- Slow internet connection
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
Maxwebsearch.com is a browser hijacker which often travels with a misleading cover-up. For example, you may discover this hijacker on your browsers after allowing Yahoo to replace your previously active default search engine and home page. Needless to say, in this case the name of the popular search engine is used illegally to trick you into activating undesirable changes. Besides installing itself without any authorization and affecting the most popular web browsers, including Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer, the malicious infection can also initiate illegal connection to the Internet. You can prevent this only if you remove Maxwebsearch.com from the system.
As recent research has revealed, maxwebsearch.com is the newest copy the Websearchy.com, another hijacker you should delete. The infection runs an irritating browser protection application which presents a pop-up alert every time you browse the web asking you to keep the settings of your browsers changed. Needless to say, no one would install this browser hijacker onto the operating system themselves, which is why the developers of the infection had to become more clandestine. It has been discovered that the hijacker can be presented as an additional offer by Premium Installer and Optimum Installer bundles. These can promote AbiWord word processor, YTDownloader, MyPCBackup, PC Optimizer Pro, SpeedItup, and other completely unreliable and undesirable applications.
Maxwebsearch.com removal is something you should perform as soon as possible. This browser hijacker is intrusive, can spy on you and then use the seemingly authentic search provider to present sponsored search results. Clicking on ads presented by a browser hijacker is considered to be dangerous because they could be used to redirect you to corrupted sites or present you with misleading offers. You should install automatic malware removal software to delete Maxwebsearch.com hijacker; however, the removal of the undesirable search tools must be performed manually. The guides below will assist you.
Remove undesirable software
Remove from Windows XP:
Remove from Windows Vista or Windows 7:
Remove from Windows 8:
Delete undesirable search tools
Delete from Mozilla Firefox:
Delete from Internet Explorer:
Delete from Google Chrome:
How to manually remove Maxwebsearch.com
Files associated with Maxwebsearch.com infection:
Maxwebsearch.com processes to kill: