How to Remove Onliweb Search Virus (Chrome/Edge/Firefox) | Updated

I wrote this article to help you remove Onliweb Search Virus. This Onliweb Search Virus removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.

Onliweb Search is not the useful program it is advertised to be. It doesn’t enhance your online experience. It doesn’t make your online shopping better. What it does is causing trouble. Onliweb Search is a browser hijacker. Have you heard of this type of infections? They are incredibly irritating and dangerous. They start meddling with your system the second they get in. Onliweb Search is no different. It does exactly what its name implies – it hijacks your browsers. All of them. You don’t even have a single reliable browser to use.

Onliweb Search is perfectly compatible with Mozilla, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, etc. If you decide to install a new browser, it gets infected as well. The only way out is to remove the hijacker from your machine altogether. The minute you spot it lurking and wreaking havoc, find its exact hiding spot and remove it immediately. If you don’t, the problems it throws at you will keep on growing in both numbers and severity as time passes. Don’t sit idly by while Onliweb Search is destroying your online activities. Take action! Delete the intruder while it is not too late. And do it as soon as possible. Delays lead to regrets.

Once the hijacker has entered your PC, it doesn’t waste any time. It begins harassing you immediately. It all starts with your browsing. All of a sudden, every time you so much as touch one of your browsers, you suffer constant interruptions. You are forced to visit numerous very shady pages. Additional tabs open all the time. Your homepage and search engine get replaced with another questionable domain behind your back. Your entire screen is completely covered with tons of malicious commercials. Surfing the web normally and at peace becomes an impossible task. All of this because of Onliweb Search.

Imagine getting any online work done when you are constantly interrupted and redirected. But your offline activities are affected as well. Using your machine even offline it irritating. Your PC becomes very sluggish and it lags all the time. Some older machines may even start crashing occasionally. It is a nightmare. It won`t be long before you start avoiding your own computer. But what is even worse than this is the privacy risk you are exposed to. The hijacker jeopardizes your privacy by spying on you and collecting sensitive data. Then, it sends it all to the crooks who published it. They get access to your private life and they can use it for whatever they want. Don’t let it go that far. Remove Onliweb Search ASAP. To do so manually, use our removal guide at the end of this article.

Onliweb Search turns to the usual sneaky tactics to enter your PC unnoticed. It hides behind freeware bundles, spam email messages, third-party ads, corrupted pages, unverified torrents, fake program/system updates, etc. Each one of these techniques will do if you are careless enough to let it. On the other hand, neither of them will work if you pay a little more attention. Take the fake updates for instance.

You think that you are updating Java just because it says so in the window. And, you don’t bother to read the Terms and Conditions/EULA. Big mistake. In actuality, you are to updating anything, you are installing an infection on your machine. Don’t be so careless and don’t blindly trust everything that you read. Be more cautious. Don’t throw caution to the wind. This is your computer and you are the one responsible for its safety. Choose vigilance instead. It helps you keep parasites away.

Onliweb Search Virus Uninstall

STEP-1 Before starting the real removal process, you must reboot in Safe Mode. If you know how to do this, skip the instructions below and proceed to Step 2. If you do not know how to do it, here is how to reboot in Safe mode:

For Windows 98, XP, Millenium and 7:
Reboot your computer. When the first screen of information appears, start repeatedly pressing F8 key. Then choose Safe Mode With Networking from the options.
Safe Mode with Networking
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.‌
Windows 8 Safe Mode with Network
Check the Safe Boot option and click OK. Click Restart when asked.
For Windows 10
Open the Start menu and click or tap on the Power button.
win10 safemode 1
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
win10 safemode 2

STEP-2Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Onliweb Search Virus from the browser:

Remove From Mozilla Firefox:

Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
firefox extensions
Look for suspicious or unknown extensions, remove them all.

Remove From Chrome:

Open Chrome, click chrome menu icon at the top-right corner —>More Tools —> Extensions. There, identify the malware and select chrome-trash-icon(Remove).
chrome extensions

Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
ie gear
Find the malicious add-on. Remove it by pressing Disable.


Right click on the browser’s shortcut, then click Properties. Remove everything after the .exe” in the Target box.

ff shortcut


Open Control Panel by holding the Win Key and R together. Write appwiz.cpl in the field, then click OK.


Here, find any program you had no intention to install and uninstall it.


Run the Task Manager by right clicking on the Taskbar and choosing Start Task Manager.

task manager

Look carefully at the file names and descriptions of the running processes. If you find any suspicious one, search on Google for its name, or contact me directly to identify it. If you find a malware process, right-click on it and choose End task.


Open MS Config by holding the Win Key and R together. Type msconfig and hit Enter.


Go in the Startup tab and Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

Still can not remove Onliweb Search Virus from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.

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