Yoursearchweb.com Removal Guide

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Yoursearchweb.com is another browser hijacker from the infamous ELEX family. It acts exactly like other hijackers, e.g. iminentsearch.com, sosodesktop.com, and everysearches.com from the same family. Researchers working at 411-spyware.com have managed to find out that you will see the presence of Yoursearchweb.com on your Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers if a browser hijacker manages to sneak onto the computer. At first glance, Yoursearchweb.com looks like an ordinary search engine that allows users to search for images, videos, news, and other information on the web; however, the truth is that it is not as trustworthy as it seems to be. This is the main reason why we suggest that you remove Yoursearchweb.com from your browsers. To find out how it acts in a more detailed way you should read this article carefully. We are sure that we will also answer your questions associated with the removal of the browser hijacker infection in the article.

Hijackers from the ELEX family cannot be trusted fully because they are known to be created to promote third-party websites only. Yoursearchweb.com advertises third-party websites too. Specialists say that you might notice advertisements in the page of search results even though Yoursearchweb.com is said to be based on the google.com search engine, which is fully reliable. If you wonder how it is possible, you should know that the company which created this questionable search engine might have made some modifications to be able to provide users with ads. These ads promoting other websites might not seem harmful at first glance; however, the truth is that they might take users to untrustworthy websites. Nobody will protect your PC from harm, so it is very real that you will encounter malware if you keep surfing these unreliable third-party websites. We try to protect you from malware, so we suggest that you delete Yoursearchweb.com right now. Of course, there is another reason why you need to do that quickly. Specialists at 411-spyware.com have managed to find out that Yoursearchweb.com is going to gather information about users. This hijacker is not only interested in non-personally identifiable data, but might also gather personal details. It is also said in the Privacy Policy that “Yoursearchweb processes personal information on our servers in many countries around the world. We may process your personal information on a server located outside the country where you live”, which confirms that it is really going to collect the personal information. You are the only one who is in charge here, so you should decide whether or not to keep this hijacker. We hope that you will make a good decision, e.g. remove Yoursearchweb.com.

In fact, you will not only see a new search engine and homepage if a browser hijacker finds a way to your PC. It has been found that the Yoursearchweb.com hijacker will make other modifications as well. First of all, it will modify the file prefs.js that can be found in C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{Unique mozilla user ID} to appear on Mozilla Firefox. Secondly, it will modify Preferences, Secure Preferences, and Web Data files in C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default in order to set itself on Google Chrome. If you remove Yoursearchweb.com browser hijacker fully, you will no longer see these modifications as well.

We are sure that you do not wish to encounter another browser hijacker in the future. If it is really so, you should, first of all, install security software on the system. Secondly, you should not download free applications, e.g. video codecs from untrustworthy file-sharing websites and various torrents because they often come bundled with malware, including browser hijackers, adware, and other untrustworthy programs. Finally, it would be very clever to install a reliable antimalware program on the system. We are sure that malicious software will not enter your system again if you pay attention to our advice.

Yoursearchweb.com simply sets itself in the place of the default search engine, so it should be enough to reset Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome browsers to make it disappear. Use our manual removal instructions you can find below this article if you have never tried resetting your browsers to their default settings. Once Yoursearchweb.com browser hijacker is gone, do not forget to take care of other remaining infections. The quickest way to find them all and remove them is to scan the system with an automatic antimalware scanner.

Remove Yoursearchweb.com manually

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+F.
  3. Select Settings and then click Show advanced settings.
  4. Click Reset settings.
  5. Click the Reset button.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open you browser.
  2. Tap Alt+H.
  3. Select Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Refresh Firefox.
  5. Click on the Refresh Firefox button again.
Download Remover for Yoursearchweb.com *
*SpyHunter scanner, published on this site, is intended to be used only as a detection tool. To use the removal functionality, you will need to purchase the full version of SpyHunter.

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