- Hijacks homepage
- Changes default search engine
Browser hijackers are a major virtual threat and one of the newly crafted ones is known as websearch.searc-hall.info. If you have discovered this invasive infection on your operating system, you should know that its removal is essential assuming that virtual security is important to you. The hijacker exhibits features that are common among this type of infections. What is alarming is that the research revealed that websearch.searc-hall.info could act quite maliciously, exposing your operating system to some of the most dangerous web content out there. Unfortunately, the infection rate is quite high, and that is why we provide a detailed removal guide that will help you delete websearch.searc-hall.info completely. Do not hesitate and remove websearch.searc-hall.info in order to restore the normal functionality of your browser along with restoring virtual security of your operating system.
Once the hijacker enters your operating system it will alter your browser’s default settings; the infection affects Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. Your default home page will be changed to websearch.searc-hall.info. The home page provides a search box. At the given moment, if you choose to use this search box your search query will be redirect to google.com. What is alarming about that is that this could be changed knowing that malware distributors often update these infections. So you could end up on some dubious search page that could be promoting suspicious search results consequently exposing your system to potentially harmful web content. Thus, removal of websearch.searc-hall.info is a must if you wish to reduce the risk of infecting your operating system with other potentially harmful applications.
It was also noticed that the websearch.searc-hall.info hijacker also installs browser extensions to all the mentioned browsers. The name of this extension could vary as it is often randomized; thus, you could come across names such as MySearch, SearchNewTab, SNT, SeeArcg—NewTaab, and quite a few others. This extension will hijack your new tab page. Every time you will open a new tab page you will be presented with the websearch.searc-hall.info website. It is quite annoying and frustrating, to say the least. Restore the default functionality of your browser by using our removal guide that will help you delete websearch.searc-hall.info.
The removal process might seem a bit complicated as you will have to manually restore your browser’s default settings. In some instances the hijacker had an uninstaller in the Control panel section but did not work properly. Thus, we provide list of files, folder, and registry entries associated with websearch.searc-hall.info that will be a great help while removing this hijacker. Users who do not feel comfortable performing manual removal are advised to use a reliable antimalware tool for complete removal.
How to remove websearch.searc-hall.info
Remove websearch.searc-hall.info from Mozilla Firefox
Remove websearch.searc-hall.info from Google Chrome
Remove websearch.searc-hall.info from Internet Explorer