If you cannot get rid of mywebsearch.com which has been set as your home page, here you will find out what has to be done in order to get rid of it. Mywebsearch.com is a search engine which you might have accidentally chose to use while running the installer of freeware. There are tens of applications which are available for free and the majority of them are bundled with other free applications such as toolbars. Very often users ignore the license agreement and install a program without paying attention to the information provided. If this has happened to you, too, do not worry as you can fix it easily.
Mywebsearch.com is owned by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. which was developed various applications including games and browser plug-ins. The search engine contains seven links to such websites as Yahoo, Facebook, YouTube, Amazon and some others. Moreover, the search engine is said to be powered by Google. When you click on the search box, you a drop-down window showing the most popular keywords will appear. Whenever you type a keyword, it will be saved so that you can select it in the future. The search history will be presented below the search box and if you want to remove one of the keyword, you will have to click the X sign next to the keyword.
Even though this search engine seems to be convenient and user-friendly, you should keep in mind that you will be provided with irrelevant hits that may have very little in common with your search query. For example, if you type “computer virus” you may find links to online shops or website promoting some applications. As everyone can advertise their website, there always is a risk that you can be provided with dangerous websites, which is why you should remove mywebsearch.com and use reliable search engines.
We recommend that you implement SpyHunter as this anti-spyware software will also protect the PC against malware attacks. However, you can try removing mywebsearch.com manually, which means that you should uninstall the toolbar that might have caused the changes and then change the settings of the browser.
Windows Vista and Windows 7
After you have completed the removal, scan the PC with our free scanner which is reliable and easy to use.