You may ask why mywebsearch.com (home.mywebsearch.com) is so hard to be removed? Isn't it just a site offering convenience passage to most visited sites? As a matter of fact, mywebsearch is bundled with spyware, malware and Trojans, and it sometimes is referred to as Win32/Toolbar.MywebSearch. That's why mywebsearch.com sticks in your computer and on your browser(s).
Here is the screenshot of mywebsearch.com:
Here is the screenshot of mywebsearch.com:
You’ll find out its nature as a redirect virus when, for example, you put in 'how to...' you'll get a giant list of results on mywebsearch. Tee Support experts highly suggest a quick removal. Or else, the consequences you’ll encounter soon as described hereinafter.
Timely Removal Is In Need!
The longer you have it, the more trouble you’ll run into since a backdoor which is mywebsearch page will be activated to alleviate installation of additional infections, restricting the security utility from properly functioning; to receive download mandate, ensuring smooth damage and to make remote access from hacker possible.
Some of the tech-knowledge-equiped clients even wound up with the hard attempts after a long time spending with mywebsearch.com in a bid to make things right but then failed:
- Running Regedit.exe - Editing the shell name to explorer.exe - it changes but once restart and go back into regedit the name has reverted back to what it was originally, cmd.exe
- In regedit.exe loaded software hive to check the windows NT rpcsSs key was set to NT AUTHORIT\NetworkService
- Deleted event logs in winevt
- Tried Sticky keys - shift button 5 times however doesn't provide me with access to task manager
- CTRL ALT DEL does not work
- Restore to a previous point in time is unavailable as there are no restore dates available
- When ran the ‘repair your computer’, it said there weren't any problems. (That’s because ome virus files might be hidden and disguise as legit ones)
- Your main browser window may load various unknown sites with advertisements
- PC performance is getting slower due to bunches of files, processes and registries that are dropped.
- browser crashes occur.
- tasks freeze up sometimes.
- your browser settings are changed, default page is replaced with impossibility modify it.
- Auto connects to the internet is made. (severe situation)
- certain websites are blocked.
- Frequently get redirected to mywebsearch.com and other affiliate pages.
- no access to related search results.
- task Manager (Taskmgr.exe) won't launch because another program is using the file
- security-related softwares seem to work improperly
- useless add-ons, extensions and toolbar application will come in your sight.
- Regedit Registry Editor and CMD are disabled.
- desktop shortcuts/icons may be gone, files and folders keep reappearing.
More Should be Pay Attention to
mywebsearch.com (home.mywebsearch.com) is not confined to a web page that simply diverts your attention from surfing or work. There is always a reason to get rerouted to its page. Obviously, mywebsearch page serves as a tracing tool with the help of cookies attached and a platform as well for information receipt and exchange. In other word, your bankcards are at risk of being emptied and your account containing personal information will be exposed. So hurry up now to stop the what mentioned above. Follow the steps hereinafter; should you get stuck during the process, you are welcome to seek instant help here.
Manual Instruction to Remove mywebsearch.com Virus Re-Directs Step by Step
1. Get into the Safe Mode with Networking
Step: Reboot your computer. As the computer is booting but before Windows launches, tap the "F8 key" continuously which should bring up the "Windows Advanced Options Menu" as shown below. Use your arrow keys to highlight "Safe Mode with Networking" option and press Enter key.
Step2. Disable any suspicious startup items that are made by infections from mywebsearch redirect malware
For Windows XP:
Step: Click Start menu -> click Run -> type: msconfig in the search bar -> open System Configuration Utility -> Disable all possible startup items generated from mywebsearch.com redirect virus.
Step3. Remove add-ons:
1) Go to Tools -> ‘Manage Add-ons’;
2) Choose ‘Search Providers’ -> choose ‘Bing’ search engine or ‘Google’ search engine and make it default;
3) Select ‘Search Results’ and click ‘Remove’ to remove it;
4) Go to ‘Tools’ -> ‘Internet Options’; select ‘General tab’ and click website, e.g. Google.com. Click OK to save changes.
1) Click on ‘Customize and control’ Google Chrome icon, select ‘Settings’;
2) Choose ‘Basic Options’;
3) Change Google Chrome’s homepage to google.com or any other and click the ‘Manage Search Engines…’ button;
4) Select ‘Google’ from the list and make it your default search engine;
5) Select ‘Search Result’ from the list to remove it by clicking the ‘X’ mark.
1) Click on the magnifier’s icon and select ‘Manage Search Engine…’;
2) Choose ‘Search Results’ from the list and click ‘Remove’ and OK to save changes;
3) Go to ‘Tools’ -> “Options”. Reset the startup homepage or change it to google.com under ‘General tab.
Step4. Show hidden files
step: a) open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options;
b) under View tab to tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK;
Step5. Open Windows Task Manager and close all running processes.
Step: Use CTRL+ALT+DEL combination to open Task Manager
Please stop all the following processes.
Step6. Delete all related files and registry values in your local hard disk C.
step: Hold down the Windows key on your keyboard and press the "R" button. Type in "regedit" and hit "Enter" to gain access to the Registry Editor.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “ConsentPromptBehaviorUser” = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “EnableLUA” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “net” = “2012-4-27_2″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings “UID” = “tovvhgxtud”
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution
Video Sample Guide on How to Remove mywebsearch.com Virus
Important note: manual removal ensures the desired result due to the original way in which the computer is built. Yet it needs strong knowledge of tech skills, otherwise it will result in none-access to Windows. Besides, take the time expanse you have it, it related files and registries could be different. If you find no luck after finishing the post, you are welcome to start a live chat with Tee Support experts 24/7 online for real-time