results can be capable of leading you to suspicious web pages and that can result in a severe malware infection. So as to prevent this from occurring, eliminate Search.web-search.co from your computer.

Search.web-search.co removal

You could attempt by hand Search.web-search.co removal, just take into consideration that you will have to locate the browser hijacker yourself. If you do not think you can do it, you can have professional termination utilities remove Search.web-search.co. No matter which method you pick, ensure that you remove the hijacker fully.

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Learn how to remove Search.web-search.co from your computer

Step 1. Uninstall Search.web-search.co

a) Windows 7/XP

  1. Start → Control Panel → Programs and Features. win7-start How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Uninstall all suspicious programs win7-uninstall-program How to delete Search.web-search.co

b) Windows 8/8.1

  1. Right-click on the start icon, located at the lower left corner. win8-start How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Click Control Panel and then Programs and Features. win8-control-panel How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win8-remove-program How to delete Search.web-search.co
 

c) Windows 10

  1. Search 'Control Panel'. The search option can be found in the Start menu, next to the Shutdown button.
  2. Select Control Panel in the results. win10-start How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Pick Programs and Features. win10-control-panel How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Uninstall all suspicious programs. win10-remove-program How to delete Search.web-search.co
 

d) Mac OS X

  1. Open Finder and click Applications (left side of the window)
  2. Find the programs you want gone, right-click on them.
  3. Pick Move to Trash.mac-os-app-remove How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Empty the Trash by right-clicking the icon on your dock, and selecting Empty Trash.

Step 2. Remove Search.web-search.co from Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). IE-gear How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Manage Add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions. IE-add-ons How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Select on all questionable extensions from the list and press Disable.

a) Change Internet Explorer Homepage

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon).
  2. Choose Internet Options. ie-settings How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Delete the displayed URL and type in your preferred one. IE-settings2 How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Press Apply.

b) Reset Internet Explorer

  1. Open Internet Explorer and access Tools (the gear icon). ie-settings How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Choose Internet Options, and then the Advanced tab. ie-settings-advanced How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Click Reset and check Delete personal settings in the new window. IE-reset How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Click Reset again.

Step 3. Delete Search.web-search.co from Microsoft Edge

a) Reset Microsoft Edge (Method 1)

  1. Launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Press the three dots located on the top right, and press Settings. edge-settings How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Press Choose what to clear, and check all the boxes. Press Clear. edge-clear-data How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Ctrl + Alt + Delete together → Task Manager.
  5. In the Processes tab, find Microsoft Edge process and right-click on it. task-manager How to delete Search.web-search.co
  6. Choose Go to details. If that is not an option, choose More details.
  7. Right mouse click on all Microsoft Edge processes, and choose End Task.

b) (Method 2)

Before you proceed, make copies of your data.
  1. Find C:\Users\%username%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge_8wekyb3d8bbwe.
  2. Delete all the folders you see. edge-folder How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Press Start, find the search option and type in Windows PowerShell.
  4. When it comes up in the results, right-click on it, choose Run as administrator. edge-powershell How to delete Search.web-search.co
  5. In the Administrator: Windows PowerShell window that appears, type inGet-AppXPackage -AllUsers -Name Microsoft.MicrosoftEdge | Foreach {Add-AppxPackage -DisableDevelopmentMode -Register $($_.InstallLocation)\AppXManifest.xml -Verbose} under PS C:\WINDOWS\system32>. edge-powershell-script How to delete Search.web-search.co
  6. Press Enter.

Step 4. Remove Search.web-search.co from Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner).
  2. More tools → Extensions. chrome-menu-extensions How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Press the trash icon of all unwanted extensions. (You can also disable them if you are unsure about which should be removed). chrome-extensions-delete How to delete Search.web-search.co

a) Change Google Chrome homepage

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner) chrome-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Settings → On startup.
  3. Press on Manage startup pages, and choose Open a specific page or set of pages. chrome-startup-page How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Click Add a new page and enter your preferred homepage.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Go back to Settings, and choose Search engine. chrome-search-engines How to delete Search.web-search.co
  7. Click Manage search engines.
  8. Click the three dots next to the default search engine, and press Edit.
  9. Delete the malicious search engine, and type in your preferred one.
  10. Click Save.

b) Reset Google Chrome

  1. Launch Google Chrome and access the menu (top right corner). chrome-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Press Settings and scroll down to the bottom.
  3. Press Advanced, and scroll down to the very end where you will see a Reset option. chrome-settings How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Press on Reset, and press Reset again in the window that appears. chrome-reset How to delete Search.web-search.co

Step 5. Remove Search.web-search.co from Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Add-ons → Extensions. mozilla-extensions How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Press Remove for all extensions you want gone. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Mozilla Firefox homepage

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner). mozilla-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Press Options.
  3. In the General tab, delete the unwanted link in the home page field, and type in your preferred one. mozilla-options How to delete Search.web-search.co

b) Reset Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox and access the Menu (top right corner).
  2. Open the Help menu (question mark at the bottom). mozilla-troubleshooting How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Troubleshooting Information → Refresh Firefox.
  4. In the confirmation that appears, press Refresh Firefox again. mozilla-reset How to delete Search.web-search.co

Step 6. Remove Search.web-search.co from Safari (Mac)

  1. Launch Safari and press Safari at the top of your screen. safari-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Select Preferences, and choose the Extensions tab. safari-extensions How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Delete all strange extensions. (You can also disable them until you decide whether you want to permanently delete them).

a) Change Safari homepage

  1. Safari → Preferences → General. safari-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
  2. Delete the unwanted homepage, and put in the one you prefer.

b) Reset Safari

  1. Launch Safari.
  2. Safari → Clear History. safari-history How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Select the time frame from which you want the history to be erased, and select Clear History. safari-clear-history How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Safari → Preferences. safari-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
  5. Advanced tab → Check the Show Develop menu box. safari-advanced How to delete Search.web-search.co
  6. Develop → Empty Caches. safari-develop-menu How to delete Search.web-search.co
If that did not solve the problem you are having, it is advised that you obtain anti-spyware software and allow it to perform a scan on your computer.

Step 7. Scan your computer with anti-malware software for Search.web-search.co removal.

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  2. Run WiperSoft installer to install the software: wipersoft-install How to delete Search.web-search.co
  3. Click SCAN NOW! to detect all the risks and computer infections: Wipersoft-scan How to delete Search.web-search.co
  4. Click REMOVE THREATS to remove Search.web-search.co and all the virus and malware from your computer: wipersoft-results How to delete Search.web-search.co