Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info Browser Hijacker

If you homepage is suddenly changed to Websearch.searchandfly.info, you should take caution about your PC security. It is a sign that your computer is infected by a redirect virus named Websearch.searchandfly.info. What should you do if you don’t want to see it anymore? Read more.
 

More information about Websearch.searchandfly.info redirect

 
Usually, Websearch.searchandfly.info gets on your computer after you have installed freeware software downloaded from the Internet. Actually, Websearch.searchandfly.info is bundled with lots of free programs. If you just click on Accept or I Agree when installing the free program, Websearch.searchandfly.info can be easily dropped on your computer. That’s why lots of users complain Websearch.searchandfly.info can enter into their computers without any permission and knowledge.
 
Once in, Websearch.searchandfly.info will change all homepages of browsers installed on the infected computer. In addition, your default search engine is also replaced with Websearch.searchandfly.info search engine. Some users who are unfamiliar with Websearch.searchandfly.info may consider it as a legit search engine just like Google search and continue to use. To their surprise, more and more computer problems bother them. As a matter of fact, the culprit is Websearch.searchandfly.info.
 
Websearch.searchandfly.info
 

Damages of Websearch.searchandfly.info Redirect

 
Classified as browser hijacker, Websearch.searchandfly.info is aimed to hijack your searching. When you do search through Websearch.searchandfly.info, Websearch.searchandfly.info hijacker is stealthily collecting your search queries on the background. The longer you use it, the more information it can get. Finally, Websearch.searchandfly.info knows your interest and promotes related ads to you when you browse websites. In such case, you will easily click on ads by Websearch.searchandfly.info for those ads are related to your interest.
 
In fact, lots of blackhat SEOs take advantage of Websearch.searchandfly.info to boost advertising revenue. However, Websearch.searchandfly.info is not responsible for the security of the links in its ads or popups. In other words, if you access to those sites, you may be infected with trojans and rootkits which are injected into the sites you are visiting.
 
In addition, Websearch.searchandfly.info is able to collect your search queries. There is a possibility that Websearch.searchandfly.info can collect your privacy data when you use them on the infected computer. If Websearch.searchandfly.info gets your online bank account, credit card number, password and phone number. You run a risk of losing money.
 

Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info Browser Hijacker

 
Step 1 Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info from control panel
 
(Remove unknown programs from control panel for Websearch.searchandfly.info can be bundled into unknown programs.)
 
Step 2 Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info from browser
 
Option 1 Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info and repair browser using—Anvi Browser Repair Tool
Option 2 Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info and repair browser manually
 
(It is necessary for you to check whether Websearch.searchandfly.info roots in all browsers installed on your computer. once you find Websearch.searchandfly.info related add-ons and extension in your browsers, remove them immediately)
Step 3 Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster
 
(Websearch.searchandfly.info has the ability of taking a comeback due to its caches and leftovers. If you want to completely eliminate Websearch.searchandfly.info, you need to delete its registries manually or choose a cache cleaning tool-Cloud System Booster to completely remove Websearch.searchandfly.info.)
 
Tips for blocking popups
 

step 1

Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info from control panel

 
Windows 8
Move mouse cursor to the bottom right corner of the screen. Click Settings on Charms bar and go to Control Panel. Select Uninstall a program and remove Websearch.searchandfly.info related programs.
 
Windows XP
Go to Start, navigate to Settings and click on Control Panel, navigate to Add or Remove Programs, choose Programs and Features, find Websearch.searchandfly.info related programs, and hit Remove.
 
Windows 7/Vista
Go to Start, navigate to Control Panel, select Uninstall a program/Programs and Features, find Websearch.searchandfly.info related programs, and click on Uninstall.
 

 

step 2

Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info from browser

 

 
Option 1 Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info and repair browser using—Anvi Browser Repair Tool
 
Anvi Browser Repair Tool is a free tool developed by Anvisoft team. Most users complain that they are easily hijacked by hijackers. Once being infected with browser hijacker, almost all popular browsers will be changed. It will be a little bit complicated to repair manually. So, our team developed Anvi Browser Repair Tool which can repair your browser problems with One-Click.
 
Download link: http://download.anvisoft.com/software/brtsetup.exe
 
First of all, chose the browser you want to repair
 
Google Chrome
 
Hit on the Chrome icon at the left side, and check the items you want to repair, and then hit on Repair.
 
BRT Chrome 1
 
Note:
1 If you don’t know what items you should chose, you can hit the Default button at the bottom of the page and then hit Repair.
2 If you check Repair Start Page, you need to click on the gear icon to choose or type the website you want.
 
Anvi Browser Repair Tool  chrome 2
 
Mozilla Firefox
 
Hit on the Firefox icon at the left side, and check the items you want to repair, and then hit on Repair.
 
Anvi Browser Repair Tool  FF 1
 
Note:
1 If you don’t know what items you should chose, you can hit the Default button at the bottom of the page and then hit Repair.
2 If you check Repair Firefox Home page, you need to click on the gear icon to choose or type the website you want.
 
Anvi Browser Repair Tool FF 2
 
Internet Explorer
 
Hit on the Internet Explorer icon at the left side, and check the items you want to repair, and then hit on Repair.
 
Anvi Browser Repair Tool IE 2

Note:
1 If you don’t know what items you should chose, you can hit the Default button at the bottom of the page and then hit Repair.
2 If you check Repair Home page, you need to click on the gear icon to choose or type the website you want.
 
Anvi Browser Repair Tool  IE 22
 

 
Option 2 Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info and repair browser manually
 
First of all, choose the browser installed on your computer.
 

     
Google Chrome
 
1 Go to Chrome menu > tools> Extensions >
Find and delete Websearch.searchandfly.info related add-ons from the list.
 

 
2 Click Chrome menu > tools>Settings>On startup >Set pages>
mouse-over to Websearch.searchandfly.info and click the X symbol to remove it and add your preferred domain and set it as your homepage.
 

 
3 Click on Settings>Appearance>Change.
 
Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info from Startup pages by clicking the X symbol(you can also choose to add a new page by entering its URL).
 

 
4 Click Chrome menu> Settings>Search>Manage search engines…>
Choose to set another preferred one as the default search engine by clicking Make default&gt and remove Websearch.searchandfly.info from the list.
 

 
5 Please close your Google Chrome, right click on the shortcut, in the drop-down menu, please select Properties.
 
In Shortcut tab, please remove “http://Websearch.searchandfly.info….” from the Target field and click OK to save changes. Basically, there should be only the path to Chrome executable file. Nothing more.
 
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step 3

Clean invalid registry entries and leftovers using Cloud System Booster

 
After removing Websearch.searchandfly.info redirect virus, there are invalid registry entries as well as any leftovers left in the computer. These junks files will slow down the computer or leave hide danger in your computer. It is highly recommended that you get rid of the junks files using Cloud System Booster—a computer cleaner initially designed to clean and optimize your computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files. If you have any question, please feel free to get in touch for help.
 
Cloud System Booster v3.5 is a new version of Cloud System Booster developed by Anvisoft team. Asides from keeping original features of cleaning and optimizing computer by throwing out junk data on disk, registry, and more unneeded Windows files, Cloud System Booster v3.5 increases some new functions, such as Cloud Sync, Toolbar Manage, and GB File Remover. The Cloud Sync is cloud technology applied to synchronously update the database for more efficiency. Increased Toolbar manager is able to help remove any malicious or unwanted toolbar/browser add-on from IE, Firefox & Chrome. And the GB File Remover is used for finding GB Files stored on the machine to remove any unwanted file and release more disk space.
 
1. Download and install Cloud System Booster.
 
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2. Run the Cloud System Booster.
 
Click on the Quick Scare button on the main screen to run a full scan, and hit Clear button to remove these junk files, malicious registry entries, etc.
 

 

Tips for blocking popup ads

 
You may be bombarded with tons of popups including Google ads when browsing websites. Those popup ads float on the webpage and even cover the content you want to read. It is useless to just close the popup windows for they will always come out over and over. These popups are related to online games, online shopping, videos and program promotion. However, if you access to those links, you may be redirected to some malicious websites containing trojans and rootkits. how could you keep away from annoying popups? Now, you can block all above popup ads using Anvi AD Blocker.
 
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Anvi AD Blocker is capable of analyzing and blocking most of the browser related ads, including search links, text links, video, product comparisons and reviews, coupons, graphics or banners, or other interactive content displayed through your browser. Anvi AD Blocker will give you a free and light surfing experience, and prevent you from falling into Internet scam and threats.Just have a try!
 

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6 thoughts on “Remove Websearch.searchandfly.info Browser Hijacker

  1. I can not remove this Websearch.searchandfly.info from my chrome.. i thought i have removed it but when i reopen my chrome, i still be redirected to Websearch.searchandfly.info, what should i do? please help.

    • After removing Websearch.searchandfly.info search from Chrome, you should make sure the settings are changed back. Finally, please check the shortcut of Chrome and delete Websearch.searchandfly.info from the target box.

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