Is your browsers homepage changed to Webswitch.tk? And you find that the search results of Webswitch.tk are poor and full of spam ads. If you want your former homepage back, read this post to learn how to remove Webswitch.tk.
What is Webswitch.tk?
Webswitch.tk is classified as browser hijacker or a potentially unwanted program which can change your browser homepage. Webswitch.tk track user’s web browsing history, displays ads and coupons when you search keywords especially ones related to online shopping. As long as Webswitch.tk popup ads is still running onto your system, you may notice that your system is quite hard to manage.
Moreover, this infection will change your registry settings and other important windows system files and may invite more infections to your computer. Apart from all these, Webswitch.tk popup ads corrupts your system applications, especially browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explore.
last but not the least, some Webswitch.tk popup ads infections contain trojan and keyloggers which can be used to steal sensitive data like passwords, credit card, bank account information and etc. So do never trust the warnings shown by Webswitch.tk popup ads. It can also make your computer work slowly and degrade your computer CPU resources. Therefore, it is highly recommended to remove Webswitch.tk popup ads as early as possible before it steals your information.
How does Webswitch.tk come into your computer?
Webswitch.tk often bundled with some free software or files which may contain malicious computer virus, once you downloaded and installed it on your computer, your PC will be infected with virus and your browser homepage will be changed to Webswitch.tk, and sometimes you redirect to some strange websites.
Also, spy emails and malicious websites are the other way to distribute adware causing Webswitch.tk popups. Adware causing Webswitch.tk popups is embedded in the spy emails as an attachment and is waiting for the clicks from victims. Unfortunately, if you open the attachment without carefulness,you may allow virus to come into your computer.
Therefore, it is advised to do never skip over the terms and agreements and click too fast through the installation process. Or you may install some other unwanted software on your computer. If the installer offers a advanced or custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.
How to Remove Webswitch.tk?
>>> Important Tips
First of all, we strongly recommend you a very helpful adware removal tool – Cloud System Booster.
Cloud System Booster is a system cleaner & optimizer introduced by Anvisoft to provide users with Windows system maintenance solutions. It can protect your privacy online and make your Windows PC faster and more secure. Small install, easy use and comprehensive cleaning &optimizing.
If you want to remove Webswitch.tk manually, we also offer you a step-by-step removal guide.
Step 1 Uninstall Suspicious Programs from Your Computer
Uninstall Suspicious Programs from Windows 7/Vista
1. Open the Start Menu and navigate to Control Panel.
2. Move the mouse pointer down to Uninstall a Program, and click it.
3. Find Webswitch.tk, and then click Uninstall.
Uninstall Suspicious Programs from Windows 8
1. Go to Start Menu, move the mouse pointer to Control Panel, and click it.
2. Enter programs and features in the search box, and then tap Programs and Features.
3. Tap Webswitch.tk, and then click Uninstall.
Please Note: Uninstall any software you don’t want or any software downloaded without your permission.
Alternative way to automatically uninstall Webswitch.tk by easily using – Anvi Uninstaller
Anvi Uninstaller is a handy tool to help users conveniently and efficiently uninstall unwanted programs. It delivers convenient safety and sliming fronted by an interface that showcases a few menus, including all programs, recently installed, large programs and system patches, for convenient look-up.
Please Note: Anvi Uninstaller is a FREE tool bundled with Cloud System Booster which can clean up system junk files, fix registry errors, repair browser problems, optimize your PC system to boost your PC Performance.
1. Firstly, click the button below to FREE download Cloud System Booster
2. Run Cloud System Booster and click button >
Go to toolbox >
Download Anvi Uninstaller >
Run Anvi Uninstaller and uninstall Webswitch.tk >
Step 2 Remove Webswitch.tk Extensions from Your Browser
Using Anvi Browser Repair Tool to repair browsers
Anvi Browser Repair Tool is a free application designed to help users easily clear browser history and download history, caches, cookies, repair browser home page and search engine modified by malwares, fix registry errors, networking settings and many other problems may happened to your browsers. Anvi Browser Repair Tool is devoted into making you surfing online with a lighter and safer browser.
Please Note: Anvi Browser Repair Tool is bundled with Cloud System Booster too, steps refer to Anvi Uninstaller.
Remove Webswitch.tk extensions from Google Chrome
Uninstall an extension to remove it completely from the Google Chrome browser. Extensions are extra features and functionality that can easily be added to Google Chrome. By using extensions, you can customize Google Chrome with features you like, while keeping your browser free of things that you don’t use. Unfortunately there are also extensions that are used to collect personal and internet behaviour from your computer for revenue. Make sure you delete all extensions from Google Chrome that you do not need, know or trust. Keep the extensions in Google Chrome clean for the best internet experience while using Google Chrome.
1. Click the Chrome Menu (on the browser toolbar) > Tools > Extensions >
Find Webswitch.tk related add-ons and delete them.
2. Go to Chrome Menu >Settings > On startup >Set pages >
(1). Click on the X button to delete it and add a new URL, for example, www.google.com.
(2). Settings > Appearance > Change >
(3). Settings > Search > Manage search engines >
Remove Webswitch.tk extensions from Mozilla Firefox
With Firefox extension installed on your browser, you are able to do anything from customizing your browser to completely modifying your web browsing experience.But you may find some extensions do really useful, while unfortunately others might be invading your computer and make you a victim of malicious software. Read more below to remove the extensions you don’t need or trust.
1. Click on the button at the top right corner to open Menu > Add-ons >
2. Select the Webswitch.tk related extensions and click Disable or Remove button.
Remove Webswitch.tk extensions from IE
1. Tap or click the Tools button, and then tap or click Manage add-ons.
2. Under show, tap or click all add-ons, and then select Webswitch.tk and click Remove button.
Note : If the add-on can be deleted, you’ll see the Remove option. Tap Remove and then click Close. Otherwise click Disable button.
!!! Important Tips
PC Tips for Safe Online
1> It is advised to do never skip over the terms and agreements before installing software on your computer. Or you may agree to install other unwanted software as well. If the installer offers a advanced or custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.
2> Currently the emerging computer virus makes end-users upset, due to systems failure, data leakage, endless popups, and etc. So you are recommended to using Anvi Smart Defender to protect your computer. Anvi Smart Defender is powerful to detect and remove malware threats, and real-timely guards your computer against mushrooming threats including trojans, rootkits, spyware, rogueware, ransomware and more.
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