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Category: Browser Hijackers

If you install the browser hijacker Webssearch, do not get surprised when the home page is changed to can replace your favorite home page on popular Internet browsers, including Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. Alongside the browser hijacker, you will find Quick Start, a browser extension whose name appears on every new browser tab. The search engine is also associated with another browser hijacker When replaces the home page of Google Chrome, the user is provided with search results retrieved from We recommend that you remove the browser hijacker from the PC, because both and provide the user with sponsored links, some of which may have nothing in common with your actual browsing interest.

The browser hijacker, or simply Webssearches, contains links to popular websites. The search engine enables you to quickly access Facebook, Twitter, Amazon and some other websites. You may also be provided with links to online gaming websites, which are promoted by Quick Start tabs. Since the search engine does not endorse the content of the websites that are advertised, you should be very careful when dealing with links to third party websites. Before you download a program or provide your personal information on a website promoted by, make sure that the website is reliable. If you are not satisfied with its privacy policy, do not access the websites again. There are many unreliable websites, which may be advertised in various ways. You may be invited to update computer programs, scan the PC, take part in a survey, etc; however, it may turn out that the only goal of the website is to obtain your personal information or lure you into downloading insecure programs.

The browser hijacker has been found to be capable of altering the shortcuts of the browsers. The intruder appends the link to the search engine so that you have no choice but to use as your home page. The same scare tactics are employed by,, and some other vicious browser hijackers.

In order to fully get rid of, you should implement SpyHunter. You can try removing manually, but manual removal is time consuming. Moreover, when deleting the browser hijacker manually, you may skip some of the components associated with the hijacker. You can prevent this from happening with the help of SpyHunter, which can also safeguard the system against various computer threats, including Trojan horses, rogue anti-spyware programs, other browser hijackers, etc.

How to get rid of

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Remove the unwanted application.

Windows 8

  1. Move the mouse to the lower-left corner of the screen.
  2. Right-click and click Control Panel.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Launch the uninstaller of Webssearches to have the hijacker removed.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Select Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Uninstall Webssearches.

Remove from the shortcuts

  1. Right-click on the shortcut.
  2. Select the Properties option.
  3. Click the Shortcut tab.
  4. Check the Target line. It has to end with a quotation mark.

How to remove from the browsers

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+T and click Internet Options.
  2. Open the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset.
  4. Check the box and click Reset.
  5. Click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Click Reset Firefox.
  3. When the dialog box appears, click Reset Firefox and then click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F and point to Tools.
  2. Click Extensions.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. In the On startup section, click on the last option and then click Set pages.
  5. Set a new startup page.
  6. In the Search section, click Manage search engines and set a new default search provider.
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