Do you know what Websearch.coolfindings.info is?
Websearch.coolfindings.info is a search engine that will allow you to search for the information like other search engines; however, it might also provide you with unreliable third-party advertisements. First of all, you will notice them on your screen. They might claim that you need to install the latest version of Java, create an account to be able to access some kind of content, and even scan your system with a security tool because threats have been detected on your PC. Do not believe any word written on those ads and make sure that you do not click on them because you might infect your system with malware very quickly. Yes, you have understood correctly - Websearch.coolfindings.info is not as decent search engine as it might seem to be at first sight, so it would best that you remove this search engine and then set another one, e.g. Google or Yahoo! instead of it.Websearch.coolfindings.info screenshot
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Advertisements will not only appear on the startup page of Websearch.coolfindings.info. Specialists have noticed that they might be incorporated among your search results too. It is likely that the owner of Websearch.coolfindings.info does that in order to make you click on them. Specialists say that it needs that because its primary aim is to drive traffic to different web pages and it receives money for this activity. Unfortunately, you might infect your system with malware very quickly if you decide not to listen to our advice or simply think that you will be able to recognize these untrustworthy search results and thus ignore them. It is advisable to remove Websearch.coolfindings.info search engine from your browsers not only because it shows various commercial advertisements but also because it might do other suspicious activities, e.g. track users in order to be able to provide them with relevant advertisements. Nobody knows whether Websearch.coolfindings.info is really not interested in personal information, so we suggesting being very careful.
All browser hijackers that belong to the Websearch family enter systems in the same way – they travel bundled with other programs in InstallRex installers. It is known that Websearch.coolfindings.info often comes bundled with Lightning Downloader (potentially unwanted program), Optimize Pro (potentially unwanted program), and a bunch of advertising-supported applications. In most cases, users get these installers from file-sharing and torrent websites. If you do not want to encounter other Websearch hijackers in the future, it is very important that you stop downloading programs from such websites and install new applications carefully from now on. On top of that, you should acquire a security tool, install it, and keep it enabled. Of course, we recommend using SpyHunter.
If you want to get rid of Websearch.coolfindings.info easily and quickly, you should scan your system with an automatic malware remover or reset your browsers. You can change your homepage and search engine separately too but this process is definitely more difficult.
How to delete Websearch.coolfindings.info
- Open your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and open the Advanced tab.
- Click the Reset button.
- Mark the Delete personal settings box.
- Click on the Reset button again.
- Open your browser and access the menu (Alt+F).
- Select Settings.
- Scroll down and then click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset settings.
- Select Reset.
- Launch your browser.
- Tap Alt+H.
- Select Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Click on the Refresh Firefox button once again.
In non-techie terms:
It does not matter that you remove Websearch.coolfindings.info browser hijacker, there is still a possibility that other undesirable programs are installed on your computer. We highly recommend that you detect them all and erase them as soon as possible because they might perform undesirable activities and cause a serious harm to your system.