Remove Homepage? –How to Remove Web Browser Search?

Annoyed by redirect and want to remove it from your web browser?
This article is going to offer step-to-step guide on removing homepage. Please read more.

What is (web browser search)? is a free program developed by AOL to cater Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome users. It delivers web search, and provides Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter direct links to make your access to these sites easier and more convenient. is often promoted via other free downloads, that’s probably why people are usually unaware of how and when this gate-crasher comes to install on their browsers. After installed, it acts annoying and starts to change the default browser settings that results in homepage being redirected to
Due to its dishonest and stealthy behavior like change your default browser settings without any obvious notification, many users report it as malware or adware, but as a matter as fact, is not related to any virus or malware infection.

Below is a screenshot of can be removed easily by restoring your web browser settings. We are going to help you remove the in web browser that includes Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

Remove Homepage? –How to Remove Web Browser Search?

We are going to offer detail steps on removing redirect and search engines in Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox. If you have problem on any other web browser, please leave a reply below and we will try to help fix your problem as soon as possible.

Remove homepage, web browser search in Internet Explorer:

1. Uninstall Web Browser Search add-on from your computer.
• Windows XP: Go to Start> Control Panel> Add Remove programs> Search for Web Browser Search in the list> Click on Remove.
• Windows 7/Vista: Go to Start> Control panel> Uninstall a program/Programs and Features> Search for Web Browser Search in the list > click on Uninstall.

2. Repair the homepage, search engines in IE.
To do that, please go to Tools, Click Manage Add-ons, look for “Web Browser Search Helper” and “Web Browser Search Assistant BHO” select them and click “disable” to stop the search provider.
Then please go to Tools, select Internet Options, in the Address tab, please remove, after that, please click OK to save your modification.
To repair homepage and search engines quickly and easily, you can take the free tool Anvi Browser Repair Tool developed by Anvisoft team.
Anvi Browser Repair Tool download link:
The tool is installation free. After you download it, please click on the Fix button to repair all problem caused by on your Internet Explorer.


Remove homepage, web browser search in Google Chrome:

1. Click on Chrome menu button. Go to Tools -> Extensions.

In the Extensions page, please click on the Recycle Bin button to remove web browser search 1.1 from the list.
2. Go to Google Chrome Settings, in the “On Startup” area, please click on Set pages.
Note: In some version of Google Chrome, Web Browser Search does not change the starup page, if you find your startup page is normal, please move forward to change the appearance.

You will be forwarded to Startup pages, in this page, please click on the X button to delete


3. Please scroll down, click Show Home button under Appearance. Then click Change.

Remove from the Open this page tab, and then select Use the New Tab page and click OK to save changes.


4. At last, still in Settings page, please click Manage search engines button.

Select Google or any other search engine you like from the list and make it your default search engine provider, and then select from the list and remove it by clicking the “X” mark as shown in the image below.


Remove homepage, web browser search in Firefox:

1. Open your Firefox, go to Tools and select Add-ons, go to Extensions tab and then remove Web Browser Search.

2. Click on the Web Browser Search icon and select Manage Search Engines….

Select Web Browser Search from the list and click Remove to remove it. Click OK to save changes.

2. In the URL address bar, type about:config and hit Enter.


Click I’ll be careful, I promise! to continue.


In the resulting search page, search for “web browser search” and press Enter
You will be listed al the preferences that were changed by Web Browser Search. Please right-click on the preference and select Reset to restore default value. You should reset all found preferences!

3. Go to Tools, select Options from the drop down list, please remove from the homepage tab and then click OK to save your modification.




Although the problem can be removed and fixed easily with manual steps, you are highly recommend to use Cloud System Booster to clean any junks files and registry entries created by Web browser search.
System optimization tool- Cloud System Booster:


Other security tools you may need to protect your PC from annoying potential unwanted program:
Anvi Smart Defender Anti-malware program- Detect, remove any possible virus infection and protect your PC real-timely.
Anvi AD blocker- Filter and block potential malicious websites you intend to visit to give you proactive and maximum PC protection.

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