How to Remove www-search.net Redirect Virus

Www-search.net redirect virus might infect your computer after you install some free program from the Internet. Usually it is bundled with popular free downloads and other adware programs. After www-search.net redirect is set, your Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer web browsers home page and default search engine are redirected to www-search.net that displays ads and search results mixed with promoted links. As you click on this ads and links, someone gets money, and this is the good reason for using any possible way for your deception and making  www-search.net redirect hard to uninstall. If you want get rid of this redirect you need to find and remove www-search.net components since they are not clearly defined, and any adware program might be responsible for this redirect taking place in your infected web browsers.

This removal guide provides information for manual www-search.net removal. You also can use SpyHunter, that protects your computer against future infections, or www-search.net Removal Tool that offers one-year-long trial for anti-malware software and online support for malware removal.

 

What is www-search.net?

Www-search.net redirect is set by some browser hijacker that either comes with an adware program or is installed into download client used for monetizing downloads by installing adware on users’ computers. Even reputable websites spread this stuff since it is a legitimate way of monetizing free downloads. So, you better be prepared for such a surprise. Be attentive while installing free programs. Use SpyHunter or other software for retarding threats like www-search.net before they are automatically installed.

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Protection against deceptively installed browser hijackers:

Your attention and careful look at download clients and setup wizards that list optional software bundled to the program you get are important. It might be a lot easier for you to prevent installing adware if you use anti-malware with real-time protection like SpyHunter. Pay attention to marked check boxes since www-search.net is set for an automatic installation along with a free program. Use “custom” installation option, that lists installed components, instead of “typical” that hides them along with adware components being installed.

 

 

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Www-search.net Removal Tool makes the removal process easy, quick, and safe as compared to manual removal made by inexperienced person. This offer is backed up by online support and assistance. It comes along with a program that removes other malicious and unwanted programs like keyloggers, surveillance apps, ads, coupons, and other like programs that might be used by cuber criminals.

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Remove www-search.net Manually

For manual removal you need to uninstall www-search.net components. First you need to uninstall this adware as a program using “Add/Remove programs” utility (“Programs and Features” on Windows 7 and Vista) . Then you need to find and remove www-search.net related browser extensions and fix browser settings to its defaults.

Use the following guide for manual removal but keep in mind that other adware programs might be responsible for this redirect. Scan your computer with anti-spyware program to get precise names if you do not find programs that we marked on for the removal.

Uninstal www-search.net adware program

  • Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
  • Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
  • Scroll through the program list, highlight “any suspicious” programs, and click Remove.

 

 

Remove www-search.net from Internet Explorer

Remove www-search.net add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “any suspicious” add-on.
  • Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.

Remove www-search.net redirect from IE 8

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • In Option window open General tab, find Search section, and click Settings button.
  • Mark you preferred search provider in the providers’ list and click Set as Default button.
  • You will see a list of search providers. Select your preferred search provider and click the button Set as default.
  • Find the line with www-search.net redirect, and then click Remove button.

Remove www-search.net redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove www-search.net redirect and like from the list.

 

 

Remove www-search.net from Firefox

Remove www-search.net add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click it and select Add-ons.
  • Select Extensions on the sidebar.
  • Find “any suspicious” add-ons. Right-click this items and then click Remove button.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove www-search.net redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than www-search.net and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than www-search.net
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to www-search.net. Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

 

 

Remove www-search.net from Chrome

Remove www-search.net add-ons from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
  • Find and Disable/Delete all “any suspicious” add-ons.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove www-search.net redirect from Google Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove www-search.net related items.

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New customers can take FREE ONE-YEAR TRIAL of our “SpyHunter” antispyware and our “Online Support” for removing malware.

  • Easily remove programs like one that infected your computer
  • Remove programs that can steal your money and private data
  • Remove adware that annoys you and compromises your privacy
  • Find and remove legitimate programs that help to spy on you

Use your FREE ANTISPYWARE for detecting and removing dangerous programs that are not addressed by conventional antivirus products.

 

 

Remove www-search.net Search Redirect Completely

www-search.net redirect uses a trick similar to Do-Search and Nation Zoom Search viruses. It is used for protecting the redirect against removal by common means by attaching the redirect command to shortcut links related to infected web browser. Since many people are not aware if this, it makes www-search.net redirect stubborn. For removing this tricky redirect you need to find any link on your desktop and in Windows menus and cut the tail.

  • Right-click the link or the menu item related to your web browser.
  • In the popup menu click Properties option placed at the bottom.
  • In the opened dialog box click Target. Anything placed after [browser name].exe is a redirect that has to be removed.
  • Remove the malicious tail attachment with a redirect.
  • Do it for all shortcuts on your desktop and all menu items in the Start menu.

www-search.net redirect might come along with other unwanted programs that display ads and redirect your web search, You need to remove all of them and scan your system for identifying and removing other threats. Use decent and powerful antivirus software for protecting your system, and scan your system with a free anti-spyware program that comes with this removal tool for removing hidden threats that are legitimate in nature and are not addressed by antivirus products.

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