Do you know what websearch.searchandfly.info is?
Even though websearch.searchandfly.info looks like a trustworthy search engine, we do not recommend keeping it if you ever notice that it has been set as your homepage and search provider. The main reason why it is not advisable to do that is the fact that this search engine might cause harm to the system. In fact, none of the Websearch search engines can be trusted, so if any of them replaces your homepage and search provider, make sure that you remove it right away. We will provide you more information on the removal of websearch.searchandfly.info in this article. On top of that, we will list all the reasons why you should get rid of this search engine.
Many researchers classify websearch.searchandfly.info as a browser hijacker because they notice that this search engine has been set without their permission. If this has happened to you as well, you should definitely not keep websearch.searchandfly.info. One of the main reasons to get rid of this search engine is the fact that it might expose to threats. It might be enough to click on the ad placed on its startup page or the third-party link incorporated among search results once in order to encounter malicious software. We do not think that you want to encounter Trojans, adware, rootkits, or other threats, which is why we suggest that you get rid of websearch.searchandfly.info. Our specialists will explain you how to do that further in this article.websearch.searchandfly.info screenshot
Scroll down for full removal instructions
Researchers have noticed that websearch.searchandfly.info is usually set when a user downloads fake Java or Flash updates from untrustworthy file-sharing and torrent websites. Make sure that you never click on ads placed on such websites or trust the warning messages that appear while browsing such websites because you might cause harm to your system very quickly – it might be enough to click on a corrupted ad or a warning message once. It seems that it is not so easy to protect the system from malware. Therefore, we highly recommend that you install a security tool on the system and keep it enabled all the time. As has been already mentioned, it is also very important to be more cautious on the web, especially the websites you visit for the first time.
Some computer users find it difficult to delete websearch.searchandfly.info because it is impossible to erase it via Control Panel. Do not worry; it is definitely not difficult to eliminate it. All you have to do is to reset your Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. Specialists say that an automatic tool will do that for you as well, so it is up to you whether you remove websearch.searchandfly.info manually or automatically.
- Open your browser and open Tools.
- Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset and mark the checkbox placed next to Delete personal settings.
- Click Reset again.
- Launch your browser.
- Tap Alt+H to open the Help menu and select Troubleshooting information.
- Click Refresh Firefox.
- Click Refresh Firefox once again.
- Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
- Select Settings and click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset browser settings.
- Click Reset.
In non-techie terms:
If you remove websearch.searchandfly.info manually, do not forget to take care of other undesirable programs that might hide on your computer. In most cases, adware and potentially unwanted programs slither onto the computer together with websearch.searchandfly.info, but you might detect other kinds of threats as well. You can delete them one by one manually or you can scan your computer with an antimalware scanner.