Do you know what Websearch.goodforsearch.info is?
Websearch.goodforsearch.info is a search engine that is used by a browser hijacker. This search engine is set as your default homepage and search provider when you get infected with a malicious hijacker. However, there is no need to panic because we have seen infections like Websearch.goodforsearch.info before. You can remove Websearch.goodforsearch.info yourself if you follow the manual removal instructions below this description. Yet, do not forget to scan your computer with a licensed antispyware tool to be absolutely sure that you have terminated all the potential threats from your system.
Our research team says that this infection belongs to the Websearch Hijacker family, and it is easy to see why. Websearch.goodforsearch.info sports exactly the same website layout as websearch.coolsearches.info, websearch.resulthunters.info, websearch.soft-quick.info, and countless others. These browser hijackers are often included in software packages that users download from third-party file sharing websites. Most of the time, they do not even realize they are about to install the likes of Websearch.goodforsearch.info on their computers. Consequently, users get shocked to see that their default browser settings have been changed without any notification. The truth is, you allow for the Websearch.goodforsearch.info hijacker to be installed on your computer when you go through the freeware setup process.Websearch.goodforsearch.info screenshot
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This also means that Websearch.goodforsearch.info is not the only potentially malicious infection in your system you have to remove. After all, this browser hijacker comes with the InstallRex installers, so it means that you might have a galore or adware and potentially unwanted applications on-board. Adware programs from the MultiPlug group are usually distributed through the InstallRex installers, so chances are you might have some of those as well. Websearch.goodforsearch.info might also come bundled with such unwanted applications as Unideals, YouTubeAdBlocker, EZDownloader, Optimizer Pro, and many others. In order to avoid multiple installations of unnecessary and potentially dangerous applications, you should stay away from torrent and other p2p websites. These pages have multiple download buttons that are fake, and clicking them usually lead to adware installation.
Websearch.goodforsearch.info itself is not a particularly dangerous threat, but it might be exploited by cyber criminals to expose you to corrupted websites. After all, all your web browsing sessions now go through the Websearch.goodforsearch.info servers, and the browser hijacker can track your web browsing activity. Get rid of this spy by removing Websearch.goodforsearch.info today.
After manual removal, you should scan your computer with the SpyHunter free scanner because you definitely need to delete all the other unwanted applications as well. For any further questions, you can always leave us a comment.
How to Remove Websearch.goodforsearch.info
- Press Alt+T and click Internet options.
- Open the Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Select Delete personal settings and press Reset.
- Click Close.
- Press Alt+H and click Troubleshooting information.
- Press the Reset Firefox button at the top right of the new tab.
- Click Reset Firefox and press Finish.
- Press Alt+F and go to Settings.
- Scroll down and click Show advanced settings.
- Scroll down and click the Reset settings button.
- Press Reset.
In non-techie terms:
Websearch.goodforsearch.info will be set as your default homepage and search engine in the case of a computer infection. You need to remove Websearch.goodforsearch.info from your computer as soon as possible because that is important if you want to prevent other malicious programs from entering your system. You may also refer to the secondary set of instructions below for an alternative software removal method.