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Danger level 7
Type: Adware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Connects to the internet without permission

www-search.net

If you have noticed that your default search engine has been changed to www-search.net, it is very likely that you have installed Tuvaro Toolbar onto your computer. Even if you feel that all the changes have been done without your permission, you should know that it is very likely that you have been informed about the changes during the installation of this browser plugin. As this software is compatible with all the browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox, there is a possibility that you will notice the changes on all of them. However, you should not keep www-search.net as your search engine in any way because it might cause you some security issues. Continue reading the article and find out how to get rid of www-search.net entirely.

Even though www-search.net does not differ from other search engines and is powered by Bing, you should still be extremely careful because it might still provide you with sponsored links. If you click on them, there is a slight possibility that you will be taken to unreliable websites. Unfortunately, nobody monitors the content of these websites, which means that you might encounter malware if you keep browsing on them. We believe that it is not worth risking, which is why we recommend that you get rid of www-search.net entirely. The easiest way to do that is to delete Tuvaro Toolbar from the system and then change your default search engine.

www-search.net itself seems very useful because it offers a multisearch service. It means that you will be able to search for images, videos, news, check the weather forecast, and the like. However, there are still drawbacks related to this search engine; it has been found out that it might collect some of the information associated with your browsing habits if you keep it as your default search engine. It just simply means that your search queries, your browsing history, IP address, approximate location, and other similar data will be known for the publishers of www-search.net. You will never know where all the collected data will be really used, which is why we recommend that you get rid of www-search.net and set a more reliable search engine.

Do not worry if you do not know how to remove www-search.net from your browsers because we are here to help you. The first method is to use the instructions provided below the article and get rid of www-search.net manually; the second one is to scan the system with a reliable antimalware tool and delete Tuvaro Toolbar together with www-search.net automatically. Both methods are reliable; thus, you should choose a more preferable one yourself.

How to get rid of www-search.net

Windows XP

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the undesirable software.
  5. Click the Remove button.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click the Start button to open the menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Find the program that you wish to remove.
  5. Right-click on it and then select Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key + R simultaneously.
  2. Type in control panel and click OK.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Locate the suspicious program on the list.
  5. Click on it and then select Uninstall.

Internet Explorer

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Tap Alt+T.
  3. Select Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Search Providers.
  5. Click on the reliable search engine and then select Set as default.
  6. Select the suspicious one and then click Remove.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Launch your browser.
  2. Click on the search box located in the top-right corner of the screen.
  3. Tap F4 and select a reliable search engine.
  4. Tap F4 once again and click Manage Search Engines…
  5. Find the undesirable search engine on the list, select it, and then click Remove.

Google Chrome

  1. Open your browser and tap Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Click Manage search engines… under Search.
  4. Select a new search engine and then click Make default.
  5. Locate the undesirable search provider.
  6. Click X to erase it.
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How to manually remove www-search.net

Files associated with www-search.net infection:

tuvarosrv.exe
tuvaro_1.8.12.0.exe
tuvaro4ffx.exe
tuvaro.dll
tuvaro_4112013.exe
tuvaro_1.8.16.19.exe

www-search.net DLL's to remove:

tuvaro.dll

www-search.net processes to kill:

tuvarosrv.exe
tuvaro_1.8.16.19.exe
tuvaro_1.8.12.0.exe
tuvaro_4112013.exe
tuvaro4ffx.exe
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