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Danger level 3
Type: Potentially Unwanted Application


WindeskWinsearch is a suspicious application that presents a search bar at the top of the desktop. Once installed, this program is launched using a shortcut on the desktop, which is why we do not identify it as a clandestine threat. Nonetheless, we believe that WindeskWinsearch is a potentially unwanted program, and it appears that most of its users choose to delete it at one point or another. If you are not sure how to remove WindeskWinsearch or you want to learn more about this PUP, this is the article you need to read. If you feel that this article does not answer all of your questions, post them in the comment section below.

Our researchers claim that WindeskWinsearch is almost identical to Webbar, which is identified as an ad-supported program. Programs of this kind usually require immediate removal, but we do not recognize this PUP as an ad-supported program because it does not inject ads. It simply presents a bar that is meant to help you browse the web. Besides offering a search tool, WindeskWinsearch also presents links to,, and These links are reliable, and, needless to say, they are not the reason why computer users decide to delete WindeskWinsearch from their Windows operating system.

If you enter keywords into the search bar presented by WindeskWinsearch, you will be redirected to Bing Search via Bing is not an unreliable search tool, and many users surf the web using it. Needless to say, if you do not find this search tool helpful, and you have other ways to access the linked websites, you should not postpone the removal of WindeskWinsearch. Even though this program – published by PCSoftware – is completely harmless, you are not obliged to use it if you have no use for it. Our advice to you is to remove all unnecessary, space-consuming software.

Even though WindeskWinsearch is not a dangerous program, the software installed with it could be more unreliable. Our researchers indicate that this PUP could be installed with much more malicious programs, and their removal might have to be performed without any postponement. While you can decide for yourself if you want to delete WindeskWinsearch, you should not play any games with truly malicious threats. If you have no idea which programs are malicious and require removal, you can always use a malware scanner. Click the download button to install a completely free and reliable malware scanner.

Once you know which threats you need to remove WindeskWinsearch from your operating system, you need to make sure that you delete them successfully before resuming to regular activities. Even if you decide not to delete WindeskWinsearch, you need to ensure that the infections installed along with it are found and removed successfully. If you do not want to worry about the detection and removal of malware, we strongly recommend using automated malware removal software. The best part is that this software will keep other infections away, which means that your virtual security will not be threatened again.

WindeskWinsearch Removal

Remove from Windows 8 and Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Charm bar in the Metro UI and click the Search icon.
  2. Type in Uninstall a program, open this menu, and find WindeskWinsearch.
  3. Right-click the program you wish to delete from your PC and click Uninstall.

Remove from Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  1. Click the Windows logo on the left of the Taskbar and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Uninstall a program (under Programs and Features).
  3. Right-click the program you wish to delete from your PC and click Uninstall.

Remove from Windows XP:

  1. Click the Start icon on the Taskbar and select Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Add or Remove Programs and go to Change or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the undesirable program and click the Remove button.
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