I wrote this article to help you remove Websearch.eazytosearch.info. This Websearch.eazytosearch.info removal guide works for Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer.
Websearch.eazytosearch.info is an advertising-supported browser hijacker which changes your default homepage and search engine without your knowledge. When installed, the program starts flooding your system with multiple ads and pop-ups that lead to suspicious websites and can harm your computer.
If Websearch.eazytosearch.info is already in your system, when you perform a web search, it will display sponsored ads instead of the genuine ones. In addition, your browser speed will slow down, thus you have to remove Websearch.eazytosearch.info as fast as possible.
Most often the program comes to your system bundled with some other applications. It usually happens when you run an installation process and skip the step-by-step options. If you read the instructions carefully, you could avoid the malicious software by unchecking few boxes on the setup wizard screen. By doing this, you will protect your PC from Websearch.eazytosearch.info. Be aware that you should always download programs from their official websites because they avoid bundling untrusted software.
The big browser hijackers’ family of Websearch.eazytosearch.info is called Websearch. Other computer infections that come from this family are Websearch.just-browse.info, Websearch.homesearch-hub.info, and Websearch.helpmefindyour.info. The hijackers from Websearch use the justplug.it extension engine, and the creators of justpulg.it provide services for the production of cross-platform browser extensions.
When Websearch.eazytosearch.info enters your system, it starts monitoring your online activity and shares this information with third-party distributors. This is how the developers of the program provide you with custom adverts.
Another problem about using Websearch.eazytosearch.info is the fact that it comes together with a SearchNewTab adware extension which hijacks new tab pages. In addition, the application can interrupt your web browsing by displaying sponsored links and redirecting you to some suspicious websites. To avoid any further problems related to your virtual activity, you have to remove Websearch.eazytosearch.info along with the SearchNewTab extension.
As Websearch.eazytosearch.info is harmful, you’d better follow the removal instructions bellow this article. As soon as the program is erased, you should scan your computer with a reliable malware detector to find and remove any malicious files.
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.
For Windows 8/8.1
Click the Start button, next click Control Panel —> System and Security —> Administrative Tools —> System Configuration.
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.
While keeping the Shift key pressed, click or tap on Restart.
Please, follow the steps precisely to remove Websearch.eazytosearch.info from the browser:
Remove From Mozilla Firefox:
Open Firefox, click on top-right corner , click Add-ons, hit Extensions next.
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).
Remove From Internet Explorer:
Open IE, then click IE gear icon on the top-right corner —> Manage Add-ons.
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.
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.
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 Websearch.eazytosearch.info from your browser? Please, leave a comment below, describing what steps you performed. I will answer promptly.