Do you know what Websearch.searcholic.info is?
Websearch.searcholic.info is a search engine that does not differ from other Websearch family browser hijackers (e.g. websearch.searchplazanow.info) because it not only looks like older hijackers, but might also replace your homepage and search provider without your permission. If it has already happened, we highly recommend that you remove Websearch.searcholic.info as quickly as possible because this search engine might cause harm to your computer. Of course, there is no doubt that you will have to remove Websearch.searcholic.info if you decide to set another homepage and search provider. Actually, it is impossible to delete this search engine via Control Panel, so you might find the removal of this browser hijacker rather difficult. If you read through this article and still have questions about its removal, you should know that you can contact us via the comment box (you will find it below the article).Websearch.searcholic.info screenshot
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You might want to keep Websearch.searcholic.info as your default search provider and homepage because it looks trustworthy; however, we do not recommend doing that because the truth is that this search engine might be the reason why malware is present on your computer. The researchers at spyware-techie.com have found out that this search engine might provide you with advertisements. If you keep clicking on them, you might be routed to untrustworthy websites. These websites might contain malicious software, which means that unreliable programs might quickly enter your system if you browse such a website. If you do not want to cause harm to your PC, we highly recommend removing Websearch.searcholic.info as soon as possible.
If you do not want to experience the unauthorized changes in the future, we recommend that you install an antimalware tool on your computer. The specialists at spyware-techie.com have also found out that many browser hijackers enter the system when users click on fake Download buttons which appear on file-sharing websites. If you have already done that, you should know that Optimizer Pro, EZDownloader, and UniSales might have entered your system together with Websearch.searcholic.info browser hijacker. Delete these programs from your PC because they might perform suspicious activities behind your back and be very careful file browsing P2P websites in the future.
Our manual removal instructions will help you to delete Websearch.searcholic.info browser hijacker from the system. If you do not trust yourself, you should know that you can scan your computer with an automatic tool, such as SpyHunter. It will do all the work for you.
- Launch your browser and tap Alt+T.
- Select Internet Options and click on the Advanced tab.
- Click Reset.
- Mark Delete personal settings and click the Reset button again.
- Launch your browser.
- Tap Alt+H.
- Select Reset Firefox (or Refresh Firefox if you use a newer version).
- Click Reset Firefox (or Refresh Firefox) again in the dialog box.
- Open your browser.
- Tap Alt+F simultaneously and select Settings.
- Scroll down and click Show advanced settings.
- Click Reset browser settings.
- Click the Reset button.
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Websearch.searcholic.info browser hijacker might not be the only infection that is present on your computer, so we recommend scanning the system with an antimalware tool after the manual removal of Websearch.searcholic.info browser hijacker.