Step by Step Remove Fake WSearch Redirect Fast and Effectively

Posted by Britt Duncan - August 15, 2013

Upset with the irritating Fake WSearch redirect? Have tried all but still cannot get rid of it? This post provides step-by-step manual instructions to help your completely and safely remove Fake WSearch browser hijacker and stop popups.

Is Fake WSearch a dangerous virus?

Fake WSearch is classified by security experts as a dangerous browser hijacker that should be removed once found. It is reported that Fake WSearch can mess up the infected operating system as well as the attacked browser.

Generally, Fake WSearch virus will first inject malicious entries to the system registry so as to execute itself on Windows boot-up. Meanwhile, it may root deep in the system to avoid the detection of your antivirus that is installed on the machine. Fake WSearch malware takes over your Internet browsers especially Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Internet Explorer. It has the ability to make changes to the default browser settings. After then, you will have to suffer from constant annoying redirects. Search results as well as other new sites or tabs could be rerouted to certain unknown and suspicious web pages where risky PC viruses may probably hide. Meanwhile, Fake WSearch malware could generate numerous ads on the screen during your web browsing activities. Any accidental click on those popups could make chances for web criminals to gain profit and install additional threats. Furthermore, Fake WSearch can occupy lots of system resources to slow up the PC performance.

Worst still, but Fake WSearch redirect may collect your private data for the remote hackers for illegal purposes. Thus, we strongly recommend that you remove Fake WSearch as soon as possible.

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Disadvantages and risks of Fake WSearch Virus:

1. It could change your system registry settings and activate itself on Windows start-up
2. It would modify the default browser settings and attacks IE, Google Chrome, and Firefox
3. It replaces the home page and search engine but provides unwanted search results
4. It causes frequent web redirects to wrong websites and displays lots of unwanted ads
5. It records online activities and collects important information especially bank account details
6. It may introduce many other computer threats like Trojans, spyware, and malware.
7. It eats up many system resources and slows up the computer performance

Manually Get Rid of Fake WSearch Virus

According to our research, we found that Fake WSearch redirect is caused by search.us.com toolbar that often gets installed together with other free toolbar or programs. And search.us.com toolbar has made many changes to your computer system and web browsers. So, you should keep very patient and careful when you are following our removal steps and manually removing Fake WSearch virus.

1. Please close all your web browsers before deleting Fake WSearch malware.

2. Click Start button and then Control Panel

3. Click Add or Remove Programs

4. Locate and remove Fake WSearch toolbar and other unknown software or toolbars

5. Run your Internet Explorer

6. Click Tools and then click Manage Add-ons option

7. Click Toolbars and Extensions to disable Fake WSearch toolbar or other suspicious add-ons and then click Search Providers tab to remove unwanted search engine.

After uninstalling Fake WSearch toolbar and reverting its changes to your browser, you need to go throught the following steps if you want to completely get rid of Fake WSearch virus.

1. Search and delete the following registry entries of Fake WSearch virus

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\[random]

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\svflooje\Enum\[random]

2. Search and remove the following malicious files of Fake WSearch malware

%UserProfile%\[random].exe

%Windir%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\[random].exe

You should know that manually editing registry needs some computer know-how and is rather risky for computer newbie. Another fact is that Fake WSearch virus is able to update its version frequently and change its file locations. So the manual removal can not gurantee a thorough removal of Fake WSearch virus.

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