- Changes default search engine
- Installs itself without permissions
- Connects to the internet without permission
Walasearch.com is a browser hijacker that might enter your computer without permission. The first symptom which shows that this infection has found its way onto your computer is a different homepage and search engine. Yes, Walasearch.com will be set as your default homepage and search provider. Users often do not even notice that another search engine has been set because Walasearch.com looks like an ordinary search provider. Even though it looks quite reputable, we still do not think that it is a good decision to use this search provider to find the relevant information on the web because it seems that it might put the system into danger even though it is not an extremely dangerous infection. We will describe Walasearch.com browser hijacker in a more detailed way further in this article. You will also find the manual removal instructions below this article – use them if you decide to eliminate this infection from the system after reading though this article.
If you are one of those users who have noticed the presence of Walasearch.com, you should hurry to remove it from your browsers. It is advisable to do that not only to restore the settings of browsers, but also to protect the system from harm. Yes, it is quite dangerous to keep Walasearch.com and use it to find the relevant information on the web. Researchers working at pcthreat.com have managed to find out that this search engine is going to present users with third-party advertisements. They will all appear on the search results page after a user enters a keyword into the search box. It is hard to recognize these third-party commercials and links, which is why so many users click on them and do not even suspect that this might be dangerous. After they do that, they are usually taken to another external web page. Unfortunately, nobody knows what they will find on these third-party web pages:
Users are the only ones who are responsible for their safety. In other words, Walasearch.com is not liable for any damage these third-party web pages might cause. If we were you, we would immediately erase this search engine from browsers and set Google, Yahoo! or another more reputable search engine.
Browser hijackers do not have official websites, so they usually travel together with other applications in bundles. Of course, users do not know that they are going to install a whole software bundle, so people find the presence of Walasearch.com very surprising. Remember, other hijackers might find a way to your PC again too, so you need to take care of the system’s safety. An ordinary user cannot do much to protect the system, so we simply suggest installing a security tool and keeping it enabled all the time.
Walasearch.com should disappear from browsers after you reset them all one by one. Of course, several versions of this hijacker exist and not all of them can be removed by resetting browsers. In such a case, you should check Control Panel as well. If you are not planning on deleting this hijacker yourself, scan your system with an automatic malware remover, such as SpyHunter. You can get it from our web page. This tool will delete all the infections for you within seconds.
How to remove Walasearch.com